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Two Sacramento Area Councilmen Have Passed Away

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:30

The cities of Citrus Heights and Rancho Cordova in Sacramento County are each mourning the passing of one of their city councilmen.

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Jeff Sessions, Xavier Becerra Talk Sanctuaries on “This Week”

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:26

If you skipped the talk show circuit Sunday, here’s what you missed.

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San Francisco Mulls Creation of City Bank

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:19

San Francisco could soon undertake a near unprecedented move by creating its own bank.

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On the Record: City Managers Fear Pension Tsunami

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:11

Lodi City Manager Steve Schwabauer and South Lake Taho City Manager Nancy Kerry are among those coming forward to publicly express their fears over California’s pension woes.

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State of the Air: How Are Your City and County Doing?

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 03:04

The number of people exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution continues to decline, but improvements can be made.

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North Korea Nukes San Francisco in Celebration Video

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:29

Some people blow out candles for a birthday. North Korea envisions blowing up cities.

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Get to Know Newport Beach Mayor Kevin Muldoon Through a Child’s Eyes

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:19

Muldoon visited the Our Lady Queen of Angels School in Newport last week as part of its second-grade civics class and we wish we had been there.

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Jaime Fontes Lands Greenfield City Manager Job

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:11
“He brings a wide track record of getting things done within the communities he has worked with.”Tags: FeaturedGreenfieldSanta Paulacity manager
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Have Questions About Sanctuary Cities? The Daily News Has You Covered.

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:07

Think you know all there is to know about America’s sanctuary cities? Think again.

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Former San Diego City Councilman, State Legislator Jim Ellis Has Died

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:03

A life of tremendous service comes to an end, never to be forgotten.

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National Democrats Set Their Sights on Southern California

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 04:36

As County News reported in November, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton made

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Dental Infections Spur Legal Claims Against Anaheim and Orange County

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 04:34

The patients were all between the ages of 2 and 11.

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Discussion Over City Manager’s Job Performance Gets Heated in Milpitas

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 03:55

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran wants City Manager Tom Williams’ job performance to be a matter of public discussion. Williams has four words for him: “Talk to my lawyer.”

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Riskier Investments Are Costing Pension Funds

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 03:49

A new report from the PEW Charitable Trusts shows the state’s largest pension funds incurred over $10 billion in fees in 2014 from these more complex and risky investment vehicles.

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Santa Rosa Firefighters Say They’ve Been Underpaid for Years

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 03:45

Firefighters in Santa Rosa have filed a federal lawsuit against the city that could end up costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in lost wages, interest, and legal fees.

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Court Upholds San Diego’s 2012 Pension Reform Measure

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:56

Another important court decision has been handed down in the uncertain world of public pensions.

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Former Mayor Sues San Diego Over Wife’s Ruptured Implants

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:48

Former San Diego mayor and radio talk show host Roger Hedgecock is suing the city of San Diego over a shoddy sidewalk and ruptured breast implants that he says put his wife in the hospital.

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Vallejo City Manager Announces Retirement

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:33

Vallejo City Manager Daniel Keen will leave this fall after six years as the city’s top executive.

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These Cities Most Closely Reflected the State’s Election Preferences in 2016

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:21

Was your city a bellwether or maverick in 2016?

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