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There is no evidence of improper conduct to justify a recall, embattled City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad argued in writing Monday. Atkins-Grad filed her formal response to the recall petition with the city. The short defense — required by...
Embattled Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad was formally served paperwork by the city Wednesday afternoon, which included a certified copy of the petition calling for her recall. She was asked to sign a receipt. Atkins-Grad was found not guilty of eight...
The Costa Mesa resident behind an effort to recall Mayor Jim Righeimer said Friday that he will not have enough signatures by the deadline to bring his petition to voters. Chris McEvoy needed 15% of the Costa Mesa electorate — or more than 9,000...
Sun StaffThe train derailment and fire in the heart of Baltimore’s downtown Wednesday alerted the public to an open secret among those in the know: Every day, by rail, by truck and by ship, hundreds of thousands of gallons of hazardous chemicals pass through the...
Valley 610Opponents of a proposed waste to energy plant slated for Allentown have hit a snag with their efforts to restrict emissions from the plant. The group -- led by Rich Fegley, owner of Brew Works -- has been collecting signatures in favor of a ballot...
Dozens of medical marijuana activists rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall last week, declaring war on an enemy. Their target was not the federal government, whose agents raided several local dispensaries in recent days, or neighborhood groups trying...
— Recall organizers said they are confident they have enough signatures to oust an embattled city commissioner from office. This is the second go-around for the Patte Atkins-Grad recall committee, which submitted a recall petition to the city clerk...
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They flooded Bell City Hall with requests for public records and packed a council meeting with an overflow crowd. They collected signatures demanding an audit of city officials' salaries and vowed to boot their handsomely paid politicians out of office....
A decades-long program that subsidizes trash and sewer bills for low-income seniors and disabled people is at risk of being cut after Burbank voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a special tax to continue its funding source. Roughly 1,900 out of...
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Dear Sen. Chris L. Smith: It was a long shot at best. Your attempt to tweak Florida's infamous Stand Your Ground law had about as much chance in the Florida Legislature as expanding Medicaid, imposing new taxes or paying teachers their true worth....
While most of us face uncertainty with the rollout of healthcare reform, some insurance companies in California have been feeling their oats lately. Here's how they're responding to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' warnings that their latest rate...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.For the second time in two days, a state regulator criticized Blue Shield of California for an "unreasonable" rate hike affecting tens of thousands of individual policyholders. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Thursday that the...
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