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CA Senator Rod Wright Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail

CA Senator Rod Wright Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail

State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal residence. Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Support for Death Penalty at 50-Year Low

Support for Death Penalty at 50-Year Low

Support for California's death penalty has fallen to its lowest level in more than 50 years after a judge ruled... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Garcetti Backs Frontrunner in Sheriff's Race

Garcetti Backs Frontrunner in Sheriff's Race

With Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's endorsement on Tuesday, Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell received the... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Romney Inner Circle Meeting in Washington

Members of Mitt Romney's inner circle are shooting down speculation about the former Republican presidential... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
NewsConference EXTRA: Eli Broad,

NewsConference EXTRA: Eli Broad, "We Should Have Done More"

Billionaire-businessman-philanthropist Eli Broad reacts to California losing Tesla battery factory to Nevada and the... Watch »

Sep 7, 2014
NewsConference: Unintended Consequences

NewsConference: Unintended Consequences

Point man on public policy and political affairs for the Los Angeles area Chamber of Commerce Ruben Gonzalez says... Watch »

Sep 7, 2014
NewsConference: Eli Broad Endorses A Hike on the Minimum Wage

NewsConference: Eli Broad Endorses A Hike on the Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to hike minimum wage to $13.25. NBC4's Conan Nolan talks with... Watch »

Sep 7, 2014
Push by LA Mayor to Raise Minimum Wage Argued on Both Sides

Push by LA Mayor to Raise Minimum Wage Argued on Both Sides

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's push to increase minimum wage to $13.25 an hour is being met with support and... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Meet Chuck Todd of

Meet Chuck Todd of "Meet the Press"

As Chuck Todd prepares to take the helm of "Meet the Press", he answered questions on Reddit. Here's a bit... Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Gov. Urged to Approve 4-Year Community College Degrees

Gov. Urged to Approve 4-Year Community College Degrees

California community colleges could offer four-year degrees as soon as next January if the governor approves,... Read »

Sep 4, 2014
Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Ex-Va. Gov., Wife Convicted on Most Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been found guilty of most of the dozens of public corruption... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Brown Slammed Over Tesla in California Debate

Brown Slammed Over Tesla in California Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery... Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
2016 Presidential Contenders Flock to NH

2016 Presidential Contenders Flock to NH

It's still two months from the 2014 mid-term elections, and already numerous possible 2016 presidential... Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Sentencing Postponed in Lawmaker's Voter Fraud Case

Sentencing Postponed in Lawmaker's Voter Fraud Case

Sentencing was postponed Wednesday in the case of a California state lawmaker convicted earlier this year of... Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Jury Begins Deliberations in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Governor, Wife

Jury Begins Deliberations in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Governor, Wife

A federal jury is hearing instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Mayor: Minimum Wage Bump Would

Mayor: Minimum Wage Bump Would "Restore Dignity"

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour and... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
NewsConference EXTRA:Union Leader, The Culture of Unions is Failing

NewsConference EXTRA:Union Leader, The Culture of Unions is Failing

Dave Regan is the President of Service Employees International Union United Healthcare Workers West. He talks with... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
NewsConference: Unions in America Must Change

NewsConference: Unions in America Must Change

Union leader Dave Regan represents 150,000 healthcare workers. He is the president of Service Employees... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
NewsConference: Getting Paid for Voting?

NewsConference: Getting Paid for Voting?

Low voter turnout rate is a real problem in municipal elections.. and it's getting worse. Jessica Levinson, the... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
California to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections... Read »

Aug 29, 2014

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