| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The worst-ever one-week spike in California gas prices may be over -- at least for now -- but any real relief at the pump could take a while.
Prices dropped overnight by an average of .5 cents per gallon to $4.666 on Tuesday,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is following in her colleague Dianne Feinstein’s steps by calling for a federal investigation into record gas prices in California.
Boxer is urging the Department of Justice’s Oil and Gas Price Fraud Working...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:24 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Daniel Chong, a 23-year-old UC San Diego student whose five-day ordeal behind bars has made national headlines, plans to sue the Drug Enforcement Administration over the incident, his attorney said.
The DEA apologized Wednesday to Chong, who...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
"This is a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. No American president has ever supported a major expansion of civil rights that has not ultimately been adopted by the American people." — New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:16 PM
CALEXICO — Repairs to the Calexico water treatment plant have not yet been done two years after the Easter Sunday, 7.2-magnitude earthquake.
While funds have been allocated at the state level, it’s up to the city to get the ball rolling...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Leading up to a speech by former President Bill Clinton, California Senators Barbara Boxer (left) and Diane Feinstein mingle on the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
-- Steve Appleford, Times Community News
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:45 PM
This is the political season. So you can expect to hear a lot of lies, and we do. "The stimulus did not create one single job." (John Boehner) "Barack Obama is the most dangerous president in modern history." (Newt Gingrich) "I was a severely conservative...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Chicago-area bus and train riders, along with highway construction workers, ought to feel better knowing that gridlock appears to be easing in the halls of the U.S. Congress.
That was the message Friday from three suburban representatives who,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:14 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
President Obama and Mitt Romney are locked in an ever-more bitter dispute over who can be tougher on China -- typical for this point in a presidential campaign.
Watching this, Warren Rothman, a San Francisco lawyer, has been reflecting on how "tough"...