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The Costa Mesa resident behind an effort to recall Mayor Jim Righeimer said Friday that he will not have enough signatures by the deadline to bring his petition to voters. Chris McEvoy needed 15% of the Costa Mesa electorate — or more than 9,000...
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
My colleague Lisa J. Huriash reports: The recall committee trying to oust a city commissioner has some words for the Broward Sheriff's Office: hands off the political signs. Click here to read it. Click here to read the recall petition. Click here...
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles City Council moved forward with its own medical marijuana ballot measure Wednesday, increasing the chances voters could face three pot initiatives on the May ballot. On an 11-1 vote, the council instructed city lawyers to draw up......
L.A. NOWThe debate over medical pot dispensaries in L.A. could bleed into this year’s mayoral race, with one initiative that would allow some pot shops to remain open qualifying for the May ballot....
L.A. NOWAnother medical marijuana initiative has qualified for the L.A. ballot, increasing the chances that voters will get to choose whether to keep pot shops open in the city when they go to the polls in May....
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.For the second time in two days, a state regulator criticized Blue Shield of California for an "unreasonable" rate hike affecting tens of thousands of individual policyholders. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Thursday that the...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- The state governor who once was America's youngest showed up at the National Governors Association meeting here this week as its oldest. Jerry Brown, who first served at age 38 as California's chief executive (1976-83), returned at age 74 in...
Tags: Jules Witcover, Jerry Brown, Executive Branch, Voting, Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Republican governors who worked to thwart much of President Barack Obama's first-term agenda are shifting gears and softening their rhetoric now that his run was extended for four more years and they're facing their own re-...
L.A. NOWA Pasadena councilman is facing a recall campaign over his support for an ordinance that cleared the way for negotiations to bring professional football to the Rose Bowl. Recall proponents on Thursday filed a notice of intent to circulate a......
Passing a major reform in Sacramento has the same odds as a novice knocking out the champ at a martial-arts competition. This is particularly true when it comes to reforming ballot-box budgeting. I’ve introduced eight measures on this topic over the...
Tags: Finance, Republican Party, Voting, Politics, Sports
Proving again that there is no shortage of NIMBYism here, residents of West Pasadena who feel beleaguered by traffic, noise and other issues associated with activities at the Rose Bowl have twice this month made the news by taking drastic steps in hopes...
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