California voters will get to weigh in on six ballot measures this November, including a proposal to reform criminal sentencing and a Gov. Jerry Brown-backed plan for a rainy-day fund.
Gang prosecutor Elan S. Carr, a Republican vying this fall to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman, failed for weeks to file a required financial disclosure report, House Ethics Committee records showed.
In another manifestation of how the political landscape is changing under the state's top-two election system, a Democratic club in the Antelope Valley is scheduled to host two Republican congressional candidates at its forum early next month.
Gov. Jerry Brown?s reelection campaign raised $1.6 million during the six weeks that ended June 30, finishing the period with $22.3 million in cash on hand.
Gov. Jerry Brown has a nearly 20-point advantage over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari, according to a poll released Wednesday, which also found strong support among Californians for the state's landmark global warming law.
Gov. Jerry Brown, attending a lunch with Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs Wednesday, said his upcoming trip to California's southern neighbor would help "forge new relations into the future."
Duke's Jabari Parker has an important decision to make by Tuesday. The freshman forward is debating whether or not to declare for the 2014 NBA draft. Parker and Creighton forward Doug McDermott, who are both 6 foot 8, joined Mark Willard and Mychal Thompson on KSPN-AM (710) in Los Angeles for an interview on Friday. "It's a very tough decision, especially leaving behind my coach and all the people who are behind the program that really helped me out this year," said Parker. "I really have to keep them in consideration. The whole process, it's very mind-boggling." Parker projects to be a top-three pick should he declare for the June 26 draft. ...