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FPPC adds reporting rules for California lobbyists

The state’s political watchdog adopted a new lobbying rule Thursday intended to shine a spotlight on ex-lawmakers for hire who use their clout to influence legislation, powerful interest groups behind misleading advertising campaigns and activities currently concealed in a catch-all category of regulatory filings.

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Mayor Steinberg fields questions at contentious meeting on homeless shelters

North Sacramento residents pelted Mayor Darrell Steinberg and two City Council members Monday over their plans for homeless shelters in North Sacramento, which they said already is overburdened with social services agencies.
By Cynthia Hubert chubert@sacbee.com
Mayor Steinberg fields questions at contentious meeting on homeless shelters 1:07

Mayor Steinberg fields questions at contentious meeting on homeless shelters

Sacramento State honors MLK's visit 50 years ago 1:06

Sacramento State honors MLK's visit 50 years ago

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Digging through the ashes near Coffey Park

Former Kings forward Omri Casspi 'really excited' to join Warriors 1:58

Former Kings forward Omri Casspi 'really excited' to join Warriors