Day: July 11, 2024

Alaska

Now six clubs: Capital City Republican Women endorse Nick Begich for Congress | #alaska | #politics

Nick Begich III Six out of the seven Republican women’s clubs in Alaska have endorsed Republican Nick Begich for Congress. The latest club to do so is Capital City Republican Women, which announced the endorsement on Wednesday. Capital City Republican Women was organized in Juneau in Territorial Days to promote an informed electorate and support […]

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California

California city attorney nearly cited Target over retail theft reports

The entrance to a Target in Cupertino, California, is pictured. (Getty Images) The Sacramento City Attorney’s Office reportedly almost issued a public nuisance citation to a Target location over the last year due to repeated calls to police about retail thefts. As first reported by The Sacramento Bee, a person who knew about the warning […]

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City Council

Loretta Smith Is Running for City Council Seat in East Portland | #citycouncil

Loretta Smith, a former Multnomah County Commissioner, on Thursday announced that she’s running for the Portland City Council in District 1, which covers all of Portland east of Interstate-205. Smith’s announcement comes after months of speculation that she would attempt to re-enter politics in Portland. She last held office in 2018 when she sat on […]

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Mayor

Men spotted lurking outside Los Angeles mayor’s mansion – NBC Los Angeles

Two men were spotted in the bushes just outside Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass’ official residence, the Getty House, in Windsor Square Tuesday night, less than three months after a man was arrested for burglarizing the home while Bass and members of her family were unguarded and sleeping inside, several law enforcement sources told NBC […]

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California

California State Fair To Allow Sale And Consumption Of Cannabis For First Time

“This is my plea to you, please create a wildfire action plan that addresses escape routes, meeting points, animal arrangements, and a communications plan with your family,” Cal Fire Director Joe Tyler said Wednesday in an update on the state’s emergency plans. “Listen to the guidance of law enforcement and our firefighters for evacuation warnings […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas abortion amendment supporters challenge Secretary of State’s rejection • Arkansas Advocate

Supporters of a proposed Arkansas amendment to create a limited right to abortion sent a letter to Secretary of State John Thurston on Thursday, claiming he unlawfully rejected the signatures to put the measure on the November ballot on Wednesday. Arkansans for Limited Government submitted 101,525 signatures from registered voters Friday in support of the […]

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California

California awards nearly $20 million in grants to tribes to support Missing and Murdered Indigenous Person investigations

Some of the work funded by these grants includes:  The Pit River Tribe will develop MMIP projects to include culturally-based support and resources for family members whose loved one is missing, through their Tribal Victim Witness department,  The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians will establish a small home village for the unhoused, providing a safe […]

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California

California Refiners See Margins Shrink Despite Capacity Decline

Oil refiners in California saw lower-than-average margins in the past few months in an unusual twist where lower operating capacity did not automatically lead to higher margins. According to new data from the Energy Information Administration, the shrinkage in refining capacity did not lead to fatter profits because refiners increased the existing capacity’s utilization rate. California has […]

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City Council

Sales tax revenue steady, Bee Cave City Council told | #citycouncil

The preliminary revenue budget for Bee Cave’s 2024-25 fiscal year showed a steady sales tax revenue from the past three years, representing a stable economy, according to a report given to the City Council on Tuesday.  The revenue budget is not finalized and is constantly changing as numbers for the end of the current fiscal […]

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Mayor

‘I’ll take the money,’ Girard, Ohio mayor Mark Zuppo welcomes marijuana dispensary

GIRARD, Ohio (WKBN) – There’s a good chance that within the next few months, a dispensary selling marijuana for recreational use will be opening along Route 422 in Girard. Mayor Mark Zuppo is welcoming it. “Every time I read or hear about a community that’s passing moratoriums against them, it makes me smile. I’ll take […]

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