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  • At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices

    At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices
    Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the March 19 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Kelly Boyd presented a proclamation declaring April as Donate Life California Month in Laguna Beach to Marisa Garcia, ambassador...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Sen. Boxer Endorses Wendy Gruel in L.A. Mayoral Race

    Sen. Boxer Endorses Wendy Gruel in L.A. Mayoral Race
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel's mayoral campaign has gotten a big boost. Greuel picked up an endorsement Thursday from Sen. Barbara Boxer, who called her a "proven leader" who can focus on creating jobs and improving...
  • Boehner predicts bipartisan support for House payroll tax plan

    Boehner predicts bipartisan support for House payroll tax plan
    The GOP-led House is expected to push through a payroll tax cut package Tuesday that is dead on arrival in the Senate as Congress races a year-end deadline to keep the tax break for 160 million American workers that expires at the end of the year....
  • Matt Fong dies at 57; former California state treasurer

    Matt Fong dies at 57; former California state treasurer
    Reporting from Sacramento -- Matthew Kipling Fong, a former California state treasurer who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1998, died Wednesday at his home in Pasadena after a long bout with skin cancer. He was 57. Fong, a Republican, was the...
  • Chemical companies are grilled about flame retardants

    Chemical companies are grilled about flame retardants
    — The world's leading manufacturers of flame retardants faced scathing criticism Tuesday from U.S. senators angered by what they called the industry's misuse of science, misleading testimony and creation of a phony consumer group that stoked the...
  • Boxer raises environmental concerns over Keystone XL pipeline

    Boxer raises environmental concerns over Keystone XL pipeline
    In a sign of hardening skepticism toward the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a top Senate Democrat has sent a letter to the Obama administration asking about a possible conflict of interest between the pipeline operator and a company handling the...
  • Proposition 23 poll shows a dead heat among California voters

     
    California voters believe global warming is a significant issue and are inclined to trust scientific views on the subject, but they remain closely divided on a November ballot measure that would suspend the state's global warming statute, according to a.....
  • Brown, Boxer ahead in new Times/USC poll

     
    Democrat Jerry Brown has moved into a narrow lead over Republican Meg Whitman in their fractious contest for governor, while his party colleague Barbara Boxer has opened a wider margin over GOP nominee Carly Fiorina in the race for U.S.......
  • Obama popular in California, Times-USC poll finds

     
    President Obama, whose national poll numbers have declined in the last year, remains popular in California, according to a new Times-USC poll. When respondents were asked "Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by Barack Obama as......
  • Stricter regulations proposed in wake of San Bruno gas pipeline explosion

     
    Standing at the crater that marks ground zero of the gas pipeline explosion that devastated the community of San Bruno earlier this month, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco) on Monday announced legislation that would mandate stricter regulations of...