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Ethics

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  • How I Made It: Noel Massie

    How I Made It: Noel Massie
    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...
  • Letters: On Stephen Glass, a losing argument

    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...
  • Car dealer fined $22,500 over his handling of L.A. campaign signs

    Car dealer fined $22,500 over his handling of L.A. campaign signs
    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....
  • Lawmaker seeks ban on fundraisers in lobbyists' homes

    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...
  • State Senate panel reviews ethics, campaign laws

    State Senate panel reviews ethics, campaign laws
    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...
  • Gov. Brown, Newsom to get warning letters from ethics agency

    Gov. Brown, Newsom to get warning letters from ethics agency
    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...
  • When lawyers go bad

    When lawyers go bad
    Last month the California Supreme Court denied disgraced journalist and serial confabulist Stephen Glass admission to the state bar. That decision has drawn attention to a topic that usually commands very little: what it takes, ethically speaking, to be a...
  • California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws

    California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws
    SACRAMENTO -- With the state Legislature being rocked by scandal after scandal, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to come up with recommended changes in state ethics and campaign laws, officials announced Monday. The Senate...
  • Donor who broke campaign finance law in 2010 faces $45,000 penalty

    A San Fernando Valley businessman who admitted to illegally reimbursing campaign contributors during the 2011 municipal election faces a $45,000 fine from the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission. Juan Carlos Jaramillo, 52, has already agreed to pay the...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • Brown, Newsom among state officials who got improper contributions

    Brown, Newsom among state officials who got improper contributions
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 elected officials being notified by state ethics authorities that contributions they received from a lobbyist were improper. Lobbyists are not permitted to donate to, or...