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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
- Comedian Jimmy Dore Scrutinizes American Politics In New BookYou may have heard of Jimmy Dore for his hard-hitting political satire on Comedy Central and his radio show and now the comedian is coming out with a new book.
- AP: California Can’t Say If It’s Meeting Drought GoalSix months after Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know whether their conservation efforts are meeting the mark. They are not required to compare water consumption this year to last, and few have, The Associated Press found.
- Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To USMany immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.
- Top Prosecutor To Help Immigrants Get LawyersKamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.
- Obama Fundraises In Hancock Park Amid Escalating Crises In Ukraine, IsraelPresident Obama arrived in the Southland Wednesday to fund-raise at an event organized by a high-profile Hollywood producer.
- Ex-Councilman Alarcon, Wife Found Guilty On Perjury, Voter Fraud ChargesA former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.
- Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football PracticesGovernor Jerry Brown signed new legislation Monday that limits the number of full-contact practices for middle-and-high school football teams to two per week during their regular seasons.
- Law Blocks Some Brown Lawn Fees During DroughtsHomeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts under legislation that took effect Monday.
- California Won’t Send Troops To Mexico BorderCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown won't be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexico border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants.
- California Reduces Deportations For Minor CrimesFederal law lets legal immigrants be deported if they are given a sentence of one year or more. But California law defines misdemeanors as crimes qualifying for jail terms of a year or less.