| May 1, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Gayle's Sunday, May 1, 2011 Sunday Gospel spotlight featured Minister Lorenzo Johnson and Praizum.
Minister Lorenzo Johnson is known as a musician, vocalist and composer, both in the gospel and secular arenas. His performances are diverse: jazz pianist...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:07 PM
When should a convicted killer's time in prison be up?
Typically, a convict who has served his or her time will get a parole hearing. The parole board will make a recommendation, at which point the governor of California can say "no way" or take no...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Jerry Brown, the enigmatic former governor who always seemed to be eyeing his next political post, returns to the state capital this week to lead a much different California than the one he oversaw 28 years ago.
The state's finances are in a deep...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 8:35 PM
The State Capitol is on high alert as top elected officials return to Sacramento on Monday.
”Yea, it was a real wake up for how easy it would be for someone to come in here in wreak havoc,” Steve Maviglio remembers the last time the...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:29 PM
The color of California is changing. There’s no majority race anymore; but whites, European Americans, are leaving the golden state in growing numbers. Kevin Wilcox works as an architect, and he believes the unfriendly business climate is the...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Things I simply just don’t get: So, the last Harry Potter movie just came out.
Spoiler Alert: J.K. Rowling is a gazillionaire.
And leading up to the release was a gauntlet of publicity about the middle-aged actors pretending to be 17-year-old...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 10:49 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown will become the next governor of California, based on exit poll results.
Brown, who had previously served as California's youngest governor since the 1850s, became the oldest Californian ever elected to the post...
| Nov 4, 2010
Our mother ship, the Los Angeles Times, broke the story first. The Huffington Post picked it up. "An eccentric, globetrotting multibillionaire who doesn't own a home in California — or anywhere, for that matter; he says he has little use for...
| Dec 2, 2010
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is headed back to Sacramento on Friday to put the final touches on next week's special session. The budget deficit has ballooned to $6 billion; but many democrats are likely to ignore Schwarzenegger's final act as governor....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Recently the Concordia Center for Public Policy hosted a program on managing pension costs. Rapidly escalating pension expenses have dominated the news and forced the issue to the top of every local government agenda.
The rapid increase in pension...
| May 20, 2012
Mail-in voting for the general election two weeks from now already is under way with reforms in place — open primaries and the end of gerrymandered legislative districts — that are supposed to end the stalemate in Sacramento.
The odds of...