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Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "S.F. to boost e-scooter rentals to 1,600, with option to grow to 2,500"; "88,000 people in S.F. who lost driver's licenses may get them back"; S.F. compromises -- slightly -- on Embarcadero Navigation Center after month-long backlash"; also, "Oakland sideshow ends with AC Transit bus going up in flames" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. to boost e-scooter rentals to1,600, with option to grow to 2,500"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "88,000 people in S.F. who lost driver's licenses may get them back"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. compromises -- slightly -- on Embarcadero Navigation Center after month-long backlash"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Oakland sideshow ends with AC Transit bus going up in flames"

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Southern California): "L.A. County OKs $5.2 million from Aliso Canyon gas leak deal for Exide plant cleanup"; "L.A. City Council opposes state bill that would lift local zoning rules"; "'Slurred' Speech and a Blood Test Refusal: Report Details Police Leader's Alleged DUI"; "Automation vote postponed after L.A. Harbor Commissioners receive letter from Mayor Eric Garcetti" ....

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

* Voice of OC:  "'Slurred' Speech and a Blood Test Refusal: Report Details Police Leader's Alleged DUI"

* Daily News:  "L.A. County OKs $5.2 million from Aliso Canyon gas leak deal for Exide plant cleanup"

* Los Angeles Times:  "L.A. City Council opposes state bill that would lift local zoning rules"

* Daily Breeze:  "Automation vote postponed after L.A. Harbor Commissioners receive letter from Mayor Eric Garcetti" - "Hundreds of longshore workers and their supporters had marched to the Tuesday meeting to protest a permit that would bring in automation to the Port of L.A.'s largest terminal."

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "Santa Ana and O.C. Officials Bicker Over Stalled New Homeless Shelter"; "Stadium overflow lot to be used for overnight homeless parking"; No. Calif.: "Sacramento City Council approves ban on sale of flavored tobacco products"; "New use for San Francisco garages: Upscale apartments" (John King) ....

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

* San Francisco Chronicle (John King):  "New use for San Francisco garages: Upscale apartments"

* Sacramento Bee:  "Sacramento City Council approves ban on sale of flavored tobacco products"

* Voice of OC:  "Santa Ana and O.C. Officials Bicker Over Stalled New Homeless Shelter"

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "Stadium overflow lot to be used for overnight homeless parking"

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Bay Area): "No more loopholes: S.F. landlords must now register vacant properties"; "S.F. gets another big pot of free money -- supes want affordable housing to top list"; "S.F.'s big buildings to take big step in reducing city's emissions"; also, editorial, "Keeping Foothills Park open only to Palo Alto residents is wrong" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government, in and/or around the Bay Area....

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "No more loopholes: S.F. landlords must now register vacant properties"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. gets another big pot of free money -- supes want affordable housing to top list"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F.'s big buildings to take big step in reducing city's emissions"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle (editorial):  "Keeping Foothills Park open only to Palo Alto residents is wrong"

Tuesday
Apr232019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Calif.: "Sheriff Villanueva's reinstatement of deputies at odds with reforms, federal monitor says"; "A Well Job Done"; No. Calif.: "S.F. supervisors reject housing complex that would cast shadow on SoMa park"; "A's working on deal to buy Coliseum site from Alameda County" ....

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

* Los Angeles Times:  "Sheriff Villanueva's reinstatement of deputies at odds with reforms, federal monitor says"

* The Argonaut:  "A Well Job Done" - Workers have finished resealing the Marina del Rey oil well that erupted in January"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "S.F. supervisors reject housing complex that would cast shadow on SoMa park"

* East Bay Times:  "A's working on deal to buy Coliseum site from Alameda County" - "Athletics still committed to building a ballpark near Oakland's Jack London Square"