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Antonio Villaraigosa

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  • California attorney general rolls out plan to target foster care abuse

    California attorney general rolls out plan to target foster care abuse
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris launched a new initiative focused on protecting children — especially those in the foster system, who she said are vulnerable to unscrupulous caregivers and identity thieves. At a news conference in Los...
  • Kamala Harris in strong position for Senate run, poll finds

    Kamala Harris in strong position for Senate run, poll finds
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, so far the only major candidate to have entered the race for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat, starts the campaign with 46% of likely voters saying they would be inclined to support her, according to a new...
  • Republican Rocky Chavez enters U.S. Senate race in California

    Republican Rocky Chavez enters U.S. Senate race in California
    Rocky Chávez, an assemblyman from Oceanside, announced his campaign for U.S. Senate on Thursday, becoming the first major Republican to enter the race to succeed Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. Chávez, a former U.S. Marine colonel and onetime member...
  • Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big

    Eric Garcetti's Mayor's Fund lets companies give big
    When Eric Garcetti won the 2013 mayoral election, he did so without the financial backing of Psomas, a Los Angeles-based engineering firm with offices throughout the Southwest. As a company that held contracts worth more than $100,000 with the city,...
  • 10 years later, L.A.'s skid row remains an urban dystopia

    10 years later, L.A.'s skid row remains an urban dystopia
    On a cool, drizzly day 10 years ago, I met a lonely, afflicted soul in downtown Los Angeles who would eventually take me to places I'd never visited. Disney Hall, for instance, and the White House. And to the depths of skid row. Nathaniel Ayers survived...
  • Exclusive: Kamala Harris makes 'no apologies' for aggressive Senate campaign

    Exclusive: Kamala Harris makes 'no apologies' for aggressive Senate campaign
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris said Wednesday that she makes “no apologies” for an aggressive U.S. Senate campaign that some fellow Democrats have complained is aimed at keeping others, notably a Latino candidate, out of the race....
  • GOP Assemblyman Rocky Chavez is exploring Senate bid

    GOP Assemblyman Rocky Chavez is exploring Senate bid
    Assemblyman Rocky Chavez, a Republican from Oceanside, announced Tuesday that he is forming a fund-raising committee to explore a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. The creation of a committee is the first formal step a...
  • Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid

    Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid
    In the two weeks since he launched his 2018 gubernatorial bid, Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has raised nearly $727,000 for the contest, according to a financial disclosure statement filed with the California secretary of state’s office....
  • Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Fresno Mayor Swearengin passes on race for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat
    Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who received the most support among potential Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in a new poll, has decided not to run in the 2016 contest, said advisor Tim Clark. “She’s going to sit this out,” Clark...
  • You won't have Villaraigosa to kick around anymore

    You won't have Villaraigosa to kick around anymore
    Before Antonio Villaraigosa announced this week that he would not run for California's open U.S. Senate seat in 2016, some were framing a contest between the ex-Los Angeles mayor and state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, previously San Francisco's district...
  • 818 Roundup: Tentative court opinion appears to support Walmart in Burbank; Possible La Cañada senior community

    818 Roundup: Tentative court opinion appears to support Walmart in Burbank; Possible La Cañada senior community
    Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 68 degrees and a low of 52 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local...