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  • Sen. Boxer Endorses Wendy Gruel in L.A. Mayoral Race

    Sen. Boxer Endorses Wendy Gruel in L.A. Mayoral Race
    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...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 19 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Kelly Boyd presented a proclamation declaring April as Donate Life California Month in Laguna Beach to Marisa Garcia, ambassador...
  • Lead limits on military firing ranges outdated, report says

    Lead limits on military firing ranges outdated, report says
    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...
  • Has Congress nothing better to do than debate military's use of lead?

    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...
  • California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law

    California and other states fight changes in toxic chemicals law
    WASHINGTON -- A proposed overhaul of how the country regulates toxic chemicals came under sharp attack today from officials of California and several other states. Backers of the bipartisan plan say it would make the public safer by giving the federal...
  • Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance

    WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him. Backing their party&...
  • Sen. Boxer calls on Filner to resign, 'get the help you need'

    SAN DIEGO -- In a "Dear Bob" letter, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Friday called on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign amid accusations that he sexually harassed women. While numerous politicians have called on Filner to step down, few have...
  • Filner to end therapy earlier than announced, return to San Diego

    Filner to end therapy earlier than announced, return to San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -Mayor Bob Filner will complete his behavioral therapy treatment Saturday, earlier than previously announced, his lawyers said Friday. Filner will take "personal time" next week and be unavailable for comment, said a statement from lawyer...
  • L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort

    L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner responded this week to a recall effort launched against him. Join the Times San Diego Bureau Chief Tony Perry at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a live discussion about Filner, the allegations against him and his political future....
  • The double threats

    Just as Lenin's body remains on public display in Russia, because one never knows when he might be useful to rally the masses, so, too, does the ghost (but thankfully not the body) of the late Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) remain a useful symbol for...
  • Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion

    Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion
    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....