| May 26, 2010
President Barack Obama chided Republicans and joked about his own unpopularity on Tuesday while raising money for a California senator whose support he needs to advance his policy agenda.
Obama journeyed to San Francisco to raise campaign cash for...
| May 28, 2010
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...
| Jun 3, 2010
As voters prepare to head to the polls for Tuesday's primary election, Crescenta-Cañada political watchdogs are predicting few surprises in local races.
La Cañada resident and state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino is running unopposed for the Democratic...
| Jun 4, 2010
Jon Coupal was among friends May 27 when he was the guest speaker at a Laguna Beach Taxpayers Assn. meeting.
Coupal is the president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., founded by Jarvis and his wife, Estelle, to rein in property taxes in California....
| Jun 8, 2010
| 6:00 AM
LOS ANGELES -- California voters will take to the polls Tuesday in the state's primary election, deciding nominees in several key races.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. local time.
Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner have been making last-minute...
| Jun 9, 2010
Costa Mesa voters appeared strongly in favor of limiting allowable uses at the Orange County Fairgrounds to a fair and exhibition center, early election returns showed Tuesday evening.
Measure C, which would lock the 150-acre site as the only location to...
| Jun 10, 2010
With all precincts reporting, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor won the Republican primary in the 68th Assembly District and, due to voter registration in the district, could very likely head to Sacramento after the November election.
| Dec 17, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval rating has dropped to a new low as Californians continue to worry about the economy and the state's dismal finances, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California.
The poll found that just 27%...
| Jun 22, 2009
| 1:16 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Monday that he will not run for governor of California.
The mayor made the announcement on CNN's " The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer."
Villaraigosa has been viewed by many as a strong...
| Sep 23, 2009
Republican Meg Whitman on Tuesday underscored the advantage of wealth in the 2010 race for governor, launching paid advertisements for her campaign nine months before GOP voters will determine their nominee.
The introductory ads, which the campaign...
| Oct 8, 2009
Jerry Brown has a solid lead against Gavin Newsom in the Democratic governor's race, but the race is much more wide open on the Republican side, according to a new Field Poll.
Brown, the former governor and current attorney general, had 47% support while...