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Cities Around the World Pay Tribute to London’s Terror Victims

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:36

Monuments far and wide are aglow in solidarity.

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Border Wall Divestment Movement Grows

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:30

Move over Berkeley.

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California Makes Trump’s Naughty List - Officially

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:26
California has made a list of jurisdictions being formally called out by the Trump Administration for failing to cooperate on immigration detainer requests.Tags: immigrationFeaturedLos AngelesMaderaSacramentoSanta BarbaraOrange
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Eastvale Joins California Contract Cities Association

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 17:11

Eastvale is the first new city to join their ranks since the hiring of Marcel Rodarte as Executive Director.

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Meet L.A. County’s Seven Female Chiefs of Police

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:54

The United States may not have elected its first female president in 2016 but, in more ways than one, this past year has been a triumphant one for women. Nowhere is that more true than in Los Angeles County.

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To Fight Crime, Carlsbad Will Attempt to Read Every Car's License Plate

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:49

Genius crime-fighting move or a sign of Big Brother?

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Antioch Fires City Manager Ahead of Retirement

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 08:33

One expensive termination.

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P.I. Sentenced to Year in Prison in Scheme to ‘Set Up’ Orange County Councilmen

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 08:27
A private detective who helped wage an illegal harassment campaign against three Costa Mesa councilmen was sentenced to a year in jail by an Orange County Superior Court Judge Friday.Tags: newslegalCosta MesaFeatured
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Whittier’s Mayor Says the Justice System Failed Slain Officer Keith Boyer. Here’s How.

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 08:15

Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri is blaming AB 109 and Proposition 47 for the death of police officer Keith Boyer.

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Berkeley Divests From Trump’s Border Wall

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 06:55

To hell with your border wall, says the notorious liberal enclave.

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Oakland’s Embattled Fire Chief to Retire

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:17

The chief has been on leave for the past several months, as questions over the city’s deadliest fire mounted.

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A Look at Oakland’s Financial Woes

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:13

With soaring retirement costs and a projected $100 million annual deficit by Fiscal Year 2019-20, the City of Oakland is standing at a financial precipice that could thrust it straight into recession, writes Bay Area News Group’s Daniel Borenstein.

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Malibu Joins the Sanctuary City Movement

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 06:06

The council was divided.

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'Tampon Bill' Sidelined Over Local Taxes

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 05:53

Assembly Bill 9, which would exempt feminine hygiene products from sales taxes, hit a major snag Monday over governments’ power to tax the items at the local level.

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Is League of Cities President the New SI Cover Jinx?

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 03:04

Is serving as the League of California Cities President a re-election curse?

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Rich Criminals in SoCal Are Upgrading Their Jail Digs for a Price

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 03:00

Individuals accused of some of the worst crimes imaginable are enjoying luxuries like cushy beds and flat screen TVs under an infuriating pay-to-play program exposed by the Los Angeles Times last w

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Ex-Placentia Finance Manager Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 02:59

Michael Nguyen has been a very bad boy.

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How Does San Francisco Compare to Its Peers? Follow the Data.

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 02:53

San Francisco has combed through the data to see how it’s doing in comparison to other cities. 

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San Bernardino Sent a Letter to Trump and it Backfired

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 02:46

A letter asking the feds for help with the city's rising crime rate is shaping up to have been more trouble than it’s worth.

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