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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
- Counties Tell Brown They Need Money For Realignment LawGov. Jerry Brown has quietly visited 10 California counties this year to see how they are faring under his three-year-old realignment law, which dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
- Unemployment Rates Fell In Number Of States Last MonthMore than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
- Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good FridayGov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.
- ACLU Files Suit On Timeliness Of Immigrant Asylum InterviewImmigration advocates are filing suit against the federal government, saying immigration officials are violating their own rules by failing to provide a speedy hearing to some immigrants who face deportation.
- Shriver, Kuehl Square Off In Debate For LA County Board of Supervisors SeatKennedy family member and one-time Santa Monica mayor Shriver and 14-year state lawmaker Kuehl challenged each other's records during the sit-down at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks.
- Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day FundSaying the state's budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.
- Calif. Controller Orders City Of Cudahy To Repay $22.7M In Taxpayer FundsAuditors say officials in the city of Cudahy had virtually no oversight in place to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars when it spent nearly $23 million in redevelopment funds.
- LA City, County Officials Release 2014-15 Budget ProposalsMayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County officials Monday unveiled their respective budget proposals for the upcoming fiscal year that begins in July.
- City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For HuizarThe Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.
- Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Back To Basics’ Campaign In Inaugural State Of The City AddressLos Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti gave his inaugural State of the City address on Thursday, discussing challenges for the city as well as potential solutions.