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  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
  • Two victims in stable condition after Malibu hit-and-run

    Two pedestrians injured in a hit-and-run accident on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu were listed in stable condition Saturday, authorities said. A woman in her 50s and her 3-year-old grandson were crossing the highway and standing in the median at...
  • San Diego can't seem to shake Mayor Filner, a.k.a. Headlock Bob

    San Diego can't seem to shake Mayor Filner, a.k.a. Headlock Bob
    SAN DIEGO -- Mayor Bob Filner has put the entire city of San Diego in one of his trademark headlocks. Seven of nine City Council members, countless members of the local Democratic establishment, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and...
  • L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found

    L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it will now require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. Join reporter Jack Dolan at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss the change, which comes less than a week after...
  • Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy

    Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy
    Beginning tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. The change comes less than a week after The Times reported that a 32-year old policy has allowed...
  • Bob Filner may turn out to be Republicans' best friend

    Bob Filner may turn out to be Republicans' best friend
    SAN DIEGO — If you ever doubted the ability of a narcissist to wreak havoc, look no further than San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who practices his job as if it's Lucha Libre, not municipal governance. Turns out not all of this city's animals are...
  • Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up

    Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up
    SAN DIEGO – The City Council and Mayor Headlock are wrestling over who should pay to defend the mayor’s bad behavior in court. It’s crystal clear that the city’s failure to provide the mayor with compulsory sexual harassment...
  • Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her

    Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her
    SAN DIEGO -- A nurse alleged Tuesday that Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq. Filner promised to help the Marine with the Department of Veterans Affairs but then told the nurse that she...
  • Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000

    Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000
    The city of Santa Ana has hired away Phoenix's city manager and has agreed to a salary and benefits package of more than $500,000, making him one of the highest paid city employees in California. David CavazosĀ is a long-time Phoenix city employee who...
  • Gloria Allred is easy to criticize, but just wait 'til you need her

    Gloria Allred is easy to criticize, but just wait 'til you need her
    Gloria Allred is back in the news and -- not that she gives a flying fig — but the haters are out in force. They call her “ambulance chaser” and “publicity hound.” They snicker that if a sex scandal is in the air,...
  • Mayor Filner's attorneys say he can't get fair trial in San Diego

    Mayor Filner's attorneys say he can't get fair trial in San Diego
    In November, Bob Filner was elected mayor of San Diego by receiving 245,092 votes. Now his lawyers are concerned that the 70-year-old Democrat can't find 12 people to give him a fair trial on a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment. His lawyers want...