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  • Waxman kicks off climate debate

     
    By Jim Tankersley House Democratic leaders unveiled a sweeping plan to fight climate change and boost renewable energy this morning, including mandates for renewable electricity nationwide and a market-based system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
  • Biden touts the smart grid

     
    (Vice President Joe Biden speaks to soldiers at Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri today. Photo by Charlie Riedel / AP) by Rebecca Cole Vice President Joe Biden today unveiled details for distributing more than $3.3 billion in stimulus......
  • Obama: 'Revitalizing' consumer safety

     
    by Mark Silva In naming a new chairman for the Consumer Product Safety Commission today, expanding the size of the commission and boosting its budget, President Barack Obama said protecting consumers will be "a top priority'' of his administration. The......
  • House healthcare deal: September vote

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook After weeks of factional debate that threatened to derail healthcare legislation, House Democrats reached a critical deal today that paved the way for the chamber to vote on a healthcare overhaul in September.......
  • Today on PolitiCal: Jerry Brown gets a Democratic challenger. Business group goes on the attack.

     
    While he's all but assured the Democratic nomination, Jerry Brown technically has some challengers in June. The California Chamber of Commerce launched a new ad -- but don't call it an anti-Brown ad. Brown may not have the dollars to......
  • Detectives seek public's help in killing of 19-year-old whose nude body was dumped near 105 freeway

     
    Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives asked for the public's help Tuesday in their investigation into the brutal death of Edwinta Hereford, 19, whose nude body was found dumped on the side of the 105 Freeway in Paramount nine days ago.......
  • Young surfers from Peru and U.S. to meet Sunday in Huntington Beach

     
    The Peruvian Junior Surfing Team is in Los Angeles to take part in a friendly exhibition Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. in Huntington Beach. In conjunction with the Surfing America USA Championships, which begin this weekend, the youth team......
  • GM Adds Launch Markets for Volt

     
    GM CEO Ed Whitacre Jr. announced today that the automaker would expand the number of markets targeted for the launch of the new 2010 Chevrolet Volt from three to seven. The new markets include Texas, New York, New Jersey and......
  • Social media wrap: Obama, Boehner and Feingold have money on their minds

     
    Money: It's a gas (according to Pink Floyd). But it's also the oxygen of Beltway politics. Here, Mary Bono Mack, Fred Thompson and Ken Marchant tweet alongside Obama, Boehner and Feingold on economic issues.....
  • The 14th Amendment's newest fans? [Updated]

     
    Is Republican U.S. Senate nominee Carly Fiorina moving to the Latino (or maybe just to the center) for the general election? She told the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce on Thursday that she opposes conservative calls to alter the 14th Amendment,...
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: 'Go home, Texas oil companies!'

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday rebuked Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp., which operate refineries in Wilmington, for bankrolling a measure that would effectively scuttle the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. "Go home, Texas...
  • Coming Attractions -- Archives Bazaar, Oct. 23

     
    Two women and a car near Eagle Rock, left, from the California Historical Society collection; Los Angeles County citrus exhibit in Toronto, 1927, from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce collection. The fifth annual Archives Bazaar will be held at...