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Californians Marginal Income Tax Rate Will Raise

Almost everyone would like to be paid while taking time off for maternity leave or to care for ill family members. California legislators passed a new bill SB No. 951, which was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, … Continue reading

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Figerts Recall Publishing the Weekly Todd County Tribune in South Dakota

(Editor’s note: Several years ago, when I visited the senior center in Valentine, Nebraska, with my mother-in-law Corrine Pascoe, I met Margaret and Ervin Figert. They had run the Todd County Tribune, a weekly newspaper in Mission, South Dakota, when … Continue reading

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Search Warrant Served at Sheila Kuehl’s Santa Monica Home

  (Editor’s note: this story is done in cooperation with Jamie Paige, editor of Westside Current, and City News Service.) What did L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl do to have a search warrant and affidavit served at her Santa Monica … Continue reading

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Dome Traps the Heat: California Is Baking

From San Diego to Sacramento, California is under an excessive heat warning that could extend into next week.  The National Weather Service calls it “dangerously hot conditions.” The manager of the state’s power grid, called for a Flex alert on … Continue reading

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Eric and Joshua Preven Take First with Political Commentary

Eric and his brother Palisadian Joshua Preven took first place in Political Commentary at the 64th Annual SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on June 25 in Universal City. The piece “The Pandemic Should Not Be Used as a Pretext to Muffle … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Candidate Endorsements Conflicted

(Editor’s note: this May 17 story “Behind the Post: Is L.A.’s Paper of Record Missing the Story,” which appeared in the Westside Current is reprinted with permission.) By ANGELA MCGREGOR There was a time when Los Angeles’ paper of record, … Continue reading

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May 19 Forum: L.A. County Supervisor Race Is Critical

  If a resident has not voted early for the L.A. Country Third Supervisor race, The Acorn, Circling the News, the Santa Monica Daily Press and the Westside Current will co-host a candidate forum on May 19. (To secure your … Continue reading

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Westchester Residents Learn of Hotels Purchased for Homeless through Social Media

(Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Westside Current on March 9 and is reprinted with permission. It is important story because it highlights that a City Councilman should work with residents and not hide decisions. At least one … Continue reading

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Chinese Law Professor Greg Brubaker Speaks to Optimist Club

Greg Brubaker, an American who works in China most of the year as an adjunct law professor, spoke to the Pacific Palisades Optimist Club on February 1, about his life in China. Brubaker, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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LADWP Water Rates to Rise: City Has Legal Bills to Pay

(Editor’s note: this is the first of a two-part story about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and why customer rates are so high.) The biggest question is not whether your water bill is going to raise, it … Continue reading

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