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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • "Fiscal cliff" still looming for California

     
    Despite optimistic predictions, there's been little progress in Washington, D.C., as Democrats and Republicans negotiate over the federal budget and taxes. If they don't cut a deal by the end of the year, analysts say, a collection of tax hikes......
  • Newton: Supt. Deasy, head of the class

    Newton: Supt. Deasy, head of the class
    Of all the jobs in Southern California, it's hard to think of one that is harder to do well than serving as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The mission — to educate hundreds of thousands of young people of varying...
  • McManus: The death of the moderate Republican

     McManus: The death of the moderate Republican
    Republicans just lost eight seats in the House. But if you'd wandered into the House of Representatives last week without reading the election returns, you might have concluded that the GOP won big on Nov. 6. "We have the second-largest Republican House...
  • Local leaders tally possible "fiscal cliff" losses in California

     
    With the clock ticking on federal budget negotiations, cities and states across the country are increasingly voicing their concerns that deadlock in Washington will produce damaging consequences....
  • Long Beach gang targeted over alleged tax fraud scheme

     
    Authorities arrested 11 people and seized piles of cash, guns and vehicles Thursday following an investigation into an alleged $1-million tax fraud scheme operated by a Long Beach street gang. Thursday's arrests were the result of "tedious investigative...
  • Villaraigosa urges 'fiscal cliff' solution, defends Fix the Debt

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for a bipartisan deal to avoid the automatic budget cuts and tax hikes that threaten to push the U.S. economy off a so-called "fiscal cliff." During an appearance on CNN Thursday morning, the mayor also defended...
  • Transportation secretary defends bullet train at House hearing

     
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood vigorously defended California’s high-speed rail project in the face of sharp criticism from a pair of Golden State Republicans at a Capitol Hill hearing....
  • 18 arrested in federal crackdown on gang that operated near USC

     
    Federal authorities on Thursday announced a sweeping racketeering indictment against a Mexican Mafia-controlled gang that allegedly terrorized the South L.A. neighborhood just north of USC through drugs, extortion, murder, and robberies targeting the...
  • Petition demands Villaraigosa resign from Fix the Debt campaign

     
    More than 5,000 people have signed an online petition demanding that L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa resign from a steering committee of the Fix the Debt campaign, a national bipartisan group lobbying for Congress and the White House to address the...
  • Villaraigosa defends association with Fix the Debt campaign

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa defended his decision to join the Fix the Debt campaign, a national bipartisan lobbying group, even as an online petition calling for him to quit the group surpassed 8,000 signatures. On Tuesday, Villaraigosa...
  • California Senate leader asks feds for more mental health funding

     
    Connecticut elementary school shooting: The leader of the California state Senate proposed Thursday that the federal government step up and begin fully matching state spending to help the mentally ill....