| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:52 AM
SACRAMENTO – State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) is “deeply concerned” about allegations of bribe-taking against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) contained in an FBI affidavit reported Wednesday by the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State Assemblywoman Christina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) called Friday for state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) to resign after a cable TV network reported allegations that he accepted $40,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent as...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to traffic, and motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have expressed approval of the single-tower suspension span's elegant beauty.
But then there are these facts: The project was...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:47 PM
SACRAMENTO — Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Wednesday that embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) should be temporarily removed as chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee while he faces a federal...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:29 PM
SACRAMENTO — In politics, there's sleaze that can send a slimeball to prison. There also is legal bribery. Lots of it.
"Campaign contributions provide a fig leaf for legalized bribery," says campaign finance expert Robert Stern, who helped write...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:30 PM
SACRAMENTO -- In a rare break from silence, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) on Friday criticized another lawmaker for repeatedly calling on him to resign in the face of an FBI investigation into corruption in the Capitol.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:05 PM
SACRAMENTO — Lots of gun rumblings. The blood keeps spilling. And the carnage spreads.
Start with the LAX shootings.
The gun used by the government-hater to kill a checkpoint screener and wound three others? It was the type of firearm that would...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:28 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, who is under investigation by the FBI for alleged bribe-taking, on Tuesday was temporarily stripped of all of his legislative committee assignments pending the outcome of the probe.
The Senate Rules Committee voted...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:24 PM
SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of his legislative committee assignments Tuesday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into allegations that he took $88,000 in bribes.
Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, also lost a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:06 PM
SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, who is being investigated by the FBI on suspicion that he accepted bribes, accused federal authorities Wednesday of trying to smear him for refusing to wear a wire in a sting operation against two other...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:41 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Thursday that he is not under federal investigation, in response to allegations lobbed by embattled Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello).
Calderon, who is the subject of a federal...