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In Southern California, the political system is changing in front of us, from how we vote to who is running for office. I cut through the jargon and provide a “road map” for navigating our democratic process. My coverage aims to help you understand important elections, untangle policies that impact your life, and find ways to get your voice heard.
Stories by Libby Denkmann
Presidential Hopefuls Met Up With California Democrats This Weekend In Long Beach. Our Key Takeaways
For a brief spell at least, Southern California turned heads in the political universe with many — but not all — of the top Democratic presidential hopefuls in town.
Orange County Democrats took a moment on Saturday to pat themselves on the back for flipping a longtime Republican stronghold blue.
Officials unveiled new ballot-marking machines that will be installed at vote centers throughout the county starting with the March 2020 primary election.
A weird legal loophole called the 90-10 Rule makes GI Bill payments vital to the growth of the for-profit college industry. That's made veterans targets for recruiters who may convince them to enroll in dubious programs -- only to leave them buried in debt with junk diplomas.
The Army’s 40th Infantry Division welcomed a new commander at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos on Saturday.
For close to a decade, the Department of Defense has recognized the growing threat of climate change for military installations.
I want our listeners to understand the role vets play in our lives and the struggles they face, but I need your help.
Over half a century ago, a young sailor from Montebello, CA died in a plane crash in a remote, mountainous area of Vietnam.
Los Angeles veterans say the facility should stay true to its origin as a World War I memorial.
President Trump wants to pull up to 3.6 billion dollars from the the Pentagon's military construction budget to pay for his long-promised border wall.
If you heard or saw military helicopters flying in formation over Southern California on Tuesday, you weren't alone.
Southern California college students who attend classes at Argosy University, Art Institute, or Western State College of Law have been going without financial aid and money from federal loans for weeks while their schools’ parent organization moves along the road to bankruptcy.
California's Department of Veterans Affairs, or CalVet, maintains 8 homes for disabled and elderly veterans. A new audit says the state is mismanaging this land and under-charging for rent, ultimately hurting veterans.
Wounds caused by military service can stay with troops long after they leave the armed forces.
The device that authorities said Monday appeared to be a real explosive was not. “All it was a plastic container used to ship drugs,” said Jason Clawson, a lieutenant for the Pasadena police.