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California Democrats Did Well, But Not Perfectly, in Primary It looks like Dems avoided the worst-case scenario of getting locked out of a few key U.S. House races. But they still have some problems.
There Is a Lot at Stake in California’s Primaries Today Including who controls the U.S. House of Representatives for the second half of Trump’s term.
How 3 Races in California Could Cost Democrats Control of the House In key districts, Democratic disarray is threatening to put winnable seats out of reach.
The GOP Could Get Shut Out of California’s Gubernatorial Election It could matter a lot nationally if Republicans are shut out of the general election in both of California’s top-of-the-ballot races.
Charter School Billionaires Boosting Former L.A. Mayor’s Gubernatorial Campaign A network of wealthy charter school backers is financing ads for Antonio Villaraigosa into a general election with fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom.
Trump Leaps Into California Governor’s Race, Endorsing John Cox It’s a bitter pill to swallow for that other Republican candidate in the race, big-time Trump supporter Travis Allen.
Politicians Are Gaming California’s Primary System The original idea of top two was to help moderates win elections. But now the system is being used to reduce competition in general elections.
A CA Bill to Encourage High-Density Development Near Transit Dies. For Now. An ambitious bill to force local governments to allow high-density housing near transit stops aroused a huge debate — and too much opposition.
GOP Competition to Show Who Loves Trump Most Could Backfire in November Extremist candidates have hurt the GOP in the recent past. Association with an unpopular extremist president could do the same this year.
New California Poll Shows Feinstein Doing Well, Republicans Doing Poorly California’s new voting system will be perilous for the GOP, which may have no general-election candidates for governor or senator.
2018 Democratic Wave Likely to Be a True Tsunami in California The Golden State has been trending Democratic of late. Everything that’s happened in 2018 could accelerate that trend.
California Democrats Aren’t As Crazy As They Sound After a confab marked by a disputed chair election, protests, and obscene chants, it’s easy to overestimate the party’s problems.
President Clinton Hangs Out at The Churchill Clinton cavorts with LA dignitaries after fundraiser
Xiomara Chef Replaces Herself; HomeGirl, Boa, and Ford’s In At LAX The Latin menu will change to more market-driven Cali cuisine, while a few local restaurants will expand top the airport.
Mark Peel, David Lefevre, and Ben Ford Have A Cook-Off For Restaurant Week Mayor Villaraigosa and Michael McCarty were among the judges at a chef-filled event.
Bin Laden Chef Gets Fourteen Years in Prison; Food Blogging For Babies A cook lands in hot water while Tater Tots might be the best way to avoid dinner with an infant.
Next Year in ‘Playboy’! Some female Israeli government officials are not happy that the consulate sanctioned Maxim’s “Women of the Israeli Defense Forces.” Bloomberg staffers overbooked a dinner at the home of L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and had to uninvite people. Harvey Weinstein is going after people who illegally downloaded Sicko, which he produced. Megan Ruddy may be the scribe behind the Southampton Press gossip column. A movement is afoot to get Isaiah Washington back on Grey’s Anatomy — and it’s being spearheaded by a gay activist. Paris Hilton’s neighbors aren’t pleased that her release from jail will cause a media frenzy at her house. A lot of famous people showed up at the funeral of former gossip reporter Claudia Cohen.