Democratic State Senator, California
Democratic State Senator from Alameda County and President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate
With a 16 billion dollar deficit, Governor Schwarzenegger has proposed a 10% across the board cut in all state programs.
Mar. 5, 2008from Which Way, L.A.?
After a very wet winter, California voters approved last year ten billion dollars in bonds for water projects that includes flood control.
Jul. 17, 2007from Which Way, L.A.?
California state spending rises faster than revenue, and nobody wants new taxes. Programs for the most needy people get cut first. Governor Schwarzenegger says privatizing the…
May. 21, 2007from Which Way, L.A.?
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.
May. 29from KCRW Features
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss some big legal issues related to President Trump’s use of…
Jun. 2from The Legal Eagle Files
Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?
May. 21from To the Point
Hair salons have reopened in LA County, but when the COVID-19 pandemic kept them closed for more than two months, Angel Picazo was cutting hair illicitly out of his garage near…
Jun. 4from Greater LA
Cities across California – and around the country – witnessed protests and unrest this weekend, following the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in…
Jun. 1from News Special Programming
Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…
Jun. 1from News Stories
He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.
May. 22from Left, Right & Center
Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.
May. 31from News Stories
George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.
May. 29from Left, Right & Center