| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:08 PM
As Antonio Villaraigosa ponders whether to run for U.S. Senate, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is continuing to pick off potential supporters of the former Los Angeles mayor.
Harris, the only major Democrat in the Senate race so far, announced the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:17 AM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. announced Monday that he is endorsing Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’ bid for the U.S. Senate.
“She took on the Wall Street banks and delivered for Californians. She’s fought elementary...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:14 PM
SACRAMENTO — Antonio Villaraigosa's resume definitely qualifies him to be a U.S. senator and suggests the potential of a pretty effective one.
Big city mayor. State legislative leader. Player in the national political arena.
Plus: iron will,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:14 PM
We had a little public do-si-do this week over whether California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris or Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, would run to succeed Sen. Barbara Boxer, who announced last week that she would not run for reelection next year....
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:00 AM
This is a city of 47 square miles, 800,000 people and millions of deeply held, fiercely fought convictions.
Spilling down its hillsides to the westernmost edge of the country, San Francisco is the closest thing to an East Coast enclave set along the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:45 PM
A day after billionaire Tom Steyer announced he would not seek Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat, the field of potential contenders shrank further as state Treasurer John Chiang decided that he, too, would stay out of the race.
Chiang, a Democrat who...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:22 PM
With billionaire Tom Steyer opting out of California’s U.S. Senate race on Thursday, the most likely major rival for Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appears to be former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
For now, Harris is the lone major...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is jumping into a heated battle over the purchase of six struggling nonprofit Catholic medical centers in California by the fast-growing Ontario hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services Inc.
The sale of the nonprofit...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Foie gras can go back on the menu in California after a federal judge on Wednesday overturned the state's ban on the sale of the fatty duck and goose liver.
U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson permanently blocked the state attorney general from...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:37 PM
A nonprofit charitable group backed by conservative mega-donors David and Charles Koch has sued Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for seeking the names and addresses of the group's donors.
The Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed a federal lawsuit in Los...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:31 PM
Who will be California's next U.S. senator, replacing the retiring Democrat Barbara Boxer?
It'll be another Democrat, bet on that.
State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, 50, is the early front-runner. But we'll have to see how she performs running for a big-...