| 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 18, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Talk about a Holy War.
Paramount has taken the unusual step of issuing a press release debunking a survey and a resultant Variety story about the faith-based community’s skepticism for the studio’s upcoming tentpole “Noah.” In...
| 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....
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — With the state Legislature rocked by multiple scandals, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to examine the state's decades-old ethics and campaign laws.
The Senate Ethics Working Group was formed by Senate...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 officials receiving warning letters from the state ethics agency after their campaigns received improper contributions from a lobbying firm, representatives said Friday.
A firm headed...