| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jul 17, 2013
Re "For Gavin Newsom, it's lonely just below the top," Column One, July 15
With Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom having no influence on Jerry Brown, clearly our governor does not subscribe to Abraham Lincoln's "team of rivals" leadership style. So if Newsom...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:53 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday jets off to Ireland and Germany for a two week summer vacation.
Brown said he plans to meet with the Irish prime minister and German government officials while there, but hopes to spend most of his time as a...
| Jul 25, 2013
Janet Napolitano will be the first female president of the University of California, the first non-academic, the first politician and, most important, an indicator of the evolution of the job itself: University presidents, particularly presidents of...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:50 AM
SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor.
Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday.
The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:46 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris, one of the state's rising Democratic stars, raked in more than $1.7 million during the first half of 2013 and has $2.7 million in the bank, according to campaign finance reports filed today.
Her haul outpaces...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Vanity Fair has published photos from Sean Parker's "Lord of the Rings"-themed wedding, and it turns out the ridiculously lavish affair was even more over the top than we thought.
Yes, there were costumes for all 364 guests, custom-made by the costume...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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SAN FRANCISCO -- On Day 2 of the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike, after a full day of silence, BART management and two striking unions will go back to the bargaining table at 6 p.m. in Oakland, a system...