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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police Union: May Day protesters are ‘coddled like children’committing a crime. We just have to make sure that we have the information and
Police Union: May Day protesters are ‘coddled like children’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted an hour ago
committing a crime. We just have to make sure that we have the information and we do the work to prove that.” The Seattle City Attorney’s Office, which dismissed some of the cases in question, offered this statement: “We don’t have any criticisms... Read more
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The Columbian
Memo: Vancouver council limited on salariescity charter may limit city councilors’ options when it comes to redoing their
Memo: Vancouver council limited on salaries
The Columbian / Posted 5 hours ago
city charter may limit city councilors’ options when it comes to redoing their salaries. An initial opinion from the city attorney’s office gave the city council the option to refer pay raises granted by the Salary Review Commission directly... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday(Councilman Henderson). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. O
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 hours ago
(Councilman Henderson). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 11, adding Article XVII, to include... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Homeless Count Dropsthe path to housing is much more difficult to navigate,” Huang wrote. Two week
Homeless Count Drops
Pasadena Weekly / Posted yesterday
the path to housing is much more difficult to navigate,” Huang wrote. Two weeks ago, the council voted to direct the City Attorney’s Office to craft an ordinance which would broaden the definition of aggressive begging contained in an... Read more
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CBS Denver
Whistleblower Claim Should Go Forward: Hearing Officerfiled a whistleblower claim against the city saying after he disclosed “officia
Whistleblower Claim Should Go Forward: Hearing Officer
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
filed a whistleblower claim against the city saying after he disclosed “official misconduct” on the part of the City Attorney’s Office, he suffered numerous adverse consequences including threats of termination, lost pay and benefits and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Will tenants’ voices add punch to city’s fight against landlord Topletz?with Mayor Mike Rawlings to repair their properties, Topletz refused. Dallas c
Will tenants’ voices add punch to city’s fight against landlord Topletz?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
with Mayor Mike Rawlings to repair their properties, Topletz refused. Dallas cannot allow Topletz to outmaneuver the city attorney’s office again. The city most recently failed to have his properties tossed into receivership so that rents... Read more
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NBC San Diego
San Diego Taxpayers Seen At Risk In SDPD Love Trianglehearing into the affair, in which Audette confessed under oath to the alleged m
San Diego Taxpayers Seen At Risk In SDPD Love Triangle
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
hearing into the affair, in which Audette confessed under oath to the alleged misconduct. According to a report from the city attorney’s office, Kevin Hychko was recommended for termination from the force “based on allegations he fostered... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Arlington’s red-light camera ban eyed by activists elsewhereallows for “immediate termination” if the program is ruled illegal or is prohib
Arlington’s red-light camera ban eyed by activists elsewhere
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
allows for “immediate termination” if the program is ruled illegal or is prohibited. Arlington staff, including the city attorney’s office, have been looking over this language and deciding how to proceed. City officials already had a court... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lack of jurors delays trial for ex-lawmaker accused of slapping boy on buseffect in the Burrage case through the end of May. The court set a new trial f
Lack of jurors delays trial for ex-lawmaker accused of slapping boy on bus
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
effect in the Burrage case through the end of May. The court set a new trial for May 23. A video released by the SeaTac City Attorney’s Office showed 6-year-old Christian Lyshol tossing some papers, then a backpack, over the seat in front of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront Vanishedto Briggs, his family and close associates. Briggs became a major player on Sa
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront Vanished
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
to Briggs, his family and close associates. Briggs became a major player on San Diego’s political scene: sparring with the City Attorney’s Office in court and through the media, leading a drive to get Bob Filner removed from the Mayor’s Office and... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
L.A. Councilman Koretz’ Wildlife Corridor Protection Bill Moves Forwardare now fenced off and often resort to going into urban areas or residential ne
L.A. Councilman Koretz’ Wildlife Corridor Protection Bill Moves Forward
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 7 days ago
are now fenced off and often resort to going into urban areas or residential neighborhoods. The planning department and city attorney’s office will begin crafting the language for the ordinance, as well as identifying areas to include in a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesdayto certain conditions. (Recommended for approval by Transportation) (District
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
to certain conditions. (Recommended for approval by Transportation) (District 1) VI. Ordinances – First Reading: CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 11, adding Article XVII, to include... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Good Samaritan Hospital to pay $450,000 settlement in patient dumping casethey are discharged because of the inadequate resources to meet their housing a
Good Samaritan Hospital to pay $450,000 settlement in patient dumping case
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
they are discharged because of the inadequate resources to meet their housing and medical needs,” the statement read. The City Attorney’s Office previously settled patient dumping cases in 2014 against Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Beverly... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Hospital settles lawsuit for abandoning homeless patient in LASamaritan case involves a former patient who was found on the streets in Decemb
Hospital settles lawsuit for abandoning homeless patient in LA
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
Samaritan case involves a former patient who was found on the streets in December 2014 with a visibly infected leg, the city attorney’s office said. He was found a couple of miles from downtown after being released from the hospital’s emergency... Read more
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Salon.com
Los Angeles hospital settles over leaving patient on streetSamaritan case involves a former patient who was found on the streets in Decemb
Los Angeles hospital settles over leaving patient on street
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
Samaritan case involves a former patient who was found on the streets in December 2014 with a visibly infected leg, the city attorney’s office said. He was found a couple of miles from downtown after being released from the hospital’s emergency... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Sibling RivalryWeekly late last month. Sanchez could not comment directly on the case, but sa
Sibling Rivalry
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Weekly late last month. Sanchez could not comment directly on the case, but said the department is consulting with the City Attorney’s Office and reviewing the claim and separate complaints filed by Rodgers and Chavet against Sgt. Bugh and... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Music icon Prince dead at 57of employees at Columbus Castings may lose their jobs if a buyer for the compan
Music icon Prince dead at 57
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
of employees at Columbus Castings may lose their jobs if a buyer for the company is not found. The Columbus City Attorney’s office is hunting for a man who has a penchant for stealing the kits for drug money. The flames broke out... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
‘Dental hygiene hoodlum’ wanted for stealing teeth whitening kits The Columbus City Attorney’s office is hunting for a man who has a penchant f
‘Dental hygiene hoodlum’ wanted for stealing teeth whitening kits
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
The Columbus City Attorney’s office is hunting for a man who has a penchant for stealing teeth whitening kits for drug money. 46-year-old Sean Burk, dubbed the “dental hygiene... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Religious Group Sues San Francisco Over Open-Air Urinalfor privacy, “emanates offensive odors,” ”has no hand-washing facilities” and “
Religious Group Sues San Francisco Over Open-Air Urinal
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
for privacy, “emanates offensive odors,” ”has no hand-washing facilities” and “it’s offensive to manners and morals.” The City Attorney’s office says it will defend the litigation and points out that the 16-acre park is well-known for its “counter... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Open-air urinal in San Francisco park prompts lawsuitbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
Open-air urinal in San Francisco park prompts lawsuit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The city attorney’s office said in a statement that it will fight the litigation. It pointed out that the 16-acre park is... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley City Council passes two new traffic laws to fight distracted drivingout state law has multiple statutes to fight racial profiling. On the city leve
Greeley City Council passes two new traffic laws to fight distracted driving
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
out state law has multiple statutes to fight racial profiling. On the city level, all tickets have to go through the city attorney’s office. “If they see something inappropriate in a ticket, they’re going to dismiss the citation,” Garner... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
San Jose police seek to curb illegal activity at massage parlorswe can’t do it, we will work with the land owner,” Sullivan said. “If the land
San Jose police seek to curb illegal activity at massage parlors
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 10 days ago
we can’t do it, we will work with the land owner,” Sullivan said. “If the land owner is not going to work with us, we will get the city attorney’s office involved. They have a huge hammer with administrative fines.” By KTVU reporter Azenith... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Family of Man Killed by SDPD Officers Files Claimthe city before it can take the next step in filing a lawsuit on a state level.
Family of Man Killed by SDPD Officers Files Claim
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
the city before it can take the next step in filing a lawsuit on a state level. NBC 7 reached out to the San Diego County City Attorney’s Office and a spokesperson said the claim was received. If the city denies the claim, the group can file a... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Religious Group Sues San Francisco Over Open-Air Urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
Religious Group Sues San Francisco Over Open-Air Urinal
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
City sued over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
City sued over open-air urinal
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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Herald Sun
City sued over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
City sued over open-air urinal
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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Perth Now
City sued over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
City sued over open-air urinal
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton in court Fridayand it would literally take over your whole body," according to police reports
Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton in court Friday
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
and it would literally take over your whole body," according to police reports released to the Free Press by the Kalamazoo City Attorney’s Office. His wife, Carole Dalton, told investigators with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office that he had... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton in court Fridayand it would literally take over your whole body," according to police reports
Kalamazoo shooting suspect Jason Dalton in court Friday
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
and it would literally take over your whole body," according to police reports released to the Free Press by the Kalamazoo City Attorney’s Office. His wife, Carole Dalton, told investigators with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office that he had... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
City sued over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
City sued over open-air urinal
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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News.com.au
Religious group kicks up a stink over an open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
Religious group kicks up a stink over an open-air urinal
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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iol.co.za
San Francisco sued over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
San Francisco sued over open-air urinal
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Religious group sues San Francisco over open-air urinalbut would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation o
Religious group sues San Francisco over open-air urinal
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
but would be required to expose their bodies and suffer shame and degradation of urinating in public view,” it says. The City Attorney’s office said in a statement that it will defend against the litigation and pointed out the 16-acre park is... Read more
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Salon.com
Religious group sues San Francisco over open-air urinaloffensive odors,” ”has no hand-washing facilities” and “it’s offensive to manne
Religious group sues San Francisco over open-air urinal
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
offensive odors,” ”has no hand-washing facilities” and “it’s offensive to manners and morals.” You Might Also Like The City Attorney’s office says it will defend the litigation and points out the 16-acre park is well-known for its “counter... Read more
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Kenosha News
First Step Services to retain ‘refuge center’ licenserecord before renewing its license. Last spring, based on “multiple material p
First Step Services to retain ‘refuge center’ license
Kenosha News / Posted 11 days ago
record before renewing its license. Last spring, based on “multiple material police records of board members,” the city attorney’s office presented the committee with an adverse recommendation, but stopped short of recommending outright... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Community court program aims to change direction of young criminal offendersa new start just got a major financial boost. The Dallas County Public Defende
Community court program aims to change direction of young criminal offenders
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
a new start just got a major financial boost. The Dallas County Public Defender’s Office, in partnership with the Dallas City Attorney’s Office, just received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help establish the first... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
CSA: New Casting Workshop Committe Createddirector Scott David, one of the most prominent practitioners in the scene, as
CSA: New Casting Workshop Committe Created
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
director Scott David, one of the most prominent practitioners in the scene, as well as a petition urging action by the city attorney’s office that, at press time, has topped 11,000 signatures – the CSA’s perspective certainly appears to be... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Community court program aims to change direction of young criminal offendersa new start just got a major financial boost. The Dallas County Public Defende
Community court program aims to change direction of young criminal offenders
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
a new start just got a major financial boost. The Dallas County Public Defender’s Office, in partnership with the Dallas City Attorney’s Office, just received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help establish the first... Read more
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examiner.com
Federal injunction bars Los Angeles from seizing some homeless propertypeople for being poor but does nothing to get them off the streets,” Ares said.
Federal injunction bars Los Angeles from seizing some homeless property
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
people for being poor but does nothing to get them off the streets,” Ares said. Rob Wilcox, a spokesperson for the City Attorney’s Office, said, “We are evaluating court’s order, and we will work with public works and LAPD to ensure that... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday(Vice-Chairman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V.
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 days ago
(Vice-Chairman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE a. An ordinance to amend the Charter of the City of Chattanooga, and all acts, ordinances, and other... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Activist sues over alleged punch from Oakland councilwomanreturn calls Friday seeking comment, and she has never publicly addressed Brown
Activist sues over alleged punch from Oakland councilwoman
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
return calls Friday seeking comment, and she has never publicly addressed Brown’s accusation. A spokesman for the Oakland city attorney’s office said he couldn’t comment because the office had not yet been served with the lawsuit. Oakland police... Read more
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Crosscut
UW wins freedom from city's landmark lawa legal decision on the issue. The current decisions appears to open up the uni
UW wins freedom from city's landmark law
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
a legal decision on the issue. The current decisions appears to open up the university’s options to make its own choices. Wynne says the city attorney’s office “is analyzing the decision and will consult with our clients on how best to move forwar... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State lawmaker wants changes for serial groping offendersjail time and even if the judge gives it, he will be out in 180 days,” Lara Bak
State lawmaker wants changes for serial groping offenders
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 15 days ago
jail time and even if the judge gives it, he will be out in 180 days,” Lara Baker-Morrish, Chief Prosecutor at the Columbus City Attorney’s Office, said. Last month, five days after completing his most recent six-month sentence, Columbus Police say... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Actress Debby Ryan Arrested and Booked on Suspicion of DUIon suspicion of a DUI causing bodily injury, the newspaper reported. While pro
Beverly Hills News – Actress Debby Ryan Arrested and Booked on Suspicion of DUI
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 15 days ago
on suspicion of a DUI causing bodily injury, the newspaper reported. While prosecutors have not filed a felony charge, the City Attorney’s office filed two misdemeanor charges against her. Ryan posted $100,000 bail and was released on April... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Disney Channel star Debby Ryan is arrested and charged with DUI after crashing Audi10 a.m. on April 6 after posting $100,000 bail, Lopez said. Prosecutors have n
Disney Channel star Debby Ryan is arrested and charged with DUI after crashing Audi
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
10 a.m. on April 6 after posting $100,000 bail, Lopez said. Prosecutors have not pursued the felony charge. The L.A. city attorney’s office filed two misdemeanor charges: driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Disney Channel star Debby Ryan is arrested and charged with DUI after crashing Audi10 a.m. on April 6 after posting $100,000 bail, Lopez said. Prosecutors have n
Disney Channel star Debby Ryan is arrested and charged with DUI after crashing Audi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
10 a.m. on April 6 after posting $100,000 bail, Lopez said. Prosecutors have not pursued the felony charge. The L.A. city attorney’s office filed two misdemeanor charges: driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol level of... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Copper thief pleads guiltyMr. Gleaton’s offenses.” The Empire reached out to BRH for comment on the deal
Copper thief pleads guilty
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
Mr. Gleaton’s offenses.” The Empire reached out to BRH for comment on the deal and a spokesman referred questions to the city attorney’s office, who then referred questions to the DA’s office. Scott noted that like attorney Choate,... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Just Say Pleasefurther outlaw aggressive panhandling. The council voted 7-1, with only Counci
Just Say Please
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
further outlaw aggressive panhandling. The council voted 7-1, with only Councilman Tyron Hampton objecting, to have the City Attorney’s Office draft an ordinance which would broaden the definition of aggressive begging contained in an existing... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Briggs: City Attorney Aims to Disenfranchise Votersa citizen’s referendum off the November ballot. Cory Briggs addressed a 25-pag
Briggs: City Attorney Aims to Disenfranchise Voters
NBC San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
a citizen’s referendum off the November ballot. Cory Briggs addressed a 25-page report released Monday by the San Diego’s City Attorney’s Office pointing out potential legal problems and risk with the Citizens Plan. The initiative, backed by... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Abilene City Council candidate removed from ballotcode. The city says it was notified April 7 that Ryan Marrs’ application for e
Abilene City Council candidate removed from ballot
KTXS Abilene / Posted 18 days ago
code. The city says it was notified April 7 that Ryan Marrs’ application for election to city council was incomplete. The City Attorney’s Office, City Manager and the City Secretary all reviewed Marrs’ application. It turns out, he did not list... Read more
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