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Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. But this one was different. "Uh, Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," one caller said Thursday. The president was indeed calling in to the show on WGBH-FM... Watch »

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Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Congress Gives $5M to CA Earthquake Warning System

Congress Gives $5M to CA Earthquake Warning System

California received funding to help build an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide... Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Garcetti: Eartquake Report to Make City Resilient

Garcetti: Eartquake Report to Make City Resilient

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and USGS Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones talk about the historic report released this... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
NewsConference: Mayor Garcetti's Earthquake Plan

NewsConference: Mayor Garcetti's Earthquake Plan

"Resilience by Design" is a historic earthquake report, the brainchild of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and USGS... Watch »

3 hours ago
NewsConference: UCLA Anderson Forecast's Good Economic News for Southern California

NewsConference: UCLA Anderson Forecast's Good Economic News for...

Jerry Nickelsburg is a Senior Economist at UCLA Anderson Forecast. Anderson Forecast just released their economic... Watch »

3 hours ago
Garcetti's LA Quake Safety Plan

Garcetti's LA Quake Safety Plan

Los Angeles would become an "epicenter" of preparedness under a new plan by Mayor Eric Garcetti to prevent... Watch »

Dec 8, 2014
NewsConference: LAPD's Hit-and-Run Campaign

NewsConference: LAPD's Hit-and-Run Campaign

LA is known as the hit-and-run capital of America. Now, three new PSA's created by LAPD and funded by the Police... Watch »

Dec 7, 2014
NewsConference: Joe Hicks on Race

NewsConference: Joe Hicks on Race

Joe Hicks is the Vice President of Community Advocates, Inc., a political think tank based in Southern California. Watch »

Dec 7, 2014
Calif. Senate Leader Defends Controversial Swearing-In Ceremony

Calif. Senate Leader Defends Controversial Swearing-In Ceremony

Kevin de Leon, the Los Angeles Democrat who's now leader of the California Senate, says he does not harbor regrets... Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
 Democrats Release Plan to Avoid UC Tuition Hikes

Democrats Release Plan to Avoid UC Tuition Hikes

Democrats in the state Senate released a plan Tuesday to avoid tuition increases at the University of California by... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California's attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state's death penalty. Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

Group Works to Repeal CA Plastic Bags Ban

A move is underway to overturn a state law before it even takes effect. Larry Gerston reports. Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
NewsConference: Hutchinson,

NewsConference: Hutchinson, "Many See the Brown and Ford Shootings the...

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an often critic of the LAPD. He is President of the LA Urban Policy Roundtable an host of... Watch »

Nov 30, 2014
NewsConference: Compelling Case for Feds to Step in to Investigate Ferguson Incident

NewsConference: Compelling Case for Feds to Step in to Investigate...

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is President of the LA Urban Policy Roundtable and host of the "Hutchinson Report" on KPFK... Watch »

Nov 30, 2014
NewsConference: Police Commission Pres.

NewsConference: Police Commission Pres. "Ferguson Needs a Consent...

Steve Soboroff is the President of the Los Angeles Police Commission..the civilian body that oversees the LAPD. Watch »

Nov 30, 2014

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