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  • Rivals take new shots at Greuel over L.A. ticket-fixing service

     
    L.A. City Controller and mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel took new fire for her handling of a special service at City Hall that dismissed parking tickets for special applicants....
  • Rep. Maxine Waters Avoids Charges in Ethics Investigation

    Rep. Maxine Waters Avoids Charges in Ethics Investigation
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The House Ethics Committee on Friday dismissed charges of alleged wrongdoing against California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, ending a tumultuous investigation that lasted roughly three years and may have cost taxpayers up to $1.3...
  • 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....
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records

    Jackson, Halvorson trade accusations over ad, voting records
    A radio ad from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s campaign that alleges primary challenger Debbie Halvorson is “crazy” for voting 88 times against President Barack Obama prompted Halvorson on Tuesday to accuse Jackson of “lying” and...
  • Toll lanes coming to 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles County

    Toll lanes coming to 10 and 110 freeways in Los Angeles County
    Officials broke ground on what will be Los Angeles County's first freeway toll lanes, taking a gamble that drivers will be willing to pay significant sums to avoid rush-hour traffic. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other officials on Wednesday hailed...
  • Emotional Applause As Giffords Returns To Cast Debt Vote

    Emotional Applause As Giffords Returns To Cast Debt Vote
    The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default. Senate Majority Leader...
  • 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?...
  • Maxine Waters and the tea party: Sometimes, you have to stand up to a bully

    Maxine Waters and the tea party: Sometimes, you have to stand up to a bully
    I am pleased to report the sighting of an artifact so rarely seen among Democrats that it has become the stuff of legend and conjecture, like Bigfoot or theLoch Ness monster. It is called a spine. Said spine was briefly glimpsed a little over a week...
  • Leonard Pitts' double standard

    Columnist Leonard Pitts champions Rep. Maxine Waters of California for saying the tea party can "go straight to hell" ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). The tea party is predominantly white, and Representative Waters and Mr....
  • Criticism of tea party is more than justified

    Columnist Leonard Pitts recently applauded Rep. Maxine Waters for her comment about where the tea party should go ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). He admitted that her remark had been intemperate, and I believe Ms. Waters...