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Private donors pour millions into California politicians' pet projects

They were overwhelmingly from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and San Diego, while officials from Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties displayed their more conservative...

The future of Latino politics

African Americans, for historic reason, are heavily concentrated in deep blue cities, simply padding already existing Democratic supermajorities, or in the deep red South, where...

California is ahead of transgender bathroom issue

The state law and Obama's new national directive affect students such as Chloe Anderson, a Santa Ana College volleyball player who was born a boy...

Review: New York Philharmonic gives robust performances of Brahms in Costa Mesa

The 49-year-old conductor, the only native born New Yorker to lead the orchestra, announced last year that he would step down in 2017, in advance...

Jaguars trade up to draft UCLA linebacker Myles Jack; USC's Su'a Cravens, Max Tuerk, Cody Kessler selected

“We want to be great,” Caldwell said. “We've got to take chances. We've been pretty conservative in our time here and in our philosophy in...

Ryan's presidential denials won't dim establishment hopes

"I take them at their word," said Republican strategist David Catalfamo, who also was involved in the draft-Ryan super-PAC. Ryan admirers still hope he will...

LA plan for 2024 Olympics has opening and closing ceremonies in the Coliseum, calls for $55 million bid campaign

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles bid committee will spend as much as $55 million on its campaign to host what it described as transformative...

Can GOP fatten up around the middle?

They should not be dismissed as antediluvian racists, as were supporters of George Wallace in 1968, or conservative Christians, like those who flocked to Pat...

Register special report: How jailhouse informants and the 'snitch tank' put ...

More than three dozen ex-prosecutors and legal experts, including former Los Angeles District Attorney Gil Garcetti and former California Attorney General John Van de Kamp,...

A half century smart: 50th anniversary celebrated at UC Irvine

Other architects that have designed buildings at UCI include Frank Gehry, Eric Owen Ross and Robert Venturi. The campus has drawn the eye of a...

Reid: Sebastian Coe's relationship with Nike casts doubt over changes at IAAF

Or to borrow from the former Conservative Parliament member: the sport for all sorts of reasons needs Coe to come through in Beijing and beyond.

Former 49ers, Browns executive Carmen Policy using all his expertise to move ...

As Policy laid out his argument, he was interrupted by Rehnquist, a conservative Nixon appointee to the Court. Rehnquist in a dismissive tone told Policy...

Jerry Brown presses Canada to cut emissions, combat climate change

The two can't be separated,” said Wynne, 62, a Liberal who spars often with Harper's Conservatives. “We need the federal government to hear this message.”...

Judge in a storm: Thomas Goethels surprised many with his decision in the ...

He majored in history at Santa Clara University but chose to follow the career path of his father Richard, a noted civil attorney, and his...

Centrowitz in a class of his own at US track championships

“I thought I could go from zero to a hundred as well and kind of move with him and just have more on the homestretch...

Terror-group support found on California campuses

Mike Wallace died three years ago this week. The longtime co-host of the CBS News program “60 Minutes” practically invented so-called “gotcha journalism,” employing a...

Intraparty battles can leave winner crippled

Boddy was a more conservative Democrat and frequently accused Douglas of being a communist sympathizer. During the campaign he ... The details of this fascinating...

Congressional races heat up as election approaches

Lowenthal spoke of Republican Ed Royce of Fullerton as someone he holds in high regard. Royce chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee that Lowenthal sits on.

OC woman co-produces new film, 'Frontera'

BY RICHARD CHANG / STAFF WRITER. Published: Sept. 4, 2014 Updated: Sept. 5, 2014 ... Set along the Arizona-Mexico border, “Frontera” follows Miguel, played by...

Mark Landsbaum: Mission creep at the IRS

Then there's this: Even the president initially was shocked to learn the IRS had singled out conservative nonprofit organizations by selectively targeting groups that perhaps...

Hamilton might return to Angels lineup Sunday

ANAHEIM – The left-knee injury that knocked Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton out of Friday night's game does not appear to be serious. Hamilton didn't start...

'Safe' OC incumbents still bringing in cash

The appeal of his activism on the conservative right has made him a prime fundraiser for the Republican Party. Issa's Nov. 4 challenger is an...

Carl Cannon: Lawyer pays price for his cop-killer client

MSNBC Vice President Joe Biden had been sent to Capitol Hill in case the vote was tied, but he wasn't needed. The margin was 52-47, as...