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  • Public Campaign Finance Good For Hartford

    Hartford voters can change city politics for generations on Tuesday, Election Day, by voting yes on the charter revision question seeking municipal public campaign financing. Adopting Question 2 — approved by the Charter Revision Commission and...
  • Municipal election qualifying begins Thursday

    Local mayor and commission elections are just around the corner for six Broward and two Palm Beach municipalities. In Broward, qualifying for the March 11 municipal elections begins at noon and ends Jan. 9 at noon for candidates in Hillsboro Beach,...
  • Two Pines commissioners re-elected unopposed

    Two Pines commissioners re-elected unopposed
    Two longtime Pembroke Pines commissioners will serve four more years in office after no one filed to run against them Thursday. Qualifying for the March 11 elections in Pembroke Pines and five other cities in Broward County ended Thursday at noon. The...
  • Dozens of ducks: nature or nuisance?

    Dozens of ducks: nature or nuisance?
    It was dusk when the two ducks started circling the quiet residential street of Cheryl Drive in Huntington Beach. They eyed Maria Cuellar's seed-strewn driveway before touching down for dinner. Soon, five more swooped down. Then 10. Twenty....
  • Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge

    Activists seek 11th-hour reprieve for 1927 bridge
    The order issued by city engineers was formal and clear: demolish the 76-year-old Figueroa-Riverside Street Bridge by early spring, clearing the way for completion of a new bridge across the Los Angeles River. The order came after the Los Angeles City...
  • Alex Johnson, aide to Ridley-Thomas, joins L.A. school board race

    Alex Johnson, aide to Ridley-Thomas, joins L.A. school board race
    A senior aide to an L.A. County supervisor has joined the race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education. Alex M. Johnson, 33, is the assistant senior deputy for education and public safety for Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. “I...
  • Fraim is running for Norfolk mayor -- again

    Norfolk Mayor Paul D. Fraim is seeking re-election -- again. Fraim has been mayor of Norfolk since 1994 -- a 20-year run. He was elected to the city council in 1986. “While we have accomplished a lot together, there is more to do,” he...
  • Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race

    Kennedy clan member Bobby Shriver entering L.A. county race
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver is officially running for Los Angeles County supervisor, emailing supporters Monday that he plans to announce his bid imminently. “In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles...
  • Officials discuss hopes for Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa public officials weighed in on the future of their city Tuesday night in a study session about the six "visioning statements" prepared thus far for the general plan. The state-mandated document, updated about once a decade, acts as a citywide...
  • Labor federation releases report backing a $15-an-hour minimum wage

    Labor federation releases report backing a $15-an-hour minimum wage
    Promoting its campaign to bring higher wages to Los Angeles workers, the county labor federation released a study Tuesday that says 810,864 Angelenos live with "poverty" wages of less than $15 an hour. Maria Elena Durazo, chief of the Los Angeles County...
  • Good for Fruitland Park residents who are fighting commission pensions

    A small miracle has occurred. Fruitland Park citizens are waking up. For unfathomable reasons, people who live in this lovely little hometown in the north end of Lake County haven't uttered a peep as their elected representatives have made...