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  • Newport candidate is accepting bitcoin donations

    When Newport Beach City Council candidate Michael Glenn thinks of freedom, that includes the freedom to choose how to donate, be it with dollars, pesos or bitcoin. Glenn claims to be the first local politician to accept campaign donations in the...
  • Man guilty of first-degree murder for stabbing Burbank man 32 times

    A San Gabriel man was found guilty of first-degree murder for the death of a 47-year-old Burbank man who was found with 32 stab wounds on his neighbor's porch. The jury reached its verdict Thursday after a four-week trial and three days of...
  • For the Record

    Bitcoin donations: In the Dec. 20 story "Politico accepts help in bitcoin," Newport Beach City Council candidate Joe Stapleton's first name was incorrectly identified as Patrick.
  • Wall Street delivers a credit-rating boost to L.A. County finances

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors got a holiday present this week from an occasionally Scrooge-like institution on Wall Street. Rating agency Standard & Poor's on Thursday raised the county's long-term credit rating from AA to AA+, its highest...
  • Mega Millions: Second jackpot winner likely getting 'ducks in a row'

    The owner of this week's second winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket, purchased in San Jose, had yet to come forward Friday, and that's understandable, a lottery spokesman said. “Someone’s about to present you with a check for $173.8...
  • Third body in year's span found at mixed-waste plant in Industry

    Third body in year's span found at mixed-waste plant in Industry
    An autopsy is pending for a homeless woman who was found dead earlier this week on a conveyor belt at a mixed-waste processing plant in the city of Industry -- the third body to be discovered at the facility within a year. Kesha Rena Williams, 45, was...
  • Bitcoin donations welcome, Newport Beach City Council candidate says

    When Newport Beach City Council candidate Michael Glenn thinks of freedom, that includes the freedom to choose how to donate -- be it with dollar, peso or bitcoin. Glenn claims to be the first local politician to accept campaign donations in the...
  • Pearson ready to lead the city again

    Pearson ready to lead the city again
    Elizabeth Pearson didn't want to run for a third term on the Laguna Beach City Council in 2010 but she had a greater purpose in mind. She wanted to see the Village Entrance project move closer to fruition, as the development was one of her primary...
  • L.A. tightens qualifications for voting in neighborhood council races

    The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to tighten the rules for who can vote in neighborhood council elections after complaints that an overly broad definition of community stakeholder had allowed outsiders to manipulate results. Previously,...
  • Common Cause calls on Brown, Craig campaigns to forgo fundraising during session

    Common Cause calls on Brown, Craig campaigns to forgo fundraising during session
    A government watchdog group called on two gubernatorial campaigns to voluntarily forgo fundraising during the upcoming General Assembly session to comply with the spirit of Maryland ethics laws. Both campaigns promptly declined. The exchange Thursday...
  • Pawlowski was one of 10 called by VP Joe Biden on election night

     
    Recently re-elected Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski may have felt like one of the chosen few when he received a congratulatory call from Vice President Joe Biden on election night, but, according to a story published yesterday by NPR, he’s not the only...