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  • Bill Clinton to endorse Democrats at UCI rally

    Former President Clinton continues to be a hot commodity in contested congressional races. At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton will participate in a rally at UC Irvine to endorse several Democrats in Southern California races targeted by both major parties as...
  • Berman-Sherman race passes $13-million spending mark

    Berman-Sherman race passes $13-million spending mark
    The fierce battle between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat has surpassed the $13-million mark for spending, making it among the costliest House races in the country, according to new campaign...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Aftershocks reported following Newhall earthquake, Spending in San Fernando Valley congressional race passes $13 million

    San Fernando Valley roundup: Aftershocks reported following Newhall earthquake, Spending in San Fernando Valley congressional race passes $13 million
    Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, October 29. A 3.9-magnitude earthquake shook parts of the region on Sunday morning. Eight aftershocks were triggered by the earthquake, which was epicentered in the Newhall area. There were no reports of damage...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council approves 'party patrol,' Man pleads to pointing laser at police helicopter

    San Fernando Valley roundup: City Council approves 'party patrol,' Man pleads to pointing laser at police helicopter
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 31. Happy Halloween! Throwing a party in the Northeast Valley? The police department may be monitoring them more closely after City Councilman Richard Alarcon won support for a "party patrol," reports...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race

    Brad Sherman leads Howard Berman in Democrat vs. Democrat race
    Brad Sherman holds a significant, but early, lead over fellow Democrat Howard Berman in what has been a bruising internecine battle for the 30th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  With only a few precincts and absentee ballots counted...
  • Berman Concedes in 30th Congressional District

    Berman Concedes in 30th Congressional District
    LOS ANGELES -- Rep. Howard Berman has conceded to fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman after a bitter fight with his younger House colleague over a San Fernando Valley seat. In his concession statement, Berman said, "I congratulate Brad. ... I will do...
  • California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election

    California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats are on the cusp of a coveted supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate, giving them the rare power to raise taxes without any Republican support. No single party has held such a supermajority in...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Howard Berman for Congress in the 30th

    Howard Berman for Congress in the 30th
    The Democratic slugfest underway in California's 30th Congressional District is the product of two political developments of recent years: the open primary and nonpartisan redistricting. The former means that the two top finishers in the upcoming...
  • Linda Parks for 26th Congressional District

    Linda Parks for 26th Congressional District
    California's redistricting reforms of 2008 and 2010 took crucial boundary drawing power away from political parties and gave it to an independent commission. The "top two" initiative of 2010 snatched the primaries away from the parties by awarding the...