First Vallejo, then Stockton, then Mammoth Lakes, and now San Bernardino and soon possibly Compton. As Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach told Bloomberg News, the bankruptcy dominoes are starting to fall. As Steven Greenhut reports,...Show More Summary
To his surprise and dismay, Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has been replaced with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Metrolink board of directors, where Najarian had served for six years.
Cal Coast News.com, the website that the late journalist and professor George Ramos was leading when he died last year, says that a San Luis Obispo County supervisor is pressuring advertisers and sources to shun the site.
Fairfax County Supervisor John W. Foust cast the lone vote against filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week — but not because he thought the county wasn’t justified in taking legal action against the federal government. Read full article >>
By Steven Greenhut, Watchdog.org First Vallejo, then Stockton, then Mammoth Lakes and now San Bernardino. As Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach toldBloomberg News, the bankruptcy dominoes are starting to fall. One California city...Show More Summary
All that heavy construction along the Sepulveda Pass is driving lots of people to the edge of madness, and one angry commuter fired off an e-mail Tuesday night to Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.
The Southern Poverty Law Center demanded Wednesday that a conservative nonprofit organization led by Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene A. Delgaudio (R-Sterling) immediately stop using a same-sex couple’s private engagement photo as part of anti-gay campaign literature. Read full article >>
L.A. County supervisors unanimously approve Sheryl Spiller as head of the Department of Public Social Services. The social services agency serves over 2 million low-income county residents daily and distributes $3 billion in annual benefits.
Orange County supervisors didn't take any action against the chief executive officer in a closed-session meeting held Friday afternoon. In a memo dated a day earlier, board Chairman John Moorlach requested a closed session to evaluate and discuss the performance...
A onetime personal assistant to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Friday that he is jumping into next year's mayoral campaign. While Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky and businessman Rick Caruso continue to stay...Show More Summary
Click here to view the full photogallery. Great news for Downtown's Civic Center--the long awaited and highly anticipated Grand Avenue Civic Center Park will begin opening in just a month. According to County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's website, politicians and stakeholders...
After months of discussion and one 30-day extension of Loudoun County’s deadline to opt in to phase two development of Metro’s Silver Line, three Loudoun County supervisors are now pushing for an additional deadline extension — to December 1. Read full article >>
Jeff Gerard has some serious gumption. The California man last month appeared at a meeting of the Sutter County Supervisors to blast board members for their past anti-gay politics, including supporting Proposition 8 and pressuring a county clerk to stop...
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A coalition of affordable housing and smart-growth advocates has fired back at a Fairfax County supervisor who says subsidized housing in Tysons Corner will cost about $500 million. The group accused Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield)...Show More Summary
The move by the newest Prince William County Supervisor, Peter Candland (R-Gainesville), to end the use of “discretionary funds” by supervisors was unanimously approved Tuesday, but not before some seemingly unrelated amendments were tacked on and passed in almost the blink of an eye. Read full article >>
L.A. County supervisors voted unanimously to rescind their earlier predecessors’ support of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
In an easy victory, former state Assemblyman Todd Spitzer won a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisor in Tuesday's election, reclaiming an office he had previously held. Spitzer, who ran against Villa Park Councilwoman Deborah Pauly, garnered an...
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday requested its auditor investigate fiscal and governance problems at the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. Five supervisors, including Chairman Sharon S. Bulova, called for Auditor of the Board Michael B. Show More Summary
Last week, the Clay and Pinellas County Supervisors of Elections’ offices told ThinkProgress that they had already removed names from the voter rolls on the basis of not responding within 30 days to letters demanding proof of citizenship. But after the Justice Department demanded Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) end his extensive purge of registered [...]