Ron Calderon

How do we deal with allegedly misbehaving legislators like Raul Bocanegra?

How do we deal with allegedly misbehaving legislators like Raul Bocanegra?

Should three state lawmakers under a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations — Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, Assemblyman Devon Mathis and state Sen. Tony Mendoza — resign from the Legislature?

Some people are calling for just that, saying that the accusations of sexual misconduct and harassment lodged against the three are so serious they can’t effectively do their job. On Monday, Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) pledged to resign, but not until September, shortly before his term expires. His announcement came just hours before the Los Angeles Times broke the news that...

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