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California’s Longest Serving City Manager is Finally Retiring

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 05:56

Lakewood's Howard Chambers is retiring after a 41-year run.

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Michael Colantuono Elected President of California State Bar

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:06

The Board of Trustees has also adopted a new mission statement and is poised to embrace a set of reforms recommended by the 2017 Governance in the Public Interest Task Force.

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Lawmakers Eye Solutions to State’s Housing Crisis

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:04

There's hard work ahead.

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Former Councilman Helps Crack 16-Year Old Murder Case

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 04:00

It was the first case cracked by former L.A. City Councilman Greig Smith who has been working part-time as an LAPD reserve officer since 1992 and is currently assigned to the department’s Cold Case Homicide Unit.

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Michael Colantuono Elected President of California State Bar

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:56

"I look forward to working with the Board of Trustees and all our hard-working Bar staff members to protect Californians, promote access to justice, and pursue a diverse profession to serve our diverse state," said Colantuono.

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Geeking Out: Elon Musk Talks Supersonic Travel With Hawthorne’s Mayor

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:42

Hawthorne Mayor Alex Vargas got an exclusive tour of Elon Musk’s hyperloop facilities last week when the two met for an extensive chit-chat and walk-through of SpaceX, Tesla and The Boring Co.

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With Recreational Cannabis Sales Soon to be Legal, Oakland Bets on the Future

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:39

Oakland doesn’t just hope to cash in on the green rush. It hopes marijuana can reverse some of the social and economic ills that have long plagued the city.

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Mystery Surrounds Indio City Manager’s Departure

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:59

He walked away abruptly with a $400,000 severance and it’s still unclear why.

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Dana Point Hires New City Manager

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:52

Not everyone was on board with the selection of Mark Denny but, with his contract officially approved, all members of the city council say he’ll have their full support.

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With Application Deadline Closed, South Pasadena’s Quest for a City Manager Enters New Phase

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:47

July 11 was the final day for candidates to submit their applications.

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Meet the Man Taking Over for Longtime Laguna Woods Councilman Bert Hack

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:44

William “Joe” Rainey knows he has big shoes to fill.

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The Most and Least Stressed Out Cities in America

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:39

The least stressed out city in America is right here in California.

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Westminster City Clerk, Los Alamitos Police Captain Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:24

The bodies were discovered after an hours-long standoff with police. 

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Santa Ana’s Police Chief Says He was Forced to Resign After Reporting Suspicious Activity

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:20

Was Carlos Rojas a whistleblower?

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Fortuna City Manager Arrested for DUI

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:13

Mark Wheetley was arrested for driving under the influence in nearly the same spot last year.

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Hold the Phone: CalPERS Reports Investment Return of 11.2%

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:11
What a difference a fiscal year makes.Tags: pensionsFeatured
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Jean Quan’s Pot Shop Moves Full Steam Ahead

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:09

The San Francisco Planning Commission gave its approval in a 5 to 1 vote Thursday.

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Anaheim City Manager Forced to Resign

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:54

Paul Emery stepped down abruptly Tuesday at the behest of the city council.

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Intruder Who Broke Into Councilman’s Home Twice Gets More Than He Bargained For

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 05:44

This dude messed with the wrong councilman. 

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