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  • 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...
  • The clock is ticking for Prop. 18

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the California Legislature are in a race against time to get Proposition 18, California's water bond, off the Nov. 2 ballot. Two bills were amended Thursday that would allow for Proposition 18 to be pushed back to the Nov....
  • Bills about fur labeling, declawing, pet insurance and animal neglect are approved by California lawmakers

     
    Several bills affecting animals have made their way through the California Legislature in recent months and are poised to become law if they are signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Here's a roundup of recent legislative efforts to help animals in......
  • Banks appear close to killing foreclosure-prevention bill

     
    The year's last big mortgage foreclosure-prevention bill is on life support and its author is racing to revive it before the California Legislature recesses Tuesday night. The measure by Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) fell 14 votes short of the......
  • Casino Aspires To Set Up Poker Websites, Share Money With State

    Casino Aspires To Set Up Poker Websites, Share Money With State
    With the state bracing for billions of dollars in budget shortfalls, a group of casinos is offering California leaders a stake in a new pot of money if they allow Internet poker sites to set up business in the state. A consortium including the Morongo...
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  • 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...
  • The language gap

    Today, Ali and Rothstein discuss ways to educate students who aren't fluent in English. Previously, they debated devoting resources to closing the achievement gap, the No Child Left Behind Act and reasons for lagging minority performance. Tomorrow, they'...
  • From Kaisercare to Hillarycare

    If you happen to have been a reader of The Times in 1918, you'd probably be terrified to see the German-speaking Arnold Schwarzenegger linked to anything having to do with healthcare reform. Of course, times change, and so has the paper's editorial stance...
  • No minorities? No comment!

    Cecilia Rasmussen's fine Nov. 11 story about the Drye family's noble personal fight against racist post-war housing covenants in Los Angeles begs an obvious Cold Copy question: What did the L.A. Times itself editorialize about the xenophobic, racist and...
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