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  • California Chief Justice Ronald George announces he will not run for reelection

     
    California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald M. George, whose legacy is likely to be his authorship of a landmark ruling that briefly legalized same-sex marriage in the state, announced Wednesday that he would not run for retention in November. "My......
  • Heavy Snow Showers Hammer Snoqualmie Pass

      This next winter weather system to hit Western Washington is bringing lots of snow to the mountains and causing delays and closures on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass.   The Washington State Department of Transportation closed I-90 in both...
  • Gay marriage ban overturned

    The California Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage Thursday in a broadly worded decision that would invalidate virtually any law that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation. The 4-3 ruling declared that the state...
  • State GOP's future: resurgence or extinction?

    State GOP's future: resurgence or extinction?
    Today's topic: What do Tuesday's results mean for the California GOP? Does the voters' rejection of the budget deal empower Republicans to be even less compromising, or does it encourage Democrats in Sacramento to marginalize and ignore the GOP by any...
  • Same-sex case weighed on chief justice

    In the days leading up to the California Supreme Court's historic same-sex marriage ruling Thursday, the decision "weighed most heavily" on Chief Justice Ronald M. George -- more so, he said, than any previous case in his nearly 17 years on the court....
  • New meters have too much control

    My new so-called "Smart Meter" was just installed in my Newport Beach home. Already it has changed my life: I hate it. For years electricity was "fixed-price." For years using electricity was "fair." Now when I turn on my stove at 5:30 p.m., I am forced...
  • Candidate withdraws from third district race

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the official nomination period nears, one candidate vying for a City Council seat has dropped out of a race and three other seats appear uncontested. Steve Young, an attorney and three-time congressional candidate, announced...
  • Brown to face Whitman for governor

    Brown to face Whitman for governor
    It didn't take long to figure out who will be facing off in November's general election for California Governor. Around 8:30 Tuesday night, it was clear former E-bay CEO Meg Whitman will meet the man who's already held the office of Governor, Attorney...
  • Is The Governor Finishing Term As Lame-Duck?

    Is The Governor Finishing Term As Lame-Duck?
    No self-respecting politician wants to be one. The phrase itself is utterly demeaning. But with a year left in office, there are signs that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has begun his transformation into a lame duck. This status, defined by the weakness...
  • Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown Backers Launch Political Arms Race

    Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown Backers Launch Political Arms Race
    Spooked by the vast personal wealth of Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, Democrats this week launched three independent campaign committees, pledging millions to fight for Jerry Brown's bid. Thursday, the Whitman campaign sent out a...
  • Meg Whitman Balks At Idea Of Releasing Tax Returns

    Meg Whitman Balks At Idea Of Releasing Tax Returns
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman demurred Tuesday when asked if she would release her tax returns, as Democrat-backed groups have been demanding that the billionaire former EBay chief do in recent days. "We will obviously comport with all...
  • Chamber Of Commerce Attack Ad Against Jerry Brown Angers Some Board Members

    Chamber Of Commerce Attack Ad Against Jerry Brown Angers Some Board Members
    Some members of the California Chamber of Commerce board are up in arms over the influential business group's funding of a television commercial attacking Jerry Brown while calling it an "issues" ad on taxes and spending. The commercial briefly talks...