| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A day after going on a leave of absence, Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) was replaced Wednesday as the chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee by Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana).
Wright was removed as chairman after a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Home prices nationally posted their best year since 2005, but signs are growing that the housing rebound has stalled.
Prices in the 20 largest metro areas have dropped slightly for two months in a row, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index, a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:38 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The state ethics agency on Tuesday made public a warning letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, 10 days after it was provided to the chief executive as a caution for accepting improper contributions from a lobbyist.
The state Fair Political Practices...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:01 PM
SACRAMENTO — California's political ethics agency signed off Thursday on a $133,500 fine for a lobbyist who made improper campaign contributions to elected officials, but the attorney whose lawsuit triggered the investigation is not satisfied.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:42 AM
The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain-dead after a complicated surgery that involved removing her tonsils, insisted in a Facebook post this week that her daughter has improved physically, but that it continues to...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:30 PM
The Lakers and Sacramento Kings played each other Friday at Staples Center. No better time to ponder lottery percentages.
The Lakers have the worst record in the Western Conference, the Kings are the West's second-worst, and they'll both be in...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Leah Remini is opening up further about her controversial decision to leave the Church of Scientology, calling herself a "hypocrite" for staying with the organization and saying everything the church taught her was "a lie."
The "King of Queens" alum...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:04 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel was briefed behind closed doors Monday by an independent counsel on his investigation into misconduct allegations involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello).
The briefing was called by Sen....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:24 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) should be removed from office if his felony convictions are upheld on appeal, according to Sen. Richard Roth (D-Riverside), chairman of the Senate’s ethics committee.
A jury on Tuesday found...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:15 PM
SACRAMENTO — Although state Sen. Roderick D. Wright won't be sentenced on his felony convictions until March, judgment day from the Democrat's peers in the Legislature may be imminent.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:53 PM
In an ambitious act of reinvention, Penguin has announced that it will reissue, in new translations, all 75 of Georges Simenon’s Inspector Maigret mysteries -- some of the bleakest, and best, works ever produced in the genre. The first two are out...