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Prizes For Votes?

Prizes For Votes?

‘Psssst…. hey… buddy, I have a deal for you.. here’s 25 bucks.. vote for my guy will ya?” That’s a fictional scenario but not an unrealistic one, which is why paying for votes is illegal. But how about a random prize drawing that gives some cash to say, every 100th voter to show up at a polling place? Would that be illegal ?

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Police Commissioners Vote: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Second Term

Police Commissioners Vote: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Second Term

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was re-appointed today by the city Police Commission and will serve another five years as head of the department.

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The Richest Politician in Downtown

The Richest Politician in Downtown

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - I rarely swear when looking at the website of the City Ethics Commission. Still, when I visited the site the other week and saw how much money 14th District City Councilman José

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LAPD Officers Talk Contract Dispute At Police Commission Meeting

LAPD Officers Talk Contract Dispute At Police Commission Meeting

Dozens of LAPD officers and union leaders Tuesday were on hand to take their contract dispute before the Los Angeles Police Commission.

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T-Mobile accused of making money off bogus billing

T-Mobile accused of making money off bogus billing

Federal regulators are urging consumers to go through their phone bills line by line after they accused T-Mobile US of wrongly charging customers for premium services, like horoscope texts and quirky ringtones, the…

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LAPD Chief Beck To Face Public’s Comments In Bid For Second Term

LAPD Chief Beck To Face Public’s Comments In Bid For Second Term

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Public Works Commissioners Approve a Contested Cell Tower

Public Works Commissioners Approve a Contested Cell Tower

Dozens of people, in a packed West Covina City Council chambers raised their hands when asked who was opposed to Verizon Wireless building a cell tower in their neighborhood.

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LA Considers Appealing State Rules On Rideshare App Services

LA Considers Appealing State Rules On Rideshare App Services

Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz will ask his colleagues next week to join the taxi industry in challenging new regulations allowing phone-app-enabled rideshare companies such as UberX to operate in California.

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Report finds firing of ex-LAPD officer justified

Report finds firing of ex-LAPD officer justified

A Los Angeles Police Department review has upheld the firing of Christopher Dorner, the rogue ex-officer who killed four people during a February rampage that ended with his death.

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Community Groups To Protest Proposed Venice Beach Parking Ban

Opponents of a Los Angeles proposal that would enact a midnight curfew and increase parking restrictions in Venice Beach are expected to attend a meeting Thursday to discuss the issue.

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