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New law requires cities to move elections dates

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The City Council here is expected to act Dec. 8 on an ordinance to switch its election dates from November of odd-numbered years to November of even-numbered years to coincide with state and national elections in compliance with a new state law. Bell Gardens and Pico Rivera are expected to take Read More…

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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…