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Merced Official Once Caught Pooping on Public Property

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:29

It turns out one of the candidates for Merced’s Irrigation District Board is a real stinker.

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California Legislature Passes Sanctuary State Bill. Here’s What It Means.

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:17

A bill limiting California’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

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Gonzales, California: A Small Town Done Right

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:12
The City of Gonzales is an example of what can happen when a small town uses its size to its advantage.Tags: FeaturedGonzales
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Richmond City Council Welcomes New Member in Unexpected Vote

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:33

The council passed over its preferred candidate Marilyn Langlois for a young activist named Ada Recinos.

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Protected Birds Are Making Life Miserable for This Brentwood, California Family

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:09

"This is where bureaucracy and logic don't mix," said Mayor Robert Taylor. "This is insane.”

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Menifee Official Receives NextGen’s “Exemplary Leader” Award

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:02

Menifee Economic Development Manager Gina Gonzalez is being called an “Exemplary Leader” by government training and leadership organization NextGen.

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The Story of America’s Rust Belt is More Complicated Than You Think

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:02

A fascinating new study shows unique challenges as well as opportunities in the smaller towns of America’s industrial heartland.

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Hanford Sued by Watchdog Group Over Missing Salary Data

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:56

Transparent California says Hanford is the only city in Kings County that refuses to provide the information it has requested. Now it’s taking them to court.

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L.A. Officially Awarded 2028 Olympic Games

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:52

By a show of hands, members of the International Olympic Committee officially designated Los Angeles host of the 2028 Summer Games in Lima, Peru Wednesday.

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Anaheim Declares Homelessness Emergency

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:25

As expected.

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Police Can Now Use Pepper Spray on Violent Protesters in Berkeley

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:13

Don't spray me, bro!

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The Best Cities to Raise a Family in 2017

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:45

Three California cities are among WalletHub’s top 20.

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San Diego Ok's Pot Manufacturing and Testing Within City Limits

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:38

Under the new rules, 40 businesses in light and heavy industrial zones may obtain conditional use permits to manufacture and test cannabis products in San Diego.

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Event: California Municipal Cannabis Officers Association Launches in Sacramento

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:32

The California Municipal Cannabis Officers Association (CMCOA) is hosting a reception event this Thursday, September 14th in Sacramento.

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Former San Bernardino City Manager Allen Parker Joins Hemet’s Team

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:20

Former San Bernardino City Manager Allen Parker has been named interim city manager of Hemet.

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Homelessness is No Longer a ‘Big City’ Problem

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:10
A must-read analysis by the San Francisco Chronicle found that the largest increases in homelessness occurred, not in large urban centers, but in sparsely populated areas like the Sierra Nevada and northern Sacramento Valley. Is this the future?Tags: Featured
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Psst! Our Jobs Board Sale Ends This Friday!

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:01

All job listings on our site are 10% percent off through September 15.

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MuniServices: 2017 Legislative Update

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:46

MuniServices, a local government advisory team devoted to helping cities and counties enhance and refine and manage their revenue stream, has released their 2017 Legislative Update.

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Gabriel Elliott is Adelanto’s New City Manager

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:11

Adelanto has hired its fifth city manager since 2015.

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Benicia’s Fire Chief is Heading to Coronado

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 05:09

Jim Lydon brings nearly four decades of experience to the San Diego County city.

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