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A map outlining the "Six Californias" proposal shows territory currently represented by Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties would be regathered under the name "West California". (Courtesy SixCalifornias.info)

‘Six Californias’ Petition Gets OK To Gather Signatures For Ballot

State election officials have given the green light to an initiative launched by a Silicon Valley activist to divide California into six autonomous states, according to reports.

02/20/2014

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Former Controller Wendy Greuel Announces Run For Waxman’s Congressional Seat

Former mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel announced Thursday that she plans to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Henry Waxman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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GOP Assembly Candidate Susan Shelley Seeks Recount

Susan Shelley, a Republican who narrowly lost a special election for an Assembly seat in a San Fernando Valley-based district last month, is seeking a recount.

12/02/2013

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Judge Rules Palmdale Can’t Hold City Council Election

A judge who ruled that Palmdale’s method of choosing its leaders short-changes minorities issued an injunction Monday that could cancel the Nov. 5 City Council election.

09/30/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks at a press conference announcing his intention to seek professional help amid sexual harassment allegations on July 26, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Candidates Lining Up To Run For Mayor As San Diego Prepares For Special Election

People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner and led to yet another city employee claiming she was mistreated by the former congressman.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2013

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Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka Announces Candidacy For LA Co. Sheriff

A former Los Angeles County undersheriff has entered the race to oust Sheriff Lee Baca in 2014.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Judge OKs Lawsuit Over Alleged Voting Discrimination In Anaheim

An Orange County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit claiming the elections process in the city of Anaheim leads to under-representation of Latinos on the City Council.

07/30/2013

Monica Ratliff is a 12-year teaching veteran who won her seat on the LAUSD Board against the heavily-favored Antonio Sanchez. (courtesy MonicaRatliff2013.com)

LA Teacher Looks To Revive Vocational Training In Schools

A Los Angeles elementary school teacher who scored a surprise upset win on Election Night says she’s ready to make an impact for students.

05/31/2013

Councilman Eric Garcetti celebrates with supporters at election night party on May 21, 2013 in Silver Lake. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Garcetti Defeats Greuel To Become The Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated current City Controller in the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

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Voters Show Strong Support For Measure To Cap Number Of Pot Shops

Early ballot returns Tuesday night showed that voters strongly supported a measure that would cap the number of medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

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Voters Cast Their Ballots On Election Day In Los Angeles

Voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballot on election day in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidate and City Controller Wendy Greuel speaks during debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW with City Councilman Eric Garcetti on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Voters To Choose Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

Polling locations opened at 7 a.m. and LA city residents will have the option of choosing between Democratic candidates, Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Los Angeles mayoral candidates City Councilman Eric Garcetti (L) and City Controller Wendy Greuel (R) pose for a handshake with moderator Warren Olney, of radio station KCRW, after a debate hosted by Zocalo Public Square and KCRW at the Petersen Automotive Museum on May 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Garcetti and Greuel are preparing for a May 21 runoff vote to determine which will be the next mayor of Los Angeles. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Greuel Do Last-Minute Campaigning Before Mayoral Election

Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel did some last-minute campaigning around Los Angeles one day before Tuesday’s runoff election for mayor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

Eric Garcetti vs. Wendy Greuel. (credit: CBS)

Last Day To Register To Vote Ahead Of Mayoral Run-Off Election

With the runoff election for Mayor of the city of Los Angeles about two weeks away, residents were urged to register to vote ahead of a Monday deadline.

05/06/2013

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Local Students Hail Selection Of New Pope

The new pope is 76-years-old. But his age doesn’t mean young people can’t relate to him.

03/13/2013

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