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  • Cal Grant cuts will cut into California's future

     Cal Grant cuts will cut into California's future
    Since 1955, California has provided a vital funding bridge to higher education for needy students. I know about this firsthand. It was only because of the state's Cal Grant program that I was able to attend college at what is now Loyola Marymount...
  • California Democrats call for marijuana legalization, fracking ban

    California Democrats on Sunday unanimously approved a platform that calls for the legalization of marijuana and an immediate ban on the oil-and-gas industry practice known as fracking. There was no debate on the proposals, only cheers and then a voice...
  • 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...
  • Gavin Newsom looks at the bright side of getting no respect

    Gavin Newsom looks at the bright side of getting no respect
    After more than three years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom is painfully familiar with the small indignities of a job with few responsibilities of consequence. So it came as little surprise that he was relegated to the last – and least...
  • State Democratic Party convention casts endorsement ballots

    Organized chaos reigned Saturday afternoon as delegates of the California Democratic Party began casting their endorsement ballots in races featuring more than one Democrat vying for the party's backing. Cheering sections for state Sen. Alex Padilla...
  • Mayor Garcetti to convention: 'California Democrats get things done'

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti opened the state’s Democratic convention on Saturday with a tribute to the party’s dominance in California, saying it has ensured progress on climate change, immigration, public transit and civil rights....
  • Candidates scramble for endorsements at Democratic Party convention

    Politicking at the California Democratic Party Convention by candidates competing for official endorsements continued Saturday morning after delegate-hunting at a round of parties the night before. Volunteers started with pep talks and breakfast at...
  • Fracking foes make a racket as Brown addresses California Democrats

    Anti-fracking advocates repeatedly interrupted Gov. Jerry Brown’s speech at the California Democratic Convention in Los Angeles on Saturday, chanting and waving signs as he gave his first major speech since declaring his intention to run for...
  • I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

     I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?
    The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
  • Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.

     Hire like Google? For most companies, that's a bad idea.
    Laszlo Bock, the head of human resources at Google, made quite a splash with his announcement last year that the technology firm has changed the way it hires people. Gone are the brainteaser-style interview questions that so many candidates abhorred....
  • California Democrats kick off annual convention in Los Angeles

    California Democrats kick off annual convention in Los Angeles
    California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton, welcoming delegates to their annual convention, said Friday evening that while they should savor their many victories, they must remain vigilant about them, staying involved in congressional and...