| Jun 18, 2012
| 11:52 AM
The next two weeks are expected to be busy ones in the state Capitol.
For starters, Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown continue to haggle over the incomplete budget sent by lawmakers to the governor’s desk Friday. Brown has until June 27 to sign or...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:33 PM
It's always nice when you can get others to make your points for you, and Rep. Howard Berman has found some help among Washington insider organizations in his election battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman.
Foreign Policy magazine's website has...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:49 AM
After nearly two decades of debate, the decision to move ahead on the California high-speed rail project will come down to a state Senate vote this afternoon that could be decided by one or two members.
The Senate will have to accept an $8 billion...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Roz Teller, a local Democratic activist, died Aug. 31 after a short battle with lung cancer.
She was a member of the Los Angeles Democratic Party Central Committee, serving on the resolutions and judicial interview committees. She was also a member of...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:53 PM
"It's a jobs creator, and thank God we got it," Gov. Jerry Brown said of funding for high speed rail, narrowly approved by the Legislature last week. He and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood were at the Port of Oakland on Monday to take a victory...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At Burbank City Hall, fear over the future of healthcare, the economy and state education funding factored prominently in ballot decisions for some voters.
And as in other polling stations across the region, voters were split on the issues, candidates...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Rep. Howard Berman, gripped in a tough reelection battle with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman for the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, is expected to get endorsements Monday from two prominent Republican U.S. senators.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto's large margin of victory (60.46%) over Greg Krikorian (39.54%) on Nov. 6 was an impressive polling. We may be a bit spoiled here; every district has its Assembly member, but we may not realize just how incredibly effective our...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, December 8. Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah.
Many temples and community centers are holding events across the region. Daily News
The Democratic Party of the San Gabriel Valley has endorsed L.A....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, September 13. A murder suspect who led police on a chase through Echo Park and downtown L.A. Tuesday is a North Hollywood resident.
Ian Schlesinger, 24, was arrested on a warrant for the slaying of former...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:40 AM
If the spectacle of two career Democratsgoing at it over bragging rights to Republican support seems odd to you, blame it on California’s new elections system, which sent some candidates from the same party to duke it out in the fall.
| Oct 2, 2010
GLENDALE — Nineteen months since congressional Democrats passed the $787-billion stimulus and recovery bill, local school districts continue to fend off budget cuts and protect employee jobs.
In other words, they're not out of the woods.