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Diane Watson

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  • Candidates pick up pace as elections filing nears

     
    As the Dec. 30 official start of next year’s campaign season nears, the pace is picking up for those already seeking seats in the state Legislature, mostly in the Assembly: In the San Fernando Valley’s new 46th District, businesswoman...
  • Diane Watson backs at least two candidates for same Assembly seat

     
    Former Rep. Diane Watson is backing at least two rivals for the same Assembly seat next year. Candidates in other Assembly races announce endorsements....
  • Crenshaw Post Office to be named for Tom Bradley

     
    President Obama signed a bill Wednesday to rename the Crenshaw Post Office for former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles). "I am pleased that the President signed this bill to rename......
  • Diane Watson looks back on a career as a legislator and inspiration

     
    A remarkable L.A. political career comes to an end Wednesday, when, at the age of 77, Diane Watson attends the inauguration of her favored successor to the multiethnic 33rd Congressional District, former Assembly Speaker Karen Bass. Watson won her first.....
  • Parolee arrested on suspicion of making threats against Diane Watson

     
    A South Los Angeles parolee was arrested Friday on suspicion of making a series of phone calls threatening to kill retired U.S. Rep. Diane Watson, authorities said....
  • Ridley-Thomas backs opponent of Parks in South Los Angeles contest, rekindling an old feud

     
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas threw his support behind Los Angeles City Council candidate Forescee Hogan-Rowles at a late afternoon fundraiser in Hancock Park Sunday, calling her “very capable,” “very well-regarded” with...
  • Congressional Black Caucus backs Laura Richardson in 44th District

     
    Underscoring the racial overtones of an intra-party fight for a new Los Angeles County congressional district, the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday endorsed Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach)....
  • Political Landscape: New chair for entertainment industry caucus

    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) will succeed Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles) as the chair of the Congressional Entertainment Industries Caucus in the 112th Congress, which convenes in January. The Entertainment Industries Caucus was established...
  • Mary King (Klohs)

    Mary King (Klohs)
    Mary King (Klohs) Mary was born in Sydney Australia 12/27/1925, she leaves us peacefully on 6/15/2011. Moving from Australia in her 20’s she went to live with family in Windsor Ontario where she met and married Bill Klohs in 1949. They would...
  • Mark Ridley-Thomas works to connect with voters

    During a day of stop-and-go campaigning for the 2nd District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, state Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas paused for a little criticism from his campaign manager: You need to do more to toot your own horn. "You have...
  • Sharp words in race for L.A. city attorney

    With the March 3 election less than three weeks away, the race for Los Angeles city attorney is taking a considerably sharper tone. A day after several city officials expressed their dislike of a campaign mailer sent by City Councilman Jack Weiss, one of...