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VIDEO: Gavin Newsom delivers State of the State amid recall effort

Next deadline in push to oust governor comes on Wednesday
Jilllian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the State of the State Address at an empty Dodger Stadium Tuesday, focusing on uniting California a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Kamala Harris hugs girl

LEGEND: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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CA Covid-19 Alert

BREAKING: Alert announces new stay-at-home orders

The order will last for the next 3 weeks
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
California has issued another stay-at-home order sent over an Emergency Alert to mobile devices today. 
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Latino communities suffering disproportionately from COVID-19

San Diego moved into most restrictive purple tier on Nov. 10
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 10, 2020
The virus has exposed racial, healthcare and housing disparities that have existed for generations and have left the Latino community more predisposed and vulnerable to COVID-19.
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Ammar Campa-Najjar

50th Congressional District candidates in final stretch

Ammar Campa-Najjar remains optimistic, despite the polls
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar is facing Republican Darrell Issa to represent California’s 50th Congressional District.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

A viewer’s guide to election night

The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight
Eric Bradner, CNN November 3, 2020
Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
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Proposition 22

OPINION: Prop 22 justifies app-based drivers employment status

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 22 would classify app-based drivers as “independent contractors” instead of “employees” while offering certain compensation as a replacement if the driver meets certain criteria.
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VIDEO: Mail-in ballot deadlines explained

Confusion continues over rules that vary by state
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 30, 2020
As voters mail in ballots in record numbers, there is a lot of confusion among California voters about when their ballots should be turned in.
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Proposition 15

OPINION: Prop 15 a deceptive tax initiative

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 28, 2020
California has Proposition 15, a ballot initiative up for a vote on Nov. 3 would further cripple the state’s business economy and put a higher tax on commercial real estate.
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Proposition 18

Proposition 18: Primary voting for 17-year-olds

Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote earlier
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections.
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Proposition 24

Proposition 24: Privacy rights initiative

Existing consumer data privacy laws, rights will be expanded if Prop 24 passes
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 24 would allow existing consumer data privacy laws and rights will be expanded.
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Proposition 15

Proposition 15: Commercial tax assessment changes

Taxes would be based on market value, not purchase price
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 15 says it increases funding for public schools, community colleges and local government services by changing tax assessment of commercial and industrial property.
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