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  • Immigration: Should California suspend participation in Secure Communities?

     
    Opposition to the federal government's controversial Secure Communities immigration program appears to be growing, at least among some elected officials. A group of seven congressional members are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to suspend participation in the...
  • Officials call for California to withdraw from controversial illegal immigration enforcement program

     
    Seven Democratic members of California’s Congressional Delegation called on Gov. Jerry Brown Friday to suspend California’s participation in the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. In recent weeks, governors in Illinois, New...
  • The debt-ceiling debate, @BarackObama & #hashtags: much ado about Twitter

     
    The president and others take to Twitter to fight over the debt ceiling, 140 characters at a time....
  • Big fight looming over a bad idea---Congress slated to vote by the end of the year on balanced budget amendment

     
    About a third of the way through the 74-page debt-ceiling bill signed into law this week is a one-paragraph by-the-way that sets the stage for a zesty battle this fall. Sometime between Oct. 1 and New Year's Day, says the......
  • Rep. Maxine Waters: 'The tea party can go straight to hell'

     
    Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party can go straight to hell' Maxine Waters Tea Party...
  • Assemblyman cuts his own path

    If the state Legislature were a high school cafeteria, you wouldn’t find Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D- La CaƱada Flintridge) sitting with the popular kids. But that’s just fine by him. During his five years in Sacramento, Portantino...
  • California Assembly Member Karen Bass and the California Foster Youth Caucus

    U.S. Rep. Karen Bass joined us live with details on the California Foster Youth Caucus who are working together to transform the foster care system. Community Town Hall with Foster Youth, Parents and Social Service Providers WHO: Rep. Karen Bass (D-...
  • 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...
  • Energy and Sacramento

    It is one of Sacramento's enduring mysteries: Why does legislation that is overwhelmingly popular with lawmakers, the administration and the public sometimes vanish into a bureaucratic black hole? Is it interference from special interests, bad leadership,...
  • Sacramento stalls on renewable energy

    California is seen as a national, even worldwide, pioneer on environmental issues such as fighting global warming and pursuing renewable energy. But somewhere along the trail, the state has broken a couple of wheels on its Conestoga wagon. Four other...
  • Fixing foster care in California

    For years, thousands of California youths were abused or neglected twice over -- first by parents who couldn't or wouldn't provide basic care, then by governmental agencies that sent them to live with strangers instead of extended family, only to cut them...
  • California taxes, California needs

    California taxes, California needs
    Usually it's conservatives who argue that some jurisdiction or another is being mistreated because it gets less back in spending or services than it pays in taxes. Don't raise our taxes, they argue, until we get our money's worth. But now Democrats are...