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  • Rise in elementary school truancy prompts raft of bills

    Rise in elementary school truancy prompts raft of bills
    SACRAMENTO — Warning that truancy has reached a crisis level in California elementary schools, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and half a dozen lawmakers proposed a raft of bills Monday aimed at keeping kids in school. Harris said 30% of...
  • Letters: Trimming truancy in California

    Letters: Trimming truancy in California
    Re "Harris calls truancy a 'crisis,'" March 11 Truancy is one of those easy metrics to monitor, if not control. Harder is providing the kind of education that makes students — wait for it, wait for it — want to go to class. Large school-...
  • LAPD mourns the loss of one of its own at downtown funeral

    LAPD mourns the loss of one of its own at downtown funeral
    Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers gathered at a downtown cathedral Thursday for an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hill crash. California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, along...
  • Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris proposes new anti-truancy laws for California

    Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris proposes new anti-truancy laws for California
    SACRAMENTO -- Warning that elementary school truancy in California has reached a crisis level, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and lawmakers on Monday proposed a package of bills aimed at improving the tracking of absenteeism and the evaluation and...
  • Courts to decide which comes first, the chickens or the eggs

    Courts to decide which comes first, the chickens or the eggs
    The individual mandate in the 2010 Affordable Care Act forced the courts to consider anew the limits of Congress' power to regulate the insurance market. Now, a California law governing the size of hens' cages is testing the limit of a state's power to...
  • California Democrats get an outside perspective

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who spoke at the California Democratic convention in Los Angeles this weekend, sized up for The Times a very different gathering taking place in his home state. At the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • State Democrats to descend on L.A. for annual party convention

    State Democrats to descend on L.A. for annual party convention
    Thousands of California Democrats will descend on downtown Los Angeles on Friday to kick off their annual convention, largely a celebration of the party’s dominance in state politics, but also a showcase of some internal spats that leaders tried...
  • Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales

    Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales
    Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.  CVS Caremark...
  • Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention

    Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The audience reaction told the story: For Neel Kashkari, polite applause; for his GOP gubernatorial rival, Tim Donnelly, a prolonged roar of cheers. With that, hundreds of Republicans wrapped up the state GOP convention near the...