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  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race

    'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race
    As the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups' honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year's race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be...
  • As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

    As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization
    The new year is shaping up to be one of the marijuana movement's strongest ever. The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado 20 days ago. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing, processing and...
  • Demings backs half-penny Orange school tax

    Demings backs half-penny Orange school tax
    Update in italics below Orange County mayoral candidate Val Demings said Wednesday that she will back a half-penny sales tax campaign this fall to help build and renovate schools. Incumbent Mayor Teresa Jacobs, who Demings is expected to face on the...
  • Charter committee OKs outsourcing language

    The Costa Mesa Charter Committee voted Wednesday evening to support an initiative that would allow the city to outsource most services. Eleven members voted in favor of including outsourcing in the proposed charter, which would require voter approval....
  • Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote

    Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari responded to reports that he had a spotty voting record, acknowledging that he has not gone to the polls in every election. He pointed to his decision to leave a lucrative investment banking career to...
  • Repairing the Voting Rights Act

    Repairing the Voting Rights Act
    When the Supreme Court struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act last year, it seemed impossible that a divided Congress would be able to agree on new legislation that would satisfy the court's concerns and restore robust enforcement of the...
  • Use of secret ballot must be authorized by board

    Q: I live in a condominium association and just learned that the ballots for our board elections can be reviewed by any unit owner after the election. I thought the identity of candidate to whom I voted would remain anonymous so that other unit owners...
  • Neel Kashkari enters race for California governor

    SACRAMENTO — Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari announced Tuesday that he is running for governor, arguing that the status quo is failing millions of Californians and staking his campaign on his ability to create jobs and improve public...
  • Judge throws out measure to force new L.A.-only health department

    Judge throws out measure to force new L.A.-only health department
    A judge has struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure slated for the June...
  • Don't scrap California's bullet train for the Hyperloop -- yet

    California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides. Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
  • California Sen. Rod Wright's perjury, voter fraud trial goes to jury

    California Sen. Rod Wright's perjury, voter fraud trial goes to jury
    More than three years after state Sen. Roderick D. Wright's indictment on perjury and voter fraud charges, the Inglewood Democrat's case went to the jury on Friday. The trial began with opening arguments on Jan. 8 before Los Angeles County Superior...