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  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Sixteen vie for college board

    Tuesday's election for a majority of seats on the Los Angeles Community College District board pits four candidates backed by the colleges' faculty union and campus contractors against 12 others struggling to overcome the group's huge financial edge....
  • Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker

    Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker
    Teresa Hughes, a former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from the Los Angeles area who was best known for her focus on education during her 25 years in the California Legislature, has died. She was 80. Hughes, a resident of Castro Valley,...
  • Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist

    Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist
    Lillian Mobley, a prominent community activist who fought to establish and keep open the doors of Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center and pushed to create a companion medical school, has died. She was 81. Mobley, who had been in failing health for...
  • Janice Hahn adds another African American endorsement

     
    "Sweet" Alice Harris, a longtime Watts activist, became the latest African American leader to endorse Rep. Janice Hahn. Hahn is running against fellow Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson, who is black....
  • The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate

    The (tea) party that's en vogue to hate
    The Tea Party — however you define it — is a favorite punching bag of the left.  But recently the verbal attacks haven’t just been about policy, or even personalities. They’ve been downright craaazy. Democrats have begun calling...
  • Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire

    Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire
    It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
  • Universal Pictures gives producer De Passe historic moment

     
    In June 2010, when its merger was under heavy attack from lawmakers, regulators, members of the creative community and minority activist groups, independent producer and former Motown Productions President Suzanne de Passe testified at a congressional...
  • Ethics lawyer gets more time to investigate Maxine Waters case

     
    The House Ethics Committee has given an outside lawyer more time to examine whether the committee’s own staff acted improperly in investigating allegations of misconduct against veteran Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), further delaying a probe...
  • Etta James funeral: Celebrities give singer a rousing send-off

     
    Pioneering R&B singer Etta James got a rousing send-off Saturday from fans and celebrities including Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera. Rev. Al Sharpton, who officiated at the private ceremony at the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, lauded James...
  • The green jobs debate: A boon or a bust for the economy?

     
    Are green jobs worth it? Are green jobs a reality, or are they a con jobs? Here are some differing opinions....