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Sacramento Welcomes New Pot Boss

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:10

Sacramento has hired its first chief of cannabis policy to oversee marijuana regulation and operations in the city.

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Santa Ana Hires Acting City Manager… Again

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 04:10

Santa Ana has seen better days.

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America Can't Get Enough of Newark PD's 'Gluten-Laced Meth' PSA

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 04:04

"Is your meth laced with deadly gluten?"

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Public Smoking Ban Headed for Laguna Beach

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:56

It would become the first city in Orange County to do so.

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Starting a Family? Consider One of These 10 Cities.

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:50

SmartAsset ranks the top cities for raising a family in California.

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Gov. Jerry Brown Taps Coachella Councilman for Riverside County's Fourth District

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 03:46

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of Coachella City Councilman V. Manuel Perez to replace the late Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit.

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Palmdale Mayor’s Home and Offices Raided by Investigators

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:27

The searchers were carried out by members of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday as part of a probe involving Ledford’s past work for a consulting firm.

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For Riverside’s Four Newest Cities, Help is Finally on the Way

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:22

A state Senate bill aimed at restoring lost funding to Riverside County’s newest cities cleared the state Assembly Thursday and is now headed to the governor’s desk for signature.

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Sources Say Oakland Firefighters Had Partied at the Ghost Ship Before

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:14

Firefighters weren’t just aware of the safety hazards; they’d danced among them.

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Lake Forest Welcomes New City Manager

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:08

Congratulations, Debra Rose.

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L.A. City Council Joins Calls for Trump’s Impeachment

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 04:04

“With this resolution, the city of Los Angeles calls on our Congress members and senators for the good of the country to investigate Trump’s international finances, and make sure that he is actually working on behalf of the American people and not his own pocketbook.”

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California is Devouring Its Young

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 06:02

California's young people are being pushed out by high home prices, disappointing job opportunities, and policies that make the state an increasingly unfriendly place to live. 

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With Overtime, Oakland Worker’s Pay Jumped 345%

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:09

A civil engineer with the City of Oakland raked in $484,175 last year, making him the highest paid city employee for 2016.

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Sacramento is California’s Fastest Growing Large City

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 03:51

The state’s capital is the fastest growing big city in California, according to the California Department of Finance.

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Confirmed: California’s Pension Shortfall is Among Nation's Worst

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 03:20

The public pension situation in California is uniquely dire.

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San Bernardino Seeking Community Intervention Program Manager

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 02:13

Duties include planning, organization and analysis of the city’s crime intervention procedures.

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CityNews Partners with DC Polling Firm to Launch "Local Leaders Poll"

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:21

This week marked the launch of a first-of-its-kind poll of California local elected officials.

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Milpitas Could Be Facing a Big Lawsuit From Its City Manager

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 05:13

Those heated discussions over Milpitas City Manager Tom Williams’ job performance just got a lot more heated.

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L.A. City Council Hopeful Admits to Racist Rants, Unpaid Taxes and Tinder Girls

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 05:04

L.A. City Councilman Joe Bray-Ali has had one hell of a week.

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San Francisco Vows to Fight for an Open and Equal Internet

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 04:50

“Now, more than ever, cities across the country must stand up and fight for equity.”

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