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Archive for November 7th, 2012
Major health study of 16,000 US Latinos finds American-born Latinos at higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Low income, less education pushes risk up.
Another million people can now catch the Lakers on TV. Cox Communications launches new channels just in time for the next Lakers-Jazz game.
With all precinct votes counted, she's trailing Democratic challenger 51% to 48%. But many vote-by-mail, provisional, and damaged ballots still have to be reviewed.
Election night was a rollercoaster for hundreds of thousands of California educators who kept a close eye on Proposition 30 past the midnight hour.
American, United and other airlines warn travelers, suspend some operations at New York area airports as a another major storm sets in on Northeast.
Initial indications from within the GOP were that Mitt Romney's defeat wasn't a rejection of the Republican platform as much as a failure of its standard-bearer.
Congress has just weeks to rescue an economy moving closer to the so-called 'fiscal cliff' – a $600 billion cluster of spending cuts & tax hikes due to hit at year's end.
Could Mitt Romney really have repealed the Affordable Care Act? One legal expert says it's not that simple.
Mark Basseley Youssef, central in making controversial anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims," was sentenced to a year in prison with 4 years supervised release.
Los Angeles regional water regulators will consider rules designed to keep polluted stormwater runoff out of coastal waters and beaches.
Prop. 30 has passed, and if you make more than $250,000 your income tax will go up - we explain how that's paid. Sales tax will also rise in January.
The longtime protegé of current District Attorney Steve Cooley says she's ready to make her own mark.
It's a nice round number, 1,000. Since last August, your business and economy reporter has covered a lot of ground in Southern California and beyond
Autodesctrucción 1, a sculptural exhibition by Abraham Cruzvillegas, transforms rebar, art, rod, and feathers into inspired translations of a traveling trumpet player.
Newton said for every Super Bowl, there is an equal and opposite Kitty Halftime Show. We applied this law of motion to the election, and here's what happened.
Join Patt Morrison and Bob Stern, former president of the Center for Governmental Studies, for a live chat about how the election results may affect you.
Election Day plus one just felt like a crustacean sort of day. I didn’t remember until later that I actually have TWO lobster pins, and could have worn both. Like "an exaltation of larks" or "a murder of crows," what’s the plural term for lobsters?
Many fear that the passage of "The Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act" will scare the profitable industry away from L.A. - and possibly California.
The head of News Corp. has been discussed as an L.A. Times buyer. His name surfaced again this week as speculation heated up about another newspaper on the block.
Instead of a tuition hike, Cal State students will receive refunds on their fees because voters approved Prop. 30 at the polls.
California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 36, which amends the state's Three Strikes law.
An L.A. County man who is believed to be behind the film "Innocence of Muslims" is due in court today to determine if he violated probation.
Good morning, folks. Let’s get back to where we were with the campaigns at Dodger Stadium -- Props 30, 32 and 34, and Measure J.
Redistricting had a major effect on California's Congressional races, likely sending new faces heading to Washington. As of Wednesday morning, two races are too close to call.
It looks like voters thought through tax increases and insurance discounts pretty thoroughly. But they may not have considered some underlying problems.
Proposition 34, the initiative that would have replaced the death penalty with life without parole in California, failed by more than 5 points.
"While she and I have serious disagreements, we share a commitment to making Los Angeles County a safer place to live," Jackson said in conceding the race.
Voters approved a tax hike to fund public education, gave a boost to unions, softened the Three Strikes law, and kept the death penalty.
Updated results on some of Southern California's most competitive and bitterly fought Assembly races. Democrats seek a two-thirds majority.
The Loh Down On Science
What kinds of measures would prevent the U.S. from falling off the fiscal cliff? Will the lame duck Congress be able to provide an interim solution?
Which propositions were most important to you? What do you think yesterday’s results mean for the state?
It seemed like this day would never come, but the 2012 election cycle has finally reached its end.
Darry Sragow, partner of SNR Denton lawfirm and former chief campaign strategist for Democrats in the California State Assembly and Allan Hoffenblum, Republican political analyst join the show to analyze the election results for California.
President Barack Obama has won the race for the White House. Did you see that coming? As the saying goes, hindsight is always 20/20. Is there a way to catch ourselves from becoming know-it-alls after the fact?
Two Western states, Colorado and Washington, have become the first states to legalize recreational marijuana.
The presidential race always gets top billing, but a third of the Senate and all members of the House were up for re-election yesterday, too. Lawmakers will be heading back to work with many of the same faces, and likely much of the same divisiveness.
Who were the winners and losers when it came to media coverage of the election? Joining us is Tim Goodman, TV critic at The Hollywood Reporter.
Last night brought mixed news for California's criminal justice system. Voters approved Prop 36 to ease California's Three Strikes Law, but they failed to end the death penalty by rejecting Prop 34.
In California state politics, it wasn't all about Proposition 30. The California ballot had 11 propositions, plus there were also local ballot measures and hotly-contested Congressional and mayoral races.
Latino voters played a crucial role in Colorado, helping President Obama carry the swing state as he did in 2008. However, it was still a close race in the state with 51 percent for Obama versus to 46 percent for Romney.
More than 12 million Latinos voted and they broke overwhelmingly for President Obama: 71 percent voted for the incumbent compared to 27 percent for Romney. That's a forty-point difference.
First we bring you an update on the passage of Proposition 30. It increases the income tax on wealthy Californians and temporarily raises the state sales tax