| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON – The House Ethics Committee announced Thursday that it has extended a preliminary probe into unspecified allegations against Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-ranking House Republican who recently delivered her party’s...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — California’s judicial branch is considering a proposal to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts of America on the grounds that the group discriminates against gays.
An ethics advisory committee to the...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The sci-fi spectacle “Ender's Game” is available on home video Tuesday, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive first look […]...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Noel Massie is president of United Parcel Service's Southern California District, which has 20,000 employees and serves 144,000 customers in the area that includes the Southland, Hawaii and the southern tip of Nevada. On top of being...
| Feb 14, 2014
Re "When lawyers go bad," Opinion, Feb. 11
Yale law student Jane Chong needs to go back to class if she thinks that disgraced former journalist Stephen Glass should be granted a law license in California because current unethical members of the bar...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Thursday imposed a $22,500 fine on a Los Angeles car dealer who failed to disclose that he had paid for two large signs backing former City Atty. Carmen Trutanich during last year's election campaign....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Early on a recent evening on the edge of Beverly Hills, Brazilian filmmaker José Padilha was breaking into song. Seated […]...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Responding to the fallout over a six-figure ethics violation fine for one of Sacramento's top lobbyists, Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) is proposing a measure that would prohibit lobbyists from hosting fundraisers at their...