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  • Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86

    Fmr. CA Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies at 86
    LOS ANGELES -- Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86....
  • Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest

    Community news: Poet David Meyerhof recognized, William M. Burke scales Mt. Everest
    David Meyerhof of Burbank is a published poet, and now everyone in his hometown knows it. Meyerhof received recognition from the city of Burbank, the State Assembly and the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday at the Little White Chapel during the...
  • Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly

    Multiple parents bill passes state Assembly
    SAN DIEGO - The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow judges to recognize more than two parents during a custody hearing if it's in the best interest of the child's welfare.   "It’s better for the kids to have an option…...
  • The spending has to stop

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • State Senate passes bill to protect La Jolla fireworks

    State Senate passes bill to protect  La Jolla fireworks
    SAN DIEGO-- The skirmish in the legal battle over Fourth of July fireworks show in La Jolla took place in Sacramento. The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow La Jolla to host one firework show every year, without conducting...
  • LIVE UPDATES: Voters Pass Prop 28, Limiting Legislator Term Limits

    Proposition 28, the initiative to reduce California State Legislature term limits from 14 years to 12 years, is projected to pass. YES: 64.8% NO: 35.2% 20.3% of precincts reporting in.
  • Raw Exclusive Video: DUI Arrest of Former Assembly Member

    Raw Exclusive Video: DUI Arrest of Former Assembly Member
    Richard Robinson is a lobbyist and former California State Assembly member. Sources have confirmed to FOX40 that it was Robinson who was arrested under suspicion of DUI Wednesday night.      
  • State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support

    State ban on semi-automatic guns gains support
    SAN DIEGO - A proposed California bill expanding a 10-year ban on semi-automatic firearms with interchangeable magazines is gaining momentum following mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. The State Attorney General Kamala D. Harrisand State Senate...
  • Two Burbank school board seats open for election

    Two Burbank school board seats open for election
    The five Burbank residents running for two open seats on the Burbank Unified school board already agree on two main goals: maintaining academic performance and incorporating more technology into the classroom. Here’s a look at the five candidates...
  • Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets — and how to fix them

    Market Watch: Problems with farmers markets — and how to fix them
    With concerns about cheating at farmers markets on the rise, the California Department of Food and Agriculture has scheduled four listening sessions around the state, including in Santa Monica on Monday, Nov. 1, to ask for public comment about its...
  • Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel

    Alex Franco dies at 91; ran L.A. wedding chapel
    The Rev. Alex Franco, who performed thousands of weddings at his Albertson Wedding Chapel in Los Angeles, has died. He was 91. Franco, a Protestant minister who for much of his career was known as Alex Garcia, died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
  • Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption

    Marvin Levin dies at 76; Sacramento developer helped expose Capitol corruption
    Marvin Levin, a Sacramento developer who alerted the FBI to corruption in the California Legislature in the 1980s and played a pivotal role in the ensuing sting operation, has died. He was 76. Levin, who had been in declining health for a decade, died...