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California Unemployment Rate Drops to 10.2 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Drops to 10.2 Percent

Free News Press – The Employment Development Department for the State of California said the state unemployment rate in September decreased to 10.2 percent from 10.6 percent in August. In Orange County, the unemployment rate is only 7.1 percent but in Los Angeles the rate [Read More]

Governor Brown Proposes More Budget Cuts

Governor Brown Proposes More Budget Cuts

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised state budget proposal Monday that will cut $8.3 billion from state spending. The governor told reporters that the nation’s economic recovery has been slower than expected. “Lower tax revenues, coupled [Read More]

Police Storm Occupy Los Angeles Encampment

Police Storm Occupy Los Angeles Encampment

LOS ANGELES (FNP) – Citing health and safety concerns, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered the closure of the City Hall Park. Dozens of police in riot gear stormed the park dismantling camping structures and evicting Occupy LA protestors. “At [Read More]

California High Speed Rail Project Moving Forward

California High Speed Rail Project Moving Forward

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – Two court rulings were made last week the helped pave the way for work to begin on the California High Speed Rail project. The project, which is being funded by a bond initiative authorized by the passage of passage of Proposition 1A in 2008, will [Read More]

Greece Accepts EU Deal

Greece Accepts EU Deal

Free News Press – In a last minute deal to avoid a referendum vote by the people of Greece, the Greek Parliament approved a European Union bailout plan that calls for the Hellenic Republic to accept several austerity measures. European leaders have been wrangling for [Read More]

Public Employee Representatives Speak Out Against Governor’s Plan

Public Employee Representatives Speak Out Against Governor’s Plan

Free News Press – Employee unions and pension funds were quick to respond to California Governor Jerry Brown’s 12-point pension plan proposal to raise the retirement age for new hires and require employees to pay a larger portion of their salary to their pensions. [Read More]

Brown Proposes Pension Plan Reforms

Brown Proposes Pension Plan Reforms

Free News Press – Governor Jerry Brown announce sweeping pension plan reform that is aimed at saving the taxpayer money while protecting those on retirement. His proposal will also affect local and county government employees. “My plan raises the retirement age and bans [Read More]

Governor Brown Signs Dream Act

Governor Brown Signs Dream Act

Free News Press – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the controversial Dream Act Friday. Authored by Assembly-member Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), the new law will allow children who were brought into the country under the age of 16 without proper [Read More]

Brown Signs New Amazon Tax Legislation

Brown Signs New Amazon Tax Legislation

Free News Press – Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 155 Friday which requires out-of-state retailers to collect and pay sales tax on California sales – next year. Under the current law, retailers where required to start paying immediately with their first payment due in [Read More]

Blackout in Southern California affects 1.4 Million Customers

Blackout in Southern California affects 1.4 Million Customers

Free News Press – According to SDG&E, a major power outage has occurred in San Diego County and has reached into the southernmost parts of Orange County. There was a line that went down somewhere between Arizona and California that overwhelmed the power company. [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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