September 6, 2017
Senate Bill 45 restricts all California elected officials running for office from sending government mass-mailings to announce public events or meetings in the 60 days prior to general, primary and run-off elections in all state and local races.
Aitken, 41, is a former federal prosecutor and current member of the Orange County Fair Board. She said she plans to step down from her job as an attorney at her family’s law firm, Aitken, Aitken and Cohn, to campaign full-time starting next summer.
The Mesa Water District board is back to full strength after its members voted Tuesday to add longtime Costa Mesa resident Marice DePasquale to their ranks.
The Gulf Coast has roughly half of the nation’s refinery capacity, and Houston-area facilities closed by the storm account for roughly 1-in-8 gallons of gas made. And Southern Californians know all too well what the loss of just one local refinery does to prices at the pump.
In all, 167 job classifications, including nurses, public defenders and social workers, can now be required to work more than 40 hours a week without additional pay or comp time.
The center’s report looks at a number of high-profile events around the Southland including the Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach in March when fights broke out on the sand in Bolsa Chica.
Publication Date: September 6, 2017