| Jan 24, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Remember back in 2003, when voters decided Gray Davis was running the state into the ground and picked a movie superhero to lead California? Well, a new poll finds that Californians believe Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has made a mess of......
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:34 AM
A look at politicians who came out of Hollywood, part of LATimes.com's amazing new Hollywood Walk of Stars database....
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Can it be that the only growth sector in California state government is the money that Meg Whitman is willing to spend to make herself governor of it? The primary is just over two months away, and sheâs already gone through $46 million -- $27 million of...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Full text as 'Yes We Can!' they chant over the Democrat's pleas that he supports their cause to repeal "Don't Ask-Don't Tell."...
| Mar 31, 2010
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California is observing Cesar Chavez Day Wednesday.
Gloria Molina will serve as a volunteer at a food bank, a celebration will be held at El Camino College's Compton Center and a photo exhibit will open at the Cathedral of Our...
| Apr 10, 2010
In Marysville, passing motorists, honking their horns, are quick to recognize Tea Party Patriots. Its' been two years since they first emerged; now it's the message they're working on says 69 year old Ron Reavis, "If you're really sincere about lower...
| Mar 21, 2010
A new survey by the Field Poll shows Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's public opinion rating has slumped to a new low.
Results from a survey released Sunday show only 23 percent of the people asked approve of the job the governor is doing, while 71 percent...
| Mar 27, 2010
When Midge Costanza was appointed by President Carter as his assistant for public liaison in 1976 and given coveted space near the Oval Office, the outspoken New Yorker predicted she might not last.
"Either I will function as a window for the president,...
| May 6, 2010
Reporting from Los Angeles
In certain well-connected circles, Max Palevsky was known as the billionaire patron of Los Angeles' first black mayor, Tom Bradley.
But his portfolio resembled a conglomerate's. A baron of the early computer industry, he...
| May 16, 2010
California's latest budget implosion, leaving the state in a multibillion dollar hole, is another stark reminder that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has not fulfilled the central pledge from the 2003 recall election - to tame the state's chronic deficits...
| Apr 23, 2010
| 6:51 AM
Glendale’s contribution to employee pension plans in 2001: zero. The city’s check in 2009: $22.6 million.
The growing burden of the California Public Employees Retirement System on Glendale’s bottom line in the last decade has been...