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  • California commission headed to court over Arizona nonprofit

     
    California's campaign finance watchdog is going to court Thursday in pursuit of more information about the $11-million donation from an Arizona nonprofit. The Fair Political Practices Commission is seeking a wide range of records, including text...
  • Keep secret Arizona money out of California politics

    Keep secret Arizona money out of California politics
    SACRAMENTO — Let's see. Maybe: "Money Launderers for Campaign Finance Reform." No, that probably wouldn't sell. Could try: "Tax Exempt Fat Cats Against Higher Taxes for School Kids." Nope. That one doesn't have the right ring, either. There's...
  • Decision on Arizona group postponed until Thursday

     
    Don't touch that dial -- California's campaign finance watchdog won't decide until Thursday morning whether it will seek the identity of donors behind a controversial Arizona nonprofit. The delay will allow the Arizona group, Americans for Responsible...
  • Campaign finance watchdog may sue Arizona group

     
    California's campaign finance watchdog plans to decide on Wednesday whether to sue a mysterious Arizona nonprofit that pumped $11 million into two California initiative campaigns last week. The legal action could become a test of a new state regulation...
  • More Americans to increase donations, and not for the tax deduction

    More Americans to increase donations, and not for the tax deduction
    The do-gooding spirit is thriving in the U.S., with 81% of Americans planning to maintain or boost their donations this year, according to a new report. That’s nine percentage points higher than 2011 and 18 points above 2010, according to...
  • New college program targets students with grit, not high test scores

     
    A new college program that will primarily select students by personal characteristics -– grit, resiliency and motivation –- rather than test scores began accepting applications this week for campuses in California and Colorado. Portmont...
  • China media: Quiet on Communist Party Congress, gaga for U.S. election

     
    If you picked up a Chinese newspaper in the past week, here's a smattering of the details you could have learned about the U.S. presidential campaign: Mitt Romney might be tanning himself in a bid to appeal to minorities; at 7-Eleven convenience stores,...
  • Jerry Brown to secret donors: 'Take your mask off'

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown took aim Friday afternoon at the secret donors behind an $11-million contribution to a campaign fund working against his tax measure on the November ballot....
  • Gates-funded advocacy group to shut down

     
    The Gates Foundation, the nation’s most influential education-policy organization, has quietly ended financial support for a locally based national group formed to push for favored reforms, including an overhaul of teacher evaluations. Communities...
  • A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans

    A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans
    Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
  • Review: 'The Warrior's Heart' gives a Navy SEAL's life lessons

     Review: 'The Warrior's Heart' gives a Navy SEAL's life lessons
    -------------------- The Warrior's Heart A memoir By Eric Greitens Houghton Mifflin, 288 pp.: $16.99, for ages 12 and up -------------------- Eric Greitens came from the humblest of beginnings to become a Rhodes scholar, a national boxing champion, a...