| May 27, 2012
| 8:25 AM
LA JOLLA -- David and Cristina Sear were walking their Doberman pinschers in this seaside neighborhood when a big U-Haul truck pulled up around the corner from the $12-million beachfront home Mitt and Ann Romney had just bought.
The driver could not...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 91-6 to confirm Los Angeles attorney Michael W. Fitzgerald to a seat on the federal court for Central California, making him the first openly gay federal jurist in the state and one of a few in the nation....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) racked up a major endorsement in the form of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in his bruising battle with Rep. Brad Sherman for a newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat.
Schiff's break from...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON - A Los Angeles attorney has been confirmed by legislators as the state of California's first openly gay federal judge.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 91 to 6 to confirm L.A. attorney Michael W. Fitzgerald to a seat on the federal court for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Call her Maryland's Iron Lady.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski was lauded Wednesday on the floor of the Senate for setting the record as the longest-serving woman in Congress, a streak that her colleague, Sen. Ben Cardin, likened to that of another...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:50 PM
A home rehabilitation program that provided loans to eligible county residents will provide grants as well, a county official said.
The new provisions for Imperial County’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program were approved Tuesday by the Board...
| 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,...
| 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 8, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is following in her colleague Dianne Feinstein’s steps by calling for a federal investigation into record gas prices in California.
Boxer is urging the Department of Justice’s Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:24 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Daniel Chong, a 23-year-old UC San Diego student whose five-day ordeal behind bars has made national headlines, plans to sue the Drug Enforcement Administration over the incident, his attorney said.
The DEA apologized Wednesday to Chong, who...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
"This is a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. No American president has ever supported a major expansion of civil rights that has not ultimately been adopted by the American people." — New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg....