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  • 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...
  • 3 GOP senators introduce resolution to expel Sen. Rod Wright

    3 GOP senators introduce resolution to expel Sen. Rod Wright
    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...
  • Senate GOP leader Huff moves to suspend Wright and Calderon

    Senate GOP leader Huff moves to suspend Wright and Calderon
    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...
  • 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...
  • Three GOP state senators call for vote to expel Roderick Wright

    Three GOP state senators call for vote to expel Roderick Wright
    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...
  • Art day brings out the community

    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...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    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...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'Total reprobate'

    Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'Total reprobate'
    "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...