| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A constitutional amendment effort asking Florida voters to legalize medical marijuana might be headed for a photo finish.
The group has until Feb. 1 to gather the more than 683,000 valid voter signatures to make the ballot. The group...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A commission conversation about red light cameras got a little personal Monday.
The commission was chatting about prospective cameras – an estimated 20 cameras are expected to be erected in September, after new state law could take effect giving a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:26 PM
SACRAMENTO -- When Gov. Jerry Brown decided he wouldn't defend California's ban same-sex marriage in court, he was following in the footsteps of his father, former Gov. Pat Brown.
Both men decided they wouldn't go to bat for voter-approved measures...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Activists in bankrupt San Bernardino have qualified their effort to recall three city officials this fall, the county registrar of voters has announced.
Voters will decide on Nov. 5 whether to recall Councilmembers John Valdivia and Wendy McCammack...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:57 PM
For Barbara Coe, everything changed the day she accompanied an elderly friend to an Orange County social services center in 1991.
"I walked into this monstrous room full of people, babies and little children all over the place, and I realized nobody was...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Resident Paul Merritt announced Wednesday that his proposed initiative to restrict the Village Entrance Project is moving forward.
The city attorney has completed the title and summary of Merritt's proposed initiative as required by election law to get...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Activists attempting to oust then-Mayor Bob Filner appear to have been well on their way to qualifying for a recall election, according to information released Friday.
In less than six days, the recall movement had gathered 37,517...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Advocates trying to place initiatives on California’s ballot may face new requirements under a bill approved by the Legislature this month.
The measure, AB 857 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), would require 10% of petition...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 9:53 AM
A decades-long program that subsidizes trash and sewer bills for low-income seniors and disabled people is at risk of being cut after Burbank voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a special tax to continue its funding source.
Roughly 1,900 out of...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Oct 6, 2013
How different would California be today if voters had not ousted Gov. Gray Davis 10 years ago Monday, a mere 11 months after reelecting him to a second four-year term?
What one error could Davis have avoided, if he could replay his abbreviated tenure,...