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Torres co-sponsors pedestrian safety bill

Rep. Norma Torres, D-Pomona, is co-sponsoring a bill meant to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. Introduction of the Pedestrian Hazard, Awareness and Safety Expansion Act [PHASE] follows National Pedestrian Safety Month, observed in October, which promotes safe transportation systems, according to a statement released by Torres’ office. “With rising pedestrian …

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State hospital to house homeless

Bill calls for homeless shelter at state hospital

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill that will bring homeless shelters to Patton State Hospital, starting next January. AB 349, which Newsom signed on Oct. 8, makes it possible to build accommodations for homeless individuals starting on the grounds of the mental hospital near Highland. The bill …

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New state law will slow growth gaming

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation meant to restrict the growth of California’s gaming industry for the next 20 years. Assembly Bill 341, which Newsom signed into law May 21, returns provisions sponsored by the cardroom industry in the 1997 Gambling Control Act which kept California from issuing new cardroom …

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