Congress Officially Backs LA's 2024 Summer Olympics BidThe effort to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles got a boost from Congress, with its members voting to throw their support behind the event, officials said Friday.
Congress Approves $8.2 Million For Earthquake Early Warning SystemCongress approved a funding bill on Friday that includes $8.2 million for an early warning system capable of giving a few seconds or more of notice before an earthquake hits in the West Coast.
Loretta Sanchez Finds Herself In Hot Water After Making Trump-Like Comments About MuslimsTazer Herzallah says the Muslim community has worked closely with Sanchez for two decades.
House Passes Bill Co-Sponsored By Corona Lawmaker To Halt Syrian RefugeesRep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona) is cheering the passage of a bill he cosponsored to suspend the Obama administration's Middle Eastern refugee resettlement program until safeguards can be put into place.
Pope Francis Arrives In DC Amid Much FanfarePope Francis arrived for his first-ever visit to the U.S. Tuesday, making his entrance in a frugal little family car, windows rolled down.
Controversial LA Cardinal To Travel With Pope Francis For DC TripCardinal Roger Mahony, the retired Archbishop of Los Angeles, will be traveling with the Pope when he meets with President Obama and speaks to Congress.
98 Prominent Jewish Leaders, Hollywood Heavyweights Sign Letter Of Support For Iran Nuclear Deal"I think that's ultimately, that kind of transparency can only be better for Israel," said Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels.
Schwarzenegger Pushes Congress To Save After-School FundingFormer California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is calling on Congress to preserve federal funding for after-school programs in a proposed reauthorization of the 2002 No Child Left Behind law.
West Coast Congress Members Seek Funding For Quake Warning SystemThree dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
Janice Hahn Announces Run For LA County SupervisorJust three years after successfully running for Congress, Democatric Rep. Janice Hahn Wednesday announced her candidacy for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Viewed As 'Conscience Of Congress,' Environmental Advocate Henry Waxman RetiresWhen the gavel signaled the end of the 113th session for the U.S. Congress this month it also marked the end of a 40-year career for California Congressman Henry Waxman.