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  • 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...
  • The spending has to stop

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • Newton R. Russell

    It is with the deepest sadness that the family of Newton Russell announces the passing of our adored and greatly loved husband, father, and grandfather (Pop Pop). He fought a difficult and courageous battle against lung cancer. He went home to be with his...
  • State government may give nod to fire rings

    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...
  • California shark fin ban advances

     
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. A push to outlaw shark fins, the main ingredient in a traditional Chinese soup, cleared a key obstacle Thursday when it passed a state Senate committee. The bill, which would......
  • 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-...
  • Villaraigosa says platform changes came from the president

     
    Hours before his own scheduled address to the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was offering behind-the-scenes explanations on the dust-up that broke out over his party's 2012 platform....
  • Two California state senators resign to join Congress

     
    As expected, state Sens. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino) are stepping down from state office Wednesday so they can take seats in Congress, to which they were elected Nov. 6. Negrete-McLeod's resignation is effective at 11:...
  • Cries for reform of California government come from all sides

    These are desperate days in the California statehouse. Lawmakers are floundering as they attempt to halt a financial meltdown. Their popularity has plunged even lower than usual. Now the 120 women and men of the California Legislature face another...
  • California Legislature finally approves budget deal

    California Legislature finally approves budget deal
    After a grueling 20-hour session, California lawmakers approved a budget package Friday that would close most of the state's $26.3-billion deficit with deep, broad cuts to state government. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would sign the legislation...