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Karen Bass

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  • Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal

    Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal
    WASHINGTON — Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, an Orange County conservative, and Maxine Waters, a Los Angeles liberal, on the same side of an issue? The Ripley's Believe It or Not moment came Thursday in a House vote to pass a budget deal designed to...
  • Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress

    California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. "Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....
  • Studio Chiefs Gather at DreamWorks Animation for Obama Speech

    Studio chiefs and Los Angeles officials were gathered Tuesday morning at DreamWorks Animation for President Obama's speech to employees, as well as a meeting with film and TV executives. Based on seating arrangements, those expected at the event...
  • In contest for black support, Greuel wins Maxine Waters' backing

    In contest for black support, Greuel wins Maxine Waters' backing
    When Los Angeles mayoral rivals Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti started scrambling last month to line up key supporters for the May runoff, Maxine Waters was near the top of the list for both — well worth any wining, dining or flattery that might...
  • Justin Bieber's call for paparazzi curbs generates debate

     
    Justin Bieber's call for stronger anti-paparazzi measures after a photographer trying to snap a picture of Bieber's Ferrari was killed Tuesday has generated debate in Hollywood. Some celebrities and others have cheered Bieber's call for more laws, but...
  • Justin Bieber photographer: Experts say new paparazzi laws not needed

     
    As Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus called for stronger anti-paparazzi measures after a photographer trying to snap a picture of Bieber’s Ferrari was killed, experts said the laws already on the books are enough -- they just need to be enforced....
  • Pelosi, California Democrats urge Gov. Brown to sign Trust Act

     
    AB 1081, known as the Trust Act, passed the state Legislature last month. The California State Sheriffs' Assn. opposes the bill, arguing that it forces sheriffs to put state law above federal law. Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has said he would defy...
  • Pelosi to host memorial service for Mervyn Dymally in Washington

     
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will host a memorial service in Washington for the late Mervyn M. Dymally. Dymally, known as the "Godfather of African American politics" in California, died Oct. 7 at age 86....
  • Trayvon Martin's family, others react to Obama's remarks on race

    Trayvon Martin's family, others react to Obama's remarks on race
    WASHINGTON -- Trayvon Martin’s parents applauded President Obama’s remarks on their son’s death Friday, saying they were “deeply honored and moved.” “Obama sees himself in Trayvon and identifies with him,”...
  • Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote

    Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote
    Ah, the smart money. It said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich might walk away with a win in the district attorney's race Tuesday, even without a November runoff. Turns out the smart money was just big money and not all that smart after all....
  • Diane Watson looks back on a career as a legislator and inspiration

     
    A remarkable L.A. political career comes to an end Wednesday, when, at the age of 77, Diane Watson attends the inauguration of her favored successor to the multiethnic 33rd Congressional District, former Assembly Speaker Karen Bass. Watson won her first.....