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  • U.S. shutdown threatens senior meals, housing, L.A. council says

    Los Angeles City Council members Friday blamed tea party Republicans in Congress for the continuing federal government shutdown and said that if it goes on much longer, seniors and low-income residents would be among those hurt. At a special session ...
  • Brown sets Sept. 17 election date for two L.A. legislative seats

    Gov. Jerry Brown has set the date for an election to fill two legislative seats left vacant when Bob Blumenfield and Curren Price took their seats this weekend on the Los Angeles City Council. The election to fill Blumenfield’s former San Fernando...
  • Assembly to weigh constitutional amendment on local taxes, bonds

    SACRAMENTO -- The budget won't be the only big issue being considered by the Assembly on Friday. Democrats have scheduled a vote on a controversial constitutional amendment that would make it easier for cities and counties to raise property taxes or...
  • Democrats hope for extra tax revenue

    Democratic lawmakers agreed to pare back and delay some of their spending plans after negotiations with Gov. Jerry Brown, but they're not completely giving up hope. Some said Monday evening that they would try to speed up new spending if tax revenue...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown leaves budget largely untouched

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown issued nearly two dozen line-item vetoes on Thursday but left overall spending almost entirely intact. The single largest change in the budget was a $30-million cut to special education. The Legislature wanted the...
  • California Legislature OKs state budget; next move is Brown's

    California Legislature OKs state budget; next move is Brown's
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Legislature passed a $96.3-billion budget on Friday, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown for final approval. The budget will redistribute education funding to help needier school districts, prepare for an expansion of public...
  • Bob Blumenfield in Council District 3

    Los Angeles' 3rd Council District covers much of the southwestern San Fernando Valley, and the race there to succeed termed-out Councilman Dennis Zine parallels election matchups in other districts, featuring as it does a would-be transplant from the...
  • California governor acts to hinder Iran efforts to get nuclear weapons

     
    Gov. Brown signed a bill to try to make it harder for Iran to acquire nuclear weapons...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills targeting human trafficking

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a series of bills aimed at cracking down on human trafficking in California. One measure, AB 2466 by Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield (D-Woodland Hills), allows courts to "seize and freeze" a defendant's assets during...
  • 58 will appear on ballot in L.A. City Hall races

     
    Fifty-eight candidates have qualified to run for city offices in Los Angeles' March 5 election, with the majority looking to fill open seats on the City Council, according to the final list from the City Clerk's office....
  • Digital billboard company issues $100-million threat against L.A.

     
    Digital billboard company issues $100 million threat against LA...