Freemont Teen Wows Obama at Science Fair

By Gina Martinez California News Service Washington – A Fremont eighth-grader’s science project earned her a trip to the White House this week, where she got to present her novel vision-enhancing invention to President Obama and science dignitaries from across the country. Jessika Baral was one of 100 students selected to display her discovery at a […]

States with highest gas prices back Obama

By Yousur Alhlou Washington — There is a curious relationship between a state’s gas prices and presidential politics. The higher the price of gasoline, the higher President Obama’s prospects of winning that state. Obama’s electoral map to victory bears a remarkable resemblance to a map of the nation’s highest gas prices. California, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and New York – […]

Why California may play key role in GOP race

By Yousur Alhlou Washington – Super Tuesday’s split decision gives California a rare opportunity to play a decisive role in determining the outcome of the Republican presidential contest. The failure of any candidate to take command of the campaign makes it increasingly likely that the state’s June 5 primary and its 172 delegates will be fiercely contested. […]

Report shows who’s who among top political donors

Washington — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to assist President Obama’s re-election. On the Republican side, former Univision CEO Jerry Perenchio has donated $2 million to elect Republicans and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has been a […]

Affluent Californians send huge donations to Obama, Romney

WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to help President Barack Obama get re-elected. Katzenberg donated $2 million to Obama’s political action committee in 2011, the single largest donation to the president. Spielberg contributed $100,000. […]

Affluent Californians send huge donations to Obama, Romney

By Yousur Alhlou WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to help President Barack Obama get re-elected. Katzenberg donated $2 million to Obama’s political action committee in 2011, the single largest donation to the president. […]

Super PAC cash: Fed release shows California Dollars fill presidential candidate coffers

By Jessica Philipps WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to assist President Barack Obama’s re-election. On the Republican side, former Univision CEO Jerry Perenchio has donated $2 million to elect Republicans and PayPal co-founder […]