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May 03, 2018

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Project Angel Food will announce the launch of a new statewide pilot program to benefit Medi-Cal patients with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure on Friday, May 4, at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the nonprofit at 922 Vine St.

April 26, 2018

Watch, listen to Sen. Holly J. Mitchell talk about criminal justice, immigration, budget and related issues in this wide-ranging interview with Que Pasa Latino magazine by clicking on the link above.

April 25, 2018

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By Alex Ates

The California State Assembly’s bipartisan Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media unanimously approved an extension on the state’s film and TV tax credit. The extension, however, has yet to be debated and confirmed on the state’s legislative floors in order to pass into law. The next stop for the proposed extension is the Assembly’s Committee on Revenue and Taxation. 

April 25, 2018

NOTE: This editorial also ran in several other Southern California News Group newspapers, including The LA Daily News, The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Pasadena Star-News, The Redlands Daily Facts, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, The San Bernardino Sun and The Whittier Daily News.

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April 23, 2018

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A new bill would allow public access in cases involving use of force, sex assault or dishonesty

By Zusha Elinson

SAN FRANCISCO—Police officers’ disciplinary records are kept secret in California, but that could change under a bill that would release records concerning use of force, sexual assault and dishonesty.

April 20, 2018

By Matthew Blake

Los Angeles — A bill to extend California’s motion picture tax credit program sailed through Assembly and Senate committees last week.

“Clearly we have a lot of work to do – I think there is much more we should do,” said Kansen Chu, a San Jose-based Democrat and chair of the Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media committee.

April 19, 2018

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A state Senate policy panel approved a plan to fix unintended delays and financial hardships in a new statewide program for placing individuals with foster caregivers.

The Senate Human Services Committee on a bipartisan, 6-0 vote approved Senate Bill 1083 by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell to help fix the program, known as Resource Family Approval, to create a more unified, child-centered and family-friendly approval process.

April 19, 2018

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A recent deadly South Carolina prison riot didn’t make as much news here as they did back East.

April 18, 2018

By Sal Rodriquez

Editor’s note: Breaking views are thoughts from individual members of the editorial board on today’s headlines.

Back on December 29, 2016, Assemblyman Travis Allen, R-Huntington Beach, authored a piece for the conservative Washington Examiner with the provocative headline “California Democrats legalize child prostitution.”

April 18, 2018

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By Kevin Oliver

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — A proposed bill that would make public law enforcement records for officers that are under investigation for use of force, on the job sexual assault, fraud and corruption was approved by the California Senate Public Safety Committee.