Congress Officially Backs LA's 2024 Summer Olympics BidThe effort to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles got a boost from Congress, with its members voting to throw their support behind the event, officials said Friday.
US Senate OKs Ontario Airport Transfer MeasureThe U.S. Senate has approved a measure helping restore Ontario International Airport to local control after 20 years of ownership by neighboring Los Angeles.
Senate Blocks 4 Gun Control Measures In Wake Of Orlando Mass ShootingThe bills would have expanded requirements for background checks on gun buyers and banned gun sales to people on terrorism watch lists.
Boxer, Feinstein Ask For Federal Task Force To Address Porter Ranch Gas LeakSen. Barbara Boxer said she and fellow California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein have asked President Barack Obama to convene a multi-agency task force to address issues around the Aliso Canyon gas leak.
Sens. Feinstein And Boxer Call For Approval Of LAX-To-Cuba FlightsCoinciding with President Barack Obama's trip to Cuba, California's two U.S. senators are urging the Department of Transportation to approve scheduled non-stop air service between the state and the island nation.
Boxer, Feinstein Seek Federal Review Of Porter Ranch Gas LeakU.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein say they will seek federal review of an ongoing leak of natural gas from a utility's underground storage site that has forced thousands of people to leave nearby Los Angeles neighborhoods.
Obama, California Democrats Call For Tighter Gun Laws After San Bernardino Mass ShootingAfter news spread on Wednesday of the San Bernardino mass shooting that killed 14 and injured 17, some politicians responded with calls to tighten gun control measures.
Immigration Activists Protest Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Proposed Crackdown On 'Sanctuary Cities'As Senator Dianne Feinstein addressed a town hall meeting in Santa Monica on Wednesday, a group of protesters took issue with her proposal to make 'sanctuary cities' such as Los Angeles comply with federal immigration law.
Former LA Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker Confirmed As U.S. AttorneyThe former deputy mayor of Los Angeles is now U.S. attorney for the Central District of California.
Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein Urge Ebola PreparationsCalifornia's two senators are asking trade groups representing the state's hospitals to make sure their members have protocols in place should a patient with Ebola walk through their doors.
US Attorney In Los Angeles Nominated For Judgeship President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a U.S. attorney from Southern California to become a federal District Court judge.
Feinstein Unveils Plan To House Homeless Veterans At West LA Campus Two Veterans Affairs buildings in West Los Angeles could soon begin to double as homeless shelters.
Gov. Brown Convenes Drought Task ForceGov. Jerry Brown is convening a task force to help determine whether a statewide drought declaration is warranted.
San Diego Mayor Says He Ended His 'Intensive' Therapy Earlier Than PlannedMayor Bob Filner is ending therapy earlier than he announced, his attorneys said late Friday, as the leader of the nation's eighth-largest city came under enormous pressure to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Calls For Bob Filner's ResignationCalifornia Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the latest Democrat to call for the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner over allegations of sexual harassment.