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  • On Wisconsin: This time, Democrats are the obstructionists

     
    It seems like only yesterday -– wait, actually, it was Friday -– that The Times editorial page was decrying Republican lawmakers in California for collecting a paycheck while failing to do their jobs, refusing to negotiate on solutions to the....
  • 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-...
  • Disney, Time-Warner pony up against Prop. 24

    The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
  • Our Readers Write: Dismayed by union's stance on summer school

    On Sept. 30, an article titled "Teachers challenge summer school," was published stating that the La Caņada Teachers Association is blocking the efforts of the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation to host a summer school program at La Caņada High...
  • Political Landscape

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) addressed everything from terrorist trials to Sacramento shenanigans at a Glendale Kiwanis Club meeting Aug. 28. While the club is used to lighter fare, the six-term Congressman explained his bill inspired by the cases of...
  • Natural Perspectives: Time for weeklong celebration of native plants

    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...
  • Clarification sought on fairgrounds sale

    Editor's note: This corrects Greg Ridge's first name. COSTA MESA — The state-appointed Orange County Fair Board on Friday called on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to clarify the state's role in the potential sale of the fairgrounds. A 1949 Los...
  • Undocumented graduates rally for aid

    GLENDALE — [Updated] Nineteen-year-old Nancy Fernandez is in her second year at Glendale Community College, but once she gets her degree, there'll be no where to go for her to go. She was admitted to slew of University of California campuses after...
  • Think Again: Political irresponsibility

    Think Again: Political irresponsibility
    The California Legislature ended its session a couple of weeks ago with a lot of unfinished business, most importantly without passing a budget, which is in violation of the state's Constitution. This is irresponsible of both Democrats and Republicans,...