SAN DIEGO - County officials in California last week warned of grave consequences if voters reject a Nov. 2 ballot measure to make a half-cent state sales tax permanent.

But city officials said that losing the sales tax would make little difference to them. City and county officials appeared before the California Debt Advisory Commission.

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