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  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
  • Irvine city leaders order O.C. Great Park audit, may issue subpoenas

    Irvine city leaders order O.C. Great Park audit, may issue subpoenas
    Civic leaders in Irvine have authorized the use of subpoenas to help auditors delve deeper into an investigation of the financial management of the Orange County Great Park. The City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to move forward with a forensic audit...
  • Greater Boca Raton Chamber presents election choices

    Greater Boca Raton Chamber presents election choices
    The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce revealed its endorsements this week, giving the thumbs-up to City Councilwoman Susan Haynie for mayor, political newcomer Craig Ehrnst for City Council Seat B and local businessman Robert Weinroth for City...
  • Politics in Hampton - Jan. 30, 2014

    I'm keeping a running tally of the May 6 election. Who is running, who isn't: Here are the people who have announced they will campaign for City Council Donnie Tuck, Hampton City Council (Facebook, Twitter) Will Moffett, Hampton City Council...
  • 818 Roundup: Manjra sentencing, Glendale pedestrian sting, possible rain on Thursday

    818 Roundup: Manjra sentencing, Glendale pedestrian sting, possible rain on Thursday
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. We're rounding up some of the top headlines in the region: - A 55-year-old Los Angeles man was sentenced Wednesday to serve 25 years to life in prison for the deaths of a Glendale woman whose...
  • Three qualify for House 44 seat special election, including two Republicans

    Three qualify for House 44 seat special election, including two Republicans
    It's official: former state Rep. Eric Eisnaugle will face former Orange County School Board Member Vicky Bell in a Republican primary March 11, and the winner will face Democrat Shaun Raja for the open Seat 44 in the Florida House of Representatives....
  • A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms

     A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms
    Good for incoming Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott for making it clear that he has no intention of being a "place-holder" pending the election of a new sheriff. There are 10 months from now to early December, when the next sheriff will take the...
  • Glendale special election slated for June

    A special election to replace outgoing Councilman Frank Quintero is set to take place on June 3 and be consolidated with a statewide primary election following a unanimous City Council vote this week. On the ballot may also be a tax measure proposed...
  • Republican leader pleads with flock to stop infighting

    Republican leader pleads with flock to stop infighting
    Original post | 8:40 p.m. Updated | 9:03 p.m. Broward Republican Chairman Tom Truex laid down the law Monday night: the internal party fighting has to stop. “These endless squabbles and endless arguments over trivial points, it’s going...
  • New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides

    New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides
    NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu strode into a battered city park in the troubled Central City neighborhood one recent Saturday, stopping to clap a boy on the shoulder and watch him twirl a basketball. Wearing jeans, sneakers and a New Orleans...
  • FDLE clears Groveland officials in less-than-satisfying report

    FDLE clears Groveland officials in less-than-satisfying report
    An investigation into elected officials in Groveland is over, and the State Attorney's Office has decided not to file charges against anyone, even though state agents concluded former Mayor James Gearhart lied in a sworn statement. Still, a lot of...