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  • California Assembly: Endorsements from civic leaders, pols and labor

     
    California Assembly races: Take a look at this week’s sampling of endorsements in next year’s Assembly races....
  • L.A.-area elected officials endorse Assembly veterans

     
    Some prominent Los Angeles-area elected officials have thrown their support to two legislative veterans seeking newly drawn Assembly seats in next year's elections....
  • Proposed changes to rules on gifts to public officials draw protests

     
    The state’s ethics watchdog panel is considering what its chairwoman calls "a complete overhaul" of regulations on gifts to public officials, and some of the proposals drew objections Friday from open-government advocates. California Common Cause...
  • New gift rules would benefit legislators dating lobbyists

     
    State legislators in dating “relationships’’ with lobbyists would not have to limit or disclose dinners, concert tickets and other gifts they accept from their partner under one of several controversial proposals being considered by...
  • Lancaster approves police surveillance by plane

     
    Lancaster city officials have unanimously approved a measure that would allow police to use a plane affixed with high-tech optical equipment to record the movements of people on the ground. The aerial surveillance program, slated to begin by next May,.......
  • L.A. council votes to exempt mutual fund firms from business tax

     
    The L.A. City Council took more steps to chip away at the city's business tax, voting to exempt mutual fund firms. The council also asked for an ordinance to be drafted that would extend the three-year tax break offered to new businesses after it...
  • Occupy London protesters get eviction notice

     
    Occupy London: Officials on Wednesday pinned eviction notices to tents of the Occupy London protesters camped outside London’s landmark St. Paul’s Cathedral....
  • L.A. offers Occupy protesters office space, farm to close camp

     
    Occupy L.A. protesters said Los Angeles officials have offered them office space and farmland to end their encampment at City Hall. The proposals eceived with a mix of excitement, anger and disbelief among protesters, many of whom did not know......
  • Occupy L.A. walks out of meeting with city after eviction threat

     
    Occupy L.A. protesters walked out of a meeting with city officials Wednesday after the officials announced plans to evict the protesters sometime next week, according to several protesters in the meeting....
  • Occupy L.A. speaks -- and says protesters aren't leaving

     
    In their first official statement to the city, Occupy L.A. protesters rejected an alleged city proposal offering work space and land away from City Hall –- and vowed to stay camped out on the building's lawn until their grievances are addressed....
  • Mayor's office says Occupy L.A. encampment will end next week

     
    An aide to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa office confirmed that Occupy LA protesters will have to leave their City Hall encampment by next week, saying the city wants to begin repairing the 1.7-acre park....
  • Shades of the Nighty-nightmare

     
    It was almost exactly 20 years ago that another school in Lake Forest District 67 was hit by a principal-related controversy -- a test-fixing scandal dubbed "The Nighty Nightmare" after the signature farewell of Cherokee School principal Linda Chase to......