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Mayor Wants to Boost Library Internet Speeds

Mayor Wants to Boost Library Internet Speeds

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to boost Internet speeds at city libraries. Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Marijuana Bill Approved by Assembly

Marijuana Bill Approved by Assembly

Measure approved by the Assembly Thursday would create the Office of Marijuana Regulation. Read »

Jun 4, 2015
LA Moves Closer to Raising Minimum Wage to $15

LA Moves Closer to Raising Minimum Wage to $15

An ordinance that would boost Los Angeles' minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020, making it the biggest city... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
California Senate Passes Right-to-Die Bill

California Senate Passes Right-to-Die Bill

California lawmakers have advanced a right-to-die bill, a key step forward for those who want the nation's most... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

California would regulate businesses that hold bitcoin and other virtual currency in a way similar to banks, under... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Cheerleading Would Be a Sport Under CA Bill

Cheerleading Would Be a Sport Under CA Bill

California would recognize competitive cheerleading as a high school sport under pending legislation. Read »

Jun 1, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News... Read »

May 30, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

May 30, 2015
Dem, GOP Leaders Assess Sup. Roberts' Political Viability

Dem, GOP Leaders Assess Sup. Roberts' Political Viability

San Diego County's Republican Party is getting a big jump on next year's election cycle -- attracted by blood in the... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Fans of Gavin Newsom want a bust of him displayed at San Francisco City Hall. Read »

May 29, 2015
Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key... Read »

May 27, 2015
Horton Plaza Park Contractor Has Expired License

Horton Plaza Park Contractor Has Expired License

State records show the contracting license for Echo Pacific Construction expired. Read »

May 27, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Voters are not paying much attention to next year’s open primary election for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
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