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New election systems undergo trial runs in Malibu and across LA County

by Michele Willer-Allred, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Change is coming to elections in Los Angeles County, where voters will be using a new electronic voting system beginning in the March 2020 primary.

Gone are the old ink-marking devices and punch card voting systems of...

News Briefs: Kuehl ‘deeply disappointed’ by county decision

by Staff Report News, Local Government

Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl released a statement Sept. 17, on the heels of the LA County Supervisors’ 3-2 motion to file an amicus brief that supports a legal challenge to Martin vs. City of Boise, a case that deemed it...

Despite outcry from Malibu, Board of Supervisors OKs ESHA camping in Santa Monica Mountains

by Michele Willer-Allred, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Despite objections by multiple Malibu residents and City of Malibu officials over potential fire risks, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously gave the initial go-ahead Tuesday, Sept. 24, to allow unsupervised, low-...