Sandra Fluke, the activist Rush Limbaugh once called a prostitute because she said her Catholic law school, Georgetown, should offer free birth control for women, is in L.A. today.
She's the headliner at a City Hall rally organized by a group called the Action. What do they want? An end to tax brea ... More >>
Update below: Online petition calls for mayor to resign from Fix the Debt. Villaraigosa responds.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has joined the Committee to Fix the Debt, thus completing his transformation from firebrand Chicano organizer to servant of the plutocracy.Fix the Debt wants lawmakers to addre ... More >>
The L.A. City Council voted 10-4 today to put a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot. But all of the candidates for citywide office opposed it.Councilman Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Jan Perry, who are running for mayor, voted no. So did Councilman Dennis Zine, who is running for contr ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with photos of the action. First posted at 12:19 p.m. Friday.
It was only a matter of time before Southern California Democrats descended on Mitt Romney's beach home in La Jolla: It's so close and yet so close.
An L.A. labor coalition is planning a protest there Saturday to m ... More >>
Mark Cuban.Mark Cuban, one of the billionaires named as a possible Dodgers' bidder (he has said the price was too high), is spoiling the trickle-down tax-break arguments of Republican lawmakers again.
The Dallas Mavericks owner had previously sided with billionaire Warren Buffet in declaring ... More >>
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa decried the hurdles involved in raising city taxes during a discussion about the sources of the city's huge deficit, which will grow to nearly $700 million in July.
In an interview with National Public Radio published over the weekend, the two-thirds vo ... More >>
Today is the day when conservatives are protesting the tax cuts the White House has given 95 percent of Americans. Borrowing imagery and rhetoric from the Boston Tea Party, anti-tax KFI Photo Gallerydemonstrators, mourning the restoration of taxes for the ultra-rich threw out tea bags at par ... More >>