NorCal's Nancy Pelosi finds nothing shady about her convenient investment in Visa.As we learned on "60 Minutes" last night, many of the politicians we've elected to U.S. Congress have clearly been using their backdoor V.I.P. passes to gather exclusive intel on when to buy and sell stocks, bon ... More >>
We're calling it: Buck McKeon (R) of Bakersfield is your next representative for California Congressional District 22. He beat opponent Jackie Conaway (D) by a landslide. *OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in and the polls haven't closed. But thanks to sleazy incumb ... More >>
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
Count 'Em or Lose 'Em After L.A. lost out on $184 million of federal funds because it undercounted its population during the 2000 census, the city will make extra efforts to survey immigrants in 2010. L.A. TimesGOP Reps Change Tunes Obama budget critics Buck McKeon and Kevin McCarthy, two conservati ... More >>
Southern California’s last wild river gets a national spotlight, but will it matter?
An L.A. Times community news reporter is fired for e-mailing a congressman
Time to treat the county's health disaster as a national issue
Students fight for tenure for beloved UCLA professor