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Democrat Jerry Brown holds a double-digit lead over Republican Meg Whitman in their contest for California governor less than a week before Election Day, according to a Field Poll released Thursday.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is reaching out to gay and lesbian voters by emphasizing her support for marriage equality and her record opposing the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.
Meg Whitman doesn’t need an election win to make a World Series wager with Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
The latest forecast from UCLA says Orange County — ground zero for the housing meltdown — may not fully recover until middle of the decade, but is already showing signs of life.
Bell’s City Council is up for an extreme makeover, now that residents have gathered enough signatures for a ballot initiative to recall three of its members who were accused of being part of the city’s salary scandal.
The city clerk for a scandal-ridden Los Angeles suburb says county elections officials have verified enough voter signatures to call for a recall election targeting three of Bell’s four City Council members.
KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/26/2010
The figure who has been unwittingly cast as the villain in California’s race for governor is finally getting a chance to fire back in a joint appearance with the two candidates hoping to replace him.
The “Yes On 19″ campaign says it’s bought $200,000 worth of airtime in the Southland for a new ad debuting today — but will it sway conservative voters?
Federal lawmakers say the state of California is getting another $902 million in federal funding to advance the design and construction of a high-speed rail system initially running from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
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A new poll shows Democrat Jerry Brown with a growing lead over his Republican challenger, Meg Whitman, as a gubernatorial campaign that has focused on personal attacks in recent weeks winds to an end.
With the election just 10 days away, Democrats are scheduled to hold what they are calling a “Rally in the Valley” in Van Nuys, while Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is expected to visit a Los Angeles synagogue.
California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman took her campaign to Asian-American voters statewide Saturday as polls showed the former eBay chief executive slipping behind her Democratic opponent with just more than a week left in the race.
CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2010
Visiting five states in four days as the Nov. 2 election nears, President Barack Obama is appealing to the coalition of women, Hispanics and young voters that helped put him in the White House.
CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2010
- 24 Percent Of Voters Registered Without Political PreferenceSecretary of State Alex Padilla released voter registration figures on Monday showing almost 24 percent of voters have no party preference.
- Older Sister Of Gov. Jerry Brown DiesCynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice. In all, the Browns had four children, three of them daughters.
- LA City Council To Hold Hearing On Minimum Wage Hike Proposal In WattsA Los Angeles City Council committee will hold a public hearing in Watts tonight to talk about a proposal to raise the minimum wage to as high as $15.25 per hour by 2019.
- Calif. Senate Moves $1B Water Plan Amid DroughtThe state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer about $75 million in immediate aid to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California.
- West Coast Congress Members Seek Funding For Quake Warning SystemThree dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
- California Has No Ban On Use Of Private Email By OfficialsCalifornia has no blanket policy restricting the use of personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it's among about two dozen states that have no clear rules or precedent-setting cases addressing whether those communications are public records.
- Fullerton Sued Over Asian-American Voting RightsThe Orange County city of Fullerton was sued Wednesday over an at-large election system that Asian-American advocates say harms the community's voting rights, lawyers said.
- LA County Supes Vote To Support Executive Order On ImmigrationLos Angeles County officials voted by a narrow margin Tuesday to throw their support behind President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration.
- Analyst Warns Governor’s Retiree Health Plan Could Cost MoreIn a report Monday, legislative analyst Mac Taylor says the state could end up paying more over time if current and future state workers are asked to help pay for their health benefits.
- From Santa Monica To Century City, Obama Returns To SoCal To Raise FundsPresident Obama returned to the Southland Thursday to raise funds for the Democratic Party and to court the youth vote.