***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....
* Voice of San Diego: "'Look, You Can't Do Ribbon-Cutting on New Plumbing'" - "Voters who approved three separate school bonds were promised new plumbing at Emerson-Bandini Elementary School in Mountain View. The school got a new sports field, but not new plumbing. Then toxic chemicals were found in the water."
* San Francisco Chronicle: "Supes eye jail time for deceptive landlords"
* Daily Breeze: "El Segundo OKs Sepulveda Boulevard name change to PCH"
* Mercury News (editorial): "Santa Clara County marketing plan was really bad marketing"