| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Dennis V. Arriola, the son of Mexican immigrants who first settled in a trailer home in Compton, has been named chief executive of Southern California Gas Co.
The 53-year-old becomes the company's first Latino chief executive, taking the helm of the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:17 PM
SACRAMENTO —Two days after a jury found him guilty on eight felony counts of voter fraud and perjury, state Sen. Roderick Wright introduced a bill that would allow some nonviolent felony convictions to be converted to misdemeanors.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:49 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Three days after a jury found him guilty of eight felony counts, state Sen. Roderick Wright reported Friday that political supporters have helped him raise $248,000 for his legal defense fund.
On Tuesday, a Los Angeles jury found Wright...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:44 PM
SAN DIEGO — Just as this city is recovering from the scandal that drove Bob Filner from the mayor's office, along comes another political firestorm. But instead of sexual harassment, it involves allegations of illegal contributions flowing into...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:46 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A retired San Diego police officer and the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based election services business have been charged with conspiring to funnel more than $500,000 of illegal contributions from a Mexican businessman into San Diego...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:51 PM
SACRAMENTO — Even before the FBI raided state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon's Capitol office as part of a corruption investigation, some of his strongest supporters were already distancing themselves from the Montebello Democrat.
About six months before...
| Feb 20, 2008
Supreme Court justices on Tuesday heard a recounting of what lawyers called "the worst electricity market crisis in history." And they heard the story of how Enron Corp. and others helped create the spike in electricity prices in California and the West...