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Economy Nov 16Biden plan to run Los Angeles port 24/7 to break supply chain backlog falls short
Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said Tuesday the facility has "24/7 capability," but a shortage of truck drivers and nighttime warehouse workers pose problems.
Politics Sep 27U.S. Rep. Karen Bass enters race for Los Angeles mayor
Her candidacy announced Monday could set milestones as the city’s first female and second Black mayor. Bass was on President Joe Biden’s short list when he was considering a vice presidential pick.
Politics Sep 15California Gov. Newsom crushes Republican-led recall effort
Newsom cruised to victory in the recall election Tuesday, boosted by healthy turnout among an overwhelmingly Democratic electorate, ensuring the nation's most populous state will remain a laboratory for progressive policies.
Politics Sep 14Californians to decide fate of Gov. Gavin Newsom in recall election
Californians on Tuesday will be deciding whether Gov. Gavin Newsom keeps his job, or if the state goes in a more conservative direction.
Politics Apr 23Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California
Republican Caitlyn Jenner said Friday she will run for governor of California, injecting a jolt of celebrity into an emerging campaign that threatens to oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.
Politics Dec 04Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
California has certified its presidential election and appointed 55 electors pledged to vote for Joe Biden, officially handing the Democrat the Electoral College majority needed to win the White House.
Politics Nov 06Why Nevada is still counting ballots
The Legislature passed a bill in August to send all active voters mail-in ballots, and those postmarked by Election Day can be counted if they arrive within seven days.
Nation Aug 28California governor announces new reopening plan
The new rules create a four-tier, color-coded system that counties will move through based on their number of cases and percentage of positive tests. It will rely on two metrics to determine which tier a county is in: case rates…
Politics Aug 13Talk of Harris successor in Senate sets off California guessing game
When a reporter asked whether any would-be candidates have begun lobbying him, Newsom quipped: "Well you may be the only one that hasn't, unless you just did. And that is only slight exaggeration."…
Health Jul 23AP-NORC poll shows 3 in 4 Americans support face mask requirements
More than four months after government stay-at-home orders first swept across the U.S., the poll spotlights an America increasingly on edge about the virus.