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  • Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid

    Gov. Jerry Brown amasses $19.7 million for reelection bid
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown has raised...
  • At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency

    At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency
    California Democrats gathered Saturday to celebrate their dominance in state politics, buoyant about their prospects in this year's elections. But the party's annual convention showed potential minefields for a group that appears to be at the peak of...
  • California Legislature considers ethics reform bills

    California Legislature considers ethics reform bills
    SACRAMENTO — Trying to counter ethics scandals in which lawmakers stand accused of voter fraud, bribery, money laundering and other misdeeds, Democratic leaders Thursday proposed sweeping changes to state political laws aimed at restoring public...
  • Secretary of state candidates make their case at L.A. forum

    Secretary of state candidates make their case at L.A. forum
    From dysfunctional technology to disaffected voters, California's next top elections official is going to have his or her hands full. But all of the six men who have filed paperwork to run for secretary of state so far said at a candidates forum this...
  • Secretary of State candidates make their case in early L.A. forum

    Secretary of State candidates make their case in early L.A. forum
    Meeting in Los Angeles Monday night, all six announced candidates for California secretary of state offered their sometimes-contrasting views of the job each hopes to win in this year's elections. Co-hosted by theĀ  ACLU of Southern California, the...
  • California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts

    California lawmakers report meals, sports tickets, other gifts
    SACRAMENTO -- While a state Senate panel considers further restrictions on gifts, California lawmakers reported Monday receiving thousands of dollars in sports tickets, meals, amusement park entries and other gifts, many from special interests that...
  • Sen. Padilla seeks blackout period on fundraising by state lawmakers

    Sen. Padilla seeks blackout period on fundraising by state lawmakers
    SACRAMENTO – State lawmakers would be prohibited from raising campaign funds for more than three months at the end of each legislative session under legislation proposed Thursday by state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). The blackout on...
  • Ban plastic bags, statewide

     Ban plastic bags, statewide
    The bill to ban single-use plastic carryout bags is back, and California has never been more ready for it. A third of Californians, including shoppers in the city of Los Angeles, already must either use their own reusable bags at the supermarket or pay...
  • Three GOP state senators call for vote to expel Roderick Wright

    Three GOP state senators call for vote to expel Roderick Wright
    SACRAMENTO – Three Republican state senators called Tuesday for an immediate vote on expelling state Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) a week after he was found guilty of eight felony charges including perjury and voter fraud. Steve Knight of...
  • Dan Schnur makes a nonpartisan pitch

    Dan Schnur makes a nonpartisan pitch
    SACRAMENTO — Dan Schnur may represent a new trend and the embodiment of California political reform. Then again, he may be just another wannabe officeholder living in fantasy land. Schnur, 50, a former Republican strategist and spokesman —...
  • Competitive California congressional races attract millions

    Highly competitive congressional races in California, attracting interest across the nation, were already drawing many millions of dollars in donations even before the election year began, according to new campaign reports. From the Bay Area to San...