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  • What Barack Obama's really saying at all these cross-country stops to collect money

     
    Full text of a new Obama fundraiser speech to see the president's concerns and political priorities for the fall....
  • California Voters Defeat Budget Related Propositions

    California Voters Defeat Budget Related Propositions
    LOS ANGELES -- With a slate of special election budget measures defeated, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers will go back to the drawing board today to find ways to trim California's massive budget deficit. Five propositions aimed at...
  • California braces for brutal budget cuts

    California braces for brutal budget cuts
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers scrambled Wednesday to avert a financial meltdown, and public officials across California braced for annihilating cuts on the day after voters trounced their leaders' rescue plan for the state. Within two hours of...
  • Schwarzenegger on taxes, immigration and more

    Hours after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his latest budget revisions Wednesday, he sat down with Times editors and reporters to share his thoughts on taxes, the entertainment business and more. Below are excerpts of his remarks. You can find the...
  • Speaking with the new speaker

    Karen Bass, California's new Assembly speaker, visited The Times last week to discuss her efforts to fix California's tax structure, negotiate a balanced budget with Republicans and reform foster care in the state. Below is a partial transcript of her...
  • Governor signs bill to keep Healthy Families kids insured

     
    Adding a dash of good feeling to a year dominated by budgetary distress, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger this morning signed a measure that keeps nearly 700,000 children from being yanked off a government health insurance program. The measure by Assembly...
  • 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 applies for federal funds for high-speed rail line

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was joined by several state and local officials today at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles to announce California's application for $4.7 billion in federal money to fund a high-speed rail line. California voters approved a...
  • Lawsuit seeks to block cuts to in-home care for the elderly and disabled

     
    Advocates for the elderly and disabled announced Thursday that they have filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco to block cuts to California???s home care program, a month before more than 130,000 recipients are scheduled to have their services reduced.....
  • Legislative leaders say they hope for a water deal this week

     
    Legislators said today that they hope to reach a tentative deal by Friday on upgrading the state???s water system. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has demanded a water agreement before he???ll take action on the 700 bills on his desk. A Friday......
  • South L.A. activist accused of misusing public funds

     
    Police today arrested James Harris, a South Los Angeles community activist and neighborhood council chairman, on suspicion of misappropriating $85,000 in city funds allocated to his neighborhood group. Harris, 46, the longtime chairman of the...
  • Gov.???s surprise bill signings: Harvey Milk recognition, paparazzi restrictions and ammo tracking

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger surprised many people today by reversing himself on several pieces of legislation and signing bills similar to ones he had previously vetoed, including measures regulating ammunition sales and recognizing gay rights leader...