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Tag: Kamala Harris

Morning Splash: Hearing Reveals PG&E San Bruno Chaos; Harris Weighs in For Same-Sex Marriage

March 2, 2011 | 7:52 am

Morning Splash: Hearing Reveals PG&E San Bruno Chaos; Harris Weighs in For Same-Sex Marriage

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Confusion and chaos at PG&E on night of San Bruno explosion (Bay Area News Group) …On Tuesday, nearly six months after the tragedy, federal investigators released thousands of pages of documents that provide the first public look behind the scenes at the confusion, chaos and high-stakes decisions occurring in PG&E’s nerve center as the disaster […]

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March 1, 2011 | 12:46 pm

Proposition 8: Kamala Harris Asks Court to Lift Stay on Same-Sex Marriages

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Attorney General Kamala Harris issued a press release today announcing she had “asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to dismiss its order prohibiting same-sex marriages in California until an appeal of Proposition 8 is resolved. ” Harris’ announcement follows a similar one last week by attorneys for same-sex couples trying to overturn Proposition […]

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George Gascon Named SF District Attorney in Surprise Move

January 9, 2011 | 9:16 pm

George Gascon Named SF District Attorney in Surprise Move

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In a move that came as a surprise to many out-going mayor Gavin Newsom appointed the San Francisco police chief as the new Distric Attorney, filling newly elected Attorney General Kamala Harris’ vacant position.

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January 8, 2011 | 6:25 pm

Calif. Politicians React to Giffords Shooting

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California’s elected leaders and congressional delegation are reacting to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords and others were shot at a shopping area in her home district this morning, while she held a “Congress On Your Corner” public gathering. Several Democratic heavy-hitters attended House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s New Year’s celebration for residents […]

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November 30, 2010 | 12:51 pm

Kamala Harris: Recidivism Rate is Real Problem With Prisons

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And now it’s really, really over. Today, Kamala Harris decided it was time to accept last week’s concession by Steve Cooley in the Attorney General’s race, thus officially assuming the title of California Attorney General-Elect. Harris gave a statement with a Q & A follow-up this morning in L.A. A similar event is scheduled for […]

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November 24, 2010 | 10:34 am

Steve Cooley Concedes Attorney General Race to Kamala Harris

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UPDATE 1:08 P.M. Steve Cooley didn’t participate in the media conference call today conceding the AG race to Kamala Harris, leaving it to a campaign consultant to field questions. But a statement from the candidate himself has been posted on the campaign’s web site. A couple of interesting remarks: “It is unfortunate that someone who […]

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November 24, 2010 | 9:37 am

Is Kamala Harris’ Lead Insurmountable?

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According to LA Weekly, it is. This blog post takes you through the math. In order to win the race, Cooley would have to win the remaining uncounted votes by a margin of 72-20. The likelihood of that happening is extremely close to zero. One of his best counties was Orange County, and his margin […]

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November 4, 2010 | 2:42 pm

Update: Kamala Harris’ Lead Thins

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According to the Secretary of State’s election web site, Kamala Harris’ lead over Steve Cooley in the Attorney General race now stands at 8,817 votes. That’s down from 14,800 yesterday afternoon.

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November 3, 2010 | 1:00 pm

Harris – Cooley Attorney General Race Update

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From KQED’s Gretchen Weber, on the California Attorney General race: 100% of precincts in as of 12:31pm Harris: 45.9%, Cooley: 45.7% — difference of 14,838 votes

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November 3, 2010 | 11:53 am

Video: Steve Cooley Prematurely Declares Victory Last Night

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Really not sure what was going on in the collective heads of the Steve Cooley for Attorney General campaign last night, but he declared victory in a long speech around 11 p.m. Right now, with 99% of precincts reporting, his opponent, Kamala Harris, is ahead by about 22,000 votes. The Cooley video is below this […]

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