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Today is Monday, April 21, and here is what's happening in Southern California politics:
In Rick Orlov's Tipoff column, county supervisors get their pensions and a congressional race on the border of Ventura County heats up.
Candidates running for sheriff are split on whether deputies should enforce immigration laws, according to the Daily News. "What I will do is, serious felons who produce violence in our communities are arrested and prosecuted. What I will not do is break up families and overreach on inconsistent federal policies," said one candidate, Assistant Sheriff Jim Hellmold.
The Associated Press looks at the bills the California Legislature will take on now that lawmakers are back from recess. Included on the agenda are bills related to fracking and soda labels.
A Democratic super PAC has already reserved $800,000 in television time for the end of the general election in November, according to Capitol Alert. "House Majority PAC, which wades into contested congressional races, secured TV time in Sacramento, Riverside and San Diego counties," according to the website.
An aide to Councilman Bernard Parks was arrested for her alleged involvement in an armed robbery, reports the Los Angeles Times. The woman was described as a low-level administrative assistant.
- LA County Board of Supervisors: Report on DCFS (9:30 a.m.)
- Los Angeles City Council: Recess (10 a.m.)
- Los Angeles City Council: Governance of Convention Center (10 a.m.)
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