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  • Second measure to keep pot shops open qualifies for L.A. ballot

     
    Another medical marijuana initiative has qualified for the L.A. ballot, increasing the chances that voters will get to choose whether to keep pot shops open in the city when they go to the polls in May....
  • Pasadena councilman targeted for recall over NFL-Rose Bowl vote

     
    A Pasadena councilman is facing a recall campaign over his support for an ordinance that cleared the way for negotiations to bring professional football to the Rose Bowl. Recall proponents on Thursday filed a notice of intent to circulate a......
  • First of two L.A. pot shop initiatives qualifies for May ballot

     
    The debate over medical pot dispensaries in L.A. could bleed into this year’s mayoral race, with one initiative that would allow some pot shops to remain open qualifying for the May ballot....
  • Third medical pot measure moves toward L.A. ballot

     
    The Los Angeles City Council moved forward with its own medical marijuana ballot measure Wednesday, increasing the chances voters could face three pot initiatives on the May ballot. On an 11-1 vote, the council instructed city lawyers to draw up......
  • Why yes on Prop. 39 but no on Prop. 35

    Why yes on Prop. 39 but no on Prop. 35
    Proposition 35, the human trafficking measure on the Nov. 6 ballot, is a near-perfect example of how far the initiative process has strayed from its original role as the people's essential check on the Legislature and how it is now helping to run the...
  • Wisconsin governor beats recall: Republican Scott Walker retains office

    Wisconsin governor beats recall: Republican Scott Walker retains office
    Wisconsin’s embattled Republican governor, Scott Walker, has defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, according to early results and exit polls. The state has been a center of political controversy for...
  • Billionaires buy Wisconsin recall election for Scott Walker

    Billionaires buy Wisconsin recall election for Scott Walker
    Surrounded by dozens of supporters at an evening campaign rally in Madison on May 30, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin’s tumultuous recall election, had something encouraging to tell the crowd: The fact...
  • Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses

    Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses
    SACRAMENTO -- Opponents of an auto insurance initiative on the November ballot are accusing supporters of violating state cyber-fraud laws by buying up all the addresses for potential yes and no Internet sites. But the campaign for Proposition 33, waxing...
  • Insurers eager to maintain authority over healthcare premiums

    Insurers eager to maintain authority over healthcare premiums
    While most of us face uncertainty with the rollout of healthcare reform, some insurance companies in California have been feeling their oats lately. Here's how they're responding to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones' warnings that their latest rate...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...
  • Bell's neighbors no strangers to public corruption

    They flooded Bell City Hall with requests for public records and packed a council meeting with an overflow crowd. They collected signatures demanding an audit of city officials' salaries and vowed to boot their handsomely paid politicians out of office....