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  • Props to the printers -- with revisions

     
    The Nov. 2, 2010 ballot propositions have been sent to the printer to appear in the 2010 Voter Information Guide. Monday was the deadline to make changes to the propositions, and both supporters and opponents of Propositions 22, 23 and 25 took advantage...
  • Weekly remarks: Pat Toomey on Democratic spending; Obama on protecting Social Security

     
    GOP Senate candidate says the president's spending is beyond belief; Obama says Republicans will destroy Social Security if elected....
  • Bell to repay $2.9 million in property tax overcharges [Updated]

     
    The city of Bell will pay back $2.9 million in property tax overcharges uncovered by auditors from the state controller's office and take immediate steps to lower property taxes to the legally allowable rate, interim City Administrator Pedro Carrillo...
  • Bell residents ‘outraged’ by property tax overcharging

     
    Bell's interim City Manager Pedro Carrillo said the city plans to take "appropriate action" at a council meeting on Monday that could result in lower property taxes. Carrillo's statement comes in response to findings by state Controller John Chiang that.....
  • Lake School Board candidate didn’t disclose large property-tax debt

     
    Lake County School Board candidate JoAnn Jones and her husband owe about $180,000 in back property taxes. Jones, a teacher who’s seeking the seat from District 3 in Tuesday’s primary election, said in a financial-disclosure form she filed with th...
  • Bell city leaders approve reforms in wake of salary scandal

     
    After nearly nine hours, the Bell City Council voted early Tuesday to roll back property taxes, cede control of the next municipal election to L.A. County and cut copying fees for public records -- the latest concessions by leaders in......
  • The big flaw in Marco and Jeb’s education plan

     
         I am a well-known shill for Jeb Bush's education reforms because the proof of their success is in the data.      The genius of the reforms is that they have most benefited low-income, minority kids. This ino...
  • Magic have not talked with Nuggets about Carmelo, Otis Smith says

     
    Orlando Magic President of Basketball Operations Otis Smith said Tuesday afternoon that the Magic have not had talks with the Denver Nuggets about acquiring Carmelo Anthony....
  • California exhausts film tax credit funds for the year

     
    As New York celebrates the long-awaited renewal and expansion of its film tax credit program, California confronts a sobering reality: Its film tax credit money for the current year has run dry. The California Film Commission has allocated all of......
  • Low Gas Tax Could Cost Drivers More

     
    Amid budget cutbacks, the deterioration of America???s roads, bridges and highways has accelerated to an alarming degree. The kicker, however, is that by forsaking the notion of raising the gas tax, car owners may end up costing themselves more money........
  • Grayson blasts GOP opponents, asks for money

     
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson has always been dismissive of the Republican candidates hoping to take him on in Florida's 8th Congressional District. But he apparently thinks they're enough of a threat to ask supporters for more campaign contributions. Grayson...