Stories for October 23, 2012
California’s Secretary of State says voter registration for the November election could reach a record high.
Small business groups in California are some of the leading opponents of Governor Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative. But the vast majority of California small businesses make less than the $250,000 a year income that would be subject to Prop 30.
This special celebrates beloved television icon and entertainment pioneer Ellen DeGeneres, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., some of the biggest names in comedy salute the 15th recipient of the humor prize.
The city of San Diego will have budget surpluses over the next five fiscal years, but some uncertainties cloud the picture, according to a report to be presented tomorrow to the City Council's Budget Committee.
Fifty sirens will sound in the communities around the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Wednesday as part of an annual test, plant operators announced today.
The deadline to register to vote and mail in absentee ballots is fast approaching. The Friday before an election is the last possible day to apply for an absentee ballot. Each battalion in the Marine Corps has a voting representative. The voting officer’s job is to ensure Marines know how to vote and have the opportunity to do so.
Pouncing with gusto, Obama gave Romney little quarter over the GOP rival's repeated criticism that the U.S. Navy is too small and has fewer ships than it did in 1916. "Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets," Obama said, painting Romney as out of touch and arguing the nature of America's military has changed. "We have these things called 'aircraft carriers,' and planes land on them."