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Janet Napolitano

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  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • Asiana: Bay Area TV station apologizes for racist pilot names

    Bay Area television station KTVU incorrectly reported the names of the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 using racially insensitive monikers. The segment on Friday at noon that referred to two of the pilots as "Captain Sum Ting...
  • 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...
  • UCLA 'Dreamers' express dismay at choice of Napolitano to head UC

    Seth Ronquillo is a fourth-year film and linguistics major at UCLA. He is co-chair of IDEAs, a group for students in the country illegally. Like many immigrant rights activists, he holds Janet Napolitano responsible for the increasing number of...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • 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...
  • Critics question how next UC president was chosen

    Critics question how next UC president was chosen
    The nomination of Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, to be UC president has elicited many positive comments about how her managerial and political skills can help the university system. But some...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...