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  • Props to the printers -- with revisions

     
    The Nov. 2, 2010 ballot propositions have been sent to the printer to appear in the 2010 Voter Information Guide. Monday was the deadline to make changes to the propositions, and both supporters and opponents of Propositions 22, 23 and 25 took advantage...
  • In wake of Bell scandal, more cities come under the microscope

     
    In the wake of the scandal in the city of Bell, the finances of other small cities are coming under scrutiny. The latest city under the microscope is Huntington Park, which paid its city attorney more than $500,000 over the......
  • The law and a first DUI: What you need to know

     
    TRANSPORTATION ISSUE: In our world of mobile computing and omnipresent Internet connectivity, it was only a matter of time before drivers discovered they could tweet or post Facebook updates about camped-out police busting drivers for violations. Smart...
  • Zebras run loose on streets near Sacramento

     
    Residents of a Sacramento suburb were treated to an unexpected animal show Saturday evening when two zebras broke loose and ran down a busy street. "I looked up and said, 'There's a zebra,' " witness Adrian Reynolds told the Sacramento......
  • Mexican art show to open for free at Anaheim's Muzeo

     
    The early birds will get the freebies when Muzeo in Anaheim opens its next show, a touring exhibition of 130 works by Mexican artists and Americans who worked in Mexico. "Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art from......
  • L.A. County supervisors seek legislation to permit refunds for Bell taxpayers

     
    Reacting to the Bell city salary scandal, Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday said they were seeking state legislation to return $2.9 million in property tax overcharges to Bell property owners. Bell city officials illegally raised its property...
  • Bell leaders urge caution in meeting with state lawmakers

     
    Officials from the city of Bell were in Sacramento on Wednesday, meeting with state lawmakers about the ongoing investigations into the city's finances. Bell officials said they are backing a new measure that would allow property owners to receive nearly....
  • National Black Police Association supports California's marijuana legalization initiative

     
    Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization initiative, picked up the support Thursday of a national organization that represents African American police officers, as the campaign for legalization continues to try to build support in the black community...
  • California broadband projects pick up $205 million in federal funding

     
    Rural California will become a little more wired. California will receive over $205 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for seven projects aimed toward bringing fast broadband Internet access to rural and remote communities in the...
  • Board denies parole for Hillside Strangler

     
    Kenneth Bianchi, the Hillside Strangler who roamed the streets of northeast Los Angeles and Glendale with his cousin torturing and killing nine women in the late 1970s, has been denied parole. The decision was made by a panel in Sacramento,......
  • California Nurses Assn. files suit alleging discrimination against Filipinos at Bay Area hospital

     
    The California Nurses Assn. has filed a class-action lawsuit against Sacramento-based Sutter Health and the company’s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, alleging that hospital managers refused to hire Filipino nurses. On Thursday, union...
  • The Dry Garden: More drought ahead?

     
    We’ve been getting mixed messages about whether or not we need to conserve water. On one hand, we had a decent local rain year. Last week, the state Legislature pulled a water bond from the November ballot that would have driven statewide conservation.....