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  • Police support for Harris: A warning sign to Villaraigosa

    Police support for Harris: A warning sign to Villaraigosa
    In any other campaign, a labor union backing a Democrat for U.S. Senate would be routine. But the first to line up publicly behind state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris turns out to be the Los Angeles Police Protective League. Her announcement Wednesday...
  • 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....
  • Kamala Harris' Senate bid endorsed by ex-state party chief Art Torres

    Kamala Harris' Senate bid endorsed by ex-state party chief Art Torres
    Former state lawmaker and state Democratic Party chairman Art Torres endorsed Kamala Harris’ bid for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Torres is the latest Democrat to back Harris before other Democrats, notably former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio...
  • All signs point to Villaraigosa Senate run, Nuñez says

    All signs point to Villaraigosa Senate run, Nuñez says
    One of Antonio Villaraigosa’s closest friends and advisors said Thursday that all signs were pointing toward the former Los Angeles mayor declaring his candidacy for U.S. Senate within the next two weeks. Former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez,...
  • L.A. deputy mayor chosen to serve as U.S. attorney for the region

    L.A. deputy mayor chosen to serve as U.S. attorney for the region
    Eileen Maura Decker, Los Angeles' deputy mayor on law enforcement and public safety matters and a former longtime assistant U.S. attorney, has been tapped to serve as the top federal prosecutor for the Los Angeles area, the White House announced...
  • All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other

    All-powerful Democrats find new adversaries: each other
    Latinos feel insulted by blacks. Angelenos are suspicious of San Franciscans. Democrats are squabbling. It's inevitable. It's the unintended consequence of one-party domination in California. Democrats have conquered Republicans. So they're turning on...
  • 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...
  • Schiff eyes Senate seat following Villaraigosa announcement

    Schiff eyes Senate seat following Villaraigosa announcement
    Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank) said that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's decision not to run for the U.S. Senate "means that there is a profound opportunity for a strong Southern California candidate" and signaled he is open to being that...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa

    Latino leaders scramble to find another Senate candidate without Villaraigosa
    A day after Antonio Villaraigosa  said he would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, Latino legislators were scrambling Wednesday to find another candidate who might represent their interests in the contest. Members of the Legislative Latino Caucus...
  • Villaraigosa decision hot topic at Latino Caucus retreat in Napa

    Villaraigosa decision hot topic at Latino Caucus retreat in Napa
    Antonio Villaraigosa’s decision not to run for the U.S. Senate next year has already become a hot topic of discussion at a Wine Country policy retreat by the California Legislative Latino Caucus. The former mayor of Los Angeles is scheduled to...