Eric Smidt must be L.A.'s least-written-about, super-rich, self-made guy pouring money into Democratic races in the U.S., and now he's given $50,000 to the Coalition for School Reform to elect Kate Anderson and Antonio Sanchez to the powerful LAUSD Board of Education, and to re-elect incumbent Monic ... More >>
You can't say Molly Munger didn't put everything she could into the Proposition 38 campaign, especially when it comes to money.
The Pasadena civil rights attorney, according to votersedge.org, contributed $44.1 million to Prop. 38, which seeks to improve funding for K-12 public schools through a s ... More >>
For the past few months, multi-millionaire and Pasadena civil rights attorney Molly Munger has been a thorn in the side of Governor Jerry Brown -- Munger's Proposition 38 may act as a spoiler for Brown's Proposition 30. But the governor has also been battling another wealthy Munger -- Molly's brothe ... More >>
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Will California State Assemblywoman Betsy Butler's refusal to vote on a sex-pervert bill cause her political downfall? Someone sure hopes so.
Butler's in a tight race against fellow Democrat and Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom in the swanky California Assembly District ... More >>
Update: Philip Blumel with the group U.S. Term Limits tells us Prop. 28 was "the most deceptive referendum that I've ever seen." More at the bottom.
Like Big Oil-backed Prop. 26 in the 2010 election, another disastrous Trojan Horse made its way past California voters last night.
The Adelanto Unified Elementary School District, located a couple hours east of L.A. in tumbleweed country, has a huge and historic decision to make tomorrow.
Either they verify a "Parent Trigger" petition signed by over 50 percent of parents at Desert Trails Elementary, the district's most poorly ... More >>
Brad Sherman: Throwing punchesâ€‹The battle is now underway to determine which bald, Jewish Democrat who voted for the Iraq war will continue to represent the San Fernando Valley in Congress.At their first debate on Thursday night, Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman eagerly tore into each other, s ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesCity Council President Eric Garcetti shows his support.Just now, the L.A. City Council unanimously approved a joint resolution to officially "support" the Occupy L.A. demonstration and "demand accountability and results from the banks we invest taxpayer dollars in." (Full tex ... More >>
Governor Jerry BrownUpdate: Former state Sen. Gloria Romero accuses Compton Unified of strong-arming parents to stop charter school. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and another huge law firm join Parent Trigger effort pro bono.
Things get increasingly heavy in Compton today when the McKinley Parent ... More >>