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City of San Fernando Reviewing Skimpy Public Response to Survey Regarding Cannabis Industry

The City of San Fernando now has some data as far as public opinion on whether to allow the cannabis industry to operate within the city limits — but not much. At Monday’s council meeting, July 2, the consulting firm hired by the city, HdL, presented its report that included community views on cannabis, as […]

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San Fernando City Council Considering Allowing Alcohol at Park Facilities

The City of San Fernando council is considering allowing alcohol consumption at its park facilities. Currently, alcohol is prohibited at all parks and city facilities. But the council, at its May 21 meeting, discussed making some exceptions.    The council members did not approve an ordinance change presented at the meeting, saying it was too […]

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San Fernando Council Opposes Proposed Tax Transparency Bill 

The San Fernando City Council is opposing a potential state ballot measure that could make it more difficult for local governments to pass new taxes. The proposed measure, called the Tax Fairness, Transparency, and Accountability Act of 2018, would require all new taxes to have a two-third’s voter approval, and state specifically how the revenue […]

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Council Learns of Unexpected Cost to Bring New Metro Line into Northeast San Fernando Valley

As excited as city officials are about a possible Metro light-rail train coming to the northeast San Fernando Valley, they were clearly disappointed to learn the amount of money they must pay for the project to be completed.   According to the Measure M guidelines approved by voters last year for funding the transit line […]

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San Fernando Says “No” to Marijuana Businesses for Now

The San Fernando City Council, in a unanimous decision, voted on Monday, Sept. 18, to ban the marijuana businesses from operating within San Fernando’s city limits. The ban does not affect personal consumption of the drug for medicinal purposes, but does enlarge the City’s current ban on the medicinal marijuana industry to include any commercialization […]