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Effort to recall Bonin must start again after missed deadline

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| After a filing mistake, the campaign to recall L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin will need to restart before it can collect signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.

LA County sees upswing in worker sexual harassment complaints

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Since July, the county has received more than 3,000 complaints from workers alleging sexual harassment and other workplace issues. The city of L.A. is moving to review its policies.

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Mission Viejo contemplates switch to by-district voting

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Mission Viejo is the latest Orange County city to be threatened with a lawsuit if it doesn’t reform its local voting system to give minorities more power.

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Democrats ramp up SoCal campaigns in effort to retake US House

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Democrats are targeting GOP congressional seats representing California districts where voters chose presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

Incumbents could face new restrictions on mass mailers

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A bill aimed at cracking down on taxpayer-funded mailers to promote incumbents breezed through the legislature and awaits action from Gov. Brown.

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'A tricky area of philanthropy': LA mayor solicits millions for his favored causes

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has used a little-known mechanism to raise $31.9 million in four years. Public records show some of the contributors do business with the city.

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Anaheim to consider tightening rules on lobbyists

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The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.

Arcadia among latest cities to switch to district elections

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A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday night to gather comments as Arcadia moves from at-large to district voting following a threatened voter rights lawsuit.

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