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  • Surge in shark attacks worries Hawaii; woman bitten last week dies

    Surge in shark attacks worries Hawaii; woman bitten last week dies
    Hawaii on Thursday continued to investigate a surge in shark attacks, one day after a German tourist died after losing her right arm to a shark, the first such fatality for the islands in a decade. Yet, even as public alarm is rising, state officials...
  • Metropolitan Water District says yes to stronger ethics program

    Metropolitan Water District says yes to stronger ethics program
    The Times' editorial page on Sunday called for the Metropolitan Water District to adopt a package of ethics reforms that was on a committee agenda Monday and before the full board Tuesday. It passed. Members of the district, which is made up of 26...
  • FBI seeks records from water district in corruption probe

    FBI seeks records from water district in corruption probe
    The FBI has requested records from the Central Basin Municipal Water District related to a groundwater storage plan that was the subject of bitter, long-running legal battle in southeast Los Angeles County. Investigators are also seeking the personnel...
  • Wanted: Water district watchdogs

    Wanted: Water district watchdogs
    In June, FBI agents raided the offices of Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello and the Latino Legislative Caucus, and word was soon out that they were interested in Calderon's ties to the Central Basin Municipal Water District —...
  • Preserving Cameroon's treasures

    Preserving Cameroon's treasures
    Cameroon, located on the west coast of Africa between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, is a nation of unparalleled beauty and biological diversity. Mt. Cameroon, in the west, is one of Africa's largest volcanoes, reaching 13,255 feet; in the north of the...
  • State says delta tunnel benefits exceed costs by billions

    State says delta tunnel benefits exceed costs by billions
    The benefits of reconfiguring the way California exports water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta would substantially outweigh the costs, according to a study released Monday by the state. “This plan makes economic sense. The numbers more than...
  • L.A. Now Live: Feds probe 'income stream' of state Sen. Calderon

    L.A. Now Live: Feds probe 'income stream' of state Sen. Calderon
    Federal authorities who raided the Capitol office of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) are investigating his "income stream," a law enforcement source familiar with the case told The Times. Calderon's knack for raising campaign cash and...
  • U.S. probe of Central Basin linked to Calderon brother, sources say

    A subpoena from federal prosecutors has been served at the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Law enforcement sources confirmed issuing the subpoena,...
  • Feds subpoena records at Central Basin Water District

    Feds subpoena records at Central Basin Water District
    Federal prosecutors have served a subpoena for contracts, emails and other documents from the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ron Calderon. Law enforcement sources on Friday confirmed...
  • Water District claims contractor overcharged by $1 million

    The Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has emerged as a key player in the FBI investigation into a state senator, on Thursday sued a politically connected company for allegedly overbilling it by nearly $1 million. The lawsuit mark the...
  • California Coastal National Monument to expand in Mendocino County

    California Coastal National Monument to expand in Mendocino County
    The California Coastal National Monument would be expanded in Mendocino County, making it the first onshore addition to the site, once a bill approved by the House this week clears Congress. The expansion would add about 1,255 acres to the national...