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  • Garcetti garners endorsement of Art Torres

     
    Comparing Eric Garcetti to President Obama, former California Democratic Party chairman and state Sen. Art Torres on Monday endorsed Garcetti for mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti will prevail in the runoff against Controller Wendy Greuel, Torres predicted,...
  • Assembly Speaker John Perez gets overwhelming support to keep post

     
    Assembly Speaker John Perez gets vote of confidence to remain as leader...
  • Democrats face pressure from left to use new powers

     
    Having won a two-thirds supermajority in the Legislature for the first time in more than a century, California Democrats are now facing intense pressure from the left as they prepare for next year's legislative session. As detailed in Sunday's Times,........
  • Butler slips farther behind Bloom in latest vote update

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom pulled farther ahead of Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, according to the latest ballot update Monday. The two Democrats competed for the 50th Assembly District seat in one of the closest elections in California on Nov. 6....
  • Bloom lead over Butler narrows in Assembly race

     
    Richard Bloom's lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler narrowed to just 79 votes, according to the latest updated ballot count. The two Democrats are locked in one of the closest races in the state....
  • With Assembly win, Democrats bolster their supermajority

     
    California Democrats appear to have bolstered their historic supermajority in the Assembly. Final election results released Sunday by Los Angeles County elections officials showed Democrat Steve Fox beating Republican Ron Smith by 145 votes in a...
  • California Democrats weigh in on Prop. 8 decision

     
    California Democrats were quick to weigh in Friday on the Supreme Court's announcement that it will rule for the first time on same-sex marriage by deciding the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California voter initiative that limited marriage to...
  • Assembly Speaker John Perez boosts state arts funding by $2 million

    California’s arts grant-making agency announced Monday that it will get $3 million this year from state coffers instead of the $1 million called for in the budget legislators passed in June, thanks to Assembly Speaker John Perez, who’s...
  • California will shed last-in-nation ranking for arts funding

    California will shed last-in-nation ranking for arts funding
    The $2 million budget boost for the California Arts Council likely will allow the Golden State to shed its dubious distinction as the nation’s stingiest state for arts-grant funding for just the second time since 2003. The additional money that...
  • Assembly speaker had Tom Calderon removed from tony fundraiser

    Assembly speaker had Tom Calderon removed from tony fundraiser
    SACRAMENTO -- As Democrats gathered at Pebble Beach for the annual Speaker’s Cup fundraiser over the Cinco de Mayo weekend, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon was among the dozens of lobbyists, consultants, corporate executives and elected officials on...
  • Hundreds gather at Leimert Park to remember March on Washington

    Hundreds gather at Leimert Park to remember March on Washington
    Hundreds of people gathered Saturday in Leimert Park to hear speeches and witness reenactments commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The events began about 9 a.m. with a march along Martin Luther King Jr. and Crenshaw boulevards...