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  • Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat

    Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Friday he will not be a candidate to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "I said in 2012 that four decades in elected office was long enough, and I meant it," Yaroslavsky said in...
  • More campaigns pit one political party against itself

    More campaigns pit one political party against itself
    The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility. Four of California's Democrats in...
  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors
    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • Villaraigosa backs Wendy Greuel's congressional bid

    Villaraigosa backs Wendy Greuel's congressional bid
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. “Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
  • Sandra Fluke forgoes congressional bid to run for state Senate

    Sandra Fluke forgoes congressional bid to run for state Senate
    Democratic attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has decided against running for retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman’s congressional seat, instead planning a bid for the state Senate. “I am extremely moved by the outpouring of local and national...
  • Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians

    Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted Lieu’s announcement that he is running for an open congressional seat has sparked interest in his Senate seat from a crowd of possible contenders, including Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and former Assemblywoman Betsy...
  • After Waxman's bombshell, Rosendahl's first thought is: Ted Lieu

    After Waxman's bombshell, Rosendahl's first thought is: Ted Lieu
    After hearing the news of U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman's decision to retire from Congress, former Los Angeles Councilman Bill Rosendahl picked up the phone and called state Sen. Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance) to urge him to run for the veteran Westside Democrat'...
  • Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded

    Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded
    Rep. Henry Waxman's sudden announcement Thursday that he would retire after 20 terms set off wild guesswork among political power brokers in California about who would run to replace him. “Waxmania!” declared Democratic consultant Sean...
  • California's funds for mapping earthquake faults running out

    California's funds for mapping earthquake faults running out
    California is about to run out of money for mapping earthquake faults, leaving many communities across the state with limited information about the seismic risks of new development. The California Geological Survey has about 300 more fault maps left...
  • Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget

    Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget
    Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a sharp increase in the state budget to map earthquake faults in California, after months of reports about how the state’s effort has been hobbled by budget cuts over the last two decades. Brown is seeking enough...
  • Quake danger: Lawmaker calls on state to boost funding for fault maps

    Quake danger: Lawmaker calls on state to boost funding for fault maps
    A state lawmaker Monday called on his colleagues to boost funding immediately to map known active earthquake faults, a safety measure that would keep new construction from being built atop or too close to dangerous faults.  "Allowing buildings that...