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Newsom holds slight lead in governor's race poll

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| A newly released statewide voter survey shows Democrats Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa rank as the top two candidates for governor ahead of the June primary.

City of LA paid $2.5M to settle 7 sexual harassment cases

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The L.A. City Council approved steps to strengthen its policies on sexual harassment and ease the way for employees to report cases of inappropriate behavior.

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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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When will Trump visit California?

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Trump hasn't set foot in the Golden State since taking office, a notable break from the travel patterns of his predecessors. Every president since Jimmy Carter has found time to visit California in his first six months. Every president, that is, except Trump.

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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