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  • Schwarzenegger Hears Rumbles From the Right

    With the vote on his reelection just over 12 weeks away, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger faces a wave of conservative unrest that threatens the steady political recovery he has made this year by widening his appeal beyond his base of Republican supporters. To...
  • Giuliani rallies supporters at his state headquarters

    Former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, appearing before campaign supporters Tuesday in Glendale, used his moderate brand on issues like abortion rights and immigration to appeal to California Republicans and deflect recent political shots from his GOP...
  • Tax panel official Parrish in uphill fight against Atty. Gen. Lockyer for treasurer

    Claude Parrish likes to say he's been named treasurer of just about everything he's been involved in, from the Echo Park Coin Club to the Republican Party of Los Angeles County. But the 59-year-old Parrish, a member of the powerful if obscure state Board...
  • L.A. mayoral hopeful is poised to make a splash

    L.A. mayoral hopeful is poised to make a splash
    It's Tuesday night and Walter Moore, candidate for Los Angeles mayor, is on the air and taking calls. Ripping the record of the current officeholder, Antonio Villaraigosa, consumes a major chunk of his hour with KABC-AM's John Phillips. "Ask yourself,...
  • Union sues former executive for $1.1 million

    Union sues former executive for $1.1 million
    The union of low-wage caregivers that Tyrone Freeman once headed has taken him to court to demand restitution of more than $1.1 million -- dues money that allegedly financed his lifestyle of $175 glasses of cognac, $250 bottles of wine and a $3,400 trip...
  • State reviews free legal aid to Carona

    The state attorney general's office said Friday that it was looking into a complaint that legal aid donated to indicted Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona could violate a ban on expensive gifts to elected officials. The challenge, brought by...
  • Villaraigosa kicks off reelection campaign, shuns debate

    Villaraigosa kicks off reelection campaign, shuns debate
    An Eastside street corner was alive with mariachis, folklórico dancers and a pumped-up Antonio Villaraigosa on Saturday afternoon as the Los Angeles mayor kicked off his reelection campaign -- and skipped an invitation to face off with a group of his...
  • Bernard Parks' record as LAPD chief and city councilman is a mixed blessing in his race for L.A. County supervisor

    At a Mardi Gras-style opening of his campaign headquarters, City Councilman Bernard C. Parks received a candid assessment of his entrance into the race for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. "I saw Barack Obama dance on the television, and that...
  • L.A. council colleagues unhappy over Weiss campaign mailer

    A new campaign mailer from City Councilman Jack Weiss, a city attorney candidate, sparked unusually heated criticism from several of his council colleagues Tuesday with the election just three weeks away. The brochure sent to voters early this month...
  • Proposed merger of California healthcare union locals draws intense protest

    The presidential election has come to an end, but a stormy political battle of another sort is in high gear in labor circles, with long-ranging consequences for California healthcare workers. At issue is whether as many as 300,000 employees now...
  • Cookbook politics: Democrats, Republicans in the kitchen

    "NOT ONLY do I eat, I also am a Democrat," wrote Frank Sinatra in an intro to 1960's "Many Happy Returns: The Democrats' Cook Book, or How to Cook a G.O.P. Goose" (the sales of which helped buy TV air time for candidates). "Not only should every...