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  • Six Californias? GOP probably wouldn't be helped by bust-up, study finds

    Six Californias? GOP probably wouldn't be helped by bust-up, study finds
    As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, Des Moines, Atlanta, fill-in-the-blank -- are too far removed and too far detached from the people and interests...
  • Convicted felon Roderick Wright to resign from state Senate

    Convicted felon Roderick Wright to resign from state Senate
    Democratic State Sen. Roderick D. Wright said Monday that he will resign from office effective Sept. 22-- bowing to pressure three days after a judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail on felony perjury and voting fraud charges for lying about living in his...
  • District names principal for Lincoln Elementary

    District names principal for Lincoln Elementary
    A principal has been selected to lead Lincoln Elementary in Newport Beach, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District announced Friday. Eight district campuses have received new principals since the end of the last school year. Lincoln's top job was the...
  • Jennifer Garner has camera duel with paparazzo recording her family

    Jennifer Garner has camera duel with paparazzo recording her family
    Jennifer Garner turned the camera lens on a paparazzo tracking her and her family. The "Dallas Buyers Club" star recently confronted the shutterbug who was shooting video of the actress and her three children during a casual trip to the Pacific...
  • Halle Berry throws way back for new baby boy's name

    Halle Berry throws way back for new baby boy's name
    Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez have selected a throwback name for their baby boy. The tot, born Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, will be called Maceo Robert Martinez, according to several reports. Maceo means "gift...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action

    Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action
    DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields. Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
  • Successful state Senate candidates raise an average of $1 million

    Successful state Senate candidates raise an average of $1 million
    SACRAMENTO -- Got $1 million? That is how much, on average, it costs to win a seat in the California State Senate, according to MapLight, the nonpartisan research group that studies money’s influence on politics. The group looked at how much...
  • NBCUniversal participates in Comcast Cares service day

    In what is billed as one of the nation's largest corporate-sponsored community service days, Comcast executives participated in improvement projects across the country -- including at an elementary school near Universal Studios in Los Angeles. On...
  • Local Republicans meet candidates in state primary

    The political pizza party held April 24 by the Republican Club of the Foothills drew almost 100 people, according to the group. The dinner event, held at the La CaƱada Thursday Club, spotlighted 10 candidates in the June 3 primary election. Included were...
  • 'Shrimp Boy' tried to hang with San Francisco politicians

    'Shrimp Boy' tried to hang with San Francisco politicians
    SACRAMENTO -- There’s no shortage of offbeat characters in San Francisco who are drawn to City Hall. Willie Brown was harassed by an Elvis impersonator. Gavin Newsom was stalked by a man wearing purple latex gloves. Democratic strategist Nathan...