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Interview with Dan Downey, 77th District candidate

Stephen Wyer
ENCINITAS — For state Assembly candidate Dan Downey, his run for office reflects the dissatisfaction of many across the state who feel like the “California...
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Assembly Races: Candidates line up to challenge Maienschein, Davies

Stephen Wyer
REGION — The campaigns for Assembly district races in North County are heating up, with a plethora of candidates lining up to unseat incumbents Assemblyman...
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State electoral battlegrounds shift in North County

Stephen Wyer
REGION — Recently finalized state district lines will shift several North County areas in favor of Democrats while strengthening the overall separation between coastal and...
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California’s stop-as-yield law for cyclists has safety advocates divided

Tigist Layne
REGION — Assembly Bill 122, also known as the Bicycle Safety Stop bill, has passed all committees and could be coming up for a vote...
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Solar legislation would have long-lasting effects on industry statewide

Bill Slane
REGION — Assembly Bill 1139, introduced to the California State Assembly by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez  (D-San Diego), will have significant impacts on the solar industry...
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Election 2020: State Assembly incumbent Marie Waldron on the issues

Dan Brendel
Republican Marie Waldron, seek a fifth term representing the 75th State Assembly District, says she’s especially focused on seeking bipartisan solutions to California’s problems. Waldron...
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Election 2020: North County’s State Assembly Candidates

Over the past two months, The Coast News sent electronic questionnaires in four batches to North County candidates in different levels of government, including federal...
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Workers, employers react to ‘Dynamex’ bill amendments

Steve Horn
Assembly Bill 5, which aims to reclassify worker status in accordance with Dynamex, was recently amended to include exemptions in law, real estate and dentistry....
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Encinitas looks to Costa Mesa for guidance on sober-living regulations

Carey Blakely
Encinitas has stayed in a holding pattern with its sober-living ordinance as it waits to see how anti-discrimination lawsuits play out in cities like Costa...