| May 30, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The California State Legislature is on course to make a stand in support of fire rings by passing a resolution set to be heard by the Senate next week.
Assemblyman Travis Allen's non-binding resolution asks state legislators to support the protection of...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A trio of Republican state senators introduced a resolution Wednesday to expel Sen. Roderick Wright after he was convicted of eight felonies, and they say they will ask for a Senate vote on the measure Thursday.
The motion is expected to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:37 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Senate Republican leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar introduced resolutions Wednesday that would suspend Democratic Sens. Roderick Wright and Ronald Calderon as a backup in case a separate motion to expel Wright fails.
Wright was granted a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:08 PM
SACRAMENTO – Three Republican state senators called Tuesday for an immediate vote on expelling state Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) a week after he was found guilty of eight felony charges including perjury and voter fraud.
Steve Knight of...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 5:16 PM
In September, the California State Legislature designated an annual California Native Plant Week to begin each year on April 17. Sunday marks the first such celebration of our state's abundant natural plant heritage.
A native plant is any species that...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Becky Mate is a one-woman band. In 1998, this Glendale resident founded International Art Day in the backyard and lobby of her modest Lexington Drive apartment. This year, Mayor Laura Friedman drafted a proclamation recognizing Art Day as the second...