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News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Film, Sacramento

Garcetti In Sacramento To Seek Support For Expanding Film Tax Credit Program

Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 9:40 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be in Sacramento today to seek support for the expansion of a film tax credit program and funding for city projects.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Sacramento, Politics, California Assembly, Legislation

Hit-And-Run Bill Gains Support Of City Council

Posted Jun. 27, 2014, 12:00 am

Assembly Bill 1532 (AB 1532) would create a penalty for a driver who strikes a person and flees the scene without stopping, even if the person struck is not injured.

State Senator Ted W. Lieu.

News, California, Santa Monica, Sacramento, Politics, Spying, Ted Lieu, State Senate

Senate Bill Seeks To Prohibit Cooperation In Mass Spying By Feds

Posted May. 19, 2014, 8:09 pm

The State Senate passed on May 19 bipartisan legislation that would ban the state from supporting or assisting the federal government in unconstitutional spying and data dragnets on Californian citizens and their information.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, Editorial, California, Santa Monica, Government, Sacramento, Pensions

Brown, GOP Give Dems Tough Pension Choices

Posted Apr. 29, 2012, 2:16 am

Do the Democrats who dominate the state Legislature side with a governor of their own party or do they go the way of their colleague Republicans, w...

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Santa Monica, Energy, Sacramento, Utilities, Op

Why Consumers Won't Get Much Of Dynergy's Millions

Posted Apr. 21, 2012, 2:45 am

There was applause from environmentalists when Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Public Utilities Commission late last month accepted a $120 million s...

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