Ted Lieu Leads In Bid For 33rd Congressional District SeatDemocratic State Senator Ted Lieu was leading Tuesday in his bid to fill the 33rd Congressional District seat left open by Henry Waxman, who is expected to retire after 40 years.
KCAL9 Hosts Debate Between Candidates Vying For Hotly Contested 33rd Congressional DistrictThe district runs from Malibu to Palos Verdes to Hollywood.
Ex-Gang Prosecutor To Face Off Against Lieu For Waxman Seat The race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman in a predominantly Democratic Westside-South Bay-San Fernando Valley congressional district is now down to two candidates.
Republican Carr Reports 24 Percent, State Sen. Ted Lieu Reports 20 Percent Of Vote For 33rd District SeatOf the 18 candidates, State Senator Ted Lieu was reported to have 20 percent of the vote, while the only republican in the race, Elan Carr, reportedly had 23 percent.
Morissette Makes Appearance At Pre-Election Rally As Race Heats Up For Rep. Waxman's SeatRep. Henry Waxman represented the sprawling district that stretches from the west San Fernando Valley into Beverly Hills and down through coastal communities for several decades.
Lawmaker Calls For More Funding To Map Quake FaultsA state lawmaker from Torrance wants Sacramento to boost funding to map active earthquake faults to prevent buildings from being constructed near dangerous faults.
Brown Signs Bill Protecting Reporters' Phone LogsGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring state officials to give journalists five days' notice before they issue subpoenas for telephone records.
South Bay Outage May Revive Proposed Penalties For UtilitiesA South Bay lawmaker Tuesday sought to revive efforts to impose penalties on utility companies that have frequent outages in the same area.
Bill Passes That Requires 'Swatting' Perpetrators To Reimburse Police Response CostsA bill that would require perpetrators of "swatting" -- or false 911 emergencies typically reported at the homes of celebrities -- to reimburse police for the cost of responding to the hoaxes has been approved by a state legislative committee.
Calif. Bills Intended To Strengthen School SafetyThe state Senate has unanimously passed two bills designed to better safeguard teachers and students from attacks.
Calif. Lawmakers Move To Punish Hoax 911 'Swatting' CallersLegislation approved by the state Senate on Thursday would force pranksters who make hoax 911 calls, like the ones used to target celebrities, pay for the cost of police responding to the fake emergencies.
Anti-Swatting Politician Gets 'Swatted'TMZ reported Friday that the latest victim of celebrity "swatting" is California State Senator Ted Lieu.