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Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

February 21, 2014 | 3:47 pm

Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

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Michael Yaki agrees to pay $75,000 over claims that he didn’t disclose his lobbying, though he admits no guilt..

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Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

February 21, 2014 | 8:00 am

Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

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There currently are no Latinos, African-Americans or openly gay justices on the state’s high court.

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Former State GOP Chair Ron Nehring Launches Run for Lieutenant Governor

February 18, 2014 | 1:09 pm

Former State GOP Chair Ron Nehring Launches Run for Lieutenant Governor

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Ron Nehring promises change, says incumbment Gavin Newsom is only interested in becoming governor.

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As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

February 14, 2014 | 6:24 pm

As Obama Visits, Gov. Brown Could Face Political Fallout from State’s Drought

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Amid fight over water supplies, GOP candidates say governor should have done more to prepare for crisis.

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Attorney General Kamala Harris Declares Bid for Re-Election

February 13, 2014 | 7:45 am

Attorney General Kamala Harris Declares Bid for Re-Election

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At this point, she is running unopposed but Republicans have until March 7th to put up a candidate.

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Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

February 11, 2014 | 11:50 am

Behold the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge

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Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and many locals, Bay Bridge span renamed for former mayor.

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L.A. Lawmaker Hangs On to Senate Seat, for Now, Despite Conviction

February 7, 2014 | 7:30 am

L.A. Lawmaker Hangs On to Senate Seat, for Now, Despite Conviction

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Pressure mounts on Senate’s Democratic leadership to expel Sen. Rod Wright, who awaits sentencing.

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Rep. Henry Waxman, Liberal Democrat from Los Angeles, to Retire from Congress

January 30, 2014 | 9:41 am

Rep. Henry Waxman, Liberal Democrat from Los Angeles, to Retire from Congress

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Twenty-term congressman is fourth member of state’s House contingent to announce he won’t seek re-election.

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Retiring Rep. George Miller Takes on Fight for Higher Minimum Wage

January 29, 2014 | 12:27 pm

Retiring Rep. George Miller Takes on Fight for Higher Minimum Wage

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Effort to raise wages for lowest-paid workers could become central issue in 2014 campaign.

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Ken Burns Wants You to Learn the Gettysburg Address

January 27, 2014 | 8:00 am

Ken Burns Wants You to Learn the Gettysburg Address

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Ken Burns’ latest film explores Lincoln’s speech through the lens of a small school in Vermont.

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