RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Ron Calderon

A collection of news and information related to Ron Calderon published by this site and its partners.

Top Ron Calderon Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • State Senate suspends three lawmakers accused of crimes

    State Senate suspends three lawmakers accused of crimes
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate voted Friday to suspend three Democratic lawmakers, all accused of criminal wrongdoing, from office with pay. The vote comes two days after Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco was charged by federal authorities with...
  • A guide to Leland Yee corruption scandal: 'Shrimp Boy' to guns

    The corruption case involving State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) has been described as one of the most colorful in recent history. Here are some key questions and answers in the legal and political drama: What is Yee accused of doing? An...
  • State Senate to vote on suspending three lawmakers accused of crimes

    State Senate to vote on suspending three lawmakers accused of crimes
    SACRAMENTO --  The state Senate on Friday is expected to consider a vote to suspend Democratic state Sens. Leland Yee, Roderick Wright and Ronald Calderon from office with pay, two days after Yee was charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to...
  • Sacramento's sickness: A pervasive pay-to-play culture

     Sacramento's sickness: A pervasive pay-to-play culture
    If it is true that state Sen. Leland Yee consorted with criminals and did them political favors in return for campaign cash, it is indeed "sickening," as Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said. But this newest scandal, along with the indictment...
  • California lawmakers prepare to suspend Sen. Leland Yee

    California lawmakers prepare to suspend Sen. Leland Yee
    SACRAMENTO— Stung by scandals that threaten to put three of their own behind bars, state lawmakers were preparing Thursday to suspend Sen. Leland Yee, who was arrested a day earlier on charges of corruption and conspiracy to traffic in guns....
  • Senate GOP leader submits resolution to suspend state Sen. Yee

    SACRAMENTO — Senate Republican leader Robert Huff of Diamond Bar said Thursday he has introduced a resolution calling for the immediate suspension of Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) a day after Yee was arrested by the FBI on public corruption...
  • Sting like a bee -- the feds' tricky enforcement tool

    Sting like a bee -- the feds' tricky enforcement tool
    Seems like there are more stings in the headlines lately than there are on a kid who steps on a moon jellyfish. San Francisco’s Leland Yee, the Democratic state senator whose fellow Democrats want to put an “ex” in front of that...
  • State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting

    State Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges in FBI sting
    SAN FRANCISCO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a prominent figure in California's Democratic legislative majority, was arrested in a federal corruption investigation Wednesday along with an ostentatious gangster known as "Shrimp Boy" — who insisted...
  • California lawmakers grim, angry after arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee

    California lawmakers grim, angry after arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee
    SACRAMENTO -- A group of schoolchildren chattered excitedly Thursday during a field trip to the state Capitol as state Sen. Ed Hernandez stood nearby in the rotunda, looking grim and sipping coffee from a paper cup. The Democratic lawmaker from West...
  • For Democrats, politicians in handcuffs point to image problems

    For Democrats, politicians in handcuffs point to image problems
    Americans have low—exceedingly low—opinions about government. It’s supposed to stay out of their hair until needed, at which point it’s supposed to solve problems instantly. For the full range of American needs, government is...
  • Yee's arrest another blow against Democrats' hold on Senate

    Yee's arrest another blow against Democrats' hold on Senate
    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Leland Yee, a child psychologist and veteran lawmaker, was a visible member of the Capitol's Democratic majority who most recently has done much of his work out of the spotlight. He focused on issues involving mental...