garcia

UPDATED: Bell Gardens Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia investigated for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A state legislator from the Los Angeles area was accused of urging staffers to play ``spin the bottle'' in a...
custody

“Three Strikes” law could see amendment through ballot initiative

California's "Three Strikes" sentencing law could soon see a serious overhaul, as backers of an initiative to amend it have received authorization to gather...

Pot sales create patchwork of confusion

By Rachel Parsons Hub Correspondent The first Friday evening of the new year, Dina “Dr. Dina” Browner stood in the lobby of her West Hollywood pot...
sanctuary

California officially becomes sanctuary state in 2018

California rang in the New Year by officially becoming a sanctuary state when SB 54, called the California Values Act, went into effect on Jan....
rent control

Rent control could be back for California thanks to this law [UPDATED]

Rent control has been called both a magic bullet in the fight against California homelessness, and a red herring that will make development impossible....
tax

Gas prices continue to drop after early Nov. increase

Gas prices in Los Angeles County have continued to drop for the third day in a row, with the average price of a gallon...
portantino

Portantino to protect legislature whistleblowers

State Senator Anthony Portantino, representing Californians living in the northern San Gabriel Valley, announced Wednesday that he will introduce a bill to the State...
garcetti

Garcetti ends 2018 California governor speculation

By Hans Laetz  City News Service Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ended speculation last week that he will be a candidate for California governor in 2018. “I have decided not to run for...
smoking

Will California kick butts off state beaches? Not this year

By Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News  For years, state lawmakers have been trying to eliminate secondhand smoke, smoking and cigarette butts from California’s 280 illustrious beaches and natural parks.  Once...

Gas prices slightly lower

LOS ANGELES - Gas prices for a gallon of self-serve regular in Los Angeles County dropped one-tenth of a cent for the second consecutive...