Archive for August, 2016

Effort to add members to Southern California air quality board fails

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Lawmakers say goodbye to their termed out colleagues on the final day in Sacramento

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California workers won’t be getting double pay for Thanksgiving day duty

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Bill to advance California’s high-speed rail project is sent to Gov. Brown

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An overhaul of California’s taxi regulations passes the Legislature

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Lawmakers and Capitol staff, tired as long and final day dragged on, took to Twitter

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Bill to ban behind-the-scenes communications with coastal commissioners is defeated in the Assembly

A bill to ban behind-the-scenes communications at the California Coastal Commission went down to defeat in the Assembly on Wednesday night after facing strong opposition from labor, business groups and development interests.

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The clock is ticking towards midnight in the Assembly

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A $3.5 billion statewide parks bond will not go forward this year

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Separated from the myths, Sam Cunningham’s story remains an inspiration

Several years after Sam “Bam” Cunningham helped an integrated USC football team whup an all-white Alabama team in 1970, Cunningham traveled to Montgomery, Ala., for a golf tournament. The locals wanted to talk about the game.

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