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Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "Board of Supervisors divided over SANDAG transportation proposal"; "Fullerton Moves Ahead With Paid Downtown Parking Using License Plate Readers"; No. Calif.: "Cleaning up SF's Tenderloin costs a lot of money -- soon it might cost even more"; "Don't let the city mess up Measure U money. You voted for it, you get it." (Commentary: Marcos Breton) ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern Calfornia....

* Sacramento Bee (Marcos Breton):  "Don't let the city mess up Measure U money. You voted for it, you get it."

* San Francisco Chronicle (Phil Matier): "Cleaning up SF's Tenderloin costs a lot of money -- soon it might cost even more"

* San Diego Union-Tribune: "Board of Supervisors divided over SANDAG transportation proposal" - Majority of supervisors want priority for roads, though SANDAG wants money for public transportation expansion."

* Voice of OC:  "Fullerton Moves Ahead With Paid Downtown Parking Using License Plate Readers"

Sunday
May052019

SACRAMENTO: "California Film Commisioner Out Amid Leadership Shake-Up"; "Calfornia janitors may get labor law protections in wake of federal ruling"; "When the next recession hits, will Californioa be able to count on Washington"; also, editorial, "Power companies want to dodge clean energy goals by counting in old dams" ....

***Various items relating to doings in and/or around the Capitol....

* Hollywood Reporter:  "California Film Commissioner Out Amid Leadership Shake-Up"

* CALmatters:  "When the next recession hits, will California be able to count on Washington?"

* Los Angeles Times:  "California janitors may get labor law protections in wake of federal ruling"

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* San Francisco Chronicle (editorial):  "Power companies want to dodge clean energy goals by counting in old dams"

Sunday
May052019

POLITICS (National): Various reports: "Congressional Democrats' emoluments lawsuit targeting President Trump's private business can continue, judge says"; "Magistrate rejects Trump administration rollback of student protections"; "Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions"; also, ""How Trump Co-opts Leaders Like Bill Barr" (Op-Ed: James Comey) ....

***National politics, various reports....

* Washington Post:  "Congressional Democrats' emoluments lawsuit targeting President Trump's private business can proceed, judge says"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Magistrate rejects Trump administration rollback of student protections"

* POLITICO:  "Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions" - "Party leaders are still working to win over moderates and progressives on the immigration plan."

***ALSO:

* New York Times (Op-Ed: James Comey:  "How Trump Co-opts Leaders Like Bill Barr" - "Accomplished people lacking inner strength can't resist the compromises necessary to survive this president."

Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Southern California): "Last-minute changes to ballot language could create problems for L.A. schools tax measure"; "Westminster City Council Again Delays Adoption of Ethics Code for City Officials"; "24 masked suspects arrested near Boyle Heights galleries"; "A Big, Yellow Warning Sign" ....

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

* Los Angeles Times:  "Last-minute changes to ballot language could create problems for L.A. schools tax measure"

* Voice of OC:  "Westminster City Council Again Delays Adoption of Ethics Code for City Officials"

* The Eastsider:  "24 masked suspects arrested near Boyle Heights galleries" - "The havoc began in an area where galleries have been targeted by opponents of gentrification."

* The Argonaut:  "A Big, Yellow Warning Sign" - "Ballona’s beautiful mustard plant superbloom is a challenge for native species."

Sunday
May052019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "Study finds one in eight San Diegans facing hunger"; "Key Approval for Aerial Tram"; No. Calif.: "UC Berkeley's plan for new housing, classrooms has professors, city up in arms"; "Ruling favors teachers in salary dispute with Sacramento City Unified" .... 

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "UC Berkeley's plan for new housing, classrooms has professors, city up in arms"

* Sacramento Bee:  "Ruling favors teachers in salary dispute with Sacramento City Unified"

* Downtown News:  "Key Approval for Aerial Tram"

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "Study finds one in eight San Diegans facing hunger"