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California’s Local Electeds Divided On Top Public Policy Issues

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 05:25

CaliforniaCityNews.com has released the results of an opinion poll of California’s mayors and councilmembers, conducted in partnership with Prime Group. A discussion of the poll’s findings will take place Thursday, June 1 at 11:30am PST through a free, WebEx seminar.

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Your Guide to the Upcoming Elections in Riverside County

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:39

Riverside and Moreno Valley are both holding elections in June. Here’s a breakdown.

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On Sanctuary Cities, a Retreat

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:32

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo Monday outlining a much narrower definition and set of consequences for sanctuary cities and counties.

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In Davis, the Great Strawpocalypse is Nigh

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:30

First they came for the Styrofoam...

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Lake Forest Hires New Director of Management Services

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:18

Lake Forest has welcomed another newcomer.

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Oxnard Council Members Face Recall Threat

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:11

The effort was launched in response to the Council's vote for wastewater rate hikes.

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Assembly Bill Could Dramatically Alter SANDAG

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 04:08

The legislation, proposed by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) would give greater voting power to SANDAG cities with the highest populations, while cutting the influence of smaller members.

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Pot Could Take Adelanto From Rags to Riches

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 03:58

Medical marijuana has already improved the city's financial standing. Next up is recreational pot. 

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California’s Broken Rehab System is Devastating Communities

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 03:51

“You see them at Starbucks with their suitcases. They have no place to go and they end up on the streets, in a worse situation than they began in.”

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Here’s What Happened in L.A.’s Election Tuesday

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:51

An important election that almost no one voted in.

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Santa Paula Hires Banning City Manager Michael Rock

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:43

Banning City Manager Michael Rock has resigned and accepted the same position with the City of Santa Paula.

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Long Beach Hires New Deputy City Manager

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 03:11

The City of Long Beach has looked to the Prairie State for its next deputy city manager.

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Walnut Creek Hires San Luis Obispo CAO Dan Buckshi

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:48

There’s a new city manager coming to Walnut Creek.

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La Cañada Flintridge City Councilman David A. Spence Dies at 80

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:42

Farewell, Councilman.

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Mystery Deepens as Lemoore and Its City Manager Part Ways

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:29

What exactly happened between Andi Welsh and the city is still unclear.

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Meet the Lawyer Behind California’s Voting Rights Act Revolution

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:24

A number of cities have had to swap their at-large systems for district-based elections. Meet the attorney behind it all.

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Bay Area Companies Offer Paid Time Off to Protest

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:20

In the Bay Area, the “paid protester” canard is real.

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Bidding on Trump’s Border Wall? If You’re Doing Business With L.A., You May Need to Disclose It.

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:15

One L.A. Councilman wants companies to disclose their ties to Trump’s border wall before doing work with the city.

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