| May 9, 2012
The newly created 44th Congressional District sprawls from San Pedro to Watts and across to South Gate. Its many blue-collar communities have been hard hit by the economic downturn and share a need for jobs, safe and affordable housing, and a...
| May 4, 2011
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A group of Los Angeles Dodgers fans have launched an effort to purchase the Major League Baseball franchise much in the same way that the NFL's Green Bay Packers are organized.
A website was launched called www.ownthedodgers.com, to...
| Jul 14, 2011
Candidates eager to replace Janice Hahn on the Los Angeles City Council started throwing their hats into the ring even before Hahn declared victory in Tuesday's special election for a South Bay congressional seat.
San Pedro firefighter Pat McOsker...
| Jun 7, 2012
Ah, the smart money. It said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich might walk away with a win in the district attorney's race Tuesday, even without a November runoff. Turns out the smart money was just big money and not all that smart after all....
| May 10, 2012
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...
| Jul 23, 2011
The last time there was nobody by the name of Hahn in L.A. politics, there was a man by the name of Truman in the White House. Now Janice Hahn moves her political game from the Los Angeles City Council to a place down the road from the executive mansion:...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Sometimes it’s hard to choose. Perhaps that was the case with the National Assn. of Letter Carriers, Branch 1100, which on Thursday announced its endorsement of Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) in an early, hotly contested race for a new......
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:38 PM
Mitt Romney is being backed by three Southern California congressmen. Reps. Jerry Lewis of Redlands, Ken Calvert of Corona and Brian Bilbray of Carlsbad have officially endorsed Mitt Romney....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:34 PM
LAPD Officer Joe Buscaino outpaced State Assemblyman Warren Furutani in campaign fundraising in the month after they came in first and second in a November primary election for an open City Council seat....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
LAPD officer Joe Buscaino and Assemblyman Warren Furutani are running hard to win the open City Council seat in District 15, which extends from Watts south along the two shoestring strips that are Harbor Gateway to Harbor City, Wilmington and......
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:38 PM
Former Gov. Pete Wilson endorses former Rep. Steven T. Kuykendall. Rep. Janice Hahn gets more labor endorsements....