California

Google to stop showing links to California news reports

Google has thrown down the gauntlet in its battle with California lawmakers and news publishers over compensation for content. The Mountain View internet-search and digital-advertising giant will stop showing links to news stories produced by California media outlets, as it fights a state bill that would make the company and others pay fees to news […]

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City Council

City Council to discuss FY2024-25 budget at April 15 workshop | #citycouncil

The City Council will build on study sessions that began last month and formally initiate discussion of the FY2024-2025 City budget on Monday, April 15 at a special workshop before their regularly scheduled meeting. City Council Budget WorkshopMonday, April 15, 4:30 p.m – 6 p.m.City of Piedmont Emergency Operations Center, 403 Highland Avenue At the […]

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Mayor

Activists deliver petitions to recall Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago – NBC 6 South Florida

An effort to recall the Coral Gables mayor took one major step Friday. Resident Maria Cruz, along with attorney David Winker, walked inside City Hall and delivered a box filled with petitions. “Coral Gables is the city I love and I can not stand to see what he’s done here,” Cruz said of Mayor Vince […]

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California

At 90, Willie Brown Reflects on His Rise to Top of California Politics

The name Willie Brown is synonymous with power politics in California. He became the first Black Speaker of the State Assembly in 1980 and held the job for a record 14 years, often with help from Republicans. After term limits forced him to leave the legislature, he ran for mayor of San Francisco, serving 8 […]

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California

Google begins removing California news from search in response to Journalism Preservation Act

Tech giant Google announced Friday that it will begin experimenting with removing links to California news websites on its search platform, in response to an Assembly bill that would require the company to pay for journalism content that it links to. The move was a major preemptive escalation in opposition to the bill, which has […]

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California

Will In-N-Out increases prices in face of California minimum age law?

In-N-Out President Lynsi Snyder has vowed to protect prices at the West Coast’s favorite burger chain. In a new TODAY interview, Snyder told NBC’s TODAY that the private company won’t see drastic price increases in California after the state’s new minimum wage law. The Fast Act went into effect on April 1 offering fast food […]

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City Council

Livermore City Council To Consider Approving Annual Action Plan | #citycouncil

LIVERMORE, CA — The Livermore City Council will consider approving the FY 2024-25 Action Plan, which identifies all funding sources the city will use to meet the priorities established in its Five-Year Consolidated Plan covering fiscal years 2020-24. The 2024-25 Action Plan includes a Section 108 guaranteed loan of up to $1.2 million to demolish […]

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Mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Bass to deliver State of the City address on Monday – Daily News

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, who will deliver her second State of the City address on Monday, April 15, 2024, is shown in this April 17, 2023 file photo during last year’s State of the City address at L.A. City Hall. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass is […]

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California

Google to Stop Linking to California News Sites for Some Users

(Bloomberg) — Alphabet Inc.’s Google will temporarily remove links to California news sites for an unspecified number of users in the state as it studies the impact of proposed legislation that would force the company to pay for serving up such content. Most Read from Bloomberg Jaffer Zaidi, Google’s vice president of global news partnerships, […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas AG claims purchasing laws do not apply to governor, days before release of lectern audit • Arkansas Advocate

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin released an opinion Wednesday, at Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ request, declaring that certain executive branch officials such as the governor are not subject to certain laws that regulate purchases by government entities. Sanders’ request and Griffin’s response came just days before lawmakers are expected to release the results of Arkansas […]

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