If approved, the tax would have required property owners to pay an extra $298 a year for five years to raise $255 million to help fund district school operations.
California voters will confront a longer ballot Tuesday when they vote in the first statewide election since they approved major political reforms intended to produce more moderate candidates.
A challenger appears to have won a City Council seat in the corruption-marred Southern California city of Vernon, but controversy over some votes means the count is unofficial.
Officials say if you use the mail to cast your ballot this election year, your vote may not get tallied for days or even weeks.
An online video is taking aim at Kim Kardashian as part of a campaign for a proposed November ballot initiative to raise taxes for California’s wealthiest residents.
A proposed ballot measure that would require porn actors to wear condoms while filming in the city of Los Angeles has qualified for the June ballot.
A Southland celebration of the passage of the California Dream Act could be short-lived.
A group seeking to ban the circumcision of male children in San Francisco has succeeded in getting their controversial measure on the November ballot, meaning voters will be asked to weigh in on what until now has been a private family matter.
Sixteen candidates from across the political spectrum will vie to take the seat in place of Harman, who resigned earlier this year.
Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.
Voters in unincorporated communities north of Riverside may approve cityhood for the Jurupa Valley Tuesday.
Nearly 6,000 ballots were mailed Wednesday to members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Oscar nomination ballots have been mailed to the 5,755 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
City attorney Carmen Trutanich has ruled that a tax would be illegal, but that didn’t stop City Council members from approving a tax on medical marijuana.
Among the proposals: a new Office of Public Accountability that would evaluate proposed rate increases and investigate charges of fraud and abuse.