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Hayward's Taco Meme Spurs Charges of Racism on Twitter

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:52

It's all pun and games until somebody gets hurt.

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Fontana is Getting Sued Over Its Marijuana Rules

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:34

The ACLU and the Drug Policy Alliance are taking Fontana to court.

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Tackling the HEALTH POLITICS of Water: Join the Conversation on June 14

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:24

The convening will bring together 300 scientists, advocates, policy makers and businesses to discuss cutting-edge strategies for promoting water access, water quality and water consumption in California and the nation.

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Tuesday's Election in Compton: Old Guard Vs. New

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 03:27

Former Mayor Omar Bradley will face off against 35-year-old Aja Brown once again. Bradley and Brown offer competing visions of the city, pitting past against future and old guard against new.

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On Pensions, More Experts Sound the Alarm

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 03:02

Local administrators and financial experts continue to warn of a looming fiscal crisis for California’s municipalities, driven in large part by skyrocketing pension costs.

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Murrieta’s Measure E Defiance Has Some People Stark Raving Mad

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 03:00

Incoming city manager Kim Summers is the latest to benefit from the city’s resistance to Measure E. She would earn $225,248 under her proposed contract compared to the $140,000 to $150,000 she would have been taking home under its guidelines.

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San Francisco Goes After Delivery Robots

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 02:51

Not so keen on the A.I.

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Milpitas City Manager Placed on Leave

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:38

There's no shortage of drama at Milpitas City Hall.

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Former Grover Beach Mayor Says “Whores” Comment Was Not Hate Speech

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:32

Councilwoman Maryam Shah isn't so sure.

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Brown's Pension Gamble is Met With Skepticism

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:25

Plus, where Gov. Brown may have gotten the idea.

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Riverside Beats Illegal Pot Shops at Their Own Game

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 04:23

Riverside has closed down every one of its illegal weed dispensaries. Here’s how.

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Bar Tabs, MacBooks and Cheerleading Camp: Audit Finds Appalling Waste in South El Monte

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 04:00

State Controller Betty Yee is blasting the city for “a culture of incompetence and disregard for taxpayer dollars.”

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Drug-Dealing Cop’s Pension Sparks Debate

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:49

The former Deputy Police Chief of Fresno will keep his $93,000+ annual pension, despite his recent conviction for trying to sell heroin and marijuana.

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Redding Picks Its Next Permanent City Manager

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:40

Redding’s Interim City Manager Barry Tippin will soon assume the top administrator job on a permanent basis.

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Gustine Police Chief Tapped for City Manager Job

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:31

Doug Dunford’s duel performance as police chief and city manager will be evaluated quarterly, according to deputy clerk Melanie Correa.

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Cannabis Tax Will Go Before Voters in Santa Rosa

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 03:17

Santa Rosa voters will soon weigh in on a proposal to tax marijuana grows and other businesses in an effort to offset regulation costs associated with the blooming industry.

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