Waxman Seat……and away they go

01/31/2014 2:51 pm0 comments
Wendy Greue
``I'm ready to be that champion''

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Sen. Ted Lieu is expected today to announce his candidacy for the 33rd Congressional District seat, one day after former city Controller Wendy Greuel said she would seek to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. Lieu, D-Torrance, issued a statement Thursday, hours after Waxman unexpectedly announced his [...]

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Shriver Announces Candidacy

01/21/2014 4:38 pm1 comment
Bobby Shriver

(CNS) – Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver announced his candidacy for the Third District seat on the today, saying he wants to “shake things up. “I want to fix things. I want to shake things up at the county, to get it done, make it transparent,” Shriver said in [...]

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Activists say Obama’s NSA speech was not enough

01/17/2014 3:34 pm1 comment
Pres. Barack Obama on NSA changes

    By Doug Gross CNN   (CNN) — In a development that should surprise absolutely no one, anti-NSA activists were quick Friday to say that President Barack Obama’s efforts to limit the agency’s spying activities didn’t go far enough. Leading up to a speech in which he outlined reforms [...]

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Mayor Accident

01/14/2014 4:07 pm0 comments
Mayor Eric Garcetti

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in an LAPD vehicle that struck a 60-year-old woman in downtown Los Angeles today. The woman, who was hit around 12:20 p.m., was conscious and alert, but she was taken to Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center as a precaution, according [...]

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Garcetti Meets With Obama

10/28/2013 3:17 pm3 comments
Eric Garcetti-Obama Party 2008.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with President Barack Obama today during his first visit to the nation’s capital since he took office July 1. “The president wanted to personally welcome the mayor to Washington in his first trip, and they had a good discussion,” Garcetti [...]

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Another Gig – Villaraigosa

10/07/2013 2:28 pm1 comment
Antonio Villaraigosa

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Antonio Villaraigosa added another gig to his post- mayoral resume today with a new role as senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank in Washington, D.C. The former two-term Los Angeles mayor “will bring an important local perspective to our organization and an [...]

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