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  • Mayor Villaraigosa: Occupy L.A. 'cannot continue indefinitely'

     
    Occupy L.A.: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Occupy Los Angeles protesters camping out at City Hall "cannot continue indefinitely" and that he has instructed city officials to begin drafting rules that would restrict when and how people are allowed on...
  • Local elected officials provide little oversight to regional workforce boards

     
    I wanted to point out a story thatĀ  illustrates one of the structural issues facing the region's workforce boards. It ran this weekend. It pointed out that the elected officials who are ultimately responsible for ensuring that federal workforce grant...
  • Tea Party to Chris Dorworth: ‘Come clean or resign’

     
    Establishment leaders in the Republican Party have remained silent about the growing questions surrounding aspiring House Speaker Chris Dorworth's personal finances – particularly as they relate to his role as a public official. Some members of...
  • Assembly candidates line up more backing

     
    Combatants in some of next year’s already crowded races for state Assembly continue to line up endorsements, including in the race for the newly drawn 46th District in the San Fernando Valley. This week, Democrat Adrin Nazarian, an aide to......
  • Cain adds elected officials to Florida campaign team

     
    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain added 16 elected officials to hisĀ Florida campaign team Monday including state Sen. Thad Altman, R-Melbourne, whose district includes eastern Orange and Seminole counties. “Florida is a critical state,...
  • 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....