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  • California urges Obama to declare disaster because of rain damage

     
    Acting Gov. Abel Maldonado on Wednesday sent a letter to President Obama urging him to declare a disaster in California because of storm damage. The request came as another storm moved through Southern California. It's been the wettest December in......
  • 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........
  • State of emergency declared in L.A. County as officials tally storm damage

     
    Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles, Kings and Santa Barbara counties in response to destructive rains this week. State of emergencies were already declared in Kern, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo and.....
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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....
  • California election results

     
    The Times' PolitiCal blog has been breaking news of election results all night. Here's a look at some key races: Abel Maldonado wins GOP nomination for lieutenant governorGavin Newsom wins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor Steve Cooley wins GOP...
  • The last stand of the 'birther queen'?

     
    Politico.com raised a stink Tuesday over the possibility that "birther queen" Orly Taitz may win the GOP primary for secretary of state and put California Republicans in the embarrassing position of having a thoroughly discredited conspiracy theorist on...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Maldonado confirmed. Steve Poizner vs. Ira Glass.

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal: At long last, Abel Maldonado was confirmed as the state's new lieutenant governor. Gov. Schwarzenegger has taken up a new social networking hobby. The Legislature allowed the cityhood...