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2014/07/25 22:22
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RICHMOND -- The state's political watchdog commission has been probing alleged campaign finance faux pas made by City Councilman Corky Boozé for more than a year, an agency spokesman revealed this...
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2014/07/25 21:38
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When they zoom up a single-file escalator to the alleyway connecting Broadway and Telegraph Avenue in Uptown Oakland, commuters later this year can expect to see a bedazzling new blue-green sculpture...
2014/07/24 19:37
2014/07/24 19:37
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A broad-based coalition of community leaders has organized to support Measure G, a November 2014 ballot proposal to renew the City of San Luis Obispo’s half-percent sales tax. Supporters of the SLO...
2014/07/22 00:44
2014/07/22 00:44
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The YWCA posted this photo, along with the note, “Thank you County Supervisor @DaveRobertsSD for providing @ywcasandiego with a $3,500 grant to purchase new computers.” Supervisor Dave Roberts says...
2014/07/21 13:58
2014/07/21 13:58
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Facing no organized opposition, Proposition 41, a measure authorizing $600 million in bonds for housing and other services for homeless veterans, passed with more than 65 percent of the vote in...
2014/07/21 07:53
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Now 63 years old, El Soldado is looking a little worse for wear: The barrel of his weapon is broken, the strap of his helmet is missing, and he has cracks and mold on his back. So after years of...
2014/07/19 07:18
2014/07/19 07:18
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California’s political ethics agency has begun posting the names of campaign treasurers who have repeatedly run afoul of state rules, with the goal of alerting candidates and party officials. The...
2014/07/19 01:15
2014/07/19 01:15
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's campaign finance watchdog agency has begun posting online the names of political campaign treasurers who have been sanctioned more than twice for violating...
2014/07/18 14:01
2014/07/18 14:01
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Former Turlock City Councilman Kurt Vander Weide and his campaign consultant will be hit with $32,500 in fines for their roles in four robocalls placed during the 2008...
2014/07/18 13:40
2014/07/18 13:40
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Guest Editorial:By Herman BacaPresident (CCR) Committee on Chicano Rights On June 3, 2014 the Chicano community gets the opportunity to pay back and vote out of office the most incompetent, corrupt...
2014/07/16 18:59
2014/07/16 18:59
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The Paradise Town Council approved an update to its council member handbook. The handbook outlines code, conduct and responsibilities of council members. One responsibility noted was that of...
2014/07/16 13:25
2014/07/16 13:25
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state's political watchdog is reviewing votes by Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters to determine whether she violated California law by approving projects at an...
2014/07/16 08:50
2014/07/16 08:50
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LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop. They turned downright mean when the council decided to vote then 19-year-old Omar Ornelas to fill the full-term of the position that was vacated when...
2014/07/16 06:02
2014/07/16 06:02
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SANTA ANA – Orange County supervisors on Tuesday gave a nod to what could be Orange County’s first year-round homeless shelter – providing not only beds but a host of services. The...
2014/07/14 13:20
2014/07/14 13:20
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SAN FRANCISCO – The former head of the nation's largest public pension fund pleaded guilty Friday to bribery and fraud. Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of California Public...
2014/07/13 03:58
2014/07/13 03:58
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Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Peters has voted for dozens of projects at Mather Field despite owning land and office space at the former air base – an arrangement that has raised questions by...
2014/07/12 05:37
2014/07/12 05:37
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When candidates for California secretary of state debated last April, all of them – two Democrats, one Republican and one independent – agreed on one thing: The agency needs a shake-up. “All four of...
2014/07/09 00:00
2014/07/09 00:00
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Sacramento developer Philip Harvey has been fined $6,000 by the Fair Political Practices Commission. He has agreed to pay the penalty for using his official position as a member of the Sacramento...
2014/07/08 22:58
2014/07/08 22:58
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California state Sen. Tom Berryhill will not seek to overturn a $40,000 money-laundering penalty imposed on him, his brother and a pair of county GOP committees. Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, had until...
2014/07/08 21:29
2014/07/08 21:29
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UNION CITY -- Two Union City planning commissioners have been fined for laundering campaign contributions during the 2010 City Council race. Gurnam "Gary" Singh and Jo Ann Lew violated state law when...
2014/07/25 22:22
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