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A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
Tags: Politics, Mike Gatto, Mitt Romney, Abusive Behavior, Elections
Despite stepped-up pressure from redevelopment agencies, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Thursday he does not foresee the Legislature extending the deadline for those agencies to begin shutting down. "It's not going to happen,"...
SACRAMENTO — Social network sites such as Facebook would be required to remove personal information about minors when asked to do so by their parents under a measure approved by state senators Thursday. Separately, the lawmakers voted to allow...
SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would allow prosecutors to file misdemeanor instead of felony charges in cases of simple possession of heroin, cocaine and other hard drugs. State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said he...
Tags: Jim Nielsen, Crimes, Heroin, Prisons, Lou Correa
SACRAMENTO -- With most statewide offices filled with first-term incumbents planning to run for reelection, 2014 holds a shortage of job opportunities for aspiring pols. But in the races that are open -- state controller and secretary of state --...
Tags: Leland Yee, Politics, Interior Policy, Bill Lockyer, Elections
SACRAMENTO — An influential state senator has a plan to allow electronic billboard ads that are currently banned by state law — including pitches for beer and gambling — next to a proposed NFL stadium in Los Angeles. The proposal,...
State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) announced Thursday that he will run for California secretary of state in 2014, joining what looks to be shaping up as a crowded field that includes other current and former lawmakers. Padilla, 40, was elected to the...
SACRAMENTO -- Californians as young as 15 would be able to file papers enabling them to vote in elections as soon as they turn 18 under legislation endorsed this week by a state Senate Committee. The measure by state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa...
Tags: Politics, Joel Anderson, Elections
Two different approaches to alerting the public about earthquakes are vying for the state's support, one based on a network of government-operated sensors, the other built around a private company's equipment. In a move that may shed some light for...
The headline on this post has been changed from the original, as explained below. Voters in northeast Los Angeles picked former state Assemblyman Felipe J. Fuentes III (D-Sylmar) in March to represent them on the City Council, but that job won't begin...
Anticipating the day when drones will be a routine sight in California skies, lawmakers have proposed tax breaks to encourage companies to build the unmanned aircraft in this state and restrictions to protect the public from invasions of privacy. The...
L.A. NOWA group of California’s top earthquake experts announced an $80 million plan to build what would be the nation’s first earthquake early warning system. State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) is proposing a bill that would search for funding to...
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