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  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs Amazon sales tax collection law

     
    Saying it would save existing jobs and create new ones, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law legislation to require Amazon.com and many other out-of-state Internet retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases by California customers. The new law will...
  • Excerpts from Barack Obama's speeches

     
    The rhetorical evolution from a hoper to a fighter... (Getty Images) From Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's 2004 speech to the Democratic convention: Even as we speak, there are those who are preparing to divide us, the spin masters and negative......
  • Or. Comm. Edwards flips: Primary no good for biz-tax cut vote

     
    Orange County Commissioner Ted Edwards has had a change of heart about holding a tax break referendum on Florida's presidential primary ballot. Republicans are in a heated primary contest, while Democrats are resigned to stay with President Obama. So...
  • San Diego judge orders nine pot dispensaries to close

     
    A San Diego judge Wednesday ordered nine medical marijuana dispensaries to shut down, ruling that the operations violate city zoning laws. Superior Court Judge Ronald Prager granted a request by San Diego City Atty. Jan Goldsmith to order the closures.......
  • Appeals court upholds Hialeah slots ruling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A three-member appeals court upheld a lower court ruling allowing slots at Hialeah Racetrack and permitting the Legislature to expand gambling instead of requiring voters to approve all expansions. “The Legislature has broad...
  • PPP: Hardly anyone loves Bill Nelson – but hardly anyone hates him either

     
    PPP, the North Carolina robo-polling firm, just came out with another U.S. Senate poll that shows — like several PPP surveys that preceded it — that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson continues to fly under the public-opinions radar. Not a lot of people...
  • Your votes are in: The 20 greatest L.A. sports figures of all time

     
    It started out as the 10 greatest L.A. sports figures of all time, but after getting 1,712 ballots, we are expanding it to the top 20. It is quite the eclectic group, a nice mix of announcers, coaches, athletes and......
  • Orange Mayor Jacobs’ online poll: When to hold tax break vote

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has been catching grief for putting a tax break referendum on the presidential primary ballot, since it's mostly going to get Republicans weighing in, and could tilt the final vote. So now she's asking for folks to...
  • Surprise! Orange Mayor Jacobs’ in-house poll: Most back her plan

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs rolled out an Internet poll Monday to gauge if it was a good idea to put a tax break referendum on the Jan. 31 presidential primary ballot — even though more Republicans would likely turn out. The other option would...
  • Orange keeps tax break referendum on GOP-leaning primary ballot

     
    Orange County Commissioners this morning rejected an effort to move a business tax-break referendum off of the Jan. 31 presidential primary ballot due to concerns that the major race that day would draw out mostly Republican voters. Instead, county...
  • L.A.-area Tunisians vote in their country's elections

     
    Los Angeles-area Tunisians are thrilled to vote in their country's elections, the first since the ouster of the country's strongman in an uprising early this year....