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Karen Bass

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  • SEIU's state chief leaving post for Washington office

     
    The announcement today by California???s largest union that its state executive leader was departing for a job at the national office sent a stream of accolades and fond wishes gushing from some of the state???s top elected Democrats. Courtni Pugh......
  • As water talks slog on, solution is elusive

     
    Legislative leaders today said they are closer to an agreement on water, but are still working on disagreements before submitting bills to the rest of the lawmakers. Assembly Republican Sam Blakeslee of San Luis Obispo said he wants a water......
  • Billionaire details loan guaranty to reopen hospital

     
    The day after discussing his plans with The Times for a $100-million loan guaranty to underwrite the reopening of Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital by 2012, Los Angeles pharmaceutical billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong spoke publicly about his plans...
  • South L.A. activist resigns from state board after arrest

     
    James Tyrell Harris, the chairman of a South Los Angeles neighborhood council who is accused of misusing $85,000 in public funds, resigned this week from the board of the California Prison Industry Authority. Harris was appointed in September by state.......
  • Governor signs part of water package

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today went to a scruffy field in the San Fernando Valley to sign two pieces of water legislation passed earlier this week. The setting was the Tujunga well field of the San Fernando Valley aquifer, part of......
  • L.A. Council candidates trade accusations over ties to Villaraigosa

     
    With just two weeks before the Dec. 8 runoff election, accusations are flying between the two candidates vying to replace former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel in the 2nd District, which stretches from Sherman Oaks and Studio City to......
  • Contest for next Assembly speaker tightens

     
    After months of jockeying, the race to become the next leader of the California Assembly has hit the home stretch, with two Los Angeles Democrats appearing headed for a showdown vote as soon as next week. Supporters of John A.......
  • Democrats tap John Perez as next Assembly speaker today [Updated]

     
    [Updated at 2:40 p.m.: Assembly Democrats this afternoon tapped John A. Perez to be the chamber's next leader, a boost that would make him the first openly gay lawmaker to hold the powerful post. Perez emerged from an afternoon meeting......
  • Jennifer Aniston gets credit for new paparazzi crackdown, says 'there have to be some boundaries'

     
    Jennifer Aniston is getting credit for new legislation in California that cracks down on the practices of the paparazzi.Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) said Aniston's activism was instrumental in the success of Assembly Bill 524, which takes...
  • John Perez is elected Assembly speaker in party-line vote

     
    The California Assembly today elected Los Angeles Democrat John Perez as its leader in the first party-line vote with a challenger in a dozen years, despite recent promises by both sides of bipartisan cooperation over the looming budget crisis. Perez,.......
  • Expected battle between L.A. Democrats fizzles: Gil Cedillo won't challenge John Perez

     
    What had promised to be a slugfest between leading Los Angeles Latino Democrats is fast fizzling. As Assemblyman John Perez (D-Los Angeles) prepares to be officially elected as the next speaker of the state Assembly today, he has already cleared......