| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver laid out competing views on the need for changes in state environmental laws during a debate in Studio City, crucial ground in their contest to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.
Roughly half of the 2 million...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:10 PM
President Obama made a surprise stop Thursday at the Venice campaign headquarters for state Sen. Ted Lieu, who is running for Congress.
Lieu, a Democrat from Torrance who is favored to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in the Nov....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Candidates in three South Bay/Westside races on the Nov. 4 ballot made pitches to voters Wednesday night in Rancho Palos Verdes. On many issues, there was more agreement than dissent -- all for example, said they favored campaign finance reform, although...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
As next month’s midterm elections near, politicians from both sides of the aisle are swarming California to boost their parties’ fortunes in contests that could decide the balance of power in Washington -- and to forge relationships in advance...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Retiring Westside Congressman Henry Waxman announced his backing of Sheila Kuehl for Los Angeles County supervisor on Monday, handing the former state senator a key endorsement as she heads into the final weeks of campaigning before the Nov. 4 election....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests.
On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus.
Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
The retirement of Henry Waxman after 40 years in the House of Representatives will mean a rare changing of the guard in California's 33rd Congressional District, which links Rancho Palos Verdes and Torrance with Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Malibu and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Two Democratic attorneys battling for an open state Senate seat in coastal Los Angeles County have been successful at tapping cash from supporters, they reported Thursday.
Ben Allen has a fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke as the two compete in the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.
During an episode of the “The Five,”...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky.