Finance Director Adam Pirrie was appointed acting city manager by the Claremont City Council last week.The unanimous appointment came after the resignation of City Manager Tara Schultz.
Berkeley’s City Council has approved a package of police reform measures that would dramatically change law enforcement in the city.
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a motion to replace police officers with unarmed community responders for some non-violent calls.
A public health advocacy group is calling on lawmakers to stop using cannabis tax revenue to expand law enforcement, citing two studies on racial bias in marijuana arrests.
State and local law enforcement agencies will now be able to utilize state-licensed testing labs to test cannabis under a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
The coronavirus pandemic has breathed new life into the debate over “strong mayors.” San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg have recently pushed for strong mayor charter