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  • State steps up scrutiny of insurers

    Lawmakers and regulators took aim at California health insurers Tuesday in efforts aimed at making sure they cover members' medical needs and pay physicians and hospitals what they owe them -- and on time. A day after the state Senate killed Gov....
  • Doctors balk at request for data

    Doctors balk at request for data
    The state's largest for-profit health insurer is asking California physicians to look for conditions it can use to cancel their new patients' medical coverage. Blue Cross of California is sending physicians copies of health insurance applications...
  • Health Net ordered to pay $9 million after canceling cancer patient's policy

    Health Net ordered to pay $9 million after canceling cancer patient's policy
    One of California's largest for-profit insurers stopped a controversial practice of canceling sick policyholders Friday after a judge ordered Health Net Inc. to pay more than $9 million to a breast cancer patient it dropped in the middle of chemotherapy....
  • For state GOP, November may be the cruelest month

    In a city where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces criticism for not being liberal enough, California Republicans gathered this weekend to repair deep divides over how to appeal to an electorate that continues to trend away from the steady diet of...
  • Gov. Moonbeam 2.0?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Some people might think that it's way too early to begin planning for the 2010 race for governor, when term limits will force Arnold Schwarzenegger to step down and the seat will be open for the first time...
  • Where is California's next governor? Probably up north

    Nearly two years before we learn the results of the 2010 governor's race, the identity of the likely winner is clear: Northern California. More than half of California's population may live south of the Tehachapi Mountains, but the state -- in matters of...
  • Lights, camera, Baca!

    WILL PARIS Hilton bring down Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca? Is her media cachet the missing ingredient that can focus public outrage on his early release of offenders and the special treatment that talk-show hosts and bloggers claim he gives...
  • Will Feinstein run for governor?

    Will Feinstein run for governor?
    In 1987, then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein set off a civic soap opera in San Francisco, performing a public Hamlet act in weighing whether to seek the congressional seat made vacant by the death of Rep. Sala Burton, widow of legendary congressman Phil Burton....
  • Meg Whitman Says Pornography Attack Ad Is An Act of Desperation

    Meg Whitman Says Pornography Attack Ad Is An Act of Desperation
    Meg Whitman says Republican gubernatorial rival Steve Poizner is desperate in airing an ad saying she created a porn site on e-Bay. The ad says, "Whitman created a division to sell only pornography. The porn site became one of the largest on the internet....
  • Villaraigosa Issues Political "Wager" to Phoenix Mayor over Lakers-Suns

    Villaraigosa Issues Political "Wager" to Phoenix Mayor over Lakers-Suns
    LOS ANGELES -- Amidst a backlash against Lakers coach Phil Jackson's for declining to criticize Arizona's new immigration law, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has taken a strong stance on the Lakers playoff series with the Phoenix Suns. On Monday,...
  • Campaign kickoff fills tavern

    Kelly Boyd supporters jammed the Marine Room on Monday to kick off the tavern owner's City Council reelection campaign. The crowd included representatives of business, the art community, nonprofit organizations and elected city officials, past and...