| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:15 PM
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) has cruised to victory in a special election for the state Senate seat vacated by Democrat Curren Price when he was elected to the Los Angeles City Council this year.
Mitchell received 80....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:05 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Plans to halt fracking in California advanced in the Legislature on Monday, when a key committee approved three measures that would prohibit the practice until the state can study it further.
The votes were a victory for environmentalists,...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:30 PM
As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Backers of Wendy Greuel’s mayoral bid told supporters gathered at her election party Tuesday night that the early results showing Greuel with a slim lead were the first step to a mayoral victory.
“We are going to win this campaign,”...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday called a Dec. 3 special election to fill a vacant Los Angeles-area Assembly seat.
At least six candidates have said they intend to run for the 54th Assembly District post previously occupied by Holly Mitchell, a Democrat who...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
SACRAMENTO — Legislation that would limit fracking in California is being trimmed to remove proposed bans on the controversial practice until its environmental impact can be studied.
The bill, AB 1323, authored by Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:56 AM
SACRAMENTO -- The California Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would allow thousands of child-care workers to join unions, renewing a controversial proposal that has been vetoed by governors from both political parties.
The bill (AB 641),...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has set the date for an election to fill two legislative seats left vacant when Bob Blumenfield and Curren Price took their seats this weekend on the Los Angeles City Council.
The election to fill Blumenfield’s former San Fernando...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:07 PM
At a news conference in South Los Angeles Tuesday, more than a dozen elected officials and community leaders vowed to put an end to any further violence over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, but stressed the importance of new dialogue about race...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, a city council deputy and a son of Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, has entered the expected race for a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly.
Ridley-Thomas, 25, said he will run for the 54th Assembly...
| Jan 16, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles, along the parade route of the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. "Kingdom Day Parade". This year's theme is "The Dream Will Continue to Live and Grow". The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Western Avenue and Martin...