Ruiz was leading with 54 percent of votes over Nestande’s 46 percent with 32 percent of precincts reporting.
Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.
Voting locations are open from 7 a.m. through 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County registrar.
Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles has invited 2,000 guests, including about 200 officeholders, to witness his swearing-in as Senate president pro tempore during a Wednesday ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Just under 2,800 runners Monday took part in an annual “Conquer the Bridge” race in San Pedro for charity.
Confirmed stars include Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men”), Teri Hatcher (“Desperate Housewives”), Chace Crawford (“Gossip Girl”), Colin Egglesfield (“All My Children,” “Rizzoli & Isles”), to name just a few.
Trailing by nearly 20 points in the polls and even further behind in campaign cash, KCAL9′s Dave Bryan reports Kashkari believes he has found an issue that may lift his cause into a tight race.
Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
Hestrin held 54.17 percent of votes to Zellerbach’s 45.83 percent, with 103,000 ballots tabulated and 22 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Registrar of Voters’ website.
KCAL9′s Dave Bryan spoke with leading candidates Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl and John Duran as they prepared for the final stretch in the race to represent residents of the Westside.
Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to defeat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, yet the GOP governor’s contest is the most high-profile race on Tuesday’s statewide primary ballot.
The poll, released Sunday, shows Republican businessman Neel Kashkari is running neck and neck with state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the race to challenge Brown in the November general election.
The ad, sponsored by Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach, who is running for re-election, claims Mike Hestrin twice had to be “ordered to support the daughter he tried to financially abandon.”
The fallout from the revelation that one of the leading candidates is the subject of a federal investigation was very much in evidence at a candidate forum in Porter Ranch Tuesday night.
A Torrance man who was critically injured in last year’s Boston bombings has returned to the city for the marathon.