| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news.
For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:30 PM
It is fascinating to read of all these organizations that want to do so much for us. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the U.S. Department of Defense to put an end to the ban on women in combat. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Boxer want the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The worst-ever one-week spike in California gas prices may be over -- at least for now -- but any real relief at the pump could take a while.
Prices dropped overnight by an average of .5 cents per gallon to $4.666 on Tuesday,...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:53 AM
When first proposed about a decade ago, it seemed like a promising means to revive the Chesapeake Bay's devastated oyster crop: Bring in Chinese oysters, which are impervious to the diseases killing the native stock and also grow faster. If successful,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
| May 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Leading up to a speech by former President Bill Clinton, California Senators Barbara Boxer (left) and Diane Feinstein mingle on the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
-- Steve Appleford, Times Community News
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel's mayoral campaign has gotten a big boost.
Greuel picked up an endorsement Thursday from Sen. Barbara Boxer, who called her a "proven leader" who can focus on creating jobs and improving...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The following is from the March 19 City Council meeting. All council members were present.
Mayor Kelly Boyd presented a proclamation declaring April as Donate Life California Month in Laguna Beach to Marisa Garcia, ambassador...