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  • Former San Marino mayor launches Assembly race

     
    Matthew Lin, a surgeon and a former mayor of San Marino, has announced he’s seeking the 49th District seat that will be vacated by termed-out Assemblyman Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park)...
  • Ethics agency OKs controversial rules on gifts for office holders

     
    With the gift-giving season arriving, the state’s ethics agency acted Thursday to make it easier to figure out what a lobbyist or government contractor can give to that special legislator or mayor on their list. But some open-government advocates...
  • Dent Fires Back After Boscola Accuses Him Of Selling Out The LV.

     
    So This Is What Happens ... ... when you poke a U.S. Congressman through the bars. You get an unfettered Jeremiad full of Old Testament-y wrath. Our bloggy cousin, Pennsylvania Avenue, has the details: Pennsylvania state Sen. Lisa Boscola ripped......
  • 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%....