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  • Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials

    Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials
    SAN DIEGO -- Attorney Gloria Allred, who filed the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, said Tuesday the case should be a warning to other elected officials nationwide not to harass their employees. Allred made...
  • Lobbyist Kevin Sloat 'regrets' improper campaign contributions

    SACRAMENTO -- Breaking his silence after admitting his firm made improper payments to approximately 40 elected officials, lobbyist Kevin Sloat said Monday that the company has put new controls in place to prevent future violations. In an agreement...
  • Brown, Newsom among state officials who got improper contributions

    Brown, Newsom among state officials who got improper contributions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 elected officials being notified by state ethics authorities that contributions they received from a lobbyist were improper. Lobbyists are not permitted to donate to, or...
  • L.A. city leaders unsatisfied with audit of DWP-funded nonprofits

    L.A. city leaders unsatisfied with audit of DWP-funded nonprofits
    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power union leader Brian D'Arcy's effort to "clear the air" and explain what happened to more than $40 million in ratepayer money paid to two nonprofits has failed to convince city leaders calling for full accounting of...
  • Lawmakers warned, lobbyist faces fines over unreported fundraising

    Lawmakers warned, lobbyist faces fines over unreported fundraising
    SACRAMENTO — A prominent lobbying firm in Sacramento faces fines for failing to report fund-raising expenses that benefited about 40 state legislators and other officials, according to Capitol sources. The firm, Sloat Higgins Jensen and...
  • Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson

    Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson
    Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
  • In La Habra Heights, llama poop leads to civic enragement

    In La Habra Heights, llama poop leads to civic enragement
    The problems in La Habra Heights started with llama poop. Phil and Aida Lough were so convinced their eco-friendly fertilizer — Llama Brew — was their ticket to success that they tried to entice investors on ABC's reality show, "The Shark...
  • Man run over by Long Beach city trash truck in critical condition

    Man run over by Long Beach city trash truck in critical condition
    A man who was run over by a Long Beach trash truck while lying on the beach Tuesday remains in critical but stable condition, city officials said. The man, who has not been identified, was struck about 9 a.m. on the beach between 54th and 55th places by...
  • Controller seeks pay data from all California public schools

    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Web and shared with the public. Chiang has said that...
  • State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public

    State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public
    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Internet and shared with the public. Chiang has said...
  • Roderick Wright was wrong

    Roderick Wright was wrong
    I wasn't in the courtroom, but the verdict last week in the felony trial of state Sen. Roderick Wright makes sense to me. It took the jury less than three days to find Wright guilty of lying about where he lived during his run for state Senate in 2008,...