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Area cities lose court fight over Measure M ballot language

LOS ANGELES — A judge rejected a petition filed on behalf of seven Los Angeles County cities seeking significant changes in the ballot language for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed half-cent county sales tax measure, saying there was no evidence the wording was confusing to voters. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mary H. Strobel said Read More…

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Area cities sue over Measure M ballot language

LOS ANGELES — A judge said Aug. 30 she needs more information before ruling on a request by a coalition of seven Los Angeles County cities for an accelerated hearing on a lawsuit filed on behalf of taxpayers concerning the ballot language for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed half-cent county sales tax measure. Los Angeles Read More…

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Area cities to celebrate Independence Day

Area cities will celebrate Independence Day with carnivals, activities and fireworks this weekend. Admission is free to all events. The city of Pico Rivera will host its annual fireworks spectacular at El Rancho High School, 6501 Passons Blvd., beginning at 5 p.m.  July 2. The event will feature jumpers, food booths and other family-friendly activities, Read More…