| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:24 PM
In the crowded June 3 primary to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), front-runners Elan Carr and Ted Lieu did best in the South Bay, according to a Times analysis of election results.
Former Los Angeles city Controller Wendy Greuel, a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated.
In the 21st...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, a Republican, on Tuesday endorsed state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), over Lieu's GOP competitor for a Westside-South Bay congressional district seat.
"Ted Lieu and I have worked closely over the years to bring...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
In politics, there are few positions that are simultaneously more desirable and more vulnerable than that of the “inevitable” candidate.
Candidates seen as near-certain winners have an easier time raising money, because donors want to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has lent his support to gang prosecutor Elan Carr, the long-shot candidate to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman this fall.
Carr, a first-time candidate, military veteran and...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:27 PM
We're conscientious voters in my household, never missing a chance to cast a ballot. And that's probably why, in the final weeks before elections, we find our mailbox flooded with a tsunami of political advertisements. In the recent primary, for example,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Federal Communications is not happy with Time Warner Cable about the Dodgers TV situation.
In a blistering letter to Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Rob Marcus, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the company for its inability to reach...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers.
In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...