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Theodore Zimmermann - Los Angeles, California

Theodore Zimmermann - Los Angeles, California
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Deputy Editor Ted Zimmermann, a graduate of Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics, is an avid follower of politics and news both national and local. Ted is a seasoned paralegal. When he isn't writing he loves camping and spending time in the great outdoors so his Eagle Scout badge doesn't get rusty. Coding is his life. Ted can be reached at: ted at watchourcity.com
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Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Major Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19...

Mar 25, 2020 Governor Newsom announces financial institutions will provide relief for vast majority of Californians Californians economically impacted by COVID-19 may receive 90-day grace periods to make mortgage payments  Financial institutions agree not to negatively impact credit reports as a result of accepting payment relief SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that financial [...]
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Attorney Feuer: “Safer At Home” Emergency Order Will...

March 24, 2020 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer today assured strong enforcement of the City’s “Safer at Home” emergency order, which requires Angelenos to stay in their residences in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re all safer at home, and that’s not a suggestion — it is the law,” [...]
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Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order On State Prisons And Juvenile Facilities In Response To...

Mar 24, 2020 No new commitments to state prisons or juvenile facilities will be accepted for the next 30 days Order also directs videoconferencing of all scheduled parole suitability hearings starting next month SACRAMENTO — To reduce the risks of COVID-19 in correctional settings, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order directing the California [...]
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Reseda Man Arrested On Federal Charges Alleging Storage Unit Burglaries And Sale Of Stolen...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020           LOS ANGELES – A San Fernando Valley man has been arrested on federal charges alleging he and two other men broke into self-storage units in Los Angeles County, stole dozens of firearms, and sold at least some of the weapons to convicted felons. Rick Eric Herst, 34, a.k.a. “Loyal,” of [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

United States Attorney Shares Tips For Avoiding COVID-19 Scams

Monday, March 23, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Today, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott warned of several new fraud schemes seeking to exploit the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency often targeting vulnerable populations. Scammers have already devised numerous methods for defrauding people in connection with COVID-19. They are setting up websites, contacting people by phone and email, [...]
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Heavy Rainfall Breaks Records In Los Angeles County

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA- Los Angeles County had record rainfall over the weekend as a low-pressure system that originated in the Gulf of Alaska...
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California CVS Locations Waive Delivery Fees For Meds

CALIFORNIA — CVS Health announced earlier this month that beginning immediately, the drugstore chain will "waive charges for home delivery of prescription...
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Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration For State’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

Mar 22, 2020 SACRAMENTO – In a letter to President Donald Trump, Governor Gavin Newsom today requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to assist in California’s COVID-19 preparedness and emergency response efforts. The Major Disaster Declaration would include any and all individual assistance programs to assist those affected by the outbreak and lessen the economic impacts [...]
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U.S. Attorney’s Office Continues Its Critical Public Safety Functions And Urges Public To Report...

Friday, March 20, 2020 LOS ANGELES –The United States Attorney’s Office continues to fulfill its critical mission of protecting public safety during the current health emergency thanks to the tireless efforts of federal prosecutors and the brave work of our law enforcement partners. “Our primary goal is to maintain safety and security across the seven [...]
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Former Uber Self-Driving Car Executive Signs Agreement To Plead Guilty To Theft Of Trade...

Thursday, March 19, 2020 SAN JOSE - Anthony Scott Levandowski submitted documents today requesting that the court accept his plea of guilty to theft of trade secrets charges, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The documents include a request to William H. [...]
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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti: Los Angeles Will Open Thousands Of Temporary Shelter Beds For...

March 18, 2020Mayor partners with City Council to put $20 million in reserve funds into relief efforts — including emergency shelter and supplies — and activates Disaster Service Worker program for City employees. LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced this evening that L.A. will add thousands of emergency shelter beds to help get homeless [...]
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Governor Newsom Takes Emergency Actions & Authorizes $150 Million In Funding To Protect Homeless...

Mar 18, 2020 California is working across government to get homeless Californians – among the most vulnerable to spread of COVID-19 – safely into shelter & housing  Governor signed executive order granting local flexibility on spending and building shelters State purchased 1,309 trailers and leased first two hotels to provide emergency isolation units for homeless individuals  SACRAMENTO [...]
Money

Fundraiser Agrees To Plead Guilty To Federal Corruption Charge For Delivering Hundreds Of Thousands...

Thursday, March 19, 2020           LOS ANGELES – A political fundraiser has agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery offense for coordinating a $500,000 cash payment that was intended to secure the help of an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council in resolving a labor organization’s appeal of a major real estate [...]
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: ‘There Is No Plan To Lock Down LA,’

LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday "there is no plan to lock down this city," because of...
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Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order To Protect Renters And Homeowners During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 16, 2020 The Executive Order authorizes local governments to halt evictions, slows foreclosures, and protects against utility shut offs SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order that authorizes local governments to halt evictions for renters and homeowners, slows foreclosures, and protects against utility shutoffs for Californians affected by COVID-19. The Executive Order [...]
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San Francisco Mayor Breed Announces Plan To Provide Paid Sick Leave For Workers Impacted...

Monday, March 16, 2020 $10 million Workers and Families First program will grant private sector workers impacted by COVID-19 pandemic an additional week of paid sick leave San Francisco, CA – Today, Mayor London N. Breed announced a Workers and Families First Program to provide paid sick leave to private sector workers who have been [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti Issues Temporary Restrictions To Help Slow Spread Of Novel Coronavirus,...

March 15, 2020 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti tonight issued an emergency order to strengthen the City’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), placing temporary restrictions on restaurants, bars, and other establishments in the City of Los Angeles. The order includes temporary closure of bars and nightclubs that do not serve food, movie theaters and entertainment [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

March 13, 2020: Fraud Alert: Fraudsters Scam The Public Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Printable Version (English) Printable Version (Spanish) The growing coronavirus pandemic has people looking online for prevention tips. But beware of scammers who are posting fake information about treatments and local outbreaks. The Federal Trade Commission has warned that fraudsters are creating websites to sell fake remedies. The scams also include using phony emails, text messages [...]
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Two San Gabriel Valley Residents Arrested In Marriage Fraud Scheme

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Federal Authorities Also Arrest Two Other Defendants Who Allegedly Paid Tens of Thousands of Dollars for Sham ‘Green Card’ Marriages          LOS ANGELES – As part of a multistate investigation, two San Gabriel Valley residents were arrested this morning on federal charges that allege they orchestrated a scheme in which Chinese nationals [...]
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Governor Newsom Issues New Executive Order Further Enhancing State And Local Government’s Ability To...

Published: Mar 12, 2020 Directs Californians to follow public health directives including canceling large gatherings more than 250 people Order removes waiting period for unemployment and disability insurance for Californians who lose work as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak Readies state to commandeer hotels & medical facilities to isolate & treat COVID-19 patients Allows [...]
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Rodeo Resident Charged In Alleged Bank Robbery In Oakland

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Bank Robber Allegedly Wore “Chewbacca” Mask and Carried a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence OAKLAND – A federal complaint charges Jose Miguel Rodriguez Montano with committing bank robbery and using, carrying, and possessing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney [...]
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Los Angeles Police Department To Hold DUI Checkpoints And DUI Saturation Patrols NA20022ti

News Release Thursday, March 12, 2020 Los Angeles Police Department to hold DUI Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols NA20022ti What: DUI Saturation Patrol When: Friday, March 13, 2020, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Where: Southwest Area _________________________________________ What: DUI & Driver's License Checkpoint When: Friday, March 13, 2020, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Where: Vermont [...]
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Associates Of San Francisco Western Addition “CDP” Gang Convicted Of RICO Conspiracy And Accessory

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO – Earlier today, a federal grand jury convicted Barry Gilton, a/k/a “Prell,” of participating in a racketeering conspiracy, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.  The jury further found Gilton’s codefendant, Lupe Mercado, guilty of being [...]
In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch. Two decades ago, President Bill Clinton delivered his State of the Union address before a nation transfixed by his impeachment. He didn’t use the I-word once. President Donald Trump is far from the first president to deliver a State of the Union address in a time of turmoil. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump To Address Nation Live At 6:00 P.M. About Coronavirus; Watch It Here

President Trump will be addressing the nation live at 6 P.M. concerning the Coronavirus. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1237841878889840642
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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti Announces Millions In New Investments For L.A. Parks

March 9, 2020Over $19 million in state funding will help refurbish two parks, create two more in underserved neighborhoodsLOS ANGELES — Mayor Garcetti today announced $19.2 million in state funding to improve two existing City parks and create two new ones in underserved neighborhoods.“Parks are the heart of our city, because they are where people [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Outrageous Claim: Coronavirus Cases COULD Reach 64,000 In Washington State By May, Governor Says

Washington state COVID-19 cases could reach 64,000 by May if health officials and the public aren’t able to contain the outbreak now,...

Coronavirus ‘Worse Than A Bomb’ On Italy, US Outbreak Not Comparable; Says Doctor Coordinating...

Giacomo Grasselli - a senior Italian government health official who is coordinating the network of intensive care units in Lombardy - explains...
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First Partner Leads California Volunteers Commission, Governor Newsom Announces Additional Appointments

Mar 09, 2020 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom will serve as Honorary Chair of the California Volunteers Commission. The California Volunteers Commission supports California Volunteers, which is tasked with uniting Californians in service and empowering them to take action in their communities. “California Volunteers is at the forefront [...]
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San Francisco Increases COVID-19 Protections For Homeless Residents And People Living In Single Room...

Monday, March 09, 2020 A $5 million emergency fund and new Public Health Order will support people living in shelters, single-room occupancy hotels, and permanent supportive housing. San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed, Supervisor Aaron Peskin, and the Department of Public Health today announced $5 million in new investments, as well as a [...]
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Mexican National Who Ran Stash House And Laundered Money For Group Linked To Sinaloa...

Monday, March 9, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A Mexican National who was charged in the first major narcotics trafficking indictment resulting from an investigation by the Los Angeles Strike Force was sentenced today to 63 months in federal prison for his role in an international narcotics network that transported 21 pounds of pure methamphetamine across [...]
Different children's toys with a soft bear, cars, a plane, a train and a designer. Concept gifts, happy child - Photographer: Marco Verch Professional Photographer and Speaker

No Gender Allowed: California Assembly Bill Would Fine Retailers For Displaying Toys And Clothing...

Retail stores with more than 500 employees could soon be required by law to display clothing for girls mixed with clothing for...
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Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 3.5.20

Mar 05, 2020 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Sara Murillo, 59, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of administration for the California Complete Count – Census 2020. Murillo has served as assistant director of administration at the California Complete Count – Census 2020 since 2018. She was a fiscal officer at [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

California Coronavirus Update: 4 More Cases Confirmed In Los Angeles County

One day after a state of emergency was declared in Los Angeles County as six new cases of novel coronavirus were reported,...
Department of Justice

Department Of Justice Charges Unprecedented Number Of Elder Fraud Defendants Nationwide And Launches Hotline

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Attorney General William P. Barr, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, and Chief Postal Inspector Gary R. Barksdale today announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.  This year, prosecutors charged more than 400 defendants, far surpassing the 260 defendants charged in cases as part of last year’s sweep.  [...]
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Governor Newsom Declares State Of Emergency To Help State Prepare For Broader Spread Of...

Mar 04, 2020Emergency proclamation builds on work already underway across state government to protect public health and safetyProclamation includes increased protections against price gouging, offers more assistance to local governments and allows health care workers to come from out of stateAll levels of state government are being deployed to tackle this evolving situation SACRAMENTO – [...]
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Listen to CDC Conference Call Today on Coronavirus (COVID-19) – What Clinicians Need To...

During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn what they can do to prepare for COVID-19 including identifying persons under investigation, applying infection...
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San Mateo Doctor Charged With Unlawful Distribution Of Opioids And Health Care Fraud

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO – A federal grand jury indicted Timothy Mulligan for the unlawful distribution of opioids, including fentanyl, outside the scope of professional practice and health care fraud, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Daniel C. Comeaux. According to the indictment, [...]
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Glendale Man Who Schemed To Impersonate Dentists To Swindle Banks Out Of $2.1 Million...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020           LOS ANGELES – A Glendale man who defrauded banks out of $2.1 million by conspiring to steal the identities of at least 11 dentists, opening sham dentist offices, and filing fraudulent claims to banks that offer lines of credit to dentists – was sentenced today to 37 months in federal [...]
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Los Angeles Police Department To Hold DUI Checkpoints And DUI Saturation Patrols NA20020ti March...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 What: DUI & Driver's License Checkpoint When: Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Where: La Brea Avenue at Coliseum Street Los Angeles, California _________________________________________ What: DUI & Driver's License Checkpoint When: Friday, March 6, 2020, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Where: Florence Avenue at Main Street Los Angeles, [...]

Proposition 13 Defeated

Many Californians today are cheering as the largest school facility bond in state history is on the track for a resounding defeat....
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Los Angeles: 6 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed, State Of Emergency

Appearing at a morning news conference attended by L.A. Department of Public Health officials, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County...
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Los Angeles County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

To See LA County Election Results… 1) In the first pull down menu select the current "03/03/2020...
In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

San Francisco County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Sacramento County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

San Bernardino County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Riverside County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

San Diego County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Orange County Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Sacramento County and City Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

Sacramento County Results: Check back regularly for updates on the Sacramento County and...
In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

San Francisco City Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

= San Francisco City Election Results can be found here:https://sfelections.sfgov.org/march-3-2020-election-results-summary
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City of San Francisco Takes Action Following Emergency Declaration To Prepare For Novel Coronavirus

March02,2020 City leaders provide update on new local testing efforts, expanded staffing deployments, and efforts to protect the most vulnerable populations and prepare for possibility of community spread of the virus San Francisco, CA – Today, Mayor London N. Breed and San Francisco Public Health and Emergency officials announced new plans to protect public health [...]
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Governor Newsom Releases 2019 Judicial Appointment Data

Mar 02, 2020 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today released judicial applicant and appointee data from his first year in office. The Governor appointed 16 judges in 2019 from a pool of 461 applicants. Sixty nine percent of the Governor’s judicial appointments were women, including Justice Teri L. Jackson, the first African-American woman justice in the history [...]
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San Diego Firm Pleads Guilty To Hazardous Waste Violations

Monday, March 2, 2020 SAN DIEGO – Curtis Technology, Inc., a San Diego firm that makes specialized coatings, pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday, admitting that the company illegally transported hazardous waste from its facility without a manifest.  In pleading guilty, Curtis Technology admitted that it conducted metal finishing operations at its location on Sorrento [...]
In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Huntington Park Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

South Gate City Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Bell City Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

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In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018, file photo, "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Los Angeles City Election Results – March 3, 2020 Super Tuesday

To See LA City Election Results… 1) In the first pull down menu select the current ...
In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Wendy Kerley gives Ethan Getman, 15, a shot of the flu vaccine at the Cordova Shot Nurse clinic in Memphis, Tenn. A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest flu seasons for children in a decade. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian via AP, File)

Flu Report In California: Flu Vaccine Less Than Half Effective

Over the week ending Feb. 22, 64 people died from the flu in California, and thousands more have endured the aches and...
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Leader Of Mendota MS-13 Gang Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking And Assault With A...

Friday, February 28, 2020 FRESNO, Calif. —Denis Barrera-Palma, 25, of Mendota, pleaded guilty today to assault with a deadly weapon in aid of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. Barrera-Palma was the leader in Mendota of La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13), [...]
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California State Awards $8.5 Million For San Francisco Waterfront Park In India Basin

State Awards $8.5 Million for Waterfront Park in India Basin Project will transform a vacant industrial lot in the Southeastern neighborhood into the City’s newest park Thursday,February27,2020, San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today announced that funding from a voter-approved bond measure to create new parks and recreation opportunities in underserved communities will [...]
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Bakersfield Attorney Indicted For Scheme To Defraud Her Clients

Thursday, February 27, 2020 FRESNO, Calif. — On Feb. 20, a federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment against Heather Christiansen Stanley, 47, of Bakersfield, charging her with five counts of wire fraud, two counts of mail fraud, and one count of attempt to evade and defeat assessment of a tax, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott [...]
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Westfield Unveils Updated Plan For New Warner Center 2035 Development: Promenade Stadium Shrinks

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield released a revamped plan Friday, Feb. 21. for its sprawling Warner Center development in Woodland Hills with a stadium smaller than originally...
Houses

Housing Prices Go Higher: Los Angeles Is Now The Least Affordable Housing Market In...

For the past two years, the least affordable housing market has been San Francisco, with a median home price of $908,750.
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Pay To Stay Sober: New California Bill To Pay Meth Users To Not Get...

A new California bill would offer financial rewards to meth users who stay sober. SB-888 was introduced this week by...
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Two Los Angeles Pharmacy Owners Sentenced For Multimillion-Dollar Scheme That Billed Medicare, Cigna $11.8...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Two owners and operators of a Los Angeles pharmacy were both sentenced today to 144 months in prison for their roles in a health care fraud scheme where Medicare and CIGNA were billed more than $11.8 million in fraudulent claims for prescription drugs. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the [...]
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Fry’s Electronics Closes Two Southern California Locations

Fry's Electronics is closing two more of its stores in the Southern California area. Announced on it's Facebook page,...
Cracks are seen in the street next to Trona Community Church after a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake broke, triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicenter in Trona, California

3.7- Magnitude Earthquake Hits North Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – A preliminary 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit the North Bay on Wednesday. The quake hit about 3.5 miles...
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Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 2.25.20

Feb 25, 2020, SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Elizabeth Morris, 72, of San Diego, has been reappointed to the California Housing Partnership Corporation, where she has served since 2013. Morris has been principal at E.M. Advisors since 2008. She was president and chief executive officer at the San Diego Housing Commission from [...]
Boxdotcom

Box.com Ordered to Pay Fines and Fees for Automatic Renewal Violations

February 25, 2020: Box.com Ordered to Pay Fines and Fees for Automatic Renewal Violations The cloud-storage provider, Box.com has been ordered to pay $274,000 in penalties, costs, and restitution in a civil law enforcement case alleging customers were automatically charged for ongoing subscriptions without their express consent, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced [...]
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Jackpot: State Audit Reveals California Lottery Shortchanged Schools By $69 Million

An audit of the California Lottery has found that the agency has shortchanged schools in the state by millions of dollars over...
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Los Angeles Urologist Sentenced To Nearly Six Years In Prison For Fraudulent Billings Of...

Monday, February 24, 2020           LOS ANGELES – A urologist was sentenced today to 71 months in federal prison for submitting fraudulent billings totaling more than $700,000 to Medicare for medically unnecessary and nonexistent treatments, sometimes billing for purported patient visits miles apart and occurring at the exact same time. Mark Wilfred Tamarin, 65, of [...]
From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

How To Watch The 2020 Democratic Debate Tonight In South Carolina

Seven Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for Tuesday's debate in Charleston, South Carolina, hosted by CBS News. It's the last opportunity candidates will have to...
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Westwood Rumor: Can Stan’s Corner Donut Stand Withstand Possible Rent Increase?

Individuals in Westwood Village are buzzing about possible new owners of the real estate under Stan's Corner Donut Stand and if the...
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Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies To Work For In US: 22 CA Companies Listed

CALIFORNIA — The business magazine Fortune, in partnership with analytics firm Great Place to Work, has released its annual list of the...
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Woodland Hills To Be Drenched By Cold And Fast Moving Storm

LOS ANGELES, CA — A cold, fast-moving storm is expected to blow through Los Angeles Friday, leaving showers and snow in its...
Hotel

What Are The Best Hotels In California? – U.S. News Report Rankings

Evaluating more than 30,000 hotels worldwide, U.S. News compiled the 10th annual Best Hotels list to help travelers find their ideal hotel, regardless of...
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Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Felony Domestic Battery

February 20, 2020, SANTA ANA, Calif. – A 28-year-old Orange County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded not guilty today to attacking his girlfriend after a birthday celebration in January. Kyle Edward Pickard, of Rancho Santa Margarita, is charged with one felony count of domestic battery with corporal injury, one felony count of making criminal threats, and one [...]
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Santa Monica Man Arrested On Federal Charges of Staging Cyberattacks On Computer System Of...

Friday, February 21, 2020, LOS ANGELES – FBI agents this morning arrested a Santa Monica man on federal charges stemming from a series of distributed denial-of-service – or DDoS – attacks on a website for a candidate who was campaigning for a California congressional seat.           Arthur Jan Dam, 32, was taken into custody this morning [...]
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FPPC Unveils New Way For Public To View Cases And Complaints

February 20, 2020The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), California’s governmental ethics and campaign disclosure agency, is expanding transparency by providing the public...
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U.S. Attorney’s Office To Monitor Los Angeles County Vote Centers For Compliance With Americans...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Attorney’s Office will deploy personnel to monitor Los Angeles County vote centers for their compliance with federal accessibility law for people with physical disabilities during the February 22-to-March 3 election period. The monitoring is part of the Justice Department’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Voting Initiative, which [...]
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Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 2.19.20

Feb 19, 2020, SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Laura E. Kent-Monning, 39, of Oakland, has been appointed to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. Kent-Monning has been founding attorney at LKM Legal since 2016. Kent-Monning was an attorney at HaleyNelson and Heilbrun from 2012 to 2016 and at Van Der Hout Immigration [...]
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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti Announces Largest Single Order Of Electric Buses In America

Beginning in March, LADOT will receive the first of 155 electric buses set to arrive over the next two years February 20, 2020, LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has placed the largest single order for electric buses in U.S. history. “The clean transportation revolution [...]
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San Gabriel Valley Man Agrees To Plead Guilty To Conspiracy And Tax Evasion Charges...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, LOS ANGELES – A Bradbury man has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges that he falsely promised profits to more than 70,000 victim investors worldwide in a scheme where a multinational company issued a sham digital currency purportedly asset-backed by billions of dollars’ worth of amber and other precious [...]
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. , speaking at a campaign event at The Black Box Theater, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Indianola, Iowa. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Today’s Democratic Presidential Debate In Nevada at 9 p.m. ET, Watch DNC Livestream...

The Next DNC Primary debate will be today, February 19th in Nevada as frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders squares off against Billionaire newcomer...
A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

California’s Newest Financial Venture In China: CalPERS Public Employee Pension Fund Invested In Blacklisted...

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IND) sent California Governor Gavin Newsom a letter this week (below) calling for the investigation of the Chief Investment...
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Former Alstom Executives And Marubeni Executive Charged By FBI Los Angeles Branch With Bribing...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Two former executives of the Indonesian subsidiary of the French power and transportation company Alstom S.A. and a former executive of the Japanese trading company Marubeni Corporation have been charged in a superseding indictment unsealed today for their alleged participation in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials in [...]
USS Tulsa (LCS 16) Commissions in San Francisco - Photographer: Naval Surface Warriors

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Calls For Proposals For Congestion Pricing, Sunday & Weekend...

  Letter to SFTMA Board of Directors urges new proposals to address challenges around congestion and sustainability and to improve San Francisco’s transportation system Tuesday, February18, 2020, San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today sent a letter to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors, urging them to address the [...]
TJ Cox, Official Portrait,

Oops: According To New IRS Lien; California Democrat Congressman Owes $145,000 In Unpaid Income...

Rep. TJ Cox (D) owes nearly $145,000 in unpaid federal income tax, according to a new lien the Internal Revenue Service placed...
Prison Jail Cell - Photographer: Jobs For Felons Hub

Prison Shake-Up: California Moving 700 Death Row Inmates From San Quentin To Other Prisons...

More than 700 inmates on California's death row in San Quentin will soon have the opportunity to transfer to eight other prisons in...
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Hospital in San Diego

Among America’s Best In 2020: 48 California Hospitals Made The Cut

The health care information company Healthgrades recently released its latest rankings of the best hospitals in the United States. In California, 48...
In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, Wendy Kerley gives Ethan Getman, 15, a shot of the flu vaccine at the Cordova Shot Nurse clinic in Memphis, Tenn. A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest flu seasons for children in a decade. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian via AP, File)

Worst Flu Season In A Decade For California Children

LOS ANGELES, CA — This winter's flu season is on track to be one of the worst in more than a decade,...
A selection of iPhones are displayed an Apple store Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in suburban Boston. Apple reports financial earns on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

CA Supreme Court: Apple Must Pay Store Workers During Bag Searches

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously in San Francisco Thursday that Apple Inc. workers must be paid...
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First Wave of Travel Trailers Delivered To South Los Angeles As Part Of Emergency...

Feb 13, 2020, SACRAMENTO — Continuing the state’s emergency response to the homelessness crisis, Caltrans today delivered 10 travel trailers to a site in South Los Angeles to provide temporary housing for families experiencing homelessness. The deployment of travel trailers is part of the state’s comprehensive response to the crisis through a combination of new accountability measures, unprecedented proposed [...]
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Sacramento Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Of A Child And Sex Trafficking By Force,...

Thursday, February 13, 2020, SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After a six-day trial, Jaquorey Rashawn Carter, 24, of Sacramento, was found guilty today of sex trafficking of a child, and sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. “The defendant targeted vulnerable young women and underage girls to work as prostitutes for him [...]
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Former Labor Union President Convicted Conspiracy, Embezzling Union Health Plan Funds And Lying To...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 LOS ANGELES – The former president of a Colton-based labor union has been found guilty by a jury of 14 felony charges for stealing nearly $800,000 from the union’s health plan fund, which he used to pay for personal expenses including legal bills and a car loan for his son’s Ford [...]
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California Police Violate 2016 Law: Have Been Illegally Sharing License Plate Reader Data

Some of California’s largest police departments have been collecting millions of images of drivers’ license plates and sharing them with entities around...
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Los Angeles Among Worst Places In U.S. To Raise Children, Report Finds

The Child Opportunity Index (COI), designed by Brandeis University in Massachusetts, measures 29 neighborhood conditions including proximity to early care and education, high...
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Inland Empire Man Convicted Of Federal Criminal Charges For Making Threats Against Congressional Staffers...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A San Bernardino County man has been found guilty by a jury of federal criminal charges that he made harassing telephone calls to government offices and threatened to injure congressional staffers and an intern who answered the calls. Robert Eric Stahlnecker, 48, of Twentynine Palms, was found guilty [...]
USS Tulsa (LCS 16) Commissions in San Francisco - Photographer: Naval Surface Warriors

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Announces Rich Hillis As New Planning Director

  Hillis will bring decades of experience and a focus on streamlining housing approvals to the San Francisco Planning Department February12,2020, San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed today announced Rich Hillis has been appointed as Director of the San Francisco Planning Department. Hillis is the Executive Director of the Fort Mason Center for [...]

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