Online Voter Registration Launches in California

Voters whose signatures are on file with the California Department of Motor Vehicles can submit voter registration forms electronically.

California’s voters have until Oct. 22 to register for the November presidential election, and now it is easier to do so.

Voters whose signatures are already on file with the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles can submit their voter registration forms to county elections offices electronically by visiting

State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, who authored the measure, said it comes in stark contrast to controversial voter ID laws in Pennsylvania and Ohio, among other states, that are aimed at reducing fraud, according to their proponents.

Andy Williams dies at age 84

Singer Andy Williams died Tuesday night after a year-long fight with bladder cancer according to a representative from the public relations firm, The Shefrin Company.

The smooth-voiced crooner died at his home in Branson, Mo, after a year-long fight with bladder cancer.

This year, 2012, marked the singer’s 75th year in show business. Williams has been awarded 17 gold and three platinum records, and has won three Emmy Awards for his television work.

Imperial Valley Supports Lofton In The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Justin Lofton’s No. 6 Eddie Sharp Racing (ESR) Chevrolet will have a new look this weekend as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) takes on Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Lofton will have The Imperial Valley Full Plate Group as the primary sponsor on his Silverado as a group of business owners and neighbors from Southern California come together to sponsor the championship contender.

Final Components of California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed into Law

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the final parts of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights have been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

“California has been the epicenter of the foreclosure and mortgage crisis,” said Attorney General Harris. “The Homeowner Bill of Rights will provide basic fairness and transparency for homeowners, and improve the mortgage process for everyone.”

The Governor signed: