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 Obama Orders a Review of Russian Meddling in the US Election"But How Much of it Will Be Public?
Mother Jones - Dec. 9, 1:40 pm
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 Water fight: Sen. Barbara Boxer takes to the Senate floor
Los Angeles Times/Top of the Ticket - Dec. 9, 10:38 am
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 Trump's Anti-Immigration Fans Are Furious at Him
The New Republic - Dec. 9, 10:29 am
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 Water fight: Sen. Barbara Boxer giving up on filibuster attempt
Los Angeles Times/Top of the Ticket - Dec. 9, 1:42 pm
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 Shutdown averted, Senate backs stop-gap spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners and promised a renewed fight for the ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Barack Obama, water
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 Voters chose transparency. But for the Legislature, interpretation is the issue

A dispute over the meaning of Proposition 54, the new voter-approved change to how fast bills can be approved by the Legislature, could end up in front of the California Supreme Court next year in a showdown between Democratic lawmakers and ... »Read

In this article: Assembly Republicans, Jerry Brown, Ken Cooley, Legislature, John Myers
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 Congress approves bill on Calif. drought, Flint water

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved a wide-ranging bill to authorize water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint, Michigan's drinking water and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, Barack Obama, water
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 Congress sends major California water policy to President Obama, despite Sen. Barbara Boxer's objections

Over Sen. Barbara Boxer’s objections, the Senate voted 78 to 21 Friday evening to pass sweeping water infrastructure legislation that changes how much water is pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, Bill Press, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, water
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 Massive turf rebate program plagued by poor planning and oversight, audit finds

The Metropolitan Water District’s massive $450-million turf rebate program — which helped thousands of Southern Californians rip out their lawns in favor of drought-tolerant landscaping — was plagued by poor planning and oversight by the ... »Read

In this article: Drought, Bob Muir, water
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 LAPD officers spread holiday cheer at Van Nuys elementary school

VAN NUYS >> Nearly 80 Los Angeles Police Department officers, several on horseback, answered the call to hand out toys at Hazeltine Elementary School Friday morning in Van Nuys.The LAPD's Metropolitan Division, G Platoon, visited the school's ... »Read

In this article: Paul Krekorian, Los Angeles Unified School District, Adrin Nazarian
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 California Republican Party Announces Selection of Kristin Olsen as Vice Chair

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the California Republican Party Board of Directors has selected Kristin Olsen as the California Republican Party Vice Chair. Olsen recently won a seat on the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors after leaving the ... »Read

In this article: James Brulte, California Republican Party, Kristin Olsen
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 Secret CIA report concludes Russia tried to help Trump win presidency

The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Adam Schiff
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 Boxer ends career with a filibuster over surprise rider in water bill

WASHINGTON — California Democrat Barbara Boxer capped her 24-year Senate career with a blistering filibuster Friday against what she called a “sneak attack” by her colleague Dianne Feinstein and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy against the ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, water
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 A water deal that's bad for California's environment

There is much for Southern Californians to like in departing U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s final bill  — to authorize federal water projects — including funding to restore the Los Angeles River and to pay for various water storage and ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Kamala Harris, Kevin McCarthy, water
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 California's venerable Field Poll closes its doors after seven decades of surveying voters

Essential Politics: California law enforcement's new rules on gathering racial data, Boxer gives up the water filibuster Dec. 9, 2016, 3:36 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what ... »Read

In this article: Mark DiCamillo, Field Poll, Kamala Harris, water
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 Obama orders full review of Russian hacking during the 2016 election

President Obama has ordered a full review of foreign-based digital attacks that U.S. intelligence agencies say were aimed at influencing this year’s presidential election, a top White House official said Friday. The disclosure came after ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, John McCain, Devin Nunes, Barack Obama
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 Pomona business to help Redlands packinghouse become foodie, art haven

REDLANDS >> Months after city officials announced the Redlands Packing Plant project, the sale of the Mutual Orange Distributors Packinghouse has been approved. »Read

In this article: Pat Gilbreath, Jon Harrison
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 Boxer and Feinstein face-off on Senate floor over California water

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer on Friday afternoon carried her fight against a California water bill as far as she could, vividly denouncing the measure negotiated by her long-time colleague, Sen. … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, water
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 Water fight: Sen. Barbara Boxer giving up on filibuster attempt

Essential Politics: California's ballots have all been counted, Democratic leader wants immigration 'safe zones' Dec. 9, 2016, 1:42 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, water
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 Obama Orders a Review of Russian Meddling in the US Election"But How Much of it Will Be Public?

President Barack Obama has added momentum to the call for an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. On Friday morning, Lisa Monaco, a top White House aide on homeland security, told a group of reporters that the president has ... »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell
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 Washington State Dairy Workers Challenge Their Exemption From Overtime Pay

The dairy industry runs 24/7, but federal law excludes its workers from overtime pay. A new class-action lawsuit in Washington state is the latest challenge to that law. »Read

In this article: 40 hour work week, meal and rest, minimum wage
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 California Water Bill Rewards Farmers, Screws Environment

A controversial bill that would override environmental rules to supply farmers with more water from California's ecologically sensitive Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta sailed through the House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill may come up ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, Jared Huffman, Kevin McCarthy, water
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 Obama Orders Review Of Election Hacking Allegations; Report Expected Before Trump Transition

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign »Read

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Adam Schiff, water
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 Kevin Johnson's legacy as Sacramento mayor

After eight years as mayor, Kevin Johnson leaves Sacramento in much better shape than he found it. On Tuesday, he hands off to Mayor-elect Darrell Steinberg a more confident city … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Kevin Johnson, Michelle Rhee, John Shirey, Darrell Steinberg, water
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 The Field Poll is shutting down - after 70 years of charting California's political highs and lows

The Field Poll, which for more than a half-century has been the gold standard for public opinion research, is ceasing operations Friday, leaving behind a fabled track record of accurately … Click to Continue » »Read

In this article: Xavier Becerra, California Target Book, Hillary Clinton, Mark DiCamillo, Field Poll, Kamala Harris, Allan Hoffenblum
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 Women and poverty an issue L.A. County can no longer ignore: Sheila Kuehl

For the last few years I've been listening closely to the ways in which people talk about poverty. I've heard experts and other knowledgeable people talk about poverty and the Great Recession, poverty and race, poverty and wage stagnation, poverty ... »Read

In this article: Family Leave, Sheila Kuehl, Hilda L. Solis
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 Water fight: Sen. Barbara Boxer takes to the Senate floor

Essential Politics: California's ballots have all been counted, Democratic leader wants immigration 'safe zones' Dec. 9, 2016, 10:38 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Kevin McCarthy, water
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 Trump's Anti-Immigration Fans Are Furious at Him

Donald Trump choice of Andrew Puzder, CEO of a fast-food conglomerate that includes the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., as labor secretary has alarmed many on the left, who note Puzder’s opposition to increasing the minimum wage and to expanding ... »Read

In this article: Mickey Kaus, minimum wage, Senate Republicans
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 Mountain lion advocacy group, Malibu rancher join forces to save alpacas

As the sun's morning rays beat down over her three-acre Malibu ranch Friday, Victoria Vaughn-Perling hauled out rolls of chain link fencing, split wire with bolt cutters, and connected steel poles together. »Read

In this article: Richard Bloom, Sheila Kuehl
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 Malibu rancher, wildlife advocates team up to protect alpacas from P-45

As the sun's morning rays beat down over her three-acre Malibu ranch Friday, Victoria Vaughn-Perling hauled out rolls of chain link fencing, split wire with bolt cutters, and helped volunteers connect steel poles. »Read

In this article: Richard Bloom, Sheila Kuehl
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 House Approves Water Bill with Controversial California Provisions

On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed a water projects bill that has split California Democrats and is worrying some environmentalists. The 360-61 vote pitted Senator Dianne Feinstein, who negotiated the California-focused items, ... »Read

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, PPIC, water
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