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  • Richard Riordan launches effort to court Latinos for GOP

     
    Former LA Mayor Richard J. Riordan has launched an organization aimed at bringing Latino voters into the Republican fold. The campaign began Memorial Day with radio spots in selected areas around California....
  • Two vie to take on Rep. Capps in Central Coast race

     
    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado jumped to an early lead Tuesday over actor Chris Mitchum for the chance to take on Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) in the fall. Early returns showed Capps with nearly half the vote. Maldonado was......
  • California Republicans endorse candidates

     
    State and local Republican parties made their endorsements over the weekend. They didn't always agree....
  • Emily's List backs Julia Brownley for Congress

     
    EMILY's List, a national organizaton that backs pro-choice, Democratic women, is endorsing Assemblywoman Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica). Brownley is running against five other candidates for an open Ventura County congressional seat....
  • More endorsements in next year's congressional races announced

     
    Candidates in what are expected to be some of the area’s hardest-fought congressional races next year are continuing to line up backers: Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro), who is seeking reelection in a new district that stretches from the Harbor......
  • Groups to educate Californians on national healthcare reform

     
    A coalition of California community groups announced a new statewide effort Thursday to educate residents -- particularly Latinos, business owners and youth -- about provisions of the national healthcare overhaul scheduled to take effect later this month....
  • San Bruno fire contained; search continues for possible victims

     
    Officials said Friday the fire caused by a gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif., has been contained. Searchers have combed through 75% of the homes destroyed by the blast and there are no residents unaccounted for. But they won't......
  • Boxer says she expects federal help for San Bruno

     
    Calif. Sen. Barbara Boxer, who plans to tour San Bruno Saturday, called for a thorough investigation of the pipeline explosion and promised that the federal government would lend assistance to residents of the area. She noted that when the National......
  • UC regents approve 8% tuition increase for fall 2011

     
    UC undergraduates will be paying an additional 8%, or $822 more, for their education next year as a result of a regents’ vote Thursday. The full board of UC regents approved the hike in a 15-5 vote despite the pleas......
  • Chevron gets 30-year lease for offshore oil terminal

     
    State officials grant 30-year lease to Chevron Corp. to continue operating its oil tanker terminal in Santa Monica Bay despite vigorous opposition from environmental groups concerned about the risk of an oil spill....
  • Damage from Southern California rains could top $60 million

     
    Damage from the storms that battered Southern California is expected to top $60 million. Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado declared a state of emergency Thursday for Los Angeles, Kings and Santa Barbara counties in response to the destructive rain, which caused.......
  • San Diego County added to the emergency list of flood-stricken counties

     
    San Diego County has been added to the list of California counties considered to have an official state of emergency because of recent rain storms. Acting Gov. Abel Maldonado made the proclamation Friday, making the county eligible for state disaster........