Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer RetiringEnvironmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
Democratic Lawmakers Applaud Presidential Plan To Normalize Relations With CubaDemocratic Southland lawmakers expressed support Wednesday for President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba, calling it a reversal of ineffective, decades-old policies.
Oil Field Blamed For Illnesses, Nosebleeds To Be UpgradedAn urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a South Los Angeles neighborhood will be modified to prevent leaks and decrease pollution.
Boxer Wants Production Stopped At Oil Company After Odor ComplaintsCalifornia Sen. Barbara Boxer on Friday called on an oil company to stop production at its Los Angeles facility after some residents complained of nosebleeds, headaches, dizziness and respiratory problems.
As Demonstrators Protest, Politicians Debate What US Should Do With SyriaWhile demonstrators took to downtown streets in Los Angeles Saturday, locals, politicians and Syrian expats, debated what the United States should do in the civil war-torn country.
Sen. Boxer Wants Probe On Troubled San Onofre Power Plant U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants the Justice Department to investigate if California utility executives deceived federal regulators about an equipment swap at the San Onofre nuclear power plant that eventually led to a radiation leak, The AP reported.
NRA Calls For Armed Police In Schools, Sen. Boxer Responds The nation's largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."
Owe The IRS? Bill Would Suspend Passport Rights For Delinquent TaxpayersThe House is set to vote on a bill that could potentially keep any Americans who owe $50,000 or more in back taxes from traveling outside the U.S.
Coachella Airspace Will Be Restricted After 2008 Pro-Obama Confetti DropTwo miles of sky over the Empire Polo Field will be restricted airspace during the Coachella music festival in Indio next month.
Villaraigosa Calls For 'Partnership' With Feds To Rebuild LA Bridges, RoadsMayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Sen. Barbara Boxer went on the offensive Thursday in an effort to salvage rapidly-deteriorating infrastructure around the city.
Boxer, Democrats Face GOP Opposition On $4 Billion Jobs Bill A White House plan that could create thousands of jobs in California is getting a major endorsement from one of the state's Democratic leaders.
Boxer: More Surveillance Key To Protect Airports Against Libyan Rockets U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) says hundreds of commercial airliners that routinely fly throughout the continental U.S. could be at risk.