Bonnie Lowenthal

State Assemblywoman (D-Long Beach)

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Freshman Democratic Assemblywoman representing the 54th District in Long Beach, California

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The Governor and four legislative leaders have reached agreement on how to make up California's $26 billion shortfall.

The 'Big Five' Make a Deal: A Painful Budget in Sacramento

The Governor and four legislative leaders have reached agreement on how to make up California's $26 billion shortfall.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

Freshman Legislators Meet Gridlock in Sacramento

In Sacramento yesterday, California's top four finance officials — appointed and elected — addressed a special session of the Assembly and Senate.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Evacuation orders for the Saddleridge fire have been lifted.

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LA resident Kelly Lytle Hernandez recently earned a MacArthur "Genius" grant: $625,000 to pursue her work with no strings attached.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted live at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

The Toy District, a hub of cheaply-made products imported from China, is now the heart of an exploding market of illicit vape products.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from KCRW Features

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

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A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

There’s a lot of tension around immigration and the border, but could something as simple as a taco be a unifier, especially on this National Taco Day?

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