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State Transportation Funding Side-Deals Pass Legislature


By Ben AdlerThe California Legislature has given final approval to two side deals that won several lawmakers' votes earlier this month for the transportation funding deal.One bill sets aside nearly a billion dollars for specific projects in the ...
In this article:
Anthony Cannella, Legislature, Phil Ting, Marie Waldron,

That gas tax hike? It's not enough to fix California's roads, group says


A newly passed transportation funding bill that raises California's gasoline tax by 12 cents a gallon isn't a long-term fix for the state's crumbling roads, according to a report released Monday by a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank.Better fuel ...
In this article:
Jim Beall, Chris Lee, Legislature,
Bills: SB 1,

Orange County Republican Rep. Ed Royce picks up a 2018 challenger


A newly passed transportation funding bill that raises California's gasoline tax by 12 cents a gallon isn't a long-term fix for the state's crumbling roads, according to a report released Monday by a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank.Better fuel ...
In this article:
Hillary Clinton, Ed Royce,

Two groups who invited Ann Coulter to speak file lawsuit against UC Berkeley


Two groups who invited Ann Coulter to speak on the UC Berkeley campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating constitutional rights.
In this article:
Willie Brown, Harmeet Dhillon,

California lawmakers push to link public health efforts to climate programs


Two groups who invited Ann Coulter to speak on the UC Berkeley campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating constitutional rights.
In this article:
Cristina Garcia,
Bills: AB 151, AB 378,

Rivalry in the air as Newsom and Villaraigosa march with Armenians in Los Angeles


Two groups who invited Ann Coulter to speak on the UC Berkeley campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating constitutional rights.
In this article:
Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa,

Ann Coulter supporters at Cal file lawsuit against UC Berkeley over speech rescheduling


University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' rights to free speech.
In this article:
Willie Brown, Harmeet Dhillon,

Hundreds come to California Capitol for Muslim Day


Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, spoke to participants at Muslim Day at the California Capitol on April 24, 2017. … Click to Continue
In this article:
Kamala Harris, Alex Padilla,

Republicans howl as lawmakers jam through deals linked to gas tax, fee increases


Brushing aside Republican criticism that the legislation broke state law, Assembly Democrats gave final approval Monday to a pair of measures that helped secure the passage of billions in gasoline … Click to Continue
In this article:
Assembly Democrats, Anthony Cannella, Adam Gray, Richard Roth,
Bills: SB 1, SB 132, SB 496,

High-speed rail still on wrong track


There are personnel and funding developments affecting the California high-speed rail project, but the plan's outlook continues to be bleak - particularly for taxpayers.First came the news on Thursday that State Treasurer John Chiang's office sold ...
In this article:
John Chiang, High-Speed Rail, Jeff Morales,
Bills: AB 1889,

Capitol Tracker: Bill could move up presidential primary


A bill that would change the way California conducts presidential elections is moving through the Legislature. The bill, authored by state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) would move up the date of the presidential primary to give California more ...
In this article:
Ricardo Lara, Legislature, Alex Padilla,
Bills: SB 149, SB 568,

Postmus was 'adamant, angry' during Colonies talks, former San Bernardino County attorney testifies


SAN BERNARDINO >> One of San Bernardino County's top in-house lawyers when the Board of Supervisors approved a $102 million civil case payout to Rancho Cucamonga investor group Colonies Partners LP in 2006 testified Monday that then-Supervisor ...
In this article:
Paul Biane, Jeff Burum, Jim Erwin, Mark Kirk, Gary Ovitt, Bill Postmus,

Is Senate's Trump-Russia probe going anywhere? This panel member is doubtful


A prominent member of the Senate panel thats investigating Russias meddling in the U.S. election and possible links to the campaign of President Donald Trump is expressing serious concerns about … Click to Continue
In this article:
David Axelrod, George W. Bush, Devin Nunes, Barack Obama, Adam Schiff,

Assembly gives final legislative approval to $1 billion in side deals made before vote on gas-tax increase


A prominent member of the Senate panel thats investigating Russias meddling in the U.S. election and possible links to the campaign of President Donald Trump is expressing serious concerns about … Click to Continue
In this article:
Rob Bonta, Anthony Cannella, Adam Gray, Connie Leyva, Richard Roth, Phil Ting,
Bills: SB 132,

Trump tweets: Continues to push GOP healthcare bill


A prominent member of the Senate panel thats investigating Russias meddling in the U.S. election and possible links to the campaign of President Donald Trump is expressing serious concerns about … Click to Continue
In this article:
Jeff Denham, Darrell Issa, Ted Lieu,

The Margin: On the auction block: This may be the closest that Henry Kissinger and Jane Fonda ever get


Marlon Brandos personal Rolodex from the 1970s and 1980s, which holds the addresses and phone numbers of thousands of celebrities and politicians, as well as a later personal phone book, will be auctioned by Los Angeles-based Nate D. Sanders ...
In this article:
David Geffen, Tom Hayden,

Former Sacramento developer wants to be California's next lieutenant governor


Eleni Kounalakis, a major Democratic Party donor and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, on Monday formally jumped into the 2018 race for lieutenant governor, saying she was driven to run … Click to Continue
In this article:
Hillary Clinton, Ed Hernandez, Gavin Newsom, Angelo Tsakopoulos,

Kounalakis says she would defend immigrants "who are being terrorized"


Eleni Kounalakis, a major Democratic Party donor and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, on April 24, 2017 formally jumped into the 2018 race for lieutenant governor, saying she was driven to run by the election of President Donald Trump. … ...
In this article:
Kamala Harris, Alex Padilla, Phil Ting,

Newsom, Villaraigosa and Garcetti all appear at L.A.'s Armenian march


Eleni Kounalakis, a major Democratic Party donor and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, on April 24, 2017 formally jumped into the 2018 race for lieutenant governor, saying she was driven to run by the election of President Donald Trump. … ...
In this article:
Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom,

Tom Steyer talks to Chelsea Handler about Democratic Party losses in 2016: 'We weren't big enough'


Eleni Kounalakis, a major Democratic Party donor and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, on April 24, 2017 formally jumped into the 2018 race for lieutenant governor, saying she was driven to run by the election of President Donald Trump. … ...
In this article:
Eric Garcetti, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Linda Sanchez, Tom Steyer,

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit


BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus filed a lawsuit Monday against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' ...
In this article:
California Republican Party, Harmeet Dhillon,

Why Sacramento can't go on a spending spree


Sacramento City Hall is relatively flush with cash, but the 2017-18 budget proposed Monday by City Manager Howard Chan is playing it safe. And for a very good reason … Click to Continue
In this article:
CalPERS, John Shirey, Darrell Steinberg,

Jerry Brown on his Fitbit: 'I only have 1,332 steps'


Gov. Jerry Browns rejection of material possessions is one of the many literary tropes employed by writers to pad their lists of idiosyncrasies in profiles about him. In recent months, … Click to Continue
In this article:
Anne Gust,

Change the world? 'Optimistic' Obama vows to help new leaders 'take up the baton'


President Barack Obama, while speaking at the University of Chicago during his first public event since leaving office, on Monday, April 24, 2017, said the single most important thing he can do now is to help support and prepare the next generation ...
In this article:
CalPERS, Kamala Harris,

Former Hungary ambassador and Clinton fundraiser announces she's running for California lieutenant governor


President Barack Obama, while speaking at the University of Chicago during his first public event since leaving office, on Monday, April 24, 2017, said the single most important thing he can do now is to help support and prepare the next generation ...
In this article:
Hillary Clinton, Ed Hernandez, Angelo Tsakopoulos,

4 Employee Laws Small Business Owners Need To Know


From determining employee pay and titles to employee leave, use this guide and official links to help your business uphold the law.

Armenian genocide march draws thousands in LA, Schiff rips Trump's response


LOS ANGELES >> Tens of thousands of people jammed city streets Monday to mark the 102nd anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide, calling for recognition and remembrance of the mass killings of more than a million people.Marchers filled streets, ...
In this article:
Gavin Newsom, Adam Schiff,


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