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Today is Monday, Sept. 9, and here is what's happening in Southern California politics:
In Rick Orlov's Tipoff column, City Hall prepares for the 2015 election, former police chief Bill Bratton creates a social network, and Controller Ron Galperin draws some national attention.
The Los Angeles Times looks at the powerful L.A. County Board of Supervisors and the impact term limits could have on the "five kings." "The turnover, starting with elections in June, will change the makeup of a panel whose decisions can affect millions of the poor and needy dependent on a wide range of county social services, as well as taxpayers, businesses and organized labor, which hopes to increase its clout through the coming political campaigns," per The Times.
Recall efforts are under way in San Bernardino, reports the Los Angeles Times. "The push reflects a widespread attitude that San Bernardino is stumbling and that its leaders have done little to help it back up," according to the newspaper.
Former state Treasurer Kathleen Brown is returning to California as a partner at Manatt, Phelps and Phillips' L.A. office, per the Daily News.
KPCC looks at how Los Angeles' public parkways could become urban farms. The Department of Public Works is in the process of assembling a list of plants that may be grown on the public land.
- LA County Board of Supervisors: Report on implementation of Affordable Care Act (9:30 a.m.)
- Orange County Board of Supervisors: Update on Affordable Care Act (9:30 a.m.)
- LA City Council: Approval of commission appointments, report on spending AB1290 funds (10 a.m.)
- Beverly Hill City Council: Report on reorganizing Public Works and the Transportation Department (7 p.m.)
- LA City Council: Appointments to the Water and Power Board (10 a.m.)
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