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  • Ron Kaye: The political system only serves itself

    Drive down any main street and it is hard not to notice all the empty shops, the “Going Out Of Business” and “For Lease” signs, the proliferation of 99-cent and dollar stores. Book stores and record shops have largely disappeared....
  • Gatto says frustration led to his comments

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said Friday he regrets comments he made earlier in the week equating state Controller John Chiang’s decision to freeze lawmakers’ pay during the ongoing budget stalemate to creating a “Banana...
  • Troubled Montebello comes under federal scrutiny

    Troubled Montebello comes under federal scrutiny
    Federal prosecutors and the FBI have launched an investigation into potential misuse of funds and fraud involving federal housing money in the troubled city of Montebello, adding to the growing list of agencies looking into the city's stewardship of...
  • Liu introduces bill to help cities collect on debts

    Liu introduces bill to help cities collect on debts
    Sen. Carol Liu (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) introduced legislation Thursday she contends that, had been in place during fiscal year 2010-11, would have resulted in about $3.5 million in additional funds for local governments in California. The bill,...
  • Mansoor proposal targets budget approval process

    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) introduced a state constitutional amendment this week that requires a nonpartisan oversight committee certify the state's proposed budget is balanced before lawmakers get paid. "This amendment ensures that voters'...
  • Woodbury University hosts panel on developing leadership skills

    Leadership was in the spotlight Saturday during a conference at Woodbury University in Burbank that looked at the traits and qualities of great leaders. One of those characteristics: They don't seek the limelight. “They shun the attention of...
  • Commentary: State's high tax burden thwarts recovery

    State Controller John Chiang continues to uphold the California Great Seal motto, "Eureka, I have found it!" But what Chiang is finding as controller is that California's economy, as measured by tax revenues, is still tanking. State tax collections for...
  • The controller vs. the Legislature [The conversation]

     
    The Legislature’s math didn’t add up for state Controller John Chiang, who announced he will withhold lawmaker’s pay until they approve a budget he deems balanced. Despite voter support for the provision in Proposition 25 that allows...
  • FBI is investigating Montebello's finances

     
    Federal prosecutors and the FBI have launched an investigation into potential misuse of funds and fraud involving federal housing money in Montebello, adding to the growing list of agencies looking into the city’s stewardship of public dollars....
  • Montebello officials lash back at state controller's financial audit

     
    Montebello financial crisis: City officials blast findings of state controller's audit of city funds....
  • Montebello councilwoman says City Hall is trying to silence her

     
    Dismayed by one council member's repeated whistle-blowing about the embattled city, Montebello City Council members on Wednesday are slated to discuss a host of rules on how council members communicate and use city letterhead. The move comes after some...