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  • Democratic candidates raise twice as much as GOP hopefuls in fall races

    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....
  • Harris, Newsom report multimillion-dollar campaign war chests

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democrats who are expected to sail to re-election in November, reported Thursday that they are sitting on millions of dollars in their campaign war chests. Meanwhile, their little-known...
  • How an innocent person can end up on death row

    To the editor: George Skelton is correct that California's death penalty system results in the state "senselessly pouring money down a rathole." However, his defense of the merits of capital punishment is misleading. ("Scrap California's dysfunctional...
  • DirecTV Refuses to 'Bail Out' Time Warner Cable in Dodgers Standoff

    Despite a threat from the FCC to begin arbitration, DirecTV refuses to back down in its standoff with Time Warner Cable over rights to the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the satellite provider again pushed Time Warner...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • Stanford law professor named to California Supreme Court

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Growing up in a hardscrabble town along the Rio Grande in Mexico, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar crossed the border with his brother each day to attend school in Brownsville, Texas, long before his path led to Harvard, Yale and Stanford....
  • Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts

    Federal judge's ruling on California death penalty stuns experts
    A federal judge's ruling that California's death penalty is unconstitutional was described by legal experts Wednesday as stunning and unprecedented. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney found that decades-long delays and uncertainty...
  • Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional
    In an indictment of California's death penalty, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that decades-long delays and uncertainty about whether condemned inmates will ever be executed violate the constitution's ban on cruel or unusual punishment. The ruling by...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris seeks legal help for flood of minor immigrants

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Wednesday convened a group of public and private officials to look at how legal representatives can be provided to the thousands of minors who are crossing the border illegally into the United States. With a...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Federal judge rules California's death penalty system unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California's death penalty system unconstitutional
    A federal judge ruled California's death penalty system unconstitutional on Wednesday, saying the path to execution in the most populous U.S. state is so long and drawn-out that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Ruling in the case of Ernest...