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Light it up! Restoration of Sierra Madre Playhouse’s marquee is complete

The Sierra Madre Playhouse celebrated the completion of its marquee restoration project with a relighting ceremony in Sierra Madre, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Funds for the project were approved by city council members, while additional financial support was provided by private donations. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) The Sierra Madre Playhouse celebrated the completion of its marquee restoration project with a relighting ceremony in Sierra Madre, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020....
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Seattle, Portland, New York sued the Trump administration after the Justice Department labelled them 'anarchist jurisdictions'

In normal times, more than 3 million people use transit each day to get to work in the New York region. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images The Justice Department labeled New York, Seattle, and Portland as "anarchist jurisdictions." The cities have sued the Trump department over that designation.  President Donald Trump issued a memorandum last month that sought to identify localities that permit "anarchy, violence, and destruction in American cities" after protests across the country.  Visit Bus...
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Surgeon general faces arraignment on charges of Honolulu COVID-19 violation, coronavirus cases surge on Lanai, 5k soldiers face quarantine, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams to be arraigned for beach park closure violation. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and an aide are scheduled to be arraigned in an Oahu court next month after police cited the two men in late August for being in a Kaneohe park during a COVID-19 emergency order-­mandated closure of the island’s beach parks. Star-Advertiser.US Surgeon General To Plead Not Guilty In Hawaii Virus Case. A lawyer for U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Wednesday that his client,...
Tags: Travel, New York, US, Gop, Hawaii, House, DMV, Associated Press, John, City Council, East Coast, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Honolulu

‘State of Valley’: Coronavirus-era fight will assure that businesses endure, councilmembers declare

John Lee Los Angeles City Council members gathered for a question-and-answer forum Thursday, Oct. 22, hosted by the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce, providing a COVID-era virtual version of the seventh annual “State of the Valley” address. For the most part, the six city representatives acknowledged that the past seven months have been challenging since the coronavirus wreaked havoc on businesses, property owners and residents. But they also remained optimistic that the city w...
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Activists Turn Facial Recognition Tools Against the Police

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: In early September, the City Council in Portland, Ore., met virtually to consider sweeping legislation outlawing the use of facial recognition technology. The bills would not only bar the police from using it to unmask protesters and individuals captured in surveillance imagery; they would also prevent companies and a variety of other organizations from using the software to identify an unknown person. During the time for public commen...
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DOJ offers to help train Minneapolis police; City Council surprised by proposal

Mpls. City Council was surprised by the proposal.
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Justice Department offers to assist in training Minneapolis police, while Council surprised to learn of proposal

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said federal resources could be key to remaking department — but City Council members question why they weren't engaged before the announcement.
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City Council approves new Amazon fulfillment center in Lakeville

The center would be used to pack and ship oversized items like exercise equipment and mattresses.
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Hey, Southern California, what’s on your ballot?

Every ballot item in every election is important to somebody. But, in truth, some items are more symbolic than others, change that reflects something happening in society. Here’s a look at some of those interesting ballot questions – about people, ideas, money – in front of voters in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Los Angeles County District Attorney: The fact that there’s any race at all for District Attorney in Los Angeles shows just how radically the political e...
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Burbank voters to decide fate of Measure RC, rent control and eviction policies

When Burbank voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 election, they will not only be choosing two council members they will also decide the fate of Measure RC, an eviction and rent regulation tool which most of the candidates oppose. In an impartial analysis by the city attorney, Amy Albano, she states the measure needs a majority vote to pass and adds to the city’s municipal code “just cause eviction and rent regulations” for residential units and creates an independent landlord-tenant commissi...
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Election 2020: Eight candidates running for two seats on Burbank City Council

BURBANK CITY COUNCIL The race: There are eight candidates vying for two open seats in this race. One seat is left vacant by Emily Gabel-Luddy who is not seeking reelection. The second up for grabs was initially left vacant when the mayor died in 2018 and the council appointed a replacement. A majority of the candidates who are throwing their hats in the ring for the first time are registered Democrats. Burbank council candidate, Tim Murphy, (Courtesy photo) Appointed Incumbent: Tim Murph...
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Big crowd in Murdock, Minn., grills representative of controversial Nordic heritage church

Nearly 50 people filled the hall for a special City Council meeting. No decision was made.
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Inspired by Trump, Hasidic Backlash Grows Over Virus Rules

NEW YORK -- A group of mostly young men began descending on the Brooklyn home of a Hasidic journalist just before midnight Sunday.The men, who were fellow ultra-Orthodox Jews, were shouting that the journalist, Jacob Kornbluh, was a snitch, an informer who had betrayed his own by publishing reports on how devoutly religious Jews in the city had been ignoring coronavirus guidelines.The group got all the way to Kornbluh's doorstep, where a line of police officers kept them at bay.The tense sce...
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Kevin de León sworn in as LA City Councilman, after Jose Huizar steps down amid FBI probe

Kevin de León expected to begin serving as the 14th District City Council person in December. Kevin de Leon, new council member for the Council District 14 at Los Angeles City Hall, John Ferraro Council Chamber. Instead, he was sworn in early, on Thursday, Oct. 15, to fill the seat, vacated this summer after the former officeholder, Jose Huizar, was arrested amid a wide-ranging FBI investigation into bribery schemes at City Hall. Huizar was suspended from the City Council in June, after his ...
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Big crowd in Murdock, Minn., grills representative of controversial Nordic heritage church

Nearly 50 people filled the hall for a special City Council meeting. No decision was made.
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Minnesota town council will vote on white heritage religious group's church plan

The City Council is set to decide whether to grant a permit to the Asatru Folk Assembly.
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Armenia supporters block traffic in San Fernando Valley

Demonstrators in support of Armenia in its conflict with Azerbaijan and Turkey blocked traffic in various locations in the San Fernando Valley Tuesday night, Oct. 13, including all lanes of the 134 Freeway in Burbank and Toluca Lake. Vehicles, some decorated with Armenian flags, lined up and stopped traffic on the freeway near Buena Vista Street in Burbank after 8 p.m. A California Highway Patrol cruiser approached the protesters, and one demonstrator opened the cruiser’s passenger door. The per...
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Supreme Court grants Trump administration’s request to halt 2020 census

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 13, halted the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end of October, dealing a blow to local organizations pushing to finish their work. President Donald Trump’s administration had asked the nation’s high court to suspend a district court order permitting the 2020 census to continue through the end of the month. The Trump administration argued that the head count needed to end immediately so the U.S. Census Bureau will...
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Local district elections open doors for minorities in LA County cities

In November 2018, Costa Mesa made history when voters for the first time elected a Latino to the City Council. In fact, three Latinos were catapulted to victory on the seven-member panel in that landmark election. But it wasn’t an overnight, dramatic shift in demographics that shook up the political landscape in Orange County’s eighth largest city, which is two-thirds White. Rather, it was a change in how voting is conducted, and reflected a movement that has been coursing through California sin...
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Health Commissioner in Kent, Ohio Can Now Levy Fines For Breaking Large Gathering Ban

City Council expanded Health Commissioner Joan Seidel's ability to close down large gatherings, as Portage County coronavirus cases surge
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Heshy Tischler arrested in connection to Borough Park journalist assault

Agitator and City Council candidate Heshy Tischler was arrested Sunday night in connection to the assault of an Orthodox journalist in...
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Minneapolis business owner threatens Mayor Jacob Frey with lawsuit

A Minneapolis grocery store at the center of George Floyd's death is threatening to sue Mayor Jacob Frey and the City Council amid...
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Danbury, Connecticut, To Rename Sewage Plant For John Oliver

The City Council voted 18-1 to rename the sewage plant after the comic gave an expletive-filled rant against the town.
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Ige says state on track to open Oct. 15 but not all islands are on board, Fauci says wear your mask, Hilo High grad wins Nobel Prize, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige at Honolulu airport Wednesday Pre-travel testing program on track. Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday that the state’s pre-travel testing program is on track to start Oct. 15 and will include random COVID-19 testing of 10% of incoming passengers four days after arrival in a move to determine the program’s effectiveness. Star-Advertiser.Ige: Hawaii Is Still On Track For Oct. 15 Tourism Reopening. Hawaii plans to move forward with a plan to reopen to tourists on Oct. 1...
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With departure of executive director, Oregon Walks will push even harder for racial justice

Jess Thompson at an event in April 2019.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Oregon Walks Executive Director Jess Thompson announced Wednesday morning she’s leaving to take a job as leader of a nonprofit in Hawaii. The move will further hasten the organization’s shift away from traditional walking advocacy and toward anti-racism work that centers racial and social justice. Thompson was hired in October 2018 to lead Oregon Walks, a group founded in 1991 that was formerly known as the Willamette...
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L.A. taxpayers pay the price for council’s anti-NRA grandstanding

A blatantly unconstitutional effort by the city of Los Angeles to deny city contracts to supporters of the National Rifle Association has now ended with taxpayers on the hook to pay the NRA’s attorney fees. That’s as it should be, because no American should face government restrictions on speech based on the content of the message, and that includes Americans who support Second Amendment rights. This fight began when the L.A. City Council passed Ordinance No.186000, which took effect in April 20...
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U.S. surgeon general cited for COVID-19 lockdown violation, Fauci meets with Lt. Gov. Green, islands seek to opt out of state tourism reopening, Keck Observatory astronomer wins Nobel Prize, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Keck Telescopes and others on Mauna Kea ©2020 All Hawaii NewsU.S. surgeon general cited for being in closed Oahu park. The U.S. surgeon general was cited for being in a closed Oahu park in August while in the islands helping with surge testing amid a spike in coronavirus cases, according to a criminal complaint filed in court. Associated Press.Surgeon General among thousands cited for violating emergency orders. Surgeon General Jerome Adams has a court date pending here in Hawaii. Turns ...
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What’s closed for Indigenous Peoples Day or Columbus Day, Oct. 12, in the LA area

  Anahuacalmecac Danza Azteca-Mexica students and others dance in support of Indigenous Peoples Day before the start of a City Council meeting at City Hall in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017. Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)     The city and county of Los Angeles now observe, as of 2017, Indigenous Peoples Day in October instead of Columbus Day. The federal government observe...
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Pro-Armenia demonstrators block lanes of Imperial Highway in El Segundo

EL SEGUNDO >> Hundreds of protesters gathered in El Segundo late on Tuesday, Oct. 6, to show their support for Armenia in its conflict with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Related links At LA City Hall, officials urge U.S. to take steps to end Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict Armenia and Azerbaijan clash as Iran works on peace plan 1,000-plus Armenian-Americans at LA’s Azerbaijan Consulate General office LAUSD board condemns Azerbaijan for ‘unprovoked’ attacks on ethnic Ar...
Tags: News, Washington, Government, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Community, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Lausd, City Council, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City, Nagorno Karabakh, El Segundo

Mayors seek own path: Hawaii Island opts out of pre-travel testing, maintains visitor quarantine; Kauai request for post-arrival COVID-19 test denied; 11k behind on their rent, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Big Island opts out of pre-travel testing program. Hawaii island Mayor Harry Kim said he is opting out of the state’s pre-travel testing program starting on Oct. 15, which means mainland visitors going to the Big Island still will be required to quarantine for 14 days. Star-Advertiser.Ige denies county’s proposed second-test program. Gov. David Ige has declined the county’s plans for a 72-hour post-travel COVID-19 test, or two-test program, for incoming travelers to Kaua‘i. Garden Island.Ige de...
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