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Janet Napolitano

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  • Feds Should Expedite Green Cards For Spouses Denied Under DOMA

    One of the many cruelties visited upon same-sex couples by the federal Defense of Marriage Act was the now-gutted law's harsh treatment of bi-national couples. It forbade U.S. citizens from sponsoring their same-sex spouses for green cards, even if they...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
  • L.A. Now Live: Napolitano to head UC; Muslim regent appointed

    During a meeting interrupted by protesters, the UC regents Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system. Times education writer Larry Gordon will join L.A. Live at 9 a.m. Friday to...
  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday. Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
  • Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today

    Air board may decide fate of L.A.-area beach fire rings today
    The dispute over hundreds of fire rings that blaze nightly on Los Angeles and Orange County beaches has been raging for months, but is expected to come to a head today as the South Coast Air Quality Management District meets to vote on new restrictions....
  • Air quality board adopts first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires

    Air quality board adopts first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires
    Air-quality regulators narrowly approved the first-ever restrictions on beach bonfires that have long been popular along the coast in Los Angeles and Orange counties. The 7-6 vote by the board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District came...
  • O'Malley shuns Homeland Security speculation

    O'Malley shuns Homeland Security speculation
    Could Gov. Martin O'Malley be in the running to become the next secretary of Homeland Security? Not interested, says his press secretary. The National Journal named O'Malley Friday as a "dark-horse candidate" to replace Janet Napolitano, who announced...
  • President holds trump card on immigration

    President holds trump card on immigration
    President Barack Obama is tantalizingly close to passing comprehensive immigration reform, a legacy achievement. The Senate has provided a bipartisan bill, and the House is working on reform. The key issues are border security and a legal pathway to...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor. Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
  • McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet

    McManus: Reshuffling Obama's Cabinet
    "Second terms are hard work," a veteran of the Bill Clinton White House told me Tuesday. "It's a good idea to get some fresh blood in there." But so far, President Obama seems more inclined to simply shuffle the chairs as he reshapes his Cabinet for...
  • Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano bids farewell

    Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.” In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...