| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Reflecting Democrats' dominance of California politics and the Republicans' weak bench, donors have given Democratic candidates for statewide office in November at least $12.9 million this year, more than twice what they contributed to GOP hopefuls....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Fourteen law enforcement officers, including three involved in a deadly shootout with cop killer Christopher Dorner last year, were honored by California Gov. Jerry Brown and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Monday.
Speaking at a ceremony in the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme."
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students through an "illegal predatory lending scheme."
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Who'd have thought it? Teacher tenure — the topic that made sparks fly during a gubernatorial debate. And the hottest issue in a close race for state schools chief.
Wonky tenure and other job protections for teachers — good ones and bad...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:02 AM
Across California, truancy rates for students from low-income backgrounds were disproportionately higher than for their more affluent peers during the 2013-14 school year, according to a report released Thursday.
Data from the California Department of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The underhanded way that women's reproductive rights were abridged in Orange County last year after the merger of Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach with the Catholic hospital chain St. Joseph Health System raised important issues for the community....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship that is likely to prolong the crisis and increase federal costs involved.
Rather than compromise...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Several leading immigrant advocacy groups are warning against changes to a law that guarantees immigration hearings for most unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border.
President Obama and members of Congress from both parties have been pushing...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:30 AM
A San Diego appeals court Monday is set to hear a dispute over a sea wall built in Encinitas — a case that could set a precedent for how the California Coastal Commission deals with similar walls along the state’s coastline.
At issue is...