| Feb 9, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's nominee for lieutenant governor will get votes in both chambers of the Legislature as early as this week after the appointment cleared a key committee following a sometimes contentious hearing Tuesday.
Committee members did...
| Feb 11, 2010
The state Senate has confirmed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's pick for California lieutenant governor.
Senators voted 26-7 this morning in favor of Abel Maldonado, a Santa Maria Republican, to replace Democrat John Garamendi. The nomination now goes to the...
| Feb 12, 2010
The California Assembly has rejected Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's pick for lieutenant governor. Yesterday's 37-35 vote came hours after the state Senate approved Abel Maldonado's nomination. And it has set up a potential legal clash between Schwarzenegger...
| Feb 15, 2010
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger flew back to California on Monday after a long weekend out of state, busy with carrying the Olympic torch and attending other events at the Winter Games in Vancouver, and then watching the NBA All-Star game in Dallas with his...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 5:40 PM
The Fourth of July traditionally opens the election campaigns, but City Council incumbents Elizabeth Pearson and Kelly Boyd have been on the stump since early spring. Both have held kick-off events and are collecting donations.
Pearson held her second...
| Jun 8, 2010
A Republican primary season marked by a blistering campaign spending spree and less-is-more approach to government comes to an end Tuesday with two wealthy businesswomen poised to make history for the GOP.
Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman and...
| Jun 8, 2010
Election results as of 8 p.m. for Tuesday California Primary:
Democratic Candidate: Jerry Brown 202,917 votes and 82.6 %
Republican Candidates: Meg Whitman 169, 873 votes and 65.4 % , Steve Poizner 65,367 and 25.2%
| Jun 9, 2010
California voters fed up with politics as usual scrapped their partisan primary system Tuesday in favor of an open one in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate.
The passage of Proposition 14 reflects voter anger in California and across the...
| Jun 9, 2010
The top prosecutors in Los Angeles and San Francisco will face off to replace California Attorney General Jerry Brown.
San Francisco County District Attorney Kamala Harris was the top Democratic vote-getter Tuesday among a field that included Facebook...
| Apr 22, 2010
The California Assembly set politics aside Thursday - at least temporarily - and confirmed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's nominee for lieutenant governor.
The nomination of Republican state Sen. Abel Maldonado now goes to the Senate, but the Assembly was...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 5:48 PM
DOWNTOWN GLENDALE — Political pandemonium spilled out of Porto's Bakery on Friday morning as Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman made a last-minute campaign stop.
Shortly before Whitman was scheduled to appear at the Cuban eatery on...