Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times

Christine Mai-Duc

Los Angeles Times

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Past articles by Christine:

California Rep. Katie Porter outraises other vulnerable House Democrats with $1-million haul

Orange County Rep. Katie Porter (D-Irvine) was one of several House Democrats from California reporting healthy fundraising hauls in the second quarter. → Read More

Rain returns to Southern California and another storm is coming Tuesday

Rain soaked Southern California on Sunday and brought hail to the Bay Area and snow in the Sierra. → Read More

Nazi imagery posted from O.C. teens’ party stirs soul-searching by local officials

Newport Mesa Unified School District officials and local leaders were grappling Monday with how to respond to images from a party of teens gathered around a swastika and making a Nazi salute. They condemned the actions but also urged the community to use the moment to learn. → Read More

Newport Beach students seen on social media in Nazi salute around makeshift swastika; school officials condemn action

Newport Beach school officials on Sunday said they are investigating images posted on social media appearing to show a group of partying students — arms outstretched in a Nazi salute — gathered around red plastic cups arranged in the form of a swastika. → Read More

Coroner’s officials responding to possible suicide at Beverly Center

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the Beverly Center and later determined it was an apparent suicide. → Read More

Coroner’s officials responding to possible suicide at Beverly Center

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the Beverly Center and later determined it was an apparent suicide. → Read More

During Kamala Harris' tenure as attorney general, harassment and retaliation claims led to $1 million in settlements

The California Department of Justice disclosed additional settlements with employees who alleged they were sexually harassed or retaliated against by co-workers during Kamala Harris' time as attorney general. → Read More

Sacramento police break up confrontation outside Tea Party’s ‘Build the Wall’ dinner

Sacramento police broke up a fracas outside a Tea Party "Build the Wall" dinner on Saturday evening downtown. The confrontation ignited between Trump supporters and protesters. → Read More

Federal officials seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine in Port Hueneme

A joint operation between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection led to the seizure of more than 220 pounds of cocaine, the biggest stash in more than two decades. → Read More

California Democrats aim to send Trump a message with State of the Union guests

Many in California’s newly expanded delegation of House Democrats are using their invites to cement the state’s place in the resistance. → Read More

California Democrats back teachers in LAUSD strike, but encourage a swift end to the walkout

As the LAUSD strike began Monday, Democrats from across California said they supported UTLA and L.A. teachers. → Read More

William Alfred Newsom III, retired judge and father of Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, dies at 84

William Newsom, a retired state appellate court justice and father of Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, died Wednesday morning at his home in San Francisco. He was 84 → Read More

House candidates make their final push across California

Photos of House candidates making their final push across California before the Nov. 6. midterm election. → Read More

It's a campaign frenzy as House candidates make their final dash across Central Valley and Southern California

Democratic and GOP hopefuls make their closing pitches in California's most hotly contested races, which could help determine control of the House on Tuesday. → Read More

These are the billionaires hoping to influence elections that will determine control of Congress

One is the world's richest person, another has been described as a "chain-smoker who often dresses without socks," and yet another has changed parties twice. These are the top 12 political donors of 2018, based on total personal contributions they made to candidates, committees and outside groups. → Read More

Asian Americans hold the key to victory in this Orange County district, and Democrat Gil Cisneros knows it

Democrat Gil Cisneros is running what he calls an unprecedented effort to mobilize and turn out Asian American voters in the 39th District, a majority-minority district with a large Latino population. → Read More

Will Orange County turn blue on election day? It's the mission of two former Republicans

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's first strong challenger in 30 years is a former longtime Republican, Harley Rouda. In retiring Ed Royce's district, the race is also between a Republican and a former one. → Read More

Woman who accused Democratic House candidate of harassment says it was a 'misunderstanding'

With the Kavanaugh hearings reigniting a national conversation about sexual misconduct, Democrat Gil Cisneros has had to walk a fine line battling an accusation that he sexually harassed a fellow Democrat, who recanted her claim Monday. → Read More

Embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter leads in reelection fight despite legal troubles, poll finds

Duncan Hunter leads Ammar Campa-Najjar in the closely watched 50th Congressional District race, according to a recent Monmouth University poll. → Read More

Obama calls on California to rise up against ‘anger and division’ of Trump and GOP

Former President Obama called on voters to elect Democrats in seven of California's most competitive U.S. House races, denouncing President Trump and his GOP allies at an Anaheim rally. → Read More