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Anthony Rendon selected to be next Assembly Speaker

Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-South Gate, has been selected to serve as the next Assembly Speaker. The Assembly Democratic Caucus Sept. 3 chose Rendon to succeed Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, when she is termed out of office after the 2016 general election. An official Assembly vote is scheduled for January, with the leadership change to take Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Roybal-Allard to conduct service academy workshop

U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard holds her annual workshop for those considering attending a U.S. military service academy from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in the Downey Library, 11121 Brookshire Ave. High school students in the 40th Congressional District can learn about the admission process to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Read More…

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Legislation allows cities to collect more utility taxes

NORWALK — Area cities that levy a utility tax on communications will be eligible for more money from that assessment as of Jan. 1. That’s because Assembly Bill 1717, which takes effect then, allows cities to assess taxes on pre-paid wireless services not previously taxed. But to obtain that revenue cities must contract with the Read More…