Index
Saturday
Dec032016

SACRAMENTO: SEIU Local 300, December 5, NO strike: "California state worker union cancels set for Monday"; "California's largest state worker union cancels its Monday strike in Sacramento"; "Union for Califoria state workers calls of threatened strike"; "Planned Strike by California State Workers Called Off" ....

***Service Employees' International Union, Local 1000, December 5, NO strike....

* Sacramento Bee:  "California state worker union cancels strike set for Monday"

* Los Angeles Times:  "California's largest state worker union cancels its Monday strike in Sacramento

* Orange County Register (AP):  "Union for California state workers calls off threatened strike"

* CBS Bay Area:  "Planned Strike by California State Workers Called Off"

Saturday
Dec032016

POLITICS (National, International): President-elect Donald Trump, diplomatic skills?: "Trump's Breeze Calls to World Leaders Leave Diplomats Aghast"; "Trump's Flippant Calls With Foreign Leaders Are Already Threatening to Create Diplomatic Crises"; "Donald Trump keeps confirming fears about his diplomatic skills"; also, "Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call" ....

Saturday
Dec032016

POLITICS (National): Various reports, President-elect Donald Trump, business interests, investments, conflict?: "Trump's stock holdings may give him a personal stake in rules on banks and oil firms"; "Donald Trump's conflict of interest problem isn't going away"; commentary (Op-Ed: Eugene Robinson), "Trump will helm a government of, by and for corporate America" ....

***Various items: President-elect Donald Trump, business interests, investments, conflict?

* Washington Post:  "Trump's stock holdings may give him a personal stake in rules on banks and oil firms"

* Washington Post (Aaron Blake):  "Donald Trump's conflict of interest problem isn't going away"

* Washington Post (Op-Ed: Eugene Robinson):  "Trump will helm a government of, by and for corporate America"

Saturday
Dec032016

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: "D.A. sues to remove Maywood councilman from water board seat"; "OCTA approves Express Bus far increase"; "L.A. won't lose money if awarded 2024 Games: Officials"; "Santa Ana City Council Set to Declare 'Sanctuary City' Status" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and around Southern California....

* Los Angeles Times:  "D.A. sues to remove Maywood councilman from water board seat"

* Orange County Register:  "OCTA approves Express Bus fare increase"

* Voice of OC:  "Santa Ana City Council Set to Declare 'Sanctuary City' Status"

* Reuters:  "L.A. won't lose money if awarded 2024 Games: Officials"

Saturday
Dec032016

POLITICS (National): President-elect Donald Trump, hotels/business interests? emoluments?: "The controversial legal theory that could get Trump sued"; also, "Trump could keep D.C. hotel despite conflict of interest" ... 

***President-elect Donald Trump, hotel/business interests? emoluments?

* POLITICO:  "The controversial legal theory that could get Trump sued" - "A doctrine embraced by anti-immigration backers could be key to challenging his business interests."

* POLITICO:  "Trump could keep D.C. hotel despite conflict of interest" - "Ethics watchdogs are looking for way to force him, but they're short on options."