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At Campaign Stop, Julian Castro Stumps For Measure EE

| Castro is the fourth Democratic presidential candidate to endorse the proposed LAUSD parcel tax, which goes before voters on June 4.

L.A. City Budget Is a Record $10.6 Billion

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A booming economy is bringing in record revenue, but more people are living on the streets. The city has earmarked $458 million to fight homelessness.

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Bills To Curb Single-Use Plastics in CA Clear Key Hurdle

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A pair of bills designed to drastically reduce plastic waste in California passed the Senate and Assembly appropriations committees on Thursday.

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Voters to Pick New Board Member for LAUSD District 5

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Former state Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg and Heather Repenning, a former aide to Mayor Eric Garcetti, will face off in the May 14 election.

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Republicans in OC look to take back congressional seats

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Republican candidates in Orange County are signing up early to challenge Democratic congress members who took seats from the party in 2018.

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LA Takes Steps to Boost Paid Family Leave to 18 Weeks

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LA City Council unanimously approves a motion that would extend the city’s paid family leave plan from six to 18 weeks for new and expecting parents.

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Voting in Orange County will be radically different in 2020

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Residents will soon vote by mail, or at one of around 200 vote centers, rather than at traditional polling places. The model follows the 2016 Voter's Choice Act.

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Newsom lays out first budget as California's new governor

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The governor's 2019-2020 spending plan represents a 4 percent increase in general plan spending and adds billions of dollars to the state's reserves.

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