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Ask Government George 9-6-11

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Question: Dear Government George, where is the money spent that is borrowed from the public and who decides where it goes? Answer: The Bureau of Public Debt is responsible for accounting for and reporting the debt in accordance with statutory direction. The Bureau does not have any public policy decision-making authority. Visit the Financial Management […]

September 7th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask “Government George” 8-29-11

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Question: Dear Government George, how do I register to vote? Answer: To register to vote, you must pick up a voter registration form at your county elections office, library, or U.S. Post Office. It is important that your voter registration form be filled out completely and be postmarked or hand-delivered to your county elections office […]

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 8-15-11

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Question: Dear Government George, do you know anything about gang injunctions? Answer: There are currently 37 active injunctions in the city involving 57 gangs. A gang injunction is a restraining order against a group. It is a civil suit that seeks a court order declaring the gang’s public behavior a nuisance and asking for special […]

August 15th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 8-9-11

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Question: Dear Government George, is it true LA had the first police-woman? Answer: It is true, in 1909,Los Angelessocial worker Alice Stebbins Wells petitioned Mayor George Alexander and the City Council, requesting that an ordinance providing for a Los Angeles Policewoman be adopted. Not only was the measure passed, but onSeptember 12, 1910, Mrs. Wells […]

August 9th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 7-25-11

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Question: Dear Government George, where would I go to view vital records? Answer: The Department of Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is located at12400 Imperial HighwayinNorwalk. The following will provide you with the procedure for viewing vital records. Certificates and indexes of birth, death and marriage records not exempt from public inspections may be examined at the Office […]

July 27th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 7-18-11

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Question: Dear Government George, do you know anything about Birth Certificates and where one goes to obtain one? Answer: Well, pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 103526 only specific individuals are allowed to receive an Authorized Certified Copy of a birth, death or marriage record. An Authorized Certified Copy of a birth record is […]

July 18th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 7-11-11

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Question: Dear Government George, what do you know about alternate routes for the 405 shutdown this weekend? Answer: Well, Sepulveda Boulevard is intended as an alternate route for local resident access only. Sepulveda Boulevard will not have the capacity to accommodate both local and diverted freeway traffic. Those using Sepulveda Boulevard should expect extreme congestion […]

July 12th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 7-4-22

Question: Dear Government George, I am over 55 and would like to volunteer for my community. What do you suggest? Answer: Well, there is a Corporation for National & Community Service that helps people find volunteer opportunities. Here is what they have to say about themselves,…” Thank you for making the decision to ‘‘Get Involved!’’ […]

July 5th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 6-27-11

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Question: Dear Government George, I am over 55 and would like to volunteer for my community. What do you suggest? Answer: Well, there is a Corporation for National & Community Service that helps people find volunteer opportunities. Here is what they have to say about themselves,…” Thank you for making the decision to ‘‘Get Involved!’’ […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

Ask Government George 5-2-11

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Question: Dear Government George, How can I take a tour of the California State Capitol building in Sacramento? – Billy McGill, Sherman Oaks Answer: Well Billy, spring is a lovely time of year to visit Sacramento.  I just got back from the California Democratic Convention there, and I have very happy memories of an inspiring […]

May 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Ask Government George | Read More »

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