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  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday

    House passes debt ceiling agreement; Senate vote is Tuesday
    Washington -- The U.S. House on Monday passed the debt-ceiling deal worked out by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, sending it to the Senate for consideration a day before the deadline for the government to face possible default. Senate...
  • When thinking of Wasserman Schultz, Allen West says he "needs a bucket"

    Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman. Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language. During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
  • Obama needs to focus more on black economic crisis

    Obama needs to focus more on black economic crisis
    It is no secret that the Congressional Black Caucus did not initially support Barack Obama's campaign to become president of the United States. During the 2008 primary campaign, half of the members backed then-Sen. Hillary Clinton. It was not until the...
  • Hospital's overseer still has a mission

    Fifteen months ago, he was brought in to save Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, which had struggled for decades with patient-care problems. But last Friday, Dr. Bruce Chernof presided over the shutdown of the much smaller entity it had become....
  • The Bradley Effect is still in effect

    Times columnist Gregory Rodriguez and University of Washington political scientist Matt Barreto step out to combat comments by Clinton staffer Sergio Bendixen about Latino voters not being overly friendly toward black candidates. They are wrong,...
  • King-Harbor inspection report released

    Los Angeles County supervisors put their seal on the closure of Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital on Monday, voting unanimously to shut inpatient services and promising to pay up to $16.3 million to nearby private hospitals and doctors bracing for...
  • Lois Medlock dies at 82; South L.A. community activist

    Lois Medlock, a leading community activist who spent more than 50 years battling to preserve and improve her South Los Angeles neighborhood, has died. She was 82. Medlock died Oct. 31 of bladder cancer at Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, said her...
  • Tommy Jacquette dies at 65; South L.A. activist helped found the Watts Summer Festival

    Tommy Jacquette dies at 65; South L.A. activist helped found the Watts Summer Festival
    Tommy Jacquette, who channeled a simmering rage to become one of South L.A.'s most important social activists, died this week of complications from cancer, his daughter said. He was 65. Jacquette died Monday at his home in Watts, not far from where the...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Bernard Parks' record as LAPD chief and city councilman is a mixed blessing in his race for L.A. County supervisor

    At a Mardi Gras-style opening of his campaign headquarters, City Councilman Bernard C. Parks received a candid assessment of his entrance into the race for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. "I saw Barack Obama dance on the television, and that...
  • Villaraigosa meets with Jordan Downs community group

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa answered questions from the Jordan Downs Community Advisory Committee on Wednesday about the proposed $1-billion redevelopment of the housing project in Watts. "I just want to say how important it is for me to hear from you,...