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  • Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86

    Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86
    LOS ANGELES -- Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86....
  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly

    Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly
    SAN DIEGO - The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow judges to recognize more than two parents during a custody hearing if it's in the best interest of the child's welfare.   "It’s better for the kids to have an option…...
  • Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets — and how to fix them

    Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets — and how to fix them
    With concerns about cheating at farmers markets on the rise, the California Department of Food and Agriculture has scheduled four listening sessions around the state, including in Santa Monica on Monday, Nov. 1, to ask for public comment about its...
  • Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel

    Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel
    The Rev. Alex Franco, who performed thousands of weddings at his Albertson Wedding Chapel in Los Angeles, has died. He was 91. Franco, a Protestant minister who for much of his career was known as Alex Garcia, died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
  • Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption

    Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption
    Marvin Levin, a Sacramento developer who alerted the FBI to corruption in the California Legislature in the 1980s and played a pivotal role in the ensuing sting operation, has died. He was 76. Levin, who had been in declining health for a decade, died...
  • Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person

    Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Federal investigators and officials from California and Arizona utility companies say that a massive blackout that affected nearly 7 million people last month was not caused by the actions of a single worker doing repairs, as...
  • Sen. Feinstein calls on state to curb 'abusive lawsuits' over ADA

     
    Senator Feinstein demands state action on abusive lawsuits...
  • Internet poker fight boosts Ian Calderon in Whittier Assembly race [Updated]

     
    The fight over Internet poker may have played a role in the campaign against Rudy Bermudez. Bermudez, a former Democratic assemblyman, is currently in third place, trailing fellow Democrat Ian Calderon, the son of current Assemblyman Charles Calderon (D-...
  • Hollywood tax credits, one year later

     
    The California Legislature adopted its first tax incentives for film and TV production one year ago, authorizing $100 million to $200 million in annual tax breaks through June 2014 for projects filmed in the state. Last week, the Schwarzenegger...
  • Proposition 8, Judge Walker and our short memories

     
    The political radar has been picking up bits of chaff about the Proposition 8 ruling and U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker, the gist of it being that, well, of course the judge supports same-sex marriage rights – he’s gay. That kind of...