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  • Side issues in focus for Wright, Dymally in 25th District race

    Side issues in focus for Wright, Dymally in 25th District race
    When former Assemblyman Roderick "Rod" Wright talks about his upcoming election bout against Assemblyman Mervyn M. Dymally (D-Compton), he sometimes refers to a classic 1980 boxing match -- the one in which a younger Larry Holmes defeated legendary...
  • Furutani is expected to win the runoff election in 55th Assembly District

    Democrat Warren Furutani is the overwhelming favorite in the Feb. 5 special election for the vacant 55th Assembly District seat, but he'll need to run again later this year if he wants to keep the post for more than a few months. The special election was...
  • Riding the public gravy train

    Riding the public gravy train
    If you're looking for work in this rotten economy, I've got a tip: Run, don't walk, to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and apply for anything they've got. A reader sent me a posting for an executive secretary position at the DWP, and the...
  • California politicians can't reform themselves

    Thursday, the Los Angeles Times ran an editorial pleading for California Republicans to help save the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP, vetoed by President Bush. The very next day, The Times had another of many editorials pleading for...
  • Ethics probe so big lawmakers have to take a number -- half the Pentagon spending committee caught in net

     
    We already knew that Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel was under investigation for failing to report some of his real estate holdings and rental income, and a few other goodies, on his financial disclosure forms. And that the Ethics......
  • Mock funeral procession in L.A. seeks to draw attention to worker fatalities

     
    A mock funeral procession made its way through L.A.’s Pico Union and Koreatown neighborhoods Saturday as part of a “memorial day” rally honoring workers injured or killed in the workplace each year. Labor activists and area unions helped put...
  • Ethics panel to probe 2 Southland congresswomen

     
    The House Ethics Committee voted unanimously today to investigate complaints against two Southern California congresswomen, Maxine Waters and Laura Richardson. In a prepared statement, the committee said it was looking into whether Richardson had failed...
  • Aging basketball dunker Obama meets L.A. Lakers, celebrates Chicago Bulls

     
    Democrat gets another free jersey, but can't resist hailing the Chicago team....
  • U.S. gives $2.88 million to Cal State’s strategic language initiative

     
    The U.S. government has awarded $2.88 million to a California State University program that trains students in Arabic, Persian, Russian and other languages that are considered critical to national security, commerce and cultural understanding. The funding...
  • Theater review: ‘Getting Frankie Married – And Afterwards’ at Open Fist Theatre

     
    Happiness studies show that people are poor predictors of what will bring them bliss. That irony suffuses the late Horton Foote’s uneven but absorbing Southern dramedy, “Getting Frankie Married – And Afterwards,” now at Open Fist Theatre. Foote’...
  • Gay protesters interrupt Obama at California fundraiser for Barbara Boxer

     
    Full text as 'Yes We Can!' they chant over the Democrat's pleas that he supports their cause to repeal "Don't Ask-Don't Tell."...