Republican Lesli Gooch has halted her bid for a recount of ballots in an Inland Empire congressional race in which she placed third, narrowly missing a place on the fall general election ballot.
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."
A federal judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a corruption trial for state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon until May 19, 2015, sparking new debate at the Capitol about whether he should be allowed to remain on paid suspension until his term ends in November.
Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do. He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an astounding 165.7 miles (more than six marathons) in 24 hours to set a new U.S. record. His long list of running accomplishments has led to much praise, including Ultrarunning magazine three times naming him ultra-runner of the year. He also found time to write the new book "Eat & Run" with Steve Friedman (Houghton Mifflin). How did you get into running, and do you feel like this is something you are genetically programmed to be...