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Opinion

Equal justice for sex abuse victims

Victims are entitled to equal justice and equal protection. Until SB 131 is amended by Sen. Beall to allow public sector victims access to the courts under the same terms and conditions as private victims, we believe anyone concerned about fairness should oppose this bill.

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GOP on way to picking up 16th District Senate seat

Two special elections viewed as make-or-break contests for the Legislature’s Democratic supermajority had something in common Tuesday night – miserable turnout.

In the southern Central Valley, the high-stakes battle for the 16th Senate District pitted Kern County Supervisor Leticia Pérez, a Democrat, against Republican Andy Vidak, a Hanford cherry farmer.

With all the precincts at

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Battles over redevelopment far from over

For Frank Spevacek, last Thursday was a long day indeed. After a full day at work, the La Quinta city manager headed to Sacramento to meet with the officials in the most powerful office in the state bureaucracy, the Department of Finance. The department writes the governor’s budgets, rides herd on billions of dollars of

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LA leads nation in big-city retiree health funding

Los Angeles has the best-funded retiree health care among the nation’s big cities, a new study found, and it’s also paying a big price for a policy praised by many but practiced by only a few.

 

The city’s rare attempt to set aside money now to pay for retiree health care promised in the

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