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  • Yee wanted campaign cash from gun conspiracy, feds say

    Yee wanted campaign cash from gun conspiracy, feds say
    SACRAMENTO -- The history of politics is littered with unorthodox and illegal schemes to raise campaign cash, but the method allegedly used by Sen. Leland Yee stands apart. A criminal complaint released Wednesday says the San Francisco Democrat wanted...
  • Another FBI inquiry hits California's Capitol with probe of Leland Yee

    Another FBI inquiry hits California's Capitol with probe of Leland Yee
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. SACRAMENTO -- For the second time in less than a year, agents are searching a Capitol office as part of a federal investigation. Last year it was Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) who was targeted in...
  • Sen. Leland Yee's arrest shakes up race for secretary of state

    Sen. Leland Yee's arrest shakes up race for secretary of state
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. SACRAMENTO -- The arrest Wednesday of state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) has shaken up the ongoing contest for California secretary of state, in which Yee was one of the top-funded candidates. Yee...
  • Sen. Yee charged with trafficking firearms in sweeping FBI probe

    Sen. Yee charged with trafficking firearms in sweeping FBI probe
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was charged Wednesday with conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms, part of a sweeping public corruption case outlined by federal prosecutors. The...
  • Central Basin's secret $2.7-million fund broke law, report says

    The troubled Central Basin Municipal Water District violated the state’s open meeting laws when it created a $2.7-million fund in virtual secrecy, an investigation by the agency’s attorneys concluded. The fund, created for a groundwater...
  • Central Basin water district violated law, agency lawyers say

    Central Basin water district violated law, agency lawyers say
    The troubled Central Basin Municipal Water District violated the state's open-meeting laws when it created a $2.7-million fund in virtual secrecy, an investigation by the agency's attorneys concluded. The fund, created for a groundwater storage project,...
  • Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill

    Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill
    SACRAMENTO – Republican state Senators on Monday blocked a bill that would require more disclosure of those who contribute money through nonprofit groups to affect California elections, the first legislative setback for Democrats since they lost...
  • In Sacramento, it's the no-more-supermajority blues

     In Sacramento, it's the no-more-supermajority blues
    A California bill to require the disclosure of so-called dark money — campaign expenditures funneled through nonprofit organizations to hide donors' identities — became the first casualty of the Democrats' losing their supermajority in the...
  • Secretary of State candidates make their case in early L.A. forum

    Secretary of State candidates make their case in early L.A. forum
    Meeting in Los Angeles Monday night, all six announced candidates for California secretary of state offered their sometimes-contrasting views of the job each hopes to win in this year's elections. Co-hosted by theĀ  ACLU of Southern California, the...
  • California Sen. Ron Calderon flooded with gifts while facing FBI probe

    California Sen. Ron Calderon flooded with gifts while facing FBI probe
    SACRAMENTO -- While under investigation for allegedly taking bribes last year, state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) openly accepted $6,827 in legal gifts, including concert and fight tickets, expensive meals and travel from special interests,...
  • Facing charges, Sen. Ronald Calderon takes paid leave of absence

    Facing charges, Sen. Ronald Calderon takes paid leave of absence
    SACRAMENTO –State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon said Sunday that he was taking a paid leave of absence while he fights federal corruptions charges, costing the Senate Democrats their supermajority and potentially affecting their ability to pass some of...