| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:35 AM
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.
| May 1, 2014
| 1:27 PM
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 Cañada Thursday Club, spotlighted 10 candidates in the June 3 primary election.
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom.
Here’s a look at the five candidates...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
"You can't run from your mistakes. You have to confront them." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Believe it or not, there was a time when people didn't go on TV to confess their sins. That was back when most understood what sin is, before everything became...