| Apr 8, 2010
Some members of the California Chamber of Commerce board are up in arms over the influential business group's funding of a television commercial attacking Jerry Brown while calling it an "issues" ad on taxes and spending.
The commercial briefly talks...
| May 11, 2010
| 7:36 AM
Steve Poizner, Republican gubernatorial candidate, toured and released a new commercial during a visit to San Ysidro's border crossing Monday focusing on his support of Arizona's immigration law.
Poizner, the state's insurance commissioner, called for...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 11:22 AM
It didn't take long to figure out who will be facing off in November's general election for California Governor. Around 8:30 Tuesday night, it was clear former E-bay CEO Meg Whitman will meet the man who's already held the office of Governor, Attorney...
| Jan 4, 2010
No self-respecting politician wants to be one. The phrase itself is utterly demeaning. But with a year left in office, there are signs that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has begun his transformation into a lame duck.
This status, defined by the weakness...
| Feb 15, 2010
Spooked by the vast personal wealth of Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, Democrats this week launched three independent campaign committees, pledging millions to fight for Jerry Brown's bid.
Thursday, the Whitman campaign sent out a...
| Feb 24, 2010
Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman demurred Tuesday when asked if she would release her tax returns, as Democrat-backed groups have been demanding that the billionaire former EBay chief do in recent days.
"We will obviously comport with all...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 4:28 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The GOP elephant looks like it might stomp on former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo's head. That symbolism would be simple enough, but Ed Reno's latest mailer asks reader to make a couple leaps.
If elected to Newport Beach City...
| Dec 18, 2010
The Glendale Noon Rotary Club was treated to a very informative and inspirational business speech three weeks ago by John Kabateck the executive director, California, of the National Federation of Independent Business. Kabateck returned to his hometown of...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Edmund Gerald Brown, Jr. - also known as Jerry Brown - takes office as governor of California on January 3, 2011, replacing Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Brown, born in San Francisco in 1938, served as governor from 1975 to 1983. He defeated Republican...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 8:06 PM
My new so-called "Smart Meter" was just installed in my Newport Beach home. Already it has changed my life: I hate it. For years electricity was "fixed-price." For years using electricity was "fair." Now when I turn on my stove at 5:30 p.m., I am forced...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 11:37 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — As the official nomination period nears, one candidate vying for a City Council seat has dropped out of a race and three other seats appear uncontested.
Steve Young, an attorney and three-time congressional candidate, announced...