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Lake Tahoe News
Incorporate Olympic Valley backers face state fineIncorporate Olympic Valley PAC faces a $2,500 fine from the California Fair Pol
Incorporate Olympic Valley backers face state fine
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
Incorporate Olympic Valley PAC faces a $2,500 fine from the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The PAC is accused of failing to file timely monthly campaign statements from July 15, 2013, to July 15, 2014. According to legal documents,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SDUSD Board to Replace Trustee Marne FosterThe remaining board members are expected to appoint someone to fill Foster’s va
SDUSD Board to Replace Trustee Marne Foster
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
The remaining board members are expected to appoint someone to fill Foster’s vacant seat, Trustee John Lee Evans told NBC 7. They also plan to revisit their ethics training and policies to avoid repeating Foster’s case. A search warrant released... Read more
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Salon.com
“The corrupt are winning”: Why these reformers want to make politicians wear their donors on their sleeves — literallyYou know how every driver and car in NASCAR is plastered with brand logos? So i
“The corrupt are winning”: Why these reformers want to make politicians wear their donors on their sleeves — literally
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
You know how every driver and car in NASCAR is plastered with brand logos? So if and when Dale Earnhardt, Jr., for example, wins a race in 2016, millions upon millions of NASCAR diehards will suddenly have the Nationwide logo — or Siemens’, or... Read more
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examiner.com
Valles puts on her boxing gloves and throws her hat into the ringFormer City of Victorville Council member Angela Valles announced today she is
Valles puts on her boxing gloves and throws her hat into the ring
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
Former City of Victorville Council member Angela Valles announced today she is running for the First District seat on the Board of Supervisors for the County of San Bernardino. She is challenging incumbent Robert “Bob” Lovingood. Valles made a name... Read more
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Orange County Register
Fountain Valley man pleads guilty to funneling money to Janet Nguyen's campaignA Fountain Valley man was fined $25,000 after pleading guilty Friday to illegal
Fountain Valley man pleads guilty to funneling money to Janet Nguyen's campaign
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
A Fountain Valley man was fined $25,000 after pleading guilty Friday to illegally funneling money into the 2012 supervisorial campaign of Janet Nguyen, who is now a state senator. “We found insufficient evidence to prove Janet Nguyen knew of or was... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SDUSD Board Reviewing Policies After Trustee ResignsAfter a trustee admitted to accepting gifts above the legal limit, the San Dieg
SDUSD Board Reviewing Policies After Trustee Resigns
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
After a trustee admitted to accepting gifts above the legal limit, the San Diego Unified School District board is evaluating what steps it needs to take to make sure this does not happen again. An amended form she filed with the Fair Political... Read more
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Business Wire
Porn Industry Pays $61K ‘Measure B’ Fine for Illegal Foreign Campaign Contributions—With Another Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution; AHF Files FPPC ComplaintThe FPPC fine was levied against the ‘No on Government Waste, No on Measure B’
Porn Industry Pays $61K ‘Measure B’ Fine for Illegal Foreign Campaign Contributions—With Another Illegal Foreign Campaign Contribution; AHF Files FPPC Complaint
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
The FPPC fine was levied against the ‘No on Government Waste, No on Measure B’ campaign committee and Diane Duke, then Executive Director of the Free Speech Coalition, the adult industry producers’ trade group. The fine was for illegal foreign... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Opinion: Bad Energy Commission Choices Haunt Hydrogen HighwayHydrogen run car.Posted Feb. 1, 2016, 1:50 pmTom Elias / Mirror Columnist The
Opinion: Bad Energy Commission Choices Haunt Hydrogen Highway
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Hydrogen run car.Posted Feb. 1, 2016, 1:50 pmTom Elias / Mirror Columnist The mid-January announcement from the chief executive of Toyota Motor North America about his company’s new hydrogen-powered Mirai luxury car received almost no attention... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey PinesSAN DIEGO (AP) — The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Ins
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey Pines
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff, the first of his five victories that for a brief time took him to No. 1 in the world. Before he can defend his title, however,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey PinesSAN DIEGO (AP) - The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Ins
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey Pines
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff, the first of his five victories that for a brief time took him to No. 1 in the world. Before he can defend his title, however,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey PinesSAN DIEGO -- The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Insuran
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey Pines
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff, the first of his five victories that for a brief time took him to No. 1 in the world. Before he can defend his title, however, Day... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey PinesSAN DIEGO (AP) - The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Ins
Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey Pines
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best season of Jason Day's career began at the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff, the first of his five victories that for a brief time took him to No. 1 in the world. Before he can defend his title, however,... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Fiery Phil Mickelson Reprimands Teen Ryan Ruffels for Talking About Money Match"I don't understand the politics of it at all," Mickelson said of the impending
Fiery Phil Mickelson Reprimands Teen Ryan Ruffels for Talking About Money Match
Golf Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
"I don't understand the politics of it at all," Mickelson said of the impending redesign of Torrey Pines North, which Mickelson had hoped to direct but which instead will be overseen by Tom Weiskopf. "It makes no sense. I think it's terrible business... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
FBI list shows all items taken in raid at Palm Springs City HallA new puzzle piece is shedding light on the scandal surrounding the Palm Spring
FBI list shows all items taken in raid at Palm Springs City Hall
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
A new puzzle piece is shedding light on the scandal surrounding the Palm Springs City Hall. Last September, City Hall was shut down after FBI agents took over the building, taking city issued cellphones, documents and computer files. The raid... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
FPPC cracks down on reporting for California lobbyistsWhile all eyes were on Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Thursday,
FPPC cracks down on reporting for California lobbyists
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
While all eyes were on Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Thursday, the Fair Political Practices Commission unanimously approved a major change in the reporting of influence payments. The FPPC voted at its regular board meeting to require... Read more
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Reuters
California considers tighter lobbying rules as 2016 election nearsSACRAMENTO, Calif. California's elections watchdog is poised to force groups th
California considers tighter lobbying rules as 2016 election nears
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. California's elections watchdog is poised to force groups that hire lobbyists to reveal more about hundreds of millions of dollars spent to sway state lawmakers on climate change, education and other issues. In 2015, spending on... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunctionPerhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the F
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunction
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 23 days ago
Perhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission is a disturbingly clear picture of just how useless the supposed watchdog agency is at deterring political corruption. Ravel is the former... Read more
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The Daily Review
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunctionPerhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the F
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunction
The Daily Review / Posted 23 days ago
Perhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission is a disturbingly clear picture of just how useless the supposed watchdog agency is at deterring political corruption. Ravel is the former... Read more
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The Mercury News
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunctionPerhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the F
Help Ravel end the FEC dysfunction
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
Perhaps the best legacy Ann Ravel can leave after a year as chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission is a disturbingly clear picture of just how useless the supposed watchdog agency is at deterring political corruption. Ravel is the former... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
Oakland Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agreeThe dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group
Amount of lobbying done in the shadows is growing, California ethics officials agree
The Fremont Argus / Posted 25 days ago
The dire warning arrived in a mailer to thousands of state voters from a group called the California Drivers Alliance. "Gasoline restrictions ... will hurt families in LA," the geographically targeted mailer warned, alerting the recipient that... Read more
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The Mercury News
FPPC should tighten disclosure rules for lobbyingThe state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes t
FPPC should tighten disclosure rules for lobbying
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
The state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes that would add greater transparency to California's disclosure rules for lobbying. But these are just tiny steps in a much-needed and long-overdue top-to-bottom revamping... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbyingThe state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes t
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbying
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 29 days ago
The state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes that would add greater transparency to California's disclosure rules for lobbying. But these are just tiny steps in a much-needed and long-overdue top-to-bottom revamping... Read more
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The Signal
Strickland faces allegations of 2010 campaign finance violationsThe California Fair Political Practices Commission has found “probable cause” t
Strickland faces allegations of 2010 campaign finance violations
The Signal / Posted a month ago
The California Fair Political Practices Commission has found “probable cause” that former Santa Clarita Valley legislator Tony Strickland committed campaign finance violations during his unsuccessful 2010 bid for state controller. Chief among those... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Tony Strickland could face more than $100,000 in FPPC finesFormer state senator Tony Strickland could face $110,000 in fines from the Cali
Tony Strickland could face more than $100,000 in FPPC fines
Ventura County Star / Posted a month ago
Former state senator Tony Strickland could face $110,000 in fines from the California Fair Political Practices Commission after the agency found probable cause that he helped disguise three campaign donors as the source of $65,000 in... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbyingThe state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes t
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbying
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted a month ago
The state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes that would add greater transparency to California's disclosure rules for lobbying. But these are just tiny steps in a much-needed and long-overdue top-to-bottom revamping... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbyingThe state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes t
FPPC should strengthen disclosure rules for lobbying
Inside Bay Area / Posted a month ago
The state Fair Political Practices Commission should embrace proposed changes that would add greater transparency to California's disclosure rules for lobbying. But these are just tiny steps in a much-needed and long-overdue top-to-bottom revamping... Read more
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Orange County Register
A state lobbying rule to catch up with the timesLobbyists in Sacramento talk about the “inside game” and the “outside game.” Th
A state lobbying rule to catch up with the times
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Lobbyists in Sacramento talk about the “inside game” and the “outside game.” The inside game is the one they play under the Capitol dome: testifying in committee hearings, meeting with legislative staff, nabbing lawmakers in the hallway on the way to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Bridge lane configurations change with the timesThe Golden Gate Bridge district is boldly changing the lane configuration on th
Bridge lane configurations change with the times
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
The Golden Gate Bridge district is boldly changing the lane configuration on the gate span during commute hours. The traffic delay implications for peak-period motorists are significant. The dilemma is that during rush hours the bridge is over... Read more
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Orange County Register
Two from O.C. among Congress' 'most effective'Orange County Reps. Ed Royce and Darrell Issa were among the five most effectiv
Two from O.C. among Congress' 'most effective'
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
Orange County Reps. Ed Royce and Darrell Issa were among the five most effective Republicans in the 2013-2014 session -- the most recent session completed -- according to a study published on the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog. The ranking is... Read more

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