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  • Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon

    Senate Democrats block motions to suspend Sens. Wright and Calderon
    SACRAMENTO -- State Senate Democrats on Monday blocked two resolutions that would have suspended Sens. Ronald Calderon and Roderick Wright, who have taken voluntary leaves of absences pending the outcome of criminal charges they are facing. Senate...
  • California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws

    California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws
    SACRAMENTO -- With the state Legislature being rocked by scandal after scandal, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to come up with recommended changes in state ethics and campaign laws, officials announced Monday. The Senate...
  • Former state Sen. Charles Calderon to run for L.A. judgeship

    Former state Sen. Charles Calderon to run for L.A. judgeship
    SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Charles Calderon, a Democrat from Whittier, has filed papers to become a candidate for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge. Calderon submitted a declaration of intent to run for Office Number 48, the seat of...
  • Steinberg defends leaving state Sen. Wright on some committees

    Steinberg defends leaving state Sen. Wright on some committees
    SACRAMENTO -- When allegations emerged that Sen. Ronald Calderon accepted bribes in exchange for action on legislation, Senate leader Darrell Steinberg stripped him of his committee posts, even though he has not been charged with a crime. So Steinberg,...
  • California Legislature considers ethics reform bills

    California Legislature considers ethics reform bills
    SACRAMENTO — Trying to counter ethics scandals in which lawmakers stand accused of voter fraud, bribery, money laundering and other misdeeds, Democratic leaders Thursday proposed sweeping changes to state political laws aimed at restoring public...
  • California Senate Democrats acknowledge lost public trust

    SACRAMENTO -- In proposing to outlaw many gifts to lawmakers, including golf games and Lakers tickets, state Senate Democrats acknowledged Thursday that recent scandals have damaged how the public views the Legislature. “There is no question...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown endorses Bonnie Lowenthal in Long Beach mayor's race

    Gov. Jerry Brown endorses Bonnie Lowenthal in Long Beach mayor's race
    Gov. Jerry Brown waded into the Long Beach mayor’s race Monday, announcing his endorsement of Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal. With little over a month left in the mayoral primary campaign, Brown’s announcement is the latest in a string of...
  • Secretary of state candidates make their case at L.A. forum

    Secretary of state candidates make their case at L.A. forum
    From dysfunctional technology to disaffected voters, California's next top elections official is going to have his or her hands full. But all of the six men who have filed paperwork to run for secretary of state so far said at a candidates forum this...
  • Ethics panel to delay its investigation of Sen. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel will delay its investigation into Sen. Ronald S. Calderon to avoid interfering with a federal prosecution of the lawmaker on corruption charges, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. The Senate...
  • 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 the  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,...