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San Diego Cab Owners Line Up At City Hall To Oppose Open Taxi Market

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Why The Grocery Bag Bill Should Be Referred

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Study Finds Tripling Tobacco Tax Would Ignite Smuggling

"Russian & Armenian Organized Crime Groups from Sacramento & Southern California when the Tobacco Tax was increased I think 10 years ago, created a brand new and largely uncontrolled form of smuggling where Ryder or Uhaul Trucks were driven to Indian Reservations in Las Vegas and their is nothing that Ag Inspection in Barstow could do, there is nothing illegal in hauling Cigarettes as long as there is a bill of sale."

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 San Francisco placing bid to host 2024 Olympic Games
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 Hillary's 2016 Campaign is Ready, Hypothetically Speaking
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 NEW: Upbeat LAO report lacks key context: CalSTRS bailout cost
CalWatchdog - Nov. 21, 11:00 am
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 Los Angeles school district paying $139 million to settle abuse claims
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 Tuition hikes at the University of Compensation
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 Letters: Obamacare lawsuit selective, partisan

SANTA ANA, Thomas K. Tsotsis: Tom Campbell’s “Does Obamacare mean what it says, or what Congress meant?” [Opinion, Nov. 16] brings up the same red herring inherent in the lawsuit that, for entirely political reasons, the Supreme Court has ... »Read

In this article: Tom Campbell, minimum wage
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 Feinstein's sweeping water bill collapses at 11th hour

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s abrupt decision to yank a water bill she had spent more than four months negotiating came just as the California Democrat and Central Valley Republicans appeared on the brink of a deal. The surprise climax shocked ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Jared Huffman, Kevin McCarthy, George P. Miller, Devin Nunes, Mike Thompson, David G. Valadao, water
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 Supes all riled up about interim board president

Political insiders gathered in the Board of Supervisors chambers at City Hall on Tuesday to watch, as was alternately predicted, a “Game of Thrones”-like battle or a knife fight. The whole tiff was about schedules, vacations and who should be ... »Read

In this article: David Campos, David Chiu, Chris Daly, Chris Daly, Edwin M. Lee
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 L.A. will host Chinese, U.S. summit to launch carbon emissions cuts

Following up on last week's U.S.-China climate change agreement, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he would invite leaders of Chinese and American cities to a summit in Los Angeles next year to kick-start efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions in ... »Read

In this article: Joe Buscaino, Gil Cedillo, Eric Garcetti, greenhouse gas, Curren Price
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 Economist: Obama immigration action will boost pay

An economist at UC Davis who has advised the White House on immigration issues said Friday he predicts immigrants' salaries will rise because of President Obama's executive order. »Read

In this article: Monica Garcia, Tom McClintock, Yvonne Walker
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 Reactions mixed in Silicon Valley over executive order on immigration

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to immigrant students who are facing deportation or have parents who might be eligible for relief under President Barack Obama's new immigration order. »Read

In this article: Thomas Del Beccaro, Zoe Lofgren, Barack Obama
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 Expert: Obama immigration action will booth pay

An economist at UC Davis who has advised the White House on immigration issues said Friday he predicts immigrants' salaries will rise because of President Obama's executive order. »Read

In this article: Monica Garcia, Tom McClintock, Yvonne Walker
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 Senate Leader Begins New Term By Laying Off 39 Staffers

Citing budget conditions, the new leader of the state Senate has begun restructuring the chamber's administrative staff by laying off dozens of employees. »Read

In this article: Danny Alvarez, Danny Alvarez, Kevin De Leon, Greg Schmidt
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 NEW: CA GOP eyes special state Senate election

Aside from preventing Democrats from again nabbing two-thirds supermajorities in the California Legislature, the Nov. 4 national GOP electoral wave did little to change the political dynamic here. With two years to go before the 2016 elections, ... »Read

In this article: Susan Bonilla, Jerry Brown, Joan Buchanan, Mark DeSaulnier, Isadore Hall, Stephen T. Knight, Legislature, George P. Miller, James Spencer, Mimi Walters, Roderick Wright
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 S.B. Responds to President's Executive Order on Immigration

Reactions vary, but all agree Congress needs to take action. »Read

In this article: Lois Capps, William M. Robinson
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 NEW: Biggest solar farm eclipsed

Solar was supposed to be the key “renewable energy” powering California away from dirty old fossil fuels and into the Radiant Future. A 2011 law Gov. Jerry Brown signed mandated 33 percent renewable energy by 2020, now just a little over ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Energy Commission, renewable energy
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 Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday. ... »Read

In this article: Frederick Hill, Darrell Issa
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 Tuition hikes at the University of Compensation

Brown voted against the tuition raises because they violated a budget deal crafted in Sacramento that promised, in exchange for a tuition freeze, two annual 5 percent increases followed by two annual 4 percent increases to UC and CSU funding. ... »Read

In this article: Richard Blum, Jerry Brown, Dianne Feinstein, Get REAL, Legislature
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 Congress should give Obama the legal OK to fight Islamic State

To the editor: I agree with my colleague Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that Congress should pass legislation authorizing operations against Islamic State. We should repeal and replace the authorization Congress passed shortly after 9/11 and redefine ... »Read

In this article: Adam Schiff, Brad Sherman
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 Los Angeles school district paying $139 million to settle abuse claims

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay out $139 million in settlements a child abuse scandal at the Miramonte Elementary School, bringing nearer to a close the costly and lengthy case that led to changes in state law and ... »Read

In this article: Ramon C. Cortines, Los Angeles Unified School District
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 San Francisco placing bid to host 2024 Olympic Games

San Francisco is, once again, bidding to host the Olympics. »Read

In this article: John Avalos, Edwin M. Lee, Gavin Newsom
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 Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Matthew Dowd, Barack Obama, Joe Trippi
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 Hillary's 2016 Campaign is Ready, Hypothetically Speaking

Would-be surrogates tried to make the case for Hillary without admitting she's running »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Chris Lehane, minimum wage
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 New DCCC Chairman Rides on Air Force One

Four days after being named chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, New Mexico Rep. Ben Ray Luján was among several lawmakers who flew to Las Vegas Friday on Air Force One with President Barack Obama for an immigration ... »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi
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 Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay

Wal-Mart workers and their supporters plan to launch protests at stores across the country on Black Friday to push for higher wages and better working conditions for employees. »Read

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified School District, minimum wage
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 L.A. schools will pay victims of child abuse scandal $139 million

The L.A. Unified School District will pay out $139 million in settlements in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, bringing nearer to a close the costly and lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies, ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Ramon C. Cortines
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 L.A. schools will pay victims in child abuse scandal $139 million

The L.A. Unified School District will pay out $139 million in settlements in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, bringing nearer to a close the costly and lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies, ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Ramon C. Cortines
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 NEW: Federal drought bill dead in water until 2015

  Better and wetter luck next year, California. On Thursday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., put the kibosh on passing a federal water bill dealing with California’s drought during the lame-duck session. She wrote in a statement: “Over the ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes, David G. Valadao, water
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 NEW: Upbeat LAO report lacks key context: CalSTRS bailout cost

The Legislative Analyst’s Office released an analysis of state revenue this week that suggests the state won’t suffer when temporary tax hikes expire. This is from AP: SACRAMENTO — A steadily improving economy will buffer ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, CalSTRS, Legislature, Chris Reed, state budget, Mac Taylor
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 L.A. schools will pay victims $139 million in child abuse scandal

The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay out $139 million in settlements in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, bringing nearer to a close the costly and lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies, ... »Read

In this article: Jerry Brown, Ramon C. Cortines, Los Angeles Unified School District
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