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  • On Wisconsin: This time, Democrats are the obstructionists

     
    It seems like only yesterday -– wait, actually, it was Friday -– that The Times editorial page was decrying Republican lawmakers in California for collecting a paycheck while failing to do their jobs, refusing to negotiate on solutions to the....
  • California shark fin ban advances

     
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. A push to outlaw shark fins, the main ingredient in a traditional Chinese soup, cleared a key obstacle Thursday when it passed a state Senate committee. The bill, which would......
  • Sen. Feinstein calls on state to curb 'abusive lawsuits' over ADA

     
    Senator Feinstein demands state action on abusive lawsuits...
  • Internet poker fight boosts Ian Calderon in Whittier Assembly race [Updated]

     
    The fight over Internet poker may have played a role in the campaign against Rudy Bermudez. Bermudez, a former Democratic assemblyman, is currently in third place, trailing fellow Democrat Ian Calderon, the son of current Assemblyman Charles Calderon (D-...
  • 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....
  • Disney, Time-Warner pony up against Prop. 24

    The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
  • Our Readers Write: Dismayed by union's stance on summer school

    On Sept. 30, an article titled "Teachers challenge summer school," was published stating that the La Cañada Teachers Association is blocking the efforts of the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation to host a summer school program at La Cañada High...
  • Natural Perspectives: Time for weeklong celebration of native plants

    In September, the California State Legislature designated an annual California Native Plant Week to begin each year on April 17. Sunday marks the first such celebration of our state's abundant natural plant heritage. A native plant is any species that...
  • Court Upholds in-state Tuition For Some Illegal Immigrants

    Court Upholds in-state Tuition For Some Illegal Immigrants
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that some illegal immigrants are entitled to the same tuition breaks offered to in-state high school students to attend public colleges and universities. While the ruling applies only to...
  • Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman

    Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman
    Seattlepi.com is a partner of catchwmw.com and q13fox.com A California man accused of making threats against Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department reported. Read the criminal complaint against Charles Turner...
  • 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...