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One Legislative Story on the Budget
6-1-2011 4:03 pm
Ray Haynes
State Capitol
 

The Legislature is getting to the point where it must pass a budget.  The good news is that the Democrats don't need a single Republican vote to pass that...


Another Ammo Bill Passes Out Of Senate
6-1-2011 11:37 am
Doug LaMalfa
North California
 

SB 124, a bill to further regulate and limit ammunition purchases passes the State Senate.  It is a followup to AB 962 of last year that was found...


Jerry Brown - & His emerging crime wave
5-25-2011 10:56 am
Shawn Steel
Statewide
 

With the appropriately named Brown vs. Plata up to 46,000 felons will be prematurely released from California state prisons. The vast majority of these...

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Charter Amendment backers sense victory, L.A. council incumbents lead

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 3:08 am

Backers of two measures to shift Los Angeles city and school board votes to higher-turnout election years declared victory in Tuesday's election after an initial count showed the measures had lopsided leads in absentee ballots.

Kings power past the Oilers, 5-2

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:50 am

One of the primary ways to get the Kings annoyed is to suggest they are simply waiting to flip the switch for when it really counts.

Hillary Clinton's use of private email not unusual, but still raises questions

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:42 am

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of personal email accounts as secretary of State mimicked her predecessors but drew attention to her penchant for secrecy as she begins what appears to be a second presidential run.

Backers of election charter amendments declare victory

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:41 am

Backers of two measures to shift Los Angeles city and school board votes to higher-turnout election years declared victory Tuesday evening after an initial count showed the measures had lopsided leads in absentee ballots.

Etiwanda beats Mater Dei at home, 52-49, to go to Open Division final

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:40 am

A rare event happened Tuesday night at Mater Dei's 9-year-old Meruelo Athletic Center — the Monarchs lost a home basketball game. It last happened in 2009 to Fairfax, and before that, the only other time was 2007 when Kevin Love visited as a high s…

Arcadia officials cancel controversial trip to China

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:37 am

Amid rising tension about alleged foreign influence on city politics and development, Arcadia officials have scrapped a proposal to visit China and Taiwan and said they would reject money from three corporate donors that would have paid for the trip.

Boys' basketball: Shocker in Santa Ana as Mater Dei falls to Etiwanda

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:22 am

Call it the shocker in Santa Ana.

House OKs Homeland Security funds as GOP gives up tactic on immigration

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:16 am

Congress ended the crisis over funding for the Homeland Security Department on Tuesday after House Speaker John A. Boehner abandoned the GOP’s strategy of trying to tack on restrictions to President Obama’s immigration plan.

Cogliano scores twice, lifts Ducks over Coyotes, 4-1

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:07 am

Andrew Cogliano scored twice, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks got a point from one of their newcomers in a 4-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Watch Gary Klein and Lindsey Thiry discuss USC spring practice

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:05 am

USC began spring practice Tuesday on Cromwell Field. The Trojans will practice 15 times, including five in the Coliseum.

Early returns favor L.A. school board incumbents

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 2:01 am

The four incumbents on the Los Angeles Board of Education held early leads in the first returns reported on election night.

Kamala Harris speaks about U.S. Senate bid -- in Washington, D.C.

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:55 am

Democratic Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, the sole major candidate thus far in the 2016 U.S. Senate race to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer, made her first public remarks about her bid at a campaign-style event Tuesday night – 2,300 miles away, in Wa…

Lakers fans get to the bottom of it

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:50 am

It's official. The Lakers have gone through the looking glass. Good is bad, bad is good, up is down, and down is where folks are finally pulling their gold Lakers car flags, replacing them with something white.

Ferguson, Mo., police routinely violated blacks' rights, federal inquiry finds

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:41 am

The Police Department in Ferguson, Mo., has persistently and repeatedly violated the constitutional rights of African Americans, jailing them for minor offenses far more often than whites, using traffic stops to arrest them disproportionately and sub…

Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:35 am

The Lakers used to have all sorts of problems on their annual trip here, most notably double-digit losses in back-to-back championship seasons when Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant were still in their prime and Derek Fisher would have laughed at questions a…

PUC President Michael Picker calls emails with utilities 'troubling'

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:06 am

Emails portraying overly chummy and questionable contacts between California utilities and state regulators are "troubling," the new president of the Public Utilities Commission told lawmakers Tuesday.

Hornets hand Lakers second consecutive loss, 104-103

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 1:00 am

That three-game winning streak by the Lakers seems long ago after another close loss, this time a 104-103 loss to the Hornets in Charlotte.

Door may open for Brian Williams if former NBC News exec Andrew Lack returns

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 12:59 am

Embattled NBC News anchor Brian Williams has a potential lifeline in Andrew Lack's expected return to NBC News.

California orders 12 oil-field wells shut to protect groundwater

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 12:35 am

— California officials, responding to concerns about groundwater contamination, are closing 12 wells in the Central Valley used to dispose of chemical-laden water from oil and gas production, regulators announced Tuesday.

Asiana crash: 72 passengers settle lawsuits against airline

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 12:15 am

Asiana Airlines has reached a settlement with more than 70 of the passengers onboard the plane that crashed two years ago in San Francisco, according to court records filed Tuesday.

Jimmy Rollins ready to start things off for Dodgers

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 4, 2015 12:12 am

If Jimmy Rollins is still learning his way around his new clubhouse, he will at least be familiar with his place in the Dodgers' lineup.

David Petraeus pleads guilty to giving classified journals to mistress

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 3, 2015 11:55 pm

David H. Petraeus, the former CIA director and retired four-star Army general, admitted Tuesday that he gave eight handwritten journals containing highly classified information about secret operations and identities of covert officers to his mistress…

Israeli premier's speech points up dispute with Obama on Iran

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 3, 2015 11:54 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress on Tuesday laid out, in the starkest terms yet, his differences with the Obama administration on how to deal with the threat of Iran's nuclear program.

In Vatican finance reform rules, pope cements power for Cardinal Pell

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 3, 2015 11:45 pm

Pope Francis has taken action that appears to confirm his faith in the controversial head of a task force he created to clean up the Vatican's finances.

'Maternity tourism' raids target California operations catering to Chinese

Source: LAT Opinion
Mar 3, 2015 11:41 pm

Xiaoyan Zhang made it clear that she had one objective for traveling to the U.S. from China — to give birth so her child would automatically be an American citizen.

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