| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes.
The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:12 AM
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,...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:50 AM
SAN PEDRO, Calif. (KTLA) -- After more than 50 years in service, the public can now walk aboard the decks of the USS Iowa.
The ship opened as a floating museum Saturday at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro.
General admission ticket cost $18....
| 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 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...
| Aug 22, 2011
Last week, with a warm sun pouring into his sitting room and an ocean breeze rustling the chimes on his porch, Robert Farrell and I talked about his candidacy for the seat Janice Hahn recently vacated on the Los Angeles City Council. That's right,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:38 PM
Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) racked up endorsements from three other elected officials as she seeks reelection from a newly drawn congressional district in southeast Los Angeles County. They are state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), Assemblyman Gil...
| 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....