$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.
Near $1B In Medical Malpractice Payouts To Veterans Paid By Federal Funds, Not VAThousands of payouts to veterans who have claimed to be victims of medical malpractice have recently been uncovered, and the money may not be coming from where you might expect.
LMU Prof. Michael Genovese Weighs In On Controversy Surrounding Executive Order On ImmigrationLoyola Marymount University Professor Michael Genovese stopped by KCAL9 Saturday to discuss the context surrounding the issue.
Congress Members Back Los Angeles For OlympicsFour local Congressional members — Xavier Becerra, Julia Brownley, Tony Cardenas and Judy Chu — sent a letter to the U.S. Olympic Committee, according to reports.
KCAL9 Hosts Debate Between Candidates Vying For Hotly Contested 33rd Congressional DistrictThe district runs from Malibu to Palos Verdes to Hollywood.
Washington Vote Could Bring West Coast Closer To Full Earthquake Warning SystemCongressman Adam Schiff, of Burbank, has pushed to secure $5 million from the federal government for a system that could give people a few seconds to a minutes notice depending on how far you are from the epicenter.
Proposed Mandatory Curfew At Bob Hope Airport Narrowly DefeatedLawmakers in Washington have narrowly defeated a proposal to impose a mandatory curfew that would prohibit overnight flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
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.
CBS2's Dave Bryan Speaks With Leading Candidates In Race To Replace Rep. Henry WaxmanThe 33rd congressional district, represented by Waxman for 40 years, stretches from the west San Fernando Valley into Beverly Hills and down through coastal communities from Malibu to Rancho Palos Verdes.
Burbank Lawmaker: Keep Guns Away From Mentally Ill AmericansA San Fernando Valley lawmaker called on Congress Tuesday to keep guns out of the hands of emotionally disturbed Americans in the aftermath of the Isla Vista shootings.
Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near EndGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
LA To Receive $2.1 Billion To Extend Subway Into Beverly HillsFederal transportation officials are promising another big dose of cash to help expand Los Angeles' growing public transit network — this time, $2.1 billion in grants and loans to extend a subway line into Beverly Hills.
Activist Sandra Fluke Says She'll Run For State SenateThe Los Angeles Times says Fluke will seek the seat held by Ted Lieu, a Torrance Democrat