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Breaking News: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dead at 65

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:00

A shocking announcement this Tuesday morning. 

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Op-Ed: The Biggest Problem With the GOP Tax Bill is the Attack on Local Governments

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:06

Plenty has been said and will be said about the GOP tax bill currently being reconciled by Congress. But is it possible we’re overlooking the biggest problem with this legislation?

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West Sacramento Police Investigating “Suspicious” Death Outside City Hall

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:43

Police in West Sacramento are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman whose body was discovered outside City Hall on Sunday.

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Nancy Pfeffer Chosen to Head Gateway Cities COG

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:41

Gateway Cities COG Regional Planning head Nancy Pfeffer has been appointed to the Executive Director position.

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Here's Why Sacramento Residents Are Ticked Off at Stephen Colbert

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 04:31

Hey Colbert, what do you know?

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Fear Grips Ojai as Flames Close In

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:43

As fires rage across the southern portion of the state, residents in Ojai fear there might be nothing left of their beloved city soon.

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Half Moon Bay City Manager Submits Resignation

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:37
Half Moon Bay is on the lookout for a new city manager following last week’s resignation of Magda Gonzalez.Tags: FeaturedHalf Moon Baycity managercomings and goings
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Oakland Worker Strike Enters Third Day

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:30

What do they want? More money. When do they want it? Now.

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Santa Ana Finalizes Cannabis Rules

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:26
Santa Ana is the only city in Orange County to allow recreational marijuana pot shops so far.Tags: FeaturedSanta Ana
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Here are the Most Hipster Cities in the U.S.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:23

Move over, Portland.

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Special Holiday Discount for our Readers

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:19

Get the perfect gift for the City Planner in your life.

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Meet Preet Didbal of Yuba City, America’s First Female Sikh Mayor

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 05:15

In a national first, Yuba City will swear in a Sikh woman as mayor at a ceremony today.

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Review of OCSD Contracts Underway

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:32
Thirteen cities have hired a contractor to examine the rising cost of policing services carried out by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.Tags: FeaturedMission ViejoAliso ViejoDana PointLaguna HillsLaguna NiguelLaguna WoodsLake ForestRancho Santa MargaritaSan ClementeSan Juan CapistranoStantonVilla ParkYorba Lindapublic safety
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Plaintiffs Say San Jose PD’s Sex Sting Operations Targeted LGBT

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:29

Five gay men are accusing the San Jose Police Department of targeting them in sex sting operations because of their sexual orientation back in 2014 and 2015.

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Chico is California’s ‘Drunkest’ City

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:24

Nationwide, the designation goes to Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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Philadelphia Man Shocked to Learn He Won an Election Last Month

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:19
"I literally yelled 'what the hell'”Tags: Featured
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Nearing the End of His Term, Gov. Brown Takes a Stand on Pensions

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:49

When it comes to pensions, Gov. Jerry Brown has seen the writing on the wall.

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Update: Presidio Terrace Residents Get Their Street Back

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:40

A group of wealthy homeowners in the pricey San Francisco neighborhood of Presidio Terrace are getting their private street back two years after it was sold for $90,000.

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San Francisco Approves Recreational Pot Sales

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:32

Mark your calendars. Non-medical, adult-use marijuana sales have finally been approved in the City of San Francisco and are expected to begin as early as January 5.

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Albany’s City Manager Announces Retirement

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 04:27

High home prices and awful traffic affected Penelope Crumpley's decision.

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