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  • 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...
  • Tom Steyer's exit shifts Senate race focus to Antonio Villaraigosa

    Tom Steyer's exit shifts Senate race focus to Antonio Villaraigosa
    With billionaire Tom Steyer opting out of California’s U.S. Senate race on Thursday, the most likely major rival for Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appears to be former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. For now, Harris is the lone major...
  • Villaraigosa demurs on Senate prospects after Steyer bows out

    Villaraigosa demurs on Senate prospects after Steyer bows out
    One of Antonio Villaraigosa’s most formidable potential rivals for U.S. Senate has opted not to run, but the former Los Angeles mayor shied from the subject Thursday night in Washington.  "I have an important announcement to make," he joked before...
  • Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris

    Treasurer John Chiang declines Senate run, Willie Brown backs Harris
    A day after billionaire Tom Steyer announced he would not seek Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, the field of potential contenders shrank further as state Treasurer John Chiang decided that he, too, would stay out of the race. Chiang, a Democrat who...
  • Newsom says launch to raise money, form plan to restore state's greatness

    Newsom says launch to raise money, form plan to restore state's greatness
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that he is launching his 2018 gubernatorial campaign not only to get a head start on raising money, but also to craft a substantive plan to restore California to greatness. “I have zero interest in becoming the...
  • Art Laboe, iconic disc jockey, silenced on L.A. airwaves

    Art Laboe, iconic disc jockey, silenced on L.A. airwaves
    His deep, soothing voice had filled Los Angeles’ airwaves for more than 60 years. So it came as a shock to fans across Los Angeles this week that their beloved disc jockey, Art Laboe, was off the radio. His broadcast, The Art Laboe Connection,...
  • Wesson backs Kamala Harris' bid for U.S. Senate

    Wesson backs Kamala Harris' bid for U.S. Senate
    Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. announced Monday that he is endorsing Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’ bid for the U.S. Senate. “She took on the Wall Street banks and delivered for Californians. She’s fought elementary...
  • Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race

    Harris shadow-boxing Villaraigosa in Senate race
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not yet a candidate for U.S. Senate, and he might still skip the race altogether. But state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris made clear Monday that her Senate campaign team sees Villaraigosa, at least for now, as...