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New numbers show Democratic challenger Raul Ruiz slightly widening his lead over eight term Republican Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
Former Los Angeles city councilman Arthur K. Snyder has died at age 79. The ex-Marine served nine terms on the council, and was never far from scandal.
The 24-year-old was spared the death penalty because of a plea deal. Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband said that now they are "done thinking about" Loughner.
Bob Hope Airport launches a $150,000 marketing campaign to encourage more people from the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys to fly out of Burbank.
High winds, driving rain and some snow brought down more power lines across a region working to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The storm added "insult to injury."
Obama wins the election, and cartoonist Steven Weissman gets back to drawing his weird White House comic strip 'Barack Hussein Obama."
The Councilwoman says city workers must pay more into their pension and healthcare plans to help solve the budget deficit.
The group claims the new generators were different than the ones approved in the nuclear plant's original permit and it must be amended. The NRC denied the request.
An old rocket company lets workers go at exactly the same time the commercial business in Southern California is blasting off.
Disney has a good year, but it continues to lose money on its movie business and interactive, while theme parks surge ahead.
Anonymous witnesses have come forward in Sunday's murder outside a Westlake church, but not enough, police said, likely because they're scared.
A man arrested last month at LAX who allegedly carried a smoke grenade in his luggage pleaded not guilty to new charges that he made false statements to authorities.
The L.A.-based oil company could be aiming to gobble up more aging fields in New Mexico that, with technology, have begun producing again.
Rev. Robert H. Schuller testified Thursday in bankruptcy court that the ministry he founded owes him millions of dollars for using his creative works in broadcasts and online.
The man who allegedly robbed Paris Hilton's home as part of the "Bling Ring" case pleaded no contest Thursday to receiving Hilton's stolen jewelry.
A major gas leak near the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu prompted a closure of PCH in both directions near Carbon Canyon Road, but it's since reopened.
The late Art Snyder learned Spanish and became so fluent that, during one debate, he translated questions his opponent, Steve Rodriguez, could not comprehend.
Redistricting and the 2012 election has altered the map of California's congressional representatives. Get a quick read of the changes in our interactive map graphic.
Seven medical marijuana businesses were targeted this week, including two on Wednesday. Ten people were arrested and investigators seized cash and pot.
You (gladly) give up the expectation of total reality in any James Bond film, but two plot points stick in my craw after seeing "Skyfall" last night.
The Southland prepares for rain and cold temperatures expected to last through Saturday. Meanwhile, the East Coast digs out of the latest storm to hit the area.
A judge has granted a stay temporarily blocking implementation of Prop 35, a voter-approved sex trafficking law, while groups pursue a First Amendment challenge.
The card is not a driver’s license and could not be used to board a plane. It could also be a pre-paid debit card that allows undocumented residents to build credit.
Gauging whether the influence of nonwhite voters reached a tipping point this presidential election
The Loh Down On Science
Asia's newest diva.
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major to review the week’s new film releases including Skyfall, Lincoln, and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
With President Obama’s reelection and growing support for same-sex marriage, the tide could be turning for LGBT rights. How significant will this momentum be?
Will Colorado and Washington ignite a trend to legalize recreational marijuana across the nation?
How exactly will Proposition 30 affect the education system in California? How will avoiding the loss of funds affect the K-12 system?
We’ll check in with one of our OC roundtable journalists to get the latest results.
In recent years, the movie industry has largely relied on sequels and franchises to drive movie goers to the box office. Now, Variety reports that the remakes market is branching out internationally and attracting a growing number of documentary story lines.
Comic strip artist Steven Weissman is back to work. That's because the main character in his most recent book of comic strips is sticking around for four more years.
From multimillion-dollar campaigns to a race that was run on a shoe string, how OC kindergarten teacher Angelica Amezcua won a seat on the Santa Ana City Council.
Steven Hirsch of Vivid Entertainment joins Take Two to talk about the potential impact of the passage of Measure B.
San Diego has elected its first Democratic mayor in two decades, signaling yet another sign of changing demographics. Congressman Bob Filner defeated Republican City Councilman Carl Demaio by just three percentage points.
Immigration reform has been on Congress' back burner for months and it barely came up during the Presidential campaign. However, heavy Latino voter turnout may renew interest on Capitol Hill.
In Connecticut, Republican wrestling magnate Linda McMahon lost her second try for the U.S. Senate after spending more than $40 million of her own money. She spent nearly $50 million on another losing Senate run two years ago.
NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro joins Take Two to talk about his experience covering Mitt Romney's campaign, plus what he's up to in his free time.
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman was an outspoken advocate for prop 37, he explains why he thinks the measure failed.
Listen to find out which reporter has pet jellyfish, which host sings Rasberry Beret on Karaoke night, and which staffer admits to liking the band Coldplay.
This week, to remind you of the happiness Off-Ramp has brought you in those seven months, we're posting some of our favorite stories.