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  • L.A. County health director outlined planned department merger in memo

    L.A. County health director outlined planned department merger in memo
    Los Angeles County officials Thursday released a previously withheld "confidential" memo that outlined a proposal by the director of Health Services to consolidate two other health-related agencies under his department. County supervisors voted...
  • Howard County assessing security after two die at Merriweather concert

    Howard County assessing security after two die at Merriweather concert
    Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend. The deaths of...
  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs
    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo

    El Sentinel gana premios en periodismo
    El trabajo de los periodistas Aurelio Moreno, Lillian Mayor y Yvonne Valdez de El Sentinel fueron reconocidos, una vez más, por la Sociedad de Editores de Florida (Florida Society of News Editors, FSNE), al ganar cuatro premios de periodismo en el...
  • Judge chides Dr. Snipes for inaction in primary

    Broward Circuit Court Judge John J. Murphy III chided elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes in a ruling in the write-in candidate case, saying she was not in compliance with a court order to open the primary to voters of all parties. "... Nothing...
  • Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates

    Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates
    With the August primary right around the corner, it’s time to revisit the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November. Lisa Kohner Aronson, the mayor of Coconut Creek, has become the top money-raiser for District...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Menifee councilman accused of using his position for financial gain

    Menifee councilman accused of using his position for financial gain
    Riverside prosecutors said a Menifee councilman was arrested and charged Thursday on suspicion of having a conflict of interest, using his position for financial gain and not having a license for an event venue he owns. Thomas Fuhrman was arrested at a...
  • Broward Inspector General faults Margate CRA for misconduct

    The city's redevelopment agency "intentionally" kept millions of taxpayer dollars that were supposed to be used for redevelopment projects over several years, according to a finding released Tuesday by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. The...
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  • Do you trust the government to protect Americans from Ebola?