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A special committee charged with independently examining the proposed sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds called for an audit, additional review of the failed deal and greater overall transparency. Among the Fair Sale Review Committee's nine principal...
Assemblyman and former Costa Mesa mayor Allan Mansoor gained more endorsements Thursday in his bid for reelection to the 74th Assembly District. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. Political Action Committee, Lincoln Club of Orange County and California...
The California Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating phone calls reportedly made by former State Sen. Dick Ackerman to state legislators on behalf of the Orange County Fair Board in the days when the Orange County Fairgrounds was being...
COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fair Board did not violate any open meeting laws or have any conflicts of interest when it looked into the purchase and/or sale of the fairgrounds, the Orange County district attorney's office concluded in a report...
Tags: Justice System, Employers, Dave Ellis, State Budgets, Lawyers
PolitiCalRepublican activist Linda Ackerman has been appointed California chair of Maggie's List. The organization supports fiscally conservative female candidates for federal office....
L.A. NOW[Updated 11:55 a.m.: The date of the special primary election to replace 72nd District Assemblyman Mike Duvall will be Nov. 17, with a runoff Jan. 12 if no candidate wins a majority in the primary. The governor's office issued a......
L.A. NOWThe top attorney for the county of Orange is urging an investigation of the local fair board, saying its hiring of a lobbyist and law firm to influence the sale of the Orange County fairgrounds by the state may have......
L.A. NOW[Update: Orange County Supervisor Chris Norby has handily won the race to succeed disgraced former Assemblyman Mike Duvall, according to final election returns. ] Norby, 60, a Republican, had been heavily favored over Democrat John MacMurray, 63, and...
L.A. NOWOrange County Supervisor Chris Norby won the race to succeed disgraced former legislator Mike Duvall, capturing 62.9% of the vote, election returns showed this morning. Norby, 60, a Republican, had been heavily favored over Democrat John MacMurray, 63,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterReturning to policies he advanced without success early in his tenure, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called Tuesday for state government to permanently rein in spending and vowed not to raise taxes next year -- even as he prepared a budget that would...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHe has prided himself on thinking big, and used his larger-than-life persona to advocate grand visions for California's future. But as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger begins his fifth year at the helm of the state, he is hemmed in by the past, staring at a...
Tags: Don Perata, Regional Authority, Pete Wilson, Sacramento, Laws
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSACRAMENTO -- Saying spending is poised to grow more than 50% faster than revenues, the state's chief budget analyst called on lawmakers Wednesday to immediately begin cutting government programs or raising taxes to address a budget shortfall that has...
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