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  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein's drought relief bill needs closer scrutiny

    No one is more adept at turning crises into opportunities than representatives of special interests in Washington. And there are few better opportunities-in-disguise than the California drought. Addressing the drought is complicated, technical and...
  • Voters may be tired of Boxer, Feinstein, but it doesn't mean they'd lose

    Voters can be a lot like those acquisitive contestants on TV's "Let's Make A Deal." Do you take the cash or risk it for the surprise that beckons behind Door No. 1? The money is a sure thing. But how about a whirlwind vacation, that handsome dinette...
  • Who were California's longest-serving senators?

    Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer have been senators for nearly a generation — but they're not yet California's longest-serving senators. Both would need to run for a fifth full Senate term to dethrone Hiram Johnson. And the current runner-up is...
  • A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]

    A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]
    In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has...
  • Why are U.S. lawmakers making California water deals in secret?

    Why are U.S. lawmakers making California water deals in secret?
    California made extraordinary progress on water policy in this severe drought year, largely under the guiding hand of Gov. Jerry Brown. The governor's master stroke was to initiate the conversation and then back away, allowing various interests —...
  • Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem

    Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem
    Many Californians, and not just Republicans, would like to see fresh faces representing the state in the U.S. Senate. At ages 81 and 73, respectively, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are not only some of the most senior among the senior citizens...
  • Obama's immigration announcement draws praise and bitter criticism

    President Obama's announcement that he would take executive action to allow up to 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally to stay and work drew quick reaction across the political spectrum Thursday. Here's a sampling: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.):...
  • Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California

    Earthquake early alert system ready to expand in California
    Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year, providing access to some schools, fire stations and more private companies. The ambitious plan highlights the progress scientists have made in...
  • Mayor Pearson farewell after years of public service

    Mayor Pearson farewell after years of public service
    It would be tough to deny that outgoing Mayor Elizabeth Pearson has left her mark on Laguna Beach. Pearson, whose City Council term officially ends next week, played a key role in developing the city's senior center and helped displaced families find...
  • America waits for leadership from Obama

     America waits for leadership from Obama
    Americans are pleading for leadership — right now. And the pleas are aimed directly at the White House. It is time for President Obama to step forward with a specific strategy for how to deal with the Islamic State militants who have horrified the...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...