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The Signal
California lawmakers propose $3 billion November parks bondneeds are in terms of parks. The assessment, which is ongoing, was launched by
California lawmakers propose $3 billion November parks bond
The Signal / Posted yesterday
needs are in terms of parks. The assessment, which is ongoing, was launched by Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Mark Ridley-Thomas after voters in 2014 rejected a ballot measure that would have continued paying for park maintenance and... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
A new LA County transportation half-cent sales tax just cleared a big hurdlein November remains to be seen. “We offer not perfection, we simply promote pr
A new LA County transportation half-cent sales tax just cleared a big hurdle
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
in November remains to be seen. “We offer not perfection, we simply promote progress,” said Metro board chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who said Metro will need votes from throughout the county. The measure, under the state’s rules for new taxes,... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Metro Seeks Half-Cent Sales Tax Hikean amendment that earmarks funding for a bus rapid transit project in the San F
Metro Seeks Half-Cent Sales Tax Hike
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted yesterday
an amendment that earmarks funding for a bus rapid transit project in the San Fernando Valley. Metro board director Mark Ridley-Thomas said that the transportation plan funded by the proposed tax hike and extension would be potentially... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
State Sen. Kevin de Leon calls for hearing into schedule for Metro’s $120 billion list of projectsmeeting the transportation needs of the residents throughout the County,” de Le
State Sen. Kevin de Leon calls for hearing into schedule for Metro’s $120 billion list of projects
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
meeting the transportation needs of the residents throughout the County,” de Leon wrote in a letter dated June 26 to Mark Ridley-Thomas, chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO), and CEO Phil Washington. The... Read more
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The Signal
Antonovich: State of emergency funding must support mental health and drug abuse treatmentIn response to a motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl that
Antonovich: State of emergency funding must support mental health and drug abuse treatment
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
In response to a motion by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl that will send a five-signature letter to the California State Legislature urging Governor Brown to declare a state of emergency to fund homelessness services, Supervisor... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Zimmerman verdict protesters attack TV reporter, storm Wal-Martposture toward protesters beginning Tuesday. "This will not be allowed to conti
Zimmerman verdict protesters attack TV reporter, storm Wal-Mart
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
posture toward protesters beginning Tuesday. "This will not be allowed to continue," he said. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who represents South Los Angeles on the county Board of Supervisors, condemned the violence, which he said,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Wilshire Closes Weekends for Purple Line Extensiontransit services along Wilshire Boulevard -- one of our region's most congested
Wilshire Closes Weekends for Purple Line Extension
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
transit services along Wilshire Boulevard -- one of our region's most congested corridors,'' said county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the chairman of the Metro board. "We have planned this operation to be as least invasive as possible, and we... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Election Results In the State of CaliforniaRodgers (D) 19,982 0.4% Loretta Sanchez (D) 943,002 18.5% Steve Stokes (D) 10
Election Results In the State of California
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 16 days ago
Rodgers (D) 19,982 0.4% Loretta Sanchez (D) 943,002 18.5% Steve Stokes (D) 105,568 2.1% Greg Conlon (R) 160,164 3.1% Thomas Del Beccaro (R) 213,946 4.2% Von Hougo (R) 41,832 0.8% Don Krampe (R) 49,572 1.0% Jerry Laws (R) 38,281 0.8% Tom... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Hahn, Napolitano Headed for Possible November Run-Offon the Board of Supervisors when Antonovich and Knabe term out at the end of th
Hahn, Napolitano Headed for Possible November Run-Off
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
on the Board of Supervisors when Antonovich and Knabe term out at the end of the year -- Supervisors Sheila Kuehl, Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda Solis -- would also like to see Hahn join the board. All three 4th District candidates have focused... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Full Election Results From The Los Angeles County Registrar RecorderSenator 27th District 42/315 (13.3%) Henry Stern (D) 8,107 23.7% J Kamenir-R
Full Election Results From The Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 17 days ago
Senator 27th District 42/315 (13.3%) Henry Stern (D) 8,107 23.7% J Kamenir-Reznik (D) 9,150 26.7% George C Thomas (D) 780 Shawn Bayliss (D) 2,100 Steve Fazio (R) 12,211 35.7% David Pollock (D) 1,867 State Senator 29th... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Barger Takes Lead in Race to Replace Antonovichthe board's politics. Of the board's three liberal members, Kuehl and Hilda Sol
Barger Takes Lead in Race to Replace Antonovich
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
the board's politics. Of the board's three liberal members, Kuehl and Hilda Solis aren't up for re-election yet and Mark Ridley-Thomas is running unopposed. Five of the eight candidates are registered Republicans, while Kahlon, Malone and Park... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Crowded Field in LA County Supervisors RaceOf the board's three liberal members, Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis
Crowded Field in LA County Supervisors Race
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
Of the board's three liberal members, Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis aren't up for re-election yet and Mark Ridley-Thomas is running unopposed. Five of the eight candidates are registered Republicans, while Kahlon, Malone and Park... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Emergency room doctors need more flexibilityCalifornia Hospital Association – is collaborating on a legislative solution.
Emergency room doctors need more flexibility
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
California Hospital Association – is collaborating on a legislative solution. Assembly Bill 1300 by Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, D-Los Angeles, would give ER doctors the authority to determine whether a 72-hour hold is needed – or whether... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Rep. Ted Lieu, Ridley-Thomas and Senator Ben Allen Statement On Ucla Campus Shootingthose who have been affected and look for ways to help prevent violence at our
Rep. Ted Lieu, Ridley-Thomas and Senator Ben Allen Statement On Ucla Campus Shooting
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
those who have been affected and look for ways to help prevent violence at our schools and universities.” Assembly member Ridley-Thomas and Senator Ben Allen comments: Assembly member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-Westwood) and Senator Ben Allen (D-... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
District Divideby longtime Supervisor Don Knabe, women would dominate the board by a four-to-o
District Divide
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
by longtime Supervisor Don Knabe, women would dominate the board by a four-to-one margin. Second District Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is running unopposed for a third and final term, and Supervisors Hilda Solis of the First District and Sheila... Read more

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