Yesterday, eight former City of Bell officials, including City Manager Robert Rizzo, were taken into custody. It's the latest development in the scandal that has made national headlines for gross misuse of city funds.
It’s day 84. That’s how long the state of California has been operating without a budget. But it seems like there’s little outrage among the public, even though the legislature has now set a record for budget procrastination.
California is poised to pass a little bit of legislation that could make some big changes in the world of racing. SB 10.72 is the bill and if the governor signs it California would be the first state to let gamblers win big if they bet on a losing horse.
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