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Police Chief Says Detaining Photographers Within Departmental Policy

http://www.lbpost.com

Police Chief Jim McDonnell has confirmed that detaining photographers for taking pictures "with no apparent esthetic value" is within Long Beach Police Department policy.

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SF To Shutter Courtrooms; Lay Off 200 Workers

http://www.ktvu.com

The San Francisco Superior Court announced Monday that it's laying off more than 40 percent of its staff and shuttering 25 courtrooms because of budget cuts.

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Amazon seeks ballot measure to undo California tax

http://www.reuters.com

Amazon.com Inc has taken the first step toward asking California voters to repeal a new law requiring websites that forward shoppers to it to collect sales tax, a spokeswoman for the state's attorney general said on Monday.

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Created by Deslock Darkstar 3 years 1 day ago – Made popular 3 years 21 hours ago
Category: Taxes, Fees & Fines   Tags:
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California companies fleeing the Golden State

http://money.cnn.com

Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.

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Created by Deslock Darkstar 3 years 1 day ago – Made popular 3 years 21 hours ago
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Cat Owners Hiss at San Diego Licensing Proposal

http://www.nbcsandiego.com

Cash-strapped San Diego considers tax for cats! Cat owners say the idea defies logic and accounting principles.

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California Cops Get $5,600 To Wash Their Motorcycles

http://articles.ocregister.com

It pays well to wash your motorcycle if you are a cop in Newport Beach, where officers who patrol on motor bikes are paid an additional six hours of overtime every month simply for giving their cycles a wash.

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California Taxes The Internet!

http://www.latimes.com

Beginning Friday, Amazon.com and other large out-of-state retailers will be required to collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make online.

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One law for us, another for you

http://www.washingtontimes.com

"The California state Senate voted 28-8 Wednesday to exempt itself from the pointless gun-control laws that apply to the rest of the populace. Legislators apparently think they alone are worthy to pack heat on the streets for personal protection, and the masses ought to wait until the police arrive."

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Civil Disobedience on a Paper Plate

http://www.mercurynews.com

The underground market seeks to encourage food entrepreneurship by helping young vendors avoid roughly $1,000 a year in fees -- including those for health permits and liability insurance -- required by legitimate farmers markets. Here, where the food rave -- call it a crave -- was born, the market organizers sidestep city health inspections by operating as a private club, requiring that participants become "members" (free) and sign a disclaimer noting that food might not be prepared in a space that has been inspected.

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City Thugs Fine Woman $2500 for Selling and Raising Crops in Empty Lot

http://ghosttownfarm.wordpress.com

Oakland, California bureaucrats fine organic farm/herb grower Novella Carpenter $2500 for selling and raising crops in an empty lot in the city and for not applying for a permit to operate her business on the city's premises.

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