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A Sanctuary for Gun Owners: Needles Takes a Jab at 'Liberal' Sacramento by Declaring Itself a Haven for Firearms

A Sanctuary for Gun Owners: Needles Takes a Jab at 'Liberal' Sacramento by Declaring Itself a Haven for Firearms

Jul 18, 2019 13:00  |  John M. Glionna, CALmatters

The whole business began with a backyard barbecue.

Tim Terral, a 50-year-old cable-company worker and recently elected city councilman in Needles, on the rural eastern edge of California, planned a coo...

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Feeding Interest in Indio: The East Valley City Uses a Food Truck to Garner Input on a New Downtown Revitalization Plan

Feeding Interest in Indio: The East Valley City Uses a Food Truck to Garner Input on a New Downtown Revitalization Plan

Jul 17, 2019 16:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

The Grub Plug food truck was parked by the Oasis Street curb in front of the College of the Desert’s Indio campus late in the day on a Tuesday.

The city of Indio’s Community Development Department (ICD...

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The Candidate, the Publication and the Lack of Disclosure: A 'CV Weekly' Cover Story on Palm Springs City Council Candidate Alfie Pettit May Run Afoul of State and Federal Guidelines

The Candidate, the Publication and the Lack of Disclosure: A 'CV Weekly' Cover Story on Palm Springs City Council Candidate Alfie Pettit May Run Afoul of State and Federal Guidelines

Jul 16, 2019 17:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

The 2019 Palm Springs City Council election slate is not even set yet—that won’t happen until the candidate-nomination period closes Aug. 9—but one candidate, Alan “Alfie” Pettit, got an early start o...

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Charter Credential Concerns: The State Considers Stricter Requirements for All Charter-School Teachers

Charter Credential Concerns: The State Considers Stricter Requirements for All Charter-School Teachers

Jul 10, 2019 09:30  |  Ricardo Cano, CALmatters

Heather Williams knew as a kid that she wanted to be a piano teacher. She earned her music degree with a piano emphasis from Brigham Young University and spent decades honing her craft.

Today, she not ...

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Gagging the Gig Economy: A New Bill Could Drastically Change the Way in Which 2 Million Workers Are Treated

Gagging the Gig Economy: A New Bill Could Drastically Change the Way in Which 2 Million Workers Are Treated

Jul 04, 2019 10:30  |  Judy Lin, CALmatters

Do you freelance in California? Have a side hustle? Drive trucks? Work construction? Do nails? Work on political campaigns? Then you should be paying attention to a major employment fight coming to a ...

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July Astronomy: Saturn and Jupiter Are Your Hosts for Evening Sky-Viewing This Month

July Astronomy: Saturn and Jupiter Are Your Hosts for Evening Sky-Viewing This Month

Jun 28, 2019 07:00  |  Robert Victor

In July, watch Saturn follow Jupiter into the evening sky. Witness a complete lunar cycle from beginning to end, as the best season for Milky Way evening viewing gets under way.

On July 9, the Earth overta...

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Fixing the State's Tech: Can Gov. Newsom's New Office Update the Government's Outdated Websites and Systems?

Fixing the State's Tech: Can Gov. Newsom's New Office Update the Government's Outdated Websites and Systems?

Jun 27, 2019 11:15  |  Elizabeth Castillo, CALmatters

California government’s technology drastically pales in comparison to that from Silicon Valley, but Gov. Gavin Newsom is betting $40.8 million and a new office will change that.

Even though California ...

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