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  • John Krasinski debuts baby Hazel, urges 'no kids' photo policy

    John Krasinski debuts baby Hazel, urges 'no kids' photo policy
    Meet Hazel, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt's baby girl, who has made her official social-media debut four months after being born. The 34-year-old "The Office" star featured Hazel on his Twitter account to make a point about baby pictures in the media....
  • Senate leader says Brown's budget proposal falls short

    Senate leader Darrell Steinberg strongly criticized Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal on Wednesday, signaling the potential for difficult spending negotiations in the weeks ahead.  The Sacramento Democrat questioned whether healthcare will cost as much...
  • Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone's Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals. Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...
  • '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...
  • 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 Caņada Thursday Club, spotlighted 10 candidates in the June 3 primary election. Included were...
  • More than 100 bills fail to clear key Assembly fiscal committee

    More than 100 bills were sidelined in an Assembly panel Friday, including a series of tax credit proposals and a measure to provide special driver's license designations for veterans. There were 368 bills considered by the Assembly appropriations...
  • In Mexico, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's Spanish goes far

    In Mexico, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's Spanish goes far
    MEXICO CITY — When historians write about 21st century Los Angeles, they'll probably observe that Eric Garcetti was the second Spanish-speaking L.A. mayor in a row to make an official visit to the Mexican capital. They may also note how trips such...
  • 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...
  • SAG-AFTRA's Ned Vaughn Ends Run for State Assembly

    Ned Vaughn, a key architect of the SAG-AFTRA merger, has decided against running for a California State Assembly seat as a Republican after a two-month campaign. Vaughn, whose acting credits include "Frost/Nixon," "China Beach" and "The Hunt for Red...
  • 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...