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Washington Post
Fairfax candidate slammed for focusing on salary of opponent’s spouseFairfax County School Board Member Kathy Smith, who is running for county super
Fairfax candidate slammed for focusing on salary of opponent’s spouse
Washington Post / Posted an hour ago
Fairfax County School Board Member Kathy Smith, who is running for county supervisor. (Courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools) The politically powerful chair of the Fairfax County board of supervisors has accused a Republican running for the... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
First Phase of Placer Parkway Gets Supervisors Go AheadThe Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to allow planning to p
First Phase of Placer Parkway Gets Supervisors Go Ahead
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 4 hours ago
The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to allow planning to proceed for the first phase of the Placer Parkway road project just outside Rocklin, Roseville and Lincoln. The board approved an environmental analysis that supports a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Costs mount for Ford Theatre renovation; the rush is on to beat El NiñoWith expenses ballooning for a makeover of the John Anson Ford Theatre, the Los
Costs mount for Ford Theatre renovation; the rush is on to beat El Niño
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 hours ago
With expenses ballooning for a makeover of the John Anson Ford Theatre, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved spending $8.6 million more on the project, raising the cost to about $66 million. The added funding passed... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
County: No plans to raise taxesNATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors is not planning to raise taxes
County: No plans to raise taxes
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 14 hours ago
NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors is not planning to raise taxes in the coming fiscal year, but it does anticipate nearly $2 million more in revenue in the coming year. The board met Monday morning to discuss the proposed budget for... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Proposed Oil Train Gets Sticky Response from Santa Barbara CountyA long, frequent oil train along our local coast did not get a flowing amount o
Proposed Oil Train Gets Sticky Response from Santa Barbara County
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 hours ago
A long, frequent oil train along our local coast did not get a flowing amount of support from the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. A staff report cited numerous areas where the train would put the public at risk if there were ever to be a... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Horizon: 10 Percent Increase of Mental Health CasesCAMPBELL CO., Va. - The tragic shooting of two local journalists last week cont
Horizon: 10 Percent Increase of Mental Health Cases
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 16 hours ago
CAMPBELL CO., Va. - The tragic shooting of two local journalists last week continues to spark another conversation across the commonwealth: the issue of mental health. Damien Cabezas, the CEO at Horizon Behavioral Health, says patients seeking... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Kern supervisors hold hearing on synthetic drugs The Kern County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on a rule that wil
Kern supervisors hold hearing on synthetic drugs
Bakersfield Now / Posted 16 hours ago
The Kern County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on a rule that will ban the sale, advertising and packaging of synthetic drugs, usually known as spice or bath salts. The ordinance takes... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
El Monte Airport will now be San Gabriel Valley AirportSo long El Monte. Hello San Gabriel Valley. By unanimous vote, the Los Angeles
El Monte Airport will now be San Gabriel Valley Airport
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
So long El Monte. Hello San Gabriel Valley. By unanimous vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Tuesday changing the name of El Monte Airport to San Gabriel Valley Airport. The name change is an effort to market the... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Santa Cruz County taking action to prevent illegal dumpingThe Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors is creating a plan to prevent illega
Santa Cruz County taking action to prevent illegal dumping
KSBW Salinas / Posted 18 hours ago
The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors is creating a plan to prevent illegal dumping. On Tuesday, the Board directed the county's Public Works Department to create a pilot program, which includes the installing of cameras at popular illegal... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
$25K reward offered in the case of chemically burned dogs in Antelope ValleyAt least 7 dogs have been found, or brought to local shelters, with what appear
$25K reward offered in the case of chemically burned dogs in Antelope Valley
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 18 hours ago
At least 7 dogs have been found, or brought to local shelters, with what appears to be chemical burns on their backs. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of a... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Ninth annual Local Food Month has something for everyone2015 marks the ninth year that friends of food and agriculture have partnered w
Ninth annual Local Food Month has something for everyone
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 18 hours ago
2015 marks the ninth year that friends of food and agriculture have partnered with the County Board of Supervisors and the Eureka and Arcata City Councils to have September declared “Local Food Month.” This countywide celebration of local food, local... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Monterey County supervisors approve farm worker housing in SprecklesA migrant farmworker housing project that will double the population of Spreckl
Monterey County supervisors approve farm worker housing in Spreckles
KSBW Salinas / Posted 19 hours ago
A migrant farmworker housing project that will double the population of Spreckles was approved with a unanimous vote by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon. About 800 farmworkers will be housed in dorm-style apartments. One... Read more
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The Daily Review
Around Livermore: Valley Performing Arts Center to honor Haggerty at clambakeThe Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) helps keep art alive in the
Around Livermore: Valley Performing Arts Center to honor Haggerty at clambake
The Daily Review / Posted 19 hours ago
The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) helps keep art alive in the community. Between the Bankhead Theater, the Bothwell Arts Center and Downtown Art Studios, LVPAC offers a visual arts trifecta that propels Livermore's downtown art... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
$25,000 Reward Offered in 'Heinous' Chemical Attacks That Left Dogs Dead, Injured in Antelope Valleyergus is shown getting treatment on Aug. 18, 2015. (Credit: Steve Kuzj/KTLA) T
$25,000 Reward Offered in 'Heinous' Chemical Attacks That Left Dogs Dead, Injured in Antelope Valley
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 21 hours ago
ergus is shown getting treatment on Aug. 18, 2015. (Credit: Steve Kuzj/KTLA) The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to offer a $25,000 reward for information about chemical attacks on several dogs that left two of them dead in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
The Daily Comet / Posted 23 hours ago
''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention CenterA grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Ha
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention Center
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
A grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center. While the report pointed to several positive changes, it also made some recommendations to improve services for young offenders,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention CenterA grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Ha
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention Center
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
A grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center. While the report pointed to several positive changes, it also made some recommendations to improve services for young offenders,... Read more
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Daily Press
Cox asks to close its store in Gloucester CountyCox Communications may soon close its only retail store in Gloucester County. T
Cox asks to close its store in Gloucester County
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Cox Communications may soon close its only retail store in Gloucester County. The move, the company says, will save money because of the low number of customers who use the location. The Cox Solution Store is in the Fox Mill Centre shopping... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Meyers plan to move onto environmental reviewThe vote by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Monday regarding the M
Meyers plan to move onto environmental review
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
The vote by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Monday regarding the Meyers Area Plan reflected that of the community – it wasn’t unanimous – just like there isn’t consensus among residents as to what should be done. Many of the 17 people... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Commission Approves BMM: No Litigation AnticipatedSonora, CA — After five years of going through the planning and review process,
Commission Approves BMM: No Litigation Anticipated
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Sonora, CA — After five years of going through the planning and review process, it appears that Blue Mountain Minerals planned expansion of its agricultural fill area will now move forward. The Tuolumne County Planning Commission ok’d the 27-acre... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Supervisors To Discuss Impacts From DroughtSonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Supervisors will talk about solutions to deal
Supervisors To Discuss Impacts From Drought
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Supervisors will talk about solutions to deal with dying trees, and also look at proposed changes to ordinances related to defensible space. The items are on Tuesday’s meeting agenda. County documents note that a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention CenterA grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Ha
Grand jury recommends moving Harrison Co. Juvenile Detention Center
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
A grand jury has released its findings on the condition and operation of the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center. While the report pointed to several positive changes, it also made some recommendations to improve services for young offenders,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Crystal Ninja takes on her biggest projectSearchers looking for missing swimmer found a bodySearchers looking for missing
Crystal Ninja takes on her biggest project
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
Searchers looking for missing swimmer found a bodySearchers looking for missing swimmer found a body A body has been found in Ocean Beach in an area where authorities have been searching for a man who went missing Sunday while swimming with a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Global Desalination Conference opens todayCrystal Ninja takes on her biggest projectCrystal Ninja takes on her biggest pr
Global Desalination Conference opens today
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
Crystal Ninja takes on her biggest projectCrystal Ninja takes on her biggest project A National City woman, who is recognized worldwide as the "Crystal Ninja”, is about to attempt a world record by covering a car in crystals. A National City woman,... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Encinitas mayor to run for San Diego County Board of SupervisorsENCINITAS (KUSI) - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she wil
Encinitas mayor to run for San Diego County Board of Supervisors
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
ENCINITAS (KUSI) - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she will run for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat held by Dave Roberts. Gaspar is the chief financing officer of a physical therapy firm she runs with her... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announces Board of Supervisors runENCINITAS (CNS) - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced that she will run fo
Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announces Board of Supervisors run
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
ENCINITAS (CNS) - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced that she will run for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat held by Dave Roberts. Gaspar, the chief financial officer of a physical therapy firm that she runs with her husband, is... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Food Policy Council looking to fill two vacancies in Johnson CountyThe Food Policy Council in Johnson county needs to fill two vacancies on the co
Food Policy Council looking to fill two vacancies in Johnson County
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
The Food Policy Council in Johnson county needs to fill two vacancies on the council. One vacancy is for an unexpired term beginning immediately and expiring June 30, 2017. The other is for an unexpired term beginning immediately and expiring June... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Three vacancies on the Johnson County Aging Policy BoardThe Johnson County Board of Supervisors is announcing up to three vacancies on
Three vacancies on the Johnson County Aging Policy Board
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is announcing up to three vacancies on the Livable Community for Successful Aging Policy Board. The positions are up to two persons affiliated with non-profit social services and for one resident. The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Johnson County Conservation Board looking to fill vacancyThe Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces one vacancy on the Johnson Co
Johnson County Conservation Board looking to fill vacancy
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces one vacancy on the Johnson County Conservation Board. The vacancy is for a five-year term starting January 1, 2016 and expiring December 31, 2020. Duties include responsibility for all real and... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Two vacancies on the Johnson County Board of HealthThe Johnson County Board of Supervisors is looking for two people to full vacan
Two vacancies on the Johnson County Board of Health
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is looking for two people to full vacancies on the Johnson County Board of Health. The open spots are for three-year terms starting January 1, 2016 and expiring December 31, 2018. Duties of this board include... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy mobile home parkPALO ALTO -- The owner of the city's only mobile home park has rejected a South
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy mobile home park
San Jose Mercury News / Posted yesterday
PALO ALTO -- The owner of the city's only mobile home park has rejected a Southern California-based nonprofit organization's bid to purchase and preserve the site as a source of affordable housing. In an Aug. 31 letter, Margaret Ecker Nanda, the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Encinitas mayor to run for Supervisor Dave Roberts' seatENCINITAS, Calif. - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she wi
Encinitas mayor to run for Supervisor Dave Roberts' seat
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
ENCINITAS, Calif. - Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she will run for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat held by Dave Roberts. Gaspar, the chief financial officer of a physical therapy firm that she runs with her... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home parkThe owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Sant
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and the nonprofit Caritas Corporation over a potential sale -- and preservation -- of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park. Margaret... Read more
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The Mercury News
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy mobile home parkPALO ALTO -- The owner of the city's only mobile home park has rejected a South
Buena Vista owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy mobile home park
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
PALO ALTO -- The owner of the city's only mobile home park has rejected a Southern California-based nonprofit organization's bid to purchase and preserve the site as a source of affordable housing. In an Aug. 31 letter, Margaret Ecker Nanda, the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Encinitas Mayor Announces Run For Supervisor Dave Roberts' SeatEncinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she will run for the San D
Encinitas Mayor Announces Run For Supervisor Dave Roberts' Seat
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar announced Monday that she will run for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors seat held by Dave Roberts. Gaspar, the chief financial officer of a physical therapy firm that she runs with her husband, is the second... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Job fair coming to Ontario Convention Center Sept. 10ONTARIO >> There’s still time for employers looking for employees to register f
Job fair coming to Ontario Convention Center Sept. 10
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
ONTARIO >> There’s still time for employers looking for employees to register for a job fair Sept. 10, adding more opportunities for job-seekers to land a job. The job fair, which last year attracted 400 job-seekers vying for 1,000 offers, will be... Read more
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The Daily Comet
After TV slaying, reporter’s dad finds voice on gun control‘’This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter’s dad finds voice on gun control
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
‘’This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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The Houma Courier
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bob Huff moves from California Senate district to prep for next campaignThe senator has left the district. Ahead of a campaign for the Los Angeles Cou
Bob Huff moves from California Senate district to prep for next campaign
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The senator has left the district. Ahead of a campaign for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors next year, state Sen.Bob Huff moved this spring from Diamond Bar to San Dimas, putting him just inside the boundary for LA’s 5th Supervisorial... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hinds County extends burn banHINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisor
Hinds County extends burn ban
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisors has extended the burn ban for Hinds County due to a lack of rain and an increase of grass fires in the county. This burn ban will be in effect until September 17 and at... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hinds County extends burn banHINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisor
Hinds County extends burn ban
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisors has extended the burn ban for Hinds County due to a lack of rain and an increase of grass fires in the county. This burn ban will be in effect until September 17 and at... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Hinds County extends burn banHINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisor
Hinds County extends burn ban
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Hinds County Board of Supervisors has extended the burn ban for Hinds County due to a lack of rain and an increase of grass fires in the county. This burn ban will be in effect until September 17 and at... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
Editorial: Take the time to get green line decision rightTalk about breaching the green line still brings out passionate opponents, so w
Editorial: Take the time to get green line decision right
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 2 days ago
Talk about breaching the green line still brings out passionate opponents, so we weren’t surprised about last week’s brouhaha before the Butte County Board of Supervisors. The loudest voices made the most sense. It was hard to understand how... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
Glenn County ban on new wells doesn’t make sense The Glenn County Board of Supervisors passed a ban on issuing new well permit
Glenn County ban on new wells doesn’t make sense
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 2 days ago
The Glenn County Board of Supervisors passed a ban on issuing new well permits. What happened to the American dream of having a home, acreage and water? Domestic wells are not the problem. Ag wells... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 31What are the county supervisors afraid of? There was a regrettable lack of lea
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 31
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
What are the county supervisors afraid of? There was a regrettable lack of leadership at the Aug. 25 Board of Supervisors’ meeting, beginning with insufficient notice of the proposed response to the grand jury report on transparency to the manner in... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
El Dorado County adopts Laura's LawThe El Dorado County Board of Supervisors last week unanimously voted to implem
El Dorado County adopts Laura's Law
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors last week unanimously voted to implement an assisted outpatient pilot program, also known as Laura’s Law. This will help give those who are mentally ill an avenue to get help. It gives county mentally health... Read more
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The Signal
Supervisors may change policy on election consolidationCounty supervisors are set to review changes to a long-standing policy that wou
Supervisors may change policy on election consolidation
The Signal / Posted 3 days ago
County supervisors are set to review changes to a long-standing policy that would make it easier to add elections to the county’s ballot in even-numbered years. Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to... Read more
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Yahoo News
Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town Community pummeled by eye of the storm overcomes obstacles despite snubs Pea
Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
Community pummeled by eye of the storm overcomes obstacles despite snubs Pearlington, Miss. residents pray at the beginning of a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
EDC needs to listen to residentsPublisher’s note: This letter was originally sent to the El Dorado County Board
EDC needs to listen to residents
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
Publisher’s note: This letter was originally sent to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and reprinted with permission. Last year, at your annual Tahoe Board of Supervisors meeting, you couldn’t swing a dead cat in that room without hitting a... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun controlUpdated: Sat, Aug 29 2015, 07:41 AM COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Andy Parker's re
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 4 days ago
Updated: Sat, Aug 29 2015, 07:41 AM COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly... Read more
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