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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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Political newbies take on SoCal Republicans for House seats

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Two dozen Democratic candidates are challenging Republican incumbents in five, contested SoCal congressional districts, and none of them have held office before.

Fundraising frenzy over 5 SoCal congressional seats

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Millions of dollars are already flowing into five, Republican-held congressional districts in SoCal that Democrats hope to flip in the November 2018 election.

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Spending mounts in recall fight over Dem state senator

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About a month and a half into the campaign to recall state Senator Josh Newman, supporters and opponents have collectively raised about $1.5 million for the effort.

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LA City Council approves $2M for immigrant defense fund

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The council voted 11-1 Friday to contribute the money to the L.A. Justice Fund to cover legal services for immigrants fighting deportation.

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LA County approves funding to fight deportations

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Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4-1 to contribute $3 million over the next two years to a fund that will combine county, city, and philanthropic money to cover legal costs for immigrants facing deportation. But those convicted of violent felonies will be excluded from the county money.

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Bill would increase affordable lodging on California coast

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A bill that aims to increase lower-cost accommodations like cabins and campgrounds along California's coast is working its way through the legislature.

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