| Oct 7, 2013
The strain and anxiety are etched in the fine lines around her eyes. Her exhaustion shows in a sometimes short fuse. She's the first one up in the household and the last one to bed.
In the past year, Karen Garner, 43, mother of two school-age children...
| Oct 8, 2013
Irrepressible best describes 9-year-old Bradley Garner, whose enthusiasms range from baseball to gardening, trees and driverless cars. More reserved, his older sister, Frankie, 12, pursues similar interests in softball and nature, along with music...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Customers have been calling on Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. to resolve their ongoing carriage dispute that has resulted in channels going dark in several markets including Los Angeles and New York.
Now politicians are demanding an end to the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The next big national elections may not be for another year, but Hollywood types aren't sitting on their wallets until then - Jeffrey Katzenberg, J.J. Abrams, Alan Horn, Tom Rothman and James L. Brooks are among those already...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday sent a letter to CBS Corp. Chief Executive Les Moonves and Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt, urging them to end the dispute that has resulted in CBS-owned channels being...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a rising star on the Democratic stage and a favorite of Hollywood's donor community, won a primary election on Tuesday in the special election to succeed Frank Lautenberg in the U.S. Senate.
The Associated Press reported that...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Both the storm caused by Mother Nature and the manmade electoral storm have passed, but we're still getting reports of Hurricane Sandy's devastation. According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, up to 40,000 New Yorkers may be in need of new housing. Gas lines...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Rep. Ed Markey (D-N.J.) and Newark Mayor Cory Booker are drawing on Hollywood for two special elections in their states.
The most pressing is in Massachusetts, to fill the Senate seat of John Kerry after he resigned to become secretary of state. Markey...
| Apr 28, 2013
Once in a while, a government agency adopts a policy that is logical, hardheaded, based on experience and unswayed by cheap sentiment. This may be surprising enough to make you reconsider your view of bureaucrats. But not to worry: It usually doesn't...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Southern California Edison, the operator of the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant, pushed back against two lawmakers who said that the utility company was aware of defects in the plant's replacement steam generators before installing them. Sen....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Southern California Edison was aware of problems with replacement steam generators at the San Onofre nuclear power but chose not to make fixes, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer charged Wednesday. Boxer’s office cited a leaked report from Mitsubishi Heavy...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:04 AM
California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust.
The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the...