Rep. Katie Porter said she’s open to running for public office again

Since Democratic Rep. Katie Porter launched her losing bid for Senate, an air of discontent has simmered quietly — and not so quietly — among fellow Democrats. They had worked…

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A California law banning the carrying of firearms in most public places is blocked again – Press Enterprise

LOS ANGELES — A new California law that bans people from carrying firearms in most public places was once again blocked from taking effect Saturday as a court case challenging…

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L.A. public defender Eyvin Hernandez freed from Venezuela in prisoner swap

Eyvin Hernandez, an attorney with the Los Angeles County public defender’s office, was one of 10 Americans released from Venezuelan custody Wednesday as part of a prisoner exchange. Hernandez’s family,…

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Leaked Amazon memo shows efforts to shape public opinion on warehouses, critics say – Orange County Register

Inland Empire lawmakers and a warehouse worker advocacy group are condemning what the group says is a leaked memo that details Amazon’s efforts to buy influence through charitable donations and…

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