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  • Democrat Barbara Boxer Keeps U.S. Senate Seat

    Democrat Barbara Boxer Keeps U.S. Senate Seat
    Democrat Barbara Boxer won her fourth term to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina. The campaign was among the most difficult in...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Iseman selected as mayor

    The seating arrangement on the dais in the City Council chambers may have changed but the faces haven't. Incumbents Toni Iseman, Kelly Boyd and Elizabeth Pearson were re-installed Tuesday, winners of the 2010 City Council election, bucking a national...
  • Man Arrested For Making Threats Against Sen. Boxer

    Man Arrested For Making Threats Against Sen. Boxer
    MARIN COUNTY (KTLA) -- A 47-year-old man is in jail Saturday after allegedly making threats against Senator Barbara Boxer. Kevin Joseph O'Connell, 47, was arrested near his home in San Rafael Saturday morning and booked on one count of making criminal...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill

    San Onofre Nuclear Plant Passes Safety Drill
    SAN ONOFRE (KTLA) -- Last week's emergency drill at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station was successful on all counts, officials said Friday. The biennial drill involved mock emergency incidents such as a reactor leak, fires and cracked cooling...
  • Fiorina takes jabs at Boxer

    Fiorina takes jabs at Boxer
    NEWPORT BEACH — The audience cheered and clapped every time Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina threw a jab at Sen. Barbara Boxer. "She's ineffective and can't get anything done," she said. But other than that, the former technology...
  • Gatto touts road-energy bill

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) may have found a new energy source for California — the pavement beneath your car tires. Last week, Gatto introduced Assembly Bill 306, a proposal to launch tests of “piezoelectric” generation of...
  • 3 local representatives call for compromise on transportation legislation

    3 local representatives call for compromise on transportation legislation
    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,...
  • Political Landscape: Locals win Truman Awards

    Three recipients of this year’s Truman Awards presented last weekend by the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley have local ties. The party is an umbrella organization made up of 27 area Democratic clubs, which names a top volunteer each...
  • CA Legislators Introduce Bills to Avoid Penn State-Type Scandals

    CA Legislators Introduce Bills to Avoid Penn State-Type Scandals
    SACRAMENTO (KTLA) - California lawmakers are rushing to introduce legislation aimed at preventing scandals similar to that involving former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, as his preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges begins this week. CA...