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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
- State Sen. Wright Resigns After Voter Fraud CaseSenate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted his resignation letter.
- Sentencing Brings Call For California Sen. Rod Wright To ResignCalifornia state Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for lying about where he lived when he ran for office and leaders of the Senate said he should resign immediately.
- President Obama Returning To Los Angeles For Fundraiser At Gwyneth Paltrow’s HomePresident Barack Obama will be back in Los Angeles in October for a fundraiser at the home of actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
- OC Assessor Faces Charges Of Filing False Nomination PapersOrange County Assessor Webster Guillory faces charges of filing false nomination papers in his re-election bid in the March primary election.
- Prosecutor Asks Judge To Give Former Councilman Alarcon Jail TimeFormer Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon could serve jail time if prosecuting attorneys have their way.
- Rep. Schiff: Congress ‘Should Have A Vote’ On ISIS Military ActionA Southland lawmaker is calling for President Obama to seek Congressional authorization for any expanded military effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
- Mayor Eric Garcetti Throws His Support Behind McDonnell In LA County Sheriff’s RaceLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join a long list of local and state officials in endorsing Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell for Los Angeles County sheriff.
- Secretary of State Debra Bowen Describes Her DepressionCalifornia's top elections official says she has been fighting what she calls a debilitating battle with depression that has frequently kept her away from her office.
- Supervisor Molina Plans To Run For City CouncilLos Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina plans to run for Los Angeles City Council, her press deputy confirmed to CBSLA on Friday.
- California In Tussle Over Record $1.4B Utility FineThe biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San Francisco is the state of California, which stands to gain $950 million to spend any way it wants.