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  • Democrats and Republicans in Sacramento spar over anti-BDS bill

    By Jared Sichel

    March 30, 2016 | 2:04 pm

    For nearly three months, an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) bill authored by Republican Assemblyman Travis Allen (Huntington Beach) has been sitting in limbo in the Democratic-controlled state legislature while he accumulated bipartisan support for what could become...

  • Hollywood accounting

    September 2, 2014 | 1:47 pm

    We’re making major motion pictures, baby!

    And TV shows too! That’s right, my fellow California taxpayers. You and I are now major investors in film and television productions. Our agent—or I should say our 120 agents in the state legislature—cut a five-year deal last week putting...

  • Circumcision fight moves to California State Legislature

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 15, 2011 | 11:59 am

    On Tuesday, Congressman Brad Sherman announced he is preparing to introduce a bill in congress to prevent municipalities nationwide from enacting laws banning male circumcision.

    Today, The Journal has learned, California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D - Burbank/Glendale/Silver...

  • VIDEO: Jewish Americans for Obama

    September 30, 2008 | 5:04 am

    Jewish friends, colleagues and supporters from Chicago say Barack Obama’s Yiddishe neshumah—Jewish soul—makes him the right candidate.  Official campaign video.

  • Honey, I Want a Divorce

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    November 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    On Nov. 27, Jeff Brain, president of Valley VOTE, will be a very happy man. That's the day he gets to turn in the more than 195,000 signatures that will start the ball rolling on the San Fernando Valley seceding from the city of Los Angeles.

    Rumblings of separatism have been heard...