| May 24, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Along the coastline west of Santa Barbara last week rose an apparition from 1969, as oil defiled the surface of the Pacific, the beachside rocks, wildlife.
The catastrophe offshore from Santa Barbara 46 years ago was massive — 3 million gallons of...
| Jun 8, 2015
Today is Monday, June 8, the 159th day of 2015. There are 206 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 8, 1915, U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned over what he viewed as President Woodrow Wilson's overly...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) already has my vote for president. If he runs, he would be the only candidate that truly cares about the middle class and the poor. America can't survive another Clinton or Bush in the White House. ("A Bernie...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Katherine Martinez is a Democrat from San Andreas, fiercely supportive of her state's — and party's — governor.
"I have definitely followed him and definitely voted for him," she said of Jerry Brown, and she has pushed back on anyone who had...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:31 PM
In the two weeks since he launched his 2018 gubernatorial bid, Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has raised nearly $727,000 for the contest, according to a financial disclosure statement filed with the California secretary of state’s office....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:19 PM
With the election nearly three months behind them, top aides to Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, let down their guard Saturday at a postmortem organized by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies.
In a candid...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Republican Neel Kashkari spent more than $7 million on his unsuccessful campaign last year to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who spent less than $6 million on his run for reelection, financial reports show.
Kashkari’s latest spending report,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Veteran GOP strategist Rob Stutzman says he plans to launch an anti-Tom Steyer effort if the billionaire environmental activist runs for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.
“I intend to lead a bipartisan effort to educate...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:30 PM
President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The view in California can be hard to decipher, blurred by nonchalance or smog or the blinding insistence of the sun. But not when it comes to immigration. There, all is sharp and distinct, politically speaking, as if before and after had been etched into...
| Oct 26, 2014
LAUSD technology: In the Oct. 23 California section, a headline with an article about the views of new Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines on using construction bond money to pay for technology erred in describing his stance. He did not say that such...