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  • No COLA for you?

     
    Yo! This economy bites, doesn’t it? Stagnant pay, rising bills. Reduced hours, rising bills. Lost jobs, rising bills. This is the refrain for millions of Pennsylvania residents who work in the private sector and local government. But if you want.......
  • Los Angeles adding parks to force out sex offenders living nearby

     
    City officials are building a small park in Harbor Gateway with the main purpose of forcing 33 registered sex offenders to move out of a nearby apartment building. State law prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a......
  • Former Villaraigosa aide opposes tax, says budget woes overstated

     
    One of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's former high-level budget advisors said Sunday that city officials are using "fuzzy math" to overstate the size of the budget shortfall, even as they press voters to pass a sales-tax hike in the......
  • Chino Hills gets court judgment against alleged maternity hotel

     
    The owner of an alleged “maternity hotel” in Chino Hills has agreed to shut down and to fix all building code violations. The city of Chino Hills had already obtained an injunction to stop the hotel from operating, and the......
  • Bell scandal was 'half-circus, half-heartbreak,' attorney says

     
    Bell’s former mayor was a man who threw himself full time into his civic work — a leader with a big heart and the time to listen to everyone’s problems, his attorney told jurors Thursday in the ongoing corruption trial......
  • Newport Beach residents sue over an increase to the 'dock tax'

     
    Waterfront residents who are incensed that Newport Beach increased fees on residential docks that span public waters said they made good on a pledge Tuesday to sue the city. The Stop the Dock Tax group, which said it filed suit......
  • Put these guys on probation -- or no, it's the Warrior who deserves a jail term!

     
    Below is the posting I made this morning, my oil pressure elevated a bit by the sight of this Lehigh County car parked illegally on Sixth Street in Allentown, across the street from our offices. I gave the county Probation and Parole Department guys a...
  • Allentown unveils new tracking system for plows, sweepers and emergency vehicles

     
    Ever wonder if Allentown’s street sweeper actually sweeps the street in front of your home? Have you ever called city officials looking for an update on when a snow plow will clear your neighborhood? Allentown now has an answer. The city’s...
  • Metcalfe seeks AG Kane's impeachment

     
    State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe wants Attorney General Kathleen Kane impeached. Metcalfe on Monday sent a memo to his fellow lawmakers seeking cosponsors for a resolution containing the articles of impeachment against Kane. Her alleged crime in the eyes of the....
  • In milestone, West Hollywood approves term limits for City Council

     
    West Hollywood voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure establishing term limits for City Council members....
  • Water main upgrade will close Coldwater Canyon later this month

     
    Starting March 23, upgrades to an L.A. water main will require the closure of Coldwater Canyon Avenue from Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive during peak commute times, work that will last for about a month, city officials said....
  • Kevin James returns to parking ticket controversy in mayor's race

     
    Los Angeles is in dire financial straits. Its traffic woes are mounting. Joblessness is high. But at Monday night’s mayoral debate, the five top candidates were repeatedly drawn into a discussion about a less weighty, but more perhaps more rage-...