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  • 49ers' Harbaugh goes on defense in McDonald issue

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, a quarterback in his playing days, found himself playing defense Monday regarding the decision to play defensive end Ray McDonald against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. McDonald was arrested...
  • Voters, some Democratic politicians swinging against the death penalty

    Voters, some Democratic politicians swinging against the death penalty
    The fierce reaction to a botched Oklahoma execution may be fueled by the slow weakening of public support for capital punishment, which has coincided with a shift among Democratic politicians toward opposition to the death penalty. Capital punishment...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen Nightmares Chef Ramsay comes...
  • Ron Nehring to challenge Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in fall

    Ron Nehring to challenge Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in fall
    Former state Republican chairman Ron Nehring won a spot on the November ballot for lieutenant governor and will face Democratic incumbent Gavin Newsom. Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco, is strongly favored for reelection. He recently reported...
  • California GOP sees Democrats Newsom and Harris as sitting pretty

    Republicans trying to unseat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris share a common complaint: The two Democrats are so confident of reelection that they're already laying ground to run for governor in 2018. "She's looking right past us,"...
  • Gavin Newsom for lieutenant governor

    Before he entered the race for lieutenant governor in 2010, Gavin Newsom derided the job as a ceremonial post, expressing only "disinterest in and disdain for" the office, according to a former aide. Then, during the campaign, he took it all back, and...
  • Cal State holds off on budget decisions, lobbies for more state money

    California State University is delaying some budget decisions for next year in hopes that an improved economic outlook may spur California legislators free up more funding for the vast system, which annually educates nearly half a million students. In...
  • June 3 primary election: The Times recommends

    June 3 primary election: The Times recommends
    The Times has offered its recommendations in many of the races in the June 3 elections and has posted them at latimes.com/endorsements. We endorse selectively, and this year have focused on the county and statewide races, on judicial elections, and on the...
  • It's official: Toni Atkins sworn in as Assembly speaker

    It's official: Toni Atkins sworn in as Assembly speaker
    With a gospel choir's serenade and countless references to Appalachia, the Assembly inaugurated Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, as its new Speaker on Monday. Atkins took the oath of office with wife Jennifer LeSar at her side....
  • Jimmy Kimmel suggests acting Calif. governor should 'invade Oregon'

    Jimmy Kimmel suggests acting Calif. governor should 'invade Oregon'
    What exactly is going on in the halls of power in California? On Wednesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the host conducted a Skype interview with acting California Gov. Toni Atkins. Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and State Senate President Darrell...
  • Harris, Newsom report multimillion-dollar campaign war chests

    Harris, Newsom report multimillion-dollar campaign war chests
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democrats who are expected to sail to re-election in November, reported Thursday that they are sitting on millions of dollars in their campaign war chests. Meanwhile, their little-known...