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What the Heck a Flex Alert is and Why You Should Care

Jul 1, 2015
What the Heck a Flex Alert is and Why You Should Care

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Tax Rate on Gasoline Drops in Time for 4th of July Weekend

Jul 1, 2015

Sacramento July 1, 2015 - The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) announces the state excise tax on gasoline will drop by six cents per gallon on July 1, 2015. This will lower the excise tax rate from 36 cents to 30 cents per gallon.

“The lower rate is welcome news for overtaxed Californians who...

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Mayor Johnson doesn’t look good in erasing arena-related text messages

Jul 1, 2015

The mayor of Sacramento admits destroying evidence in the arena-subsidy case after city officials were explicitly warned to preserve all electronic communications related to the deal. That’s a breathtaking admission Kevin Johnson made yesterday when he testified in a trial … Continue reading

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Applauds Governor for Signing Vaccine Bill

Jul 1, 2015

SACRAMENTO June 30, 2015 - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson praised Governor Jerry Brown for signing the vaccine legislation today and issued the following statement:

“I support Senate Bill 277 as part of my responsibility to protect the health and safety of California’s 6.2 million students. For the California Department of Education, for...

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Senate Committee Passes Bills on Security Audits, E-Procurement

Jul 1, 2015

California would be required to do a cybersecurity assessment of all state agencies’ systems every two years and support electronic submission and management of IT contracts and bids, under two separate bills the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization passed on Monday.

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California Smartphone Kill Switch Law Goes into Effect

Jul 1, 2015

The mandate comes from 2014 state legislation sponsored by State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and supported by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. The bill’s aim is to reduce the incentive to steal smartphones and use or resell them.

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California Unveils One-Stop Portal for Business Creation, Development

Jul 1, 2015

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and the Department of Technology on Wednesday officially unveiled the California Business Portal, a one-stop website designed to make it easier for new and existing businesses to get the information they need to get off the ground and grow.

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West Sacramento to Debut New 311 App on July 1

Jul 1, 2015

The city of West Sacramento is encouraging residents to download and use its new 311 app, called West Sacramento Connect. The app is available from PublicStuff, a provider of civic engagement apps and websites to

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‘FresGO’ Touted as Digital Route to a Better City

Jul 1, 2015

City officials expect to soon be on the receiving end of thousands of digital requests for service, most accompanied by a photo of the offending object snapped by the sender.

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FBI Investigating Vandalism at Bay Area Fiber-Optic Cables

Jul 1, 2015

Homes, businesses and Internet service providers across Northern California were frustrated by the severed lines.

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