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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
- California Assembly Approves Bill Banning Confederate NamesCalifornia lawmakers have advanced a bill to ban schools, parks and public property from being named after elected leaders or senior military officers of the Confederacy.
- Inglewood Gets $8M Grant To Soundproof 200 HomesCongresswoman Maxine Waters says an $8 million federal grant has been awarded to the city of Inglewood to soundproof about 200 buildings in the flight path at Los Angeles International Airport.
- ‘It’s My Hair, I Swear’ Insists Trump In Responding To LA Radio Show Host’s Nickname“It’s my hair, I swear,” said Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Thursday in responding to a local radio show host who criticized his hair.
- Key Committee Fails To Take Up California Minimum Wage BillA proposal to raise California's minimum wage and tie future increases to inflation was not taken up in time by a key state legislative committee, likely stalling the effort for this year.
- Planned Parenthood Alleges ‘Smear’ in Letter To CongressPlanned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to Congress and included a report by experts that found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists.
- Bill Requires Prosecution Of Transferred ImmigrantsSB 57 by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, R-San Dimas, and Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, would require that police confirm that prosecutors will pursue a felony charge before allowing a detainee to be released to a city or county from federal detention.
- Los Angeles Projects $161M Surplus For OlympicsAnxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that they could stage events from Santa Monica Beach to the Hollywood Hills and bank a $161 million surplus.
- Now Clear For Takeoff: LA City Council OKs Uber, Lyft To Pick Up Passengers At LAXAs more people turn to Uber and Lyft for rides, many were frustrated to learn that those drivers weren't allowed to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport. That changed Tuesday when Los Angeles City Council gave the ride-hailing services the green light for the LAX arrivals section.
- Immigration Lawyer Says She Was Barred From Adelanto Detention CenterAn immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a Southern California detention center after participating in peaceful vigils at the site.
- Lawmaker Says Drone Trespassing Crime Bill Would Target ‘People Up To No Good’California lawmakers on Monday approved a bill that would make it a trespassing violation to fly drones over private property without permission.