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Henry Lozano, Who Engineered The Political Careers of Emerging Latino Leaders, Dies In The News
Henry Lozano, Who Engineered The Political Careers of Emerging Latino Leaders, Dies

Henry Lozano, who spent much of his career aiding, counseling and influencing Los Angeles Latino politics and politicians, has died at his home in Whittier, Calif. Lozano, who died Monday, was 85. No cause of death was given. As a... Read More

Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market Economy
Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market
2019-07-17 17:54:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - International investment in residential real estate in the United States plunged 36% in the past year as Chinese buyers fled the market, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The sobering analysis comes via the Realtors' annual survey... Read More

California Doesn’t Have Enough Doctors. To Recruit Them, It's Paying Off Med School Debt State News
California Doesn’t Have Enough Doctors. To Recruit Them, It's Paying Off Med School Debt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bryan Ruiz’s hands were still shaking an hour after he learned the $300,000 in medical school loans he took out to become a dentist were being wiped away by California taxpayers. A year out of medical school,... Read More

Southern California Earthquakes: ‘I Need to Start Making a Plan’ California
Southern California Earthquakes: ‘I Need to Start Making a Plan’

LOS ANGELES — The seismic one-two combo that hit Southern California last week left residents particularly unnerved because it robbed them of the single bit of solace that normally comes with a big quake: the sense that the worst is... Read More

San Francisco Becomes 1st Major US City to Ban E-Cigarettes California
San Francisco Becomes 1st Major US City to Ban E-Cigarettes
2019-06-27 19:56:27
by Elin Johnson

San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes Tuesday, a move some say will help curb underage use, but that others say will only make it harder for adults to purchase an alternative... Read More

Does This Vaccine Bill Go Too Far? Concerned Families Say They’ll Leave California If It Passes California
Does This Vaccine Bill Go Too Far? Concerned Families Say They’ll Leave California If It Passes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Orange County mom Michelle Sabino says her daughter experienced 16 seizures in two months after she was vaccinated for diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough when she was a baby. She’d never considered that vaccines could be dangerous.... Read More

Supreme Court Overturns 40-Year Precedent in Two-State Dispute Supreme Court
Supreme Court Overturns 40-Year Precedent in Two-State Dispute
2019-05-13 22:02:45
by Dan McCue

A divided U.S. Supreme Court Monday overturned a 40-year precedent, ruling one state cannot be sued in the courts of another without its consent. The decision ends a long-running tax dispute between California officials and a Nevada inventor named Gilbert... Read More

Toxic Water in California Prisons: Sickening Inmates and Costing Taxpayers Millions California
Toxic Water in California Prisons: Sickening Inmates and Costing Taxpayers Millions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An inmate’s death in Stockton from Legionnaires’ disease marks the third time in four years the rare form of pneumonia has struck California’s state prisons — and has laid bare a history of contamination and other problems... Read More

San Francisco Mayor Unveils 100 Percent Renewable Power Plan for City's Downtown Energy
San Francisco Mayor Unveils 100 Percent Renewable Power Plan for City's Downtown
2019-04-24 23:32:22
by Dan McCue

San Francisco could become the first city in the United States in which large commercial property owners use only renewable energy under a plan unveiled by Mayor London Breed earlier this week. She and city supervisors Vallie Brown and Ahsha... Read More

California Top Cop Becerra Won’t Quit ‘Essential’ War on Trump California
California Top Cop Becerra Won’t Quit ‘Essential’ War on Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — California, with its track record as the most litigious state against President Donald Trump’s agenda, still has plenty of momentum, according to its attorney general, who is digging in on everything from climate change to immigration. Xavier... Read More

California’s Emergency Alert System Has Been a Disaster. A Statewide Fix Is Planned California
California’s Emergency Alert System Has Been a Disaster. A Statewide Fix Is Planned

LOS ANGELES — In Mendocino County, emergency staffers waited for a supervisor to show up before they warned residents of a growing fire siege in 2017. In Santa Barbara County, officials hesitated to issue blanket evacuation orders before mudslides ripped... Read More

NewDeal Marks 8 Years of Championing Innovative Good Governance Political News
NewDeal Marks 8 Years of Championing Innovative Good Governance
2019-04-02 21:08:15
by Dan McCue

Eight years ago, the NewDEAL coalesced around a philosophy that forward-looking politics and economic development were not the opposing forces many on the political fringes had long argued they were. For those who may not be familiar with the group,... Read More

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