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  • Lady Gaga towers over Obama fundraiser in Northern California

     
    Lady Gaga was front and center on Sunday at a Northern California fundraiser starring President Obama. Lady Gaga, a champion for the gay community, had been outspoken against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," which ended last week with President Obama's approval....
  • Protesters upset over changes at 2 South L.A. middle schools

     
    About 75 demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon to protest the removal of a Los Angeles middle school principal and the conversion of another South L.A. campus to a charter school. Protesters were upset about the recent departure of Veronique Wills...
  • Immigration: Should California suspend participation in Secure Communities?

     
    Opposition to the federal government's controversial Secure Communities immigration program appears to be growing, at least among some elected officials. A group of seven congressional members are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to suspend participation in the...
  • Officials call for California to withdraw from controversial illegal immigration enforcement program

     
    Seven Democratic members of California’s Congressional Delegation called on Gov. Jerry Brown Friday to suspend California’s participation in the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. In recent weeks, governors in Illinois, New...
  • Assemblyman Hall interested in proposed new congressional district in Compton

     
    State Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton) announced Friday that he intends to run for a new congressional district outlined in the first draft of new district maps released by the California Citizens Redistricting Committee. As drawn, the new district...
  • Plan to let solo drivers pay tolls to use 10, 110 freeway carpool lanes opposed

     
    An experiment to charge solo drivers to use speedier carpool lanes on two of Los Angeles' most congested freeways has hit renewed opposition in Congress as two influential lawmakers — a Republican and a Democrat — say the plan is......
  • Florida attorney general slams banks' foreclosure practices

     
    Florida Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi's office has released a highly critical PowerPoint presentation explaining the legal issues surrounding the foreclosure fracas that erupted late last year. See the full report here. Titled "Unfair, Deceptive and Unconscionable...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters asks if BofA deal with Fannie and Freddie was 'backdoor bailout' [Updated]

     
    Rep. Maxine Waters is questioning whether Bank of America's $2.8-billion settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac this week was a little too sweet -- even "a backdoor bailout" by the government, as Waters (D-Los Angeles), a longtime member of......
  • Why doesn’t The Times list the political parties of Bell officials?

     
    The question has been asked since The Times began reporting on the city of Bell salary scandal, which culminated in the arrests Tuesday morning of eight current and former leaders on corruption charges: Why doesn’t The Times report the political......
  • Fall TV: 'Undercovers': J.J. Abrams' minority report

     
    “Undercovers” is one of the fall's more high-profile offerings, largely because of the involvement of marquee producer-director J.J. Abrams, the powerhouse behind “Alias,” “Lost” and “Fringe.” Abrams, who...
  • Maxine Waters faces ethics charges

     
    A House panel is preparing to accuse Rep. Maxine Waters of at least one ethics violation in her efforts to help a bank with ties to her husband, and the longtime Los Angeles Democrat plans to fight the charges in......