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John Chiang helped award millions in tax breaks to his developer donors

BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO ccadelago@sacbee.com AUGUST 13, 2017 12:01 AM California Treasurer John Chiang has helped award tens of millions in tax credits and bonds over the last decade to a handful of affordable housing developers who contributed to his political campaigns.


Two candidates for state superintendent raise nearly $2 million

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Sarah Favot for LA School Report | August 7, 2017 The election is 10 months away, but the two candidates for the state superintendent of schools have together raised nearly $2 million.


Will L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell lose his re-election bid

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Will L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell find himself ousted in next years election?


Former Congressional staffer caught taking bribes inside of Compton City Hall

A felon’s son was recently arrested for taking bribes inside of Compton City Hall.  Congresswoman Jahn Hahn abruptly closed her office and residents thought Michael Kimbrew transferred.  These events took place as the allegations against Kimbrew rippled through the Hub City starting in 2015.


Compton recall heats up

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Compton recall supporters have until August 15th to submit signatures to City Clerk Alita Godwin’s office.  The intended target is Councilwoman Janna Zurita who represents District 1.


USC Med School Dean leads secret drug fueled life, still on school payroll

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The LA Times is reporting on the alleged Marion Barry of USC.  Former Med School Dean Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito has been identified as an alleged drug using lover of prostitutes.  Although he stepped down as the dean of the world-renowned Keck School of Medicine, Puliafito is a central witness in a $185-million lawsuit in which the […]


Signature -gathering approved to repeal gas tax and vehicle registration fees

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By City News Service HUNTINGTON BEACH >> Backers of an initiative to repeal the recent gasoline tax and vehicle registration fee increase have received authorization to begin gathering signatures, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Tuesday.


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