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Ethics

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  • Barbara Ehrenreich faces the mystical in 'Living With a Wild God'

     Barbara Ehrenreich faces the mystical in 'Living With a Wild God'
    Barbara Ehrenreich never meant to write a memoir. "It seems very self-involved," she says by phone from her home in Arlington, Va. "I have anxiety about it." That anxiety is heightened at the moment because her new book, "Living With a Wild God: A...
  • Is the Legislature rotten to its core?

     Is the Legislature rotten to its core?
    Now that the California Senate has voted to suspend three of its members, all accused or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, legislators hope the issue will quickly vanish. And that's precisely the problem with this action. Giving three senators a "time...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout: Leading men, class acts

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout: Leading men, class acts
    In those heady days when Barry Bonds was hitting a home run just about every day, visitors would flock to the clubhouse of the San Francisco Giants. You would turn to the right for Bonds, for his entourage, for his oversized lounge chair, and for the...
  • Former Assemblyman Jeff Miller fined for accepting improper gift

    Former Assemblyman Jeff Miller fined for accepting improper gift
    SACRAMENTO -- Former state Assemblyman Jeff Miller (R-Corona) has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improperly accepting a gift of two tickets, arranged by a lobbyist, to a San Francisco 49ers football game. The fine is continuing fallout from the state...
  • Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel

    Ethics report could help NASA weigh risks of long-term space travel
    As NASA plans to send astronauts to an asteroid or even to Mars in the coming decades -- missions that could last well beyond 30 days -- they’re grappling with an ethical dilemma. How do they handle decisions on long-distance space exploration...
  • Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money

    Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money
    What a fantastically ironic coincidence that on the same day the Supreme Court struck down a law limiting campaign contributions because money does not automatically corrupt politicians, we received news of the death of Charles Keating, the very poster...
  • Some actions are beyond right and wrong

    Some actions are beyond right and wrong
    A refresher course in avoiding illegal corruption is being planned for state senators and their staffs. That can't hurt. But it's unlikely to clean up any dirty legislators. Illegal corruption is not a redundancy. There's also legal corruption....
  • Gov. Brown signs bill to increase ethics, tax agencies' audit power

    Gov. Brown signs bill to increase ethics, tax agencies' audit power
    SACRAMENTO -- California's ethics and tax agencies now have more power to conduct campaign finance investigations under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday. The law gives the Fair Political Practices Commission and the Franchise Tax Board the...
  • Letters: Learning isn't always comfortable

    Re "Warning: This editorial may upset you," Editorial, March 31 The Times' editorial on an effort at UC Santa Barbara to have professors put "trigger warnings" on their course syllabi when lecture material may cause some distress reminded me of a...
  • Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up

    Leland Yee falls, and California secretary of state candidates rise up
    Thanks to state Sen. Leland Yee’s alleged attempts to broker illegal gun deals for campaign contributions, candidates for California’s secretary of state are suddenly getting a lot of attention and news coverage. Yee is out of the race,...
  • Iranians celebrate ancient Festival of Fire

    Iranians celebrate ancient  Festival of Fire
    TEHRAN — Fireworks crackled on the streets at dusk Tuesday as many Iranians celebrated the pre-Islamic festival of Chaharshanbe Suri, sometimes referred to as the Festival of Fire. The celebration, which marks the run-up to Nowruz, theĀ  new year...