Elsewhere, the council voted 7-0 in favor of $16.9 million in contractual services and $1.6 million for consultants on stormwater construction projects. Council Vice President Jeremy Rivas, D-2nd, explained the majority of those funds are targeted for work in South Haven. The bond issue for this project, Rivas said, had passed last fall. … [Read more...] about Porter County Council OKs $24 million for renovation projects
State police say he was driving north at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday on Route 715, west of Black Bear Lane, in Jackson Township when he lost control of his car, left the road and hit a tree, state police said. … [Read more...] about Man charged in fatal Monroe County crash that killed passenger
Duncan D. Hunter was elected to the 50th District in 2008 in what essentially was a handoff from his father, Duncan L. Hunter, who had held the seat since his election in 1980. As with his father, the younger Hunter, it seemed, could keep the office as long as he wanted. Both military veterans with deep roots in East County, the Hunters have been extremely popular in the region. Winning re-election was rarely in question. … [Read more...] about Is this the end of the Hunter dynasty in East County?
According to a Daily News report last year, each shelter costs about $280,000 to operate, using both one-time homeless-prevention county funds from her district and money generated by Measure H. The Measure H tax is estimated to raise $355 million a year for 10 years to help homeless people transition into affordable housing units. … [Read more...] about Amid a ‘crisis,’ a vital LA County homeless shelter must stay open, leaders say
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