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Day: October 1, 2022

City Council

Benicia Chamber of Commerce hosting city council forum – Times-Herald | #citycouncil

The Benicia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community forum to learn more about the city council candidates on Monday. The forum will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Benicia Clock Tower. All five candidates are scheduled to appear. Question suggestions for Candidates can be emailed in advance to info@BeniciaChamber.com. The event […]

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Mayor

Mayor’s message | Inspection tradition continues – Santa Cruz Sentinel

I was an honored to participate in a long-standing Scotts Valley tradition recently, the Annual Scotts Valley Police Formal Inspection. This tradition began in 1978 and I’m thankful it has continued all these years later. Donna Lind The Annual Inspection is more than the fanfare of all police personnel standing at attention in formal uniform. […]

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California

Global shipping companies recognized for reducing speeds off California coast to protect blue whales and blue skies

by Blue Whales and Blue Skies MSC, Swire Shipping merit top “Whale Tail” award Shipping companies received awards for reducing speeds in the 2021 “Protecting Blue Whales & Blue Skies” program. Eighteen shipping companies participated, transiting at 10 knots or less in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Southern California region. The program’s Southern […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor gets flu shot, encourages others to get theirs

Flu shot clinics are being held throughout Arkansas. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and State Secretary of Health Rene Mallory got their shots during a free clinic Friday at the Bryant Community Center. Hutchinson said he has made sure to get his annual shots during each year while in office. “I want to make sure in this […]

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California

California governor takes back millions earmarked for raw sewage cleanup along border

SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — Earlier this month, California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have dramatically improved water quality in two problematic areas along the California-Mexico border. The bill included $50 million to clean up the New River, which runs from Baja California to the Salton Sea near Palm Springs and another […]

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City Council

Kingman City Council may appoint new member | Kingman Daily Miner | #citycouncil

KINGMAN – Kingman City Council could appoint a new councilmember at its upcoming meeting. With only a handful of meetings left until new members are sworn in, the council will decide during the Tuesday, Oct. 3 meeting at 5 p.m. in council chambers, 310 N. 4th St., whether to appoint a new member. The council […]

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Mayor

Editorial: Vote Marchand for mayor, Branning for District 1, Chiong for District 2 in Livermore | News

Livermore voters will be selecting two new City Council members and a new mayor come Nov. 8. Our recommendations for the next mayor is John Marchand and for the two open council seats, Evan Branning and Mel Chiong. The new council members will tackle a number of crucial projects and challenges over the course of […]

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Alabama

More female candidates — in both parties – Twin Cities | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Donald Trump’s upset victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016 inspired a surge in political activism among Democratic women. Six years later, that energy remains mostly intact — and has spread to the Republican Party as well. Beginning with the Women’s March in 2017, held on Trump’s first full day as president, the anti-Trump “resistance” movement […]

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California

Fast food giants pump millions into ‘Save Local Restaurants’ coalition fighting California wage law 

Big restaurant chains have seen California’s new fast food wage law and they want that order canceled.  The “Save Local Restaurants” coalition, which opposes the state’s FAST Recovery Act, said Friday it had raised more than $12 million, with Burger King, McDonald’s, and KFC owner Yum Brands among the contributors, according to the Wall Street […]

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Alabama

Joined by first Black woman on Supreme Court, justices to tackle affirmative action, voting rights | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court opens a historic term Monday by welcoming its first Black woman to the bench as it faces challenges to past liberal rulings on race, affirmative action and voting rights. At issue this year is a longstanding dispute over the role of race in the law. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson joins […]

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