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  • Jennifer Aniston gets credit for new paparazzi crackdown, says 'there have to be some boundaries'

     
    Jennifer Aniston is getting credit for new legislation in California that cracks down on the practices of the paparazzi.Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) said Aniston's activism was instrumental in the success of Assembly Bill 524, which takes...
  • John Perez is elected Assembly speaker in party-line vote

     
    The California Assembly today elected Los Angeles Democrat John Perez as its leader in the first party-line vote with a challenger in a dozen years, despite recent promises by both sides of bipartisan cooperation over the looming budget crisis. Perez,.......
  • Expected battle between L.A. Democrats fizzles: Gil Cedillo won't challenge John Perez

     
    What had promised to be a slugfest between leading Los Angeles Latino Democrats is fast fizzling. As Assemblyman John Perez (D-Los Angeles) prepares to be officially elected as the next speaker of the state Assembly today, he has already cleared......
  • A Schwarzenegger retort to California's congressional delegation

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in a tiff with the state’s congressional delegation over his request for more federal aid, threw the lawmakers' own words back at them in a letter today – though some of the words were uttered seven years......
  • FBI questions aides of former Assemblyman Mike Duvall [Updated]

     
    Former Assemblyman Michael Duvall???s recorded boasts that he had sexual relations with a woman believed to be a lobbyist have drawn the attention of the FBI, whose agents have begun questioning associates of the disgraced Republican from Yorba Linda....
  • State ethics agency investigates 38 lawmakers over gift disclosures

     
    The state's ethics agency has notified 38 California lawmakers and 15 staffers that it is investigating whether they failed to report thousands of dollars in gifts from lobbying groups including tickets to concerts, sporting events and spas in 2008. "We.....
  • The 2nd District's second round

    While Barack Obama was making history by claiming the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, Mark Ridley-Thomas was creating some historical ripples of his own in the 2nd District race to replace retiring Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke. In a...
  • Confirmed: Karen Bass Won't Step Down As Assembly Speaker Next Week

    Confirmed: Karen Bass Won't Step Down As Assembly Speaker Next Week
    Assembly Speaker Karen Bass has no intention of stepping down from her position until next spring, contrary to reports from a local television station. FOX40 News was able to confirm with several sources at the State Capitol that reports suggesting...
  • Tastemakers: Power & Grace

    Tastemakers: Power & Grace
    J.J. Abrams Hollywood Multi-hyphenate, Founder of Bad Robot Productions With blockbusters like Star Trek and Armageddon, not to mention TV series Alias, Lost and Fringe, the producer, director, screenwriter, actor and composer has set himself apart as an...
  • Schwarzenegger sweeps out nursing board

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger replaced most members of the state Board of Registered Nursing on Monday, citing the unacceptable time it takes to discipline nurses accused of egregious misconduct. He fired three of six sitting board members -- including...
  • California Legislature finally approves budget deal

    California Legislature finally approves budget deal
    After a grueling 20-hour session, California lawmakers approved a budget package Friday that would close most of the state's $26.3-billion deficit with deep, broad cuts to state government. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would sign the legislation...
  • Ethics Committee Investigates Lawmaker's Inappropriate Comments

    Ethics Committee Investigates Lawmaker's Inappropriate Comments
    State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass says the Assembly Ethics Committee is moving forward with its investigation of former Assemblyman Mike Duvall. Duvall resigned after a video taped conversation was revealed in which he boasted of his affair with two...