| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Two months before Californians go to the polls to choose a governor, the state's top elections official tearfully acknowledged Friday that she has been consumed by a "debilitating" depression that has often kept her away from the office.
| May 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who many California Republicans hoped would run for governor, on Wednesday endorsed GOP candidate Neel Kashkari.
“Our party must champion policies and principles that make opportunity and the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:07 PM
It's been decades since anyone could credibly refer to Long Beach by its once proudly held moniker, "Iowa by the Sea."
The city earned the nickname in the early 1900s, when waves of Midwesterners flocked to its sun-soaked shore and thousands turned...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:25 AM
Los Angeles County voters took the first step toward a landmark changing of the guard on the powerful Board of Supervisors, giving a lopsided lead to a favored candidate in one race and winnowing the field in what is expected to be a costly and hard-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Only about 13% of registered voters in Los Angeles County showed up to the polls Tuesday, living up — or down — to officials’ expectations and offered few, if any, surprises in the primaries.
Despite an election with potential for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to endorse the Long Beach mayoral campaign of Robert Garcia on Tuesday, marking one of the most high-profile endorsements in the race so far.
The L.A. mayor is expected to join the Long Beach councilman at a...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:46 PM
A field of candidates — many political heavyweights and city insiders — are locked in an expensive battle to become Long Beach's newest mayor, a job that comes with expectations of reviving both the port city's economy and reputation.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Voters in Long Beach went to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for a new mayor, city attorney and most of the City Council, setting the stage for a potential shake-up in city politics.
The mayor’s race has attracted much of the attention and...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Setting the stage for a shake-up in city politics, a councilman and a real estate investor held off heavily favored Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal in Long Beach's mayoral election and will meet in a June runoff.
Unofficial tallies in Tuesday's vote...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced a widely anticipated endorsement in the race for the city’s highest office Tuesday, throwing his name behind Councilman Robert Garcia.
The announcement ends months of speculation over whether Foster would...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown waded into the Long Beach mayor’s race Monday, announcing his endorsement of Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal.
With little over a month left in the mayoral primary campaign, Brown’s announcement is the latest in a string of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Doh! Imagine Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal’s surprise when she received one of her own campaign mailers only to discover the photo on it was not her longtime home of Long Beach, where she wants to be mayor, but a picture of San Diego.