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  • Opening statements made in Sen. Rod Wright's voter fraud trial

    Opening statements made in Sen. Rod Wright's voter fraud trial
    State Sen. Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) deliberately misled voters and broke the law when he took steps to run for an Inglewood-area seat several years ago, a Los Angeles County prosecutor said Thursday during opening statements in Wright's perjury and voter fraud trial.
  • Senator misled voters during run for district seat, prosecutors say

    Senator misled voters during run for district seat, prosecutors say
    State Sen. Roderick D. Wright deliberately misled voters and broke the law when he took steps to run for an Inglewood-area seat several years ago, a Los Angeles County prosecutor said Thursday. He spoke during opening statements in Wright's trial on...

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally, who...

    Services for Mervyn Dymally set for Oct. 17

     Services for Mervyn Dymally set for Oct. 17
    Services will be held Oct. 17 for former state lieutenant governor and lawmaker Mervyn M. Dymally. Dymally, who blazed trails for generations of African American officeholders, died Sunday at 86. A viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Holy...

    Skelton: Democrats looking to flex muscles in Capitol

     
    The word of the moment in Sacramento is "overreach." Political observers are watching to see what Democrats will do with their new two-thirds majority in the Legislature, and if they'll trigger a backlash from voters by pushing too much, too...