| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Legislation to expand California's tax incentives for movie and TV production moved forward on Tuesday, as the state assembly arts and entertainment committee unanimously gave their approval to the bill that would, among other things, make big budget...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Would you, city of Los Angeles resident, support a higher sales tax for smooth streets and sidewalks? How about backing a higher sales tax to build light-rail and subway lines? Would you support both tax increases?
That’s the question L.A. leaders...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:27 PM
El proyecto de ley que hubiera permitido a los estudiantes indocumentados tener acceso a ayudas económicas en las universidades públicas de Nueva York fue rechazado hoy por el Senado del estado con 30 votos en contra y 29 a favor.
La norma requería...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago.
The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
OXON HILL, Md. -- The first "people" I recognized on arriving at last week's Conservative Political Action Committee gathering just outside Washington were two "stormtroopers" and a Wookiee from the 1977 film "Star Wars."
Some of the speeches also...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:52 PM
NEW YORK -- In case you’ve missed the intense politicking going on in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio are locked in a battle over funding for pre-K education (among other things).
Basically, De Blasio wants to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Upstate New York is bolstering its visual production and education support for film and television by creating the Central New York Hub for Emerging Nano Industries in Onondaga County, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
What is New York'...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:34 PM
If Hillary Clinton doesn't run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 — and there's one chance in five of that — the party could have a nervous breakdown.
On the national level, the Democratic bench is weaker, or more...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:29 AM
It took a suburban New York jury less than two hours Friday to acquit human rights activist Kerry Kennedy of a misdemeanor charge of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill instead of her thyroid medicine.
Kennedy, the former wife of...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ken Ziffren, newly appointed "film czar" for Los Angeles, told reporters on Thursday that a recently released report from the Milken Institute shows that the city is in a "bad spiral" when it comes to the loss of film and TV production and jobs.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Unfortunately, your recent support for requiring Maryland's professional applicators to report pesticide use to a state database left readers with the impression that other states have easily implemented such requirements ("Understanding pesticide risk,"...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before asking Madonna for an invite to her Oscar party.
The Skinny: "The Americans" lived up to my expectations and we all know how picky I am. Also good to have "Modern Family" back. I got through ABC's "Mixology," but after the first...