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  • Legislation Would Ground Recalled Rental Cars

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
  • Emanuel Pleitez will be running for L.A. mayor -- literally

     
    Long shot candidate Emanuel Pleitez is running for mayor of L.A. like nobody before him: In sneakers, shorts and, one hopes, plenty of sunscreen....
  • The costs of posting local meeting agendas [Google+ Hangout]

     
    The Times will host a Google+ Hangout on the state's costs to notify the public about local meetings with reporter Chris Megerian and City Editor Shelby Grad at 11 a.m. Local governments must alert residents about what will be discussed......
  • Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer call for tax campaign truce [updated]

     
    California’s two U.S senators don’t like what they’re seeing from the Proposition 38 campaign. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer sent a letter to the head of the California State PTA, the sponsor of Proposition 38, imploring...
  • State PTA chief responds to Feinstein, Boxer on Prop. 38

     
    One day after receiving a scolding letter from California's two U.S. senators and top legislative Democrats, Carol Kocivar, the head of the California State PTA and a chief backer of Proposition 38, has fired off a letter of her own....
  • San Onofre months from restarting reactors

     
    The darkened San Onofre power plant will not restart even one of its two reactors for months, the head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday. In the meantime, anti-nuclear advocates stepped up pressure to keep the plant shut......
  • L.A. Democrats decry outside group's mailer slamming elected officials

     
    The chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party has criticized an outside group's mailer in the bruising election battle between Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman in the San Fernando Valley. Californians for Integrity in Government send...
  • Joe Biden to make a cameo on “Parks and Recreation”

     
    Recently re-elected Vice President Joe Biden will make a cameo appearance as himself for a scene in next Thursday's episode of NBC's Parks and Recreation, airing Nov. 15 at 9:30pm ET. The scene was filmed last July at the Eisenhower Executive Office...
  • Barbara Boxer endorses Wendy Greuel for L.A. mayor

     
    In the increasingly quickened pace of the L.A. mayoral race, City Controller Wendy Greuel has earned the endorsement of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who called her a “proven leader” who can focus on creating jobs and improving the economy....
  • Johnny Lewis not on drugs when he killed landlady, report says

     
    A coroner's report says that no drugs were detected in the body of "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis, who fell to his death after police say he killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz....
  • Inmate charged in 1991 slaying, rape of 16-year-old Compton girl

     
    More than 20 years have passed since 16-year-old Melissa Alcantar was found slain in the Compton thrift store where she worked. She was raped, authorities say, and her hands and feet were tied...