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  • Bill Lockyer says he won't run for office in 2014

    Bill Lockyer says he won't run for office in 2014
    SACRAMENTO -- Bill Lockyer, who has served in Sacramento for four decades as a legislator, attorney general and state treasurer, announced he will retire from elective office when his term expires in 2014. Lockyer, a Democrat who was first elected to...
  • Why the medical device tax needs to stay

    Why the medical device tax needs to stay
    The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
  • L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women

    L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women
    As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
  • Julia Brownley backed by national Democrats

     
    If there was ever much doubt that Assemblywoman Julia Brownley is the choice of national Democratic leaders for an open Ventura County congressional seat, recent campaign developments should have pretty much erased it....
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' actor fell to his death, coroner says

     
    "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis did not intend to kill himself when he jumped from the second floor of his Los Feliz home after allegedly killing his 81-year-old landlady, according to a report by the Los Angeles County coroner's office....
  • Teacher pleads guilty to having sex with 17-year-old ex-student

     
    A San Diego County high school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a former 17-year-old student....
  • Johnny Lewis not on drugs when he killed landlady, report says

     
    A coroner's report says that no drugs were detected in the body of "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis, who fell to his death after police say he killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz....
  • Inmate charged in 1991 slaying, rape of 16-year-old Compton girl

     
    More than 20 years have passed since 16-year-old Melissa Alcantar was found slain in the Compton thrift store where she worked. She was raped, authorities say, and her hands and feet were tied...
  • Barbara Boxer endorses Wendy Greuel for L.A. mayor

     
    In the increasingly quickened pace of the L.A. mayoral race, City Controller Wendy Greuel has earned the endorsement of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who called her a “proven leader” who can focus on creating jobs and improving the economy....
  • State PTA chief responds to Feinstein, Boxer on Prop. 38

     
    One day after receiving a scolding letter from California's two U.S. senators and top legislative Democrats, Carol Kocivar, the head of the California State PTA and a chief backer of Proposition 38, has fired off a letter of her own....
  • San Onofre months from restarting reactors

     
    The darkened San Onofre power plant will not restart even one of its two reactors for months, the head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday. In the meantime, anti-nuclear advocates stepped up pressure to keep the plant shut......