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Long Beach invites public to help update City General Plan

The City of Long Beach is in the process of updating its General Plan, and the public is invited to attend two important events and provide input on the City’s progressive vision for future land use and urban design. Scop...
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Suit against Anaheim hotel incentives dismissed

Yesterday, the Orange County Superior Court unequivocally rejected the false allegations brought by a special interest group known as OCCORD and its lawyer Cory Briggs, who used litigation as a weapon to stymie economic growth ...
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Budget crisis forces City Council to suspend La Palma Days

The City of La Palma is at a critical crossroads in its 60 year history. The Great Recession and the loss of the City’s largest sales tax producer have caused municipal revenues to decrease while pensions, insurance, and othe...
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Young Kim’s AB 419 to help small businesses passes Assembly

AB 419, authored by Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton), passed the State Assembly today with a vote of 72-0. This legislation requires the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to post the state r...
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Bipartisan bill H.R. 2501 would protect independent redistricting

Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher on May 21 introduced bipartisan legislation to preemptively protect the will of voters across the country from a possible decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that could...
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CHP concludes FedEx driver erred in deadly 2014 collision with tour bus

CHP concludes FedEx driver erred in deadly 2014 collision with tour bus The California Highway Patrol (CHP) today announced it has completed its investigation of the deadly 2014 collision between a FedEx vehicle and a tour bus,...
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Independent consultant completes OCDA audit

An independent consulting firm has published the performance audit of the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA). The audit was conducted by Altmayer Consulting (Altmayer) and focused on the daily operation and m...
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Travis Allen condemns Democrats holding back AB 89

This week, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) announced that Assembly Bill 89, which would have exempted public schools from the state sales and use tax, was held by the Democrats in the Assembly Committee on Revenue...
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Seal Beach awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Seal Beach by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual ...
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California ties Texas with 3 cities of a million or more people

San Jose, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. California now has three cities with 1 million or more people (Los Angel...
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Statewide water restrictions take effect June 1, 2015.

Anaheim City Council restricts outdoor watering

The Anaheim City Council has approved an ordinance to restrict landscape watering to two days per week, in an effort to reduce daily water use during the ongoing drought. The ordinance will help Anaheim achieve its required wat...
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John Wayne Airport urges travelers to plan ahead for busy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel periods of the year. John Wayne Airport (JWA) expects Airport traffic to be heaviest on Thursday and Friday (May 21 – 22) and Tuesday (May 26). In 2014, over...
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Golden State Water to hold public meeting on new drought restrictions

Golden State Water to hold public meeting on new drought restrictions on May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott, 5865 Katella Ave., Cypress. In accordance with California State mandated emergency drought mitigation effort...
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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez speaks after the promotion of Major General Keith D. Jones. Photo by C.E.H. Wiedel.

Field Poll shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race

A new Field Poll (pdf) shows voters not yet paying attention to next year’s California Senate race — but those that are paying attention are split strongly along ideological or party lines. California voters appear ...
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