In his two years on the job, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has crafted an image as a progressive warrior, suing the Trump Administration dozens of times and delivering the Democrats’ Spanish-language rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union speech.

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State Senate candidate Lena Gonzalez was arrested for driving under the influence in August 2012 — two years before her election to the Long Beach City Council — with a blood alcohol concentration of .18, more than twice the legal limit, court documents show.

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Dan Pressburg, longtime community activist, will host a candidate brunch this Saturday, Feb. 16, for candidates in the race for the state Senate District 33 seat.

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A special primary election to replace now-Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara in the state Senate will take place March 26, with a run-off — if necessary — set for June 4, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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In 1982, seven strangers shared fried chicken, ice cream and boxes of candy, filling themselves with food before spending weeks without it. These women came from different states and different faiths, united only by their passion for gender equality and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

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Culminating a remarkable upset victory by his challenger, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell conceded the sheriff’s race Monday to Alex Villanueva after the latest tally showed Villanueva with an insurmountable lead of more than 125,800 votes.

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With supporters gathered at his modest East Los Angeles campaign headquarters, retired Sheriff’s Lt. Alex Villanueva watched as the most recent election returns late Friday afternoon put him 57,810 votes ahead of Sheriff Jim McDonnell.

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Retired Sheriff’s Lt. Alex Villanueva significantly expanded his lead against Sheriff Jim McDonnell by 22,192 votes based on the latest tallies released by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder late Tuesday afternoon Nov. 13.

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With Long Beach City College a two-hour bus ride away for some North Long Beach students, the area’s representatives in the City Council and LBCC are hoping to bring a higher education center closer to home.

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Incumbent Janet Nguyen appears to have won re-election to state Senate District 34, having 53.5 percent of votes with all the precincts in Orange and Los Angeles counties reporting.

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Nestled in the back of the apartment complex — surrounded by a playground filled with shouting, running and laughing children — sits the North Pointe Apartment Homes community center. Most of youngsters were elementary to middle school students, but they were involved in something much more …

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Nearly 200 protesters gathered at the front of the Cal State Long Beach University Student Union Tuesday evening to oppose an event with conservative organization Turning Point USA.

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Long Beach City Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez filed a complaint last May against Vice Mayor Dee Andrews alleging a hostile work environment because of what Gonzalez interpreted as a threat he made against her, FORTHE Media reported on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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According to the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, 20 million college students were eligible to vote in the 2014 mid-term election, but only 18 percent showed up.

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A judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court signed an agreement on Wednesday, Sept. 5, between Long Beach and the residents it took to court over their ballot arguments against two of the city’s four proposed charter amendments.

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Long Beach is taking a group of its residents to court over ballot arguments they wrote against two of the city’s proposed charter amendments, which will be on the November ballot.

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After the passage of the Measure M in June, opponents filed a sworn complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission claiming that the city and specific council members had violated campaign laws by promoting the ballot initiative with public funds.

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Prompted at least in part by the Long Beach City Council putting four Charter amendments on the November general election ballot, two grassroots Political Action Committees (PACs) have begun growing.

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A monthly gathering to talk politics with city leaders in a salon atmosphere returns next Wednesday, Aug. 29, with a permanent home in Bixby Knolls.