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  • Campaign database still down, prompting calls for investigation

     
    There were calls Wednesday for an investigation and urgent legislation regarding the crash of a state database that allows the public to find out which special interests are contributing to and lobbying elected officials. The Cal-Access system has been...
  • Tom Feeney is new AIF Chief

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney is the new head of Associated Industries of Florida, replacing Barney Bishop, who was ousted from the job earlier this year. Feeney is also a former Speaker of the Florida House. Here's the release from AIF....
  • Villaraigosa says Asia trip will bring jobs, investment

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said his just-concluded 11-day trade mission ot Asia will bring jobs and investment of the city....
  • Palm Beach County approves countywide lobbyist registry

     
    Palm Beach County???s new countywide lobbyist registry, approved this week, seeks to create more transparency for those paid to influence local government. County government has long had a lobbyist registry and the County Commission on Tuesday agreed to...
  • Audit finds possible 'pension spiking' in Montebello [Updated]

     
    The state controller’s office released its fourth and final audit of the city of Montebello Wednesday, this one looking at the city’s internal controls, which the audit found severely lacking....
  • Long Beach to expand ban on plastic bags

     
    Long Beach's ban on plastic bags will expand to include smaller businesses, such as sandwich shops and liquor stores, beginning on New Year's Day....
  • Unaffiliated?

     
    Here's another email I received in response to my columns about the unconstitutional Republican gerrymandering scheme and my feeling that we should punish everyone who voted for it. I'm sharing this one because it raises an interesting question about...
  • Council District 15: Wilmington and the air that it breathes

     
    Sometimes you can smell Wilmington before you see it. It might be the scent of the wells, tucked in between houses and neighborhood streets, pumping the last drops of oil from the giant Wilmington oil field, the third-largest petroleum field......
  • San Bernardino County supervisors vote to slash own benefits

     
    San Bernardino County supervisors unanimously agreed to slash own benefits package by 40%....
  • Annual Citizen's Roundtable: a thing of the past in Delray Beach

     
    If you were waiting for that time in January when Delray Beach city officials and staff prepare the state of the city address and town hall meeting at the Old School Square gymnasium, don't hold your breath. An opportunity to......
  • San Francisco sheriff vows to fight domestic violence, other charges

     
    San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is vowing to remain in office and fight charges of misdemeanor domestic violence, child endangerment and dissuading a witness related to an apparent New Year's Eve fight with his wife....
  • Greuel says L.A. has lost out on revenue from street furniture [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel said Thursday that the city has lost out on more than $23 million in revenue in part because officials have been slow to approve permits for street furniture....