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  • Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general

    Remember, Kamala Harris, you're still California's attorney general
    To the editor: An effective, aggressive state attorney general has a much greater impact on Californians' quality of life than yet another inevitably liberal Democratic U.S. senator. ("Kamala Harris launches U.S. Senate bid, begins raising money," Jan....
  • Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run

    Wealthy activist Tom Steyer says 'I will decide soon' on Senate run
    Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday made his first public remarks on why is weighing a bid for the seat that U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is leaving. “Holding office is a sacred trust in our society, and I am honored that so many...
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez considering run for Barbara Boxer's Senate seat

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) said Tuesday that she was seriously considering a bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. "For the past 18 years, I have focused on putting California’s working families first. From...
  • Race to replace Sen. Boxer: Kamala Harris is in, Gavin Newsom is out

    The field of candidates to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer began to take shape Monday, with Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris deciding to run for the seat and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom taking a pass. Harris plans to formally announce her bid for the 2016...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris to announce U.S. Senate bid

    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris will announce Tuesday that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, according to a Harris adviser. “She’s not testing the waters. She’s charting the course. She’s in with...
  • Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer

    Villaraigosa would add dynamic new element in race to succeed Boxer
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's announcement that he is seriously weighing a bid for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer added a dynamic new element to what is likely to be a crowded and expensive...
  • The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!

    The older the better; let's hear it for California's geriatric pols!
    Did I detect a bit of snark about Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement, after reporters noted that California’s top trio of politicians – our two long-serving U.S. senators and our four-term governor –are all well past 70 years old?...
  • Activist Paulina Gonzalez puts pressure on banks to help the poor

    Activist Paulina Gonzalez puts pressure on banks to help the poor
    The gig: Former union organizer and community activist Paulina Gonzalez, 41, became executive director this year of the California Reinvestment Coalition, an advocate for better financial services and affordable housing in low-income neighborhoods....
  • Councilwoman faces familiar foe in race for San Fernando Valley seat

    Councilwoman faces familiar foe in race for San Fernando Valley seat
    Last year's race to fill the seat of departing Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas was a grab-the-popcorn kind of show: two established public officials — and onetime allies — dueling to represent some of the most impoverished parts of...
  • A journalist's recipe for fixing L.A.

    A journalist's recipe for fixing L.A.
    Efforts to improve local government and the services it provides have come and gone over the 22 years I have covered Los Angeles for this newspaper. Some have been successful: The Christopher Commission reset the accountability systems at the LAPD, and...
  • Sriracha, a water bond and other things for which we're thankful

    The nature of this page — of all editorial pages, really — is that much space is devoted to criticism, to identifying and illuminating the flaws of legislation or legislators, candidates or ideas. By way of respite, we like to devote our...