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Day: November 19, 2022

City Council

George Syrop moves into second spot in City Council race | #citycouncil

HAYWARD — Julie Roche and George Syrop look set to secure the two open seats on Hayward City Council, with the bulk of the vote now counted. Syrop was a not a leader in the race going into this week, but he had steadily been reducing his deficit since Election Night and surged in front […]

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Mayor

Mayor’s message | Council races remain close – Santa Cruz Sentinel

The midterm election is behind us and true to form the race in Capitola is close and too early to call. As of this writing, Yvette Brooks has a comfortable lead with 25.9% of the vote, Alexander Pedersen is second with 18.75% of the vote, Joe Clarke is third with 18.67% of the vote. Only […]

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City Council

Woodland City Council adopts urgency ordinance prohibiting truck and trailer parking facilities – Daily Democrat | #citycouncil

The Woodland City Council adopted an urgency ordinance prohibiting the processing and approval of any and all truck and trailer service repair and overhaul parking facilities in the city’s industrial zone. “The city has been experiencing a significant increase in uses that provide for the parking, long-term storage, repair and overhaul of large trucks and […]

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Mayor

Mayor, city councilmembers sworn into office

San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson and councilmembers Saul Gonzales and Matthew Mendoza were sworn into office Thursday. The San Marcos City Council met to canvass the Nov. 8 election and swear-in elected members. Hughson was re-elected to a third term. She received  62.76% of the vote, winning the mayoral race with 11,101 votes to challenger […]

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California

Social media manipulation law still needed-revive the bill – The Ukiah Daily Journal

More than 200 bills died in the state Legislature two months ago, when the Senate and Assembly appropriations committees stashed them in a “suspense file” – but there’s actually no suspense involved. For now, those bills are dead, no matter how positive or how needed they may have been. Among the at least momentarily dead: […]

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Arkansas

Little Rock Nine members part of USS Arkansas submarine ceremony

Members of the Little Rock Nine were in Newport News, Va., on Saturday (Nov. 19) to participate in a keel authentication ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine USS Arkansas (SSN 800), the fifth U.S. Navy vessel to carry the Arkansas name. According to Huntington Ingalls Industries, the ship’s sponsors are the six women of the historic […]

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California

California’s 1st Native American state lawmaker Assemblyman James C. Ramos champions tribal causes

Four years ago, voters elected the first and only Native American from a California tribe to the state Legislature, Assemblyman James C. Ramos (D-Highland). Ramos is a lifelong resident of the San Manuel Indian Reservation and member of the Serrano/Cahuilla Tribe. It’s not unusual for him to begin a meeting or gathering with a traditional […]

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City Council

Major Naperville City Council changes coming with 2023 election | #citycouncil

A major reshuffling of the Naperville City Council is coming in 2023, with the mayor and three council members not seeking reelection in the spring. With the 2022 midterms over, attention is now focused on the April 4 consolidated elections during which residents will choose the people who have the most direct impact on their […]

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Mayor

Sheng Thao is Oakland’s next mayor, latest tally shows

City Councilwoman Sheng Thao, whose strong relationships with labor unions helped her earn support from progressives, has been elected Oakland’s next mayor after unofficial election results Friday saw her take the lead from Councilman Loren Taylor. Thao’s comeback was completed on Friday when nearly 23,000 more ballots were counted, giving the 37-year-old Oakland native and […]

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Alabama

Grading Alabama football in win over Austin Peay | #elections | #alabama

The same scrutiny used for this game isn’t the same as an SEC matchup. Such is the nature of facing an FCS opponent. Alabama football is held to a higher standard against an opponent that isn’t even ranked among FCS teams. The Crimson Tide didn’t dominate like expected against Austin Peay, but Alabama still beat […]

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