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Maxine Waters

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  • Greuel makes play for African American voters in L.A. mayor's race

     
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel made a play for African American voters Saturday, rolling out a list of endorsements from black leaders and invoking the memory of Mayor Tom Bradley at the opening of her campaign office on Crenshaw Boulevard....
  • Rivals take new shots at Greuel over L.A. ticket-fixing service

     
    L.A. City Controller and mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel took new fire for her handling of a special service at City Hall that dismissed parking tickets for special applicants....
  • Congressional leaders stumping in California races

     
    Congressional leaders are in California this week to help raise money for candidates in hot congressional races. The state is seen as a key to which party will control the House of Representatives next year....
  • Space shuttle Endeavour celebrated at Forum

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour celebrated at Fourm...
  • L.A. Democrats decry outside group's mailer slamming elected officials

     
    The chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party has criticized an outside group's mailer in the bruising election battle between Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman in the San Fernando Valley. Californians for Integrity in Government send...
  • An exit interview with Rep. David Dreier

    David Dreier was 26, still living in a dorm at Claremont McKenna College and working as a college administrator, when he ran for Congress the first time, in 1978. He lost then but never thereafter. Sixteen times, Dreier was elected to the House of...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters Avoids Charges in Ethics Investigation

    Rep. Maxine Waters Avoids Charges in Ethics Investigation
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The House Ethics Committee on Friday dismissed charges of alleged wrongdoing against California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters, ending a tumultuous investigation that lasted roughly three years and may have cost taxpayers up to $1.3...
  • 4th District: Ward says she'll support Obama

    Ella Ward has always been something of an overachiever. She was valedictorian of her high school class at the segregated East Suffolk High School in 1964 and later graduated at the top of her class at Norfolk State University. She has five college...
  • BET Experience goes beyond the awards show

    BET Experience goes beyond the awards show
    For nearly two decades the Essence Music Festival has been the premiere destination for black music fans from around the country. Now, BET is hoping to change that. The Black Entertainment Television network has built a formidable competitor to Essence'...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist

    Lillian Mobley dies at 81; South Los Angeles activist
    Lillian Mobley, a prominent community activist who fought to establish and keep open the doors of Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center and pushed to create a companion medical school, has died. She was 81. Mobley, who had been in failing health for...
  • Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker

    Teresa Hughes dies at 80; veteran state lawmaker
    Teresa Hughes, a former Democratic state senator and assemblywoman from the Los Angeles area who was best known for her focus on education during her 25 years in the California Legislature, has died. She was 80. Hughes, a resident of Castro Valley,...