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  • Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action

    Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action
    DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields. Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
  • SAG-AFTRA's Ned Vaughn Ends Run for State Assembly

    Ned Vaughn, a key architect of the SAG-AFTRA merger, has decided against running for a California State Assembly seat as a Republican after a two-month campaign. Vaughn, whose acting credits include "Frost/Nixon," "China Beach" and "The Hunt for Red...
  • District names principal for Lincoln Elementary

    District names principal for Lincoln Elementary
    A principal has been selected to lead Lincoln Elementary in Newport Beach, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District announced Friday. Eight district campuses have received new principals since the end of the last school year. Lincoln's top job was the...
  • Halle Berry throws way back for new baby boy's name

    Halle Berry and husband Olivier Martinez have selected a throwback name for their baby boy. The tot, born Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, will be called Maceo Robert Martinez, according to several reports. Maceo means "gift...
  • Two California state senators resign to join Congress

     
    As expected, state Sens. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and Gloria Negrete-McLeod (D-Chino) are stepping down from state office Wednesday so they can take seats in Congress, to which they were elected Nov. 6. Negrete-McLeod's resignation is effective at 11:...
  • Villaraigosa says platform changes came from the president

     
    Hours before his own scheduled address to the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was offering behind-the-scenes explanations on the dust-up that broke out over his party's 2012 platform....
  • Ned Vaughn Resigns as SAG-AFTRA Exec VP to Run for Assembly

    Ned Vaughn, a key architect of the SAG-AFTRA merger, has resigned as the union's exec VP and will seek a California State Assembly seat as a Republican. Vaughn, whose acting credits date back to "China Beach" and "The Hunt for Red October," was first...
  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • State government may give nod to fire rings

    The California State Legislature is on course to make a stand in support of fire rings by passing a resolution set to be heard by the Senate next week. Assemblyman Travis Allen's non-binding resolution asks state legislators to support the protection of...
  • Newton R. Russell

    It is with the deepest sadness that the family of Newton Russell announces the passing of our adored and greatly loved husband, father, and grandfather (Pop Pop). He fought a difficult and courageous battle against lung cancer. He went home to be with his...
  • 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...
  • 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....