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Opponent Calls Senate Candidate Sanchez’s Gesture ‘Shocking’

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez’s campaign was off to a rough start after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans during an apparent joke.

05/17/2015

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Sanchez Announces Bid For Boxer’s US Senate Seat

It’s official: Garden Grove Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will run for the seat set to be vacated by U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer.

05/14/2015

HoldUps will come in three styles if a Kickstarter campaign is successful. (credit: HoldUps)

College Friends Go On Kickstarter To Raise Money To Market A New Kind Of Undies

The company’s goal? “To bring a new light to an old product.”

05/01/2015

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Santa Monica Ferris Wheel, LAX Gateway Pylons Go Dark For Earth Hour

The Pacific Wheel’s 160,000 energy-efficient LED lights went out at 8:30 p.m. with the exception of rim safety lighting, recognizing the climate change campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2015

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Lake Forest City Councilman Accused Of Stealing Campaign Signs

An Orange County city lawmaker faced possible jail time Wednesday for allegedly stealing campaign signs supporting a political opponent.

02/11/2015

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Waiting For Villaraigosa? Calif. Senate Race Likely To Hinge On Latino Voters

The race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate could come down to a former Los Angeles Mayor and California’s first female Attorney General.

01/26/2015

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Report: Firm Behind Digital Billboards Lawsuit To Support LA City Council Candidates

A Louisiana-based billboard company fighting digital advertising laws in Los Angeles has announced plans to use its billboards to support candidates in the upcoming city election, according to a report Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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Civil-Rights Activists Demand Probe Of Maxine Waters ‘Poverty Pimp’ Posters

Southland civil rights leaders Monday called for an investigation into what they described as a racially offensive campaign against local Congresswoman Maxine Waters.

11/03/2014

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As Midterm Elections Near, Brown Answers Questions About Re-Election Bid

With midterm elections just a week away, Gov. Jerry Brown was in Southern California Tuesday, addressing questions about his re-election bid.

10/28/2014

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Brown Opens Up Spending In Campaign’s Final Month

After months of stockpiling his campaign cash, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun spending big to boost the prospects of the water bond and rainy day fund measures on the November ballot, according to campaign finance reports filed Thursday.

10/23/2014

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‘Lawn Dude’ Billboards Aimed At Promoting Water-Conservation Efforts

Southern California water officials have a new spokesperson to promote water-conservation efforts – and he’s got an attitude.

08/01/2014

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House Watchdog: Ex-Labor Secretary Solis Illegally Fundraised For Obama

The chairman of a Congressional watchdog panel Wednesday played an audiotape he says is evidence of former Southland lawmaker Hilda Solis illegally soliciting money for President Barack Obama.

07/16/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Expected At Tuesday’s Primary

Although more than 230,000 vote-by-mail ballots have been returned to the Registrar’s office, Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan told KCAL9’s Dave Lopez voters shouldn’t expect a stampede at the polling places.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

Officials with Tony Strickland's campaign say the robocalls had been pre-scheduled before the May 24 shootings.

Congressional Candidate Sent Pro-Gun Robocalls In Wake Of UCSB Shooting

Congressional candidate Tony Strickland reportedly sent robocalls to voters in a portion of Los Angeles County just hours after the deadly shootings in Isla Vista, according to reports.

05/26/2014

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Brown Has Nearly $21M For Governor’s Race

Brown reported Tuesday that he has raised nearly $4 million this year from a variety of interests and spent just $77,000, mostly for campaign consultants and staff.

05/20/2014

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