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  • 2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case

    2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case
    This post has been updated. See below for details. SACRAMENTO — When a federal grand jury convenes in Los Angeles early next month as part of an investigation involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), at least two other lawmakers will be...
  • Ex-employee accuses lobbying firm of directing illegal contributions

    SACRAMENTO — A lawsuit filed Christmas Eve alleges that a prominent California lobbying firm sought influence by directing illegal contributions to dozens of politicians — including nearly a third of the Legislature. The suit charges that...
  • Governor, lawmakers offer condolences after Gatto's father is killed

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers from both parties offered condolences and support Thursday to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), whose father was found shot to death in a family home last night. Brown said in a brief statement that...
  • The gloves come off for chefs: 5 must-read local headlines

    The gloves come off for chefs: 5 must-read local headlines
    That was fast. Less than three months after a state law requiring chefs and bartenders to wear gloves took effect, one of its sponsors wants a do-over. Assemblyman Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) has introduced emergency legislation to replace the...
  • Calderon indictment could affect other races, supermajority

    SACRAMENTO -- The indictments against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and former Assemblyman Tom Calderon on Friday initially drew a muted response from colleagues in the Legislature who huddled behind closed doors to decide what to do. The Senate...
  • Calderon name may lose its luster in state politics

    Calderon name may lose its luster in state politics
    SACRAMENTO — The indictments against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and former Assemblyman Tom Calderon struck a severe blow to a political family that has held sway from the Capitol to the San Gabriel Valley for three decades — and hoped to...
  • Fraud, bribery cases won't affect state elections much, analysts say

    SACRAMENTO — For a while it looked like the state Legislature was shedding its reputation as a political punching bag, its ratings in public opinion polls climbing out of the cellar as the budget crisis eased and the economy began to recover. Then...
  • Former state Sen. Charles Calderon to run for L.A. judgeship

    Former state Sen. Charles Calderon to run for L.A. judgeship
    SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Charles Calderon, a Democrat from Whittier, has filed papers to become a candidate for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge. Calderon submitted a declaration of intent to run for Office Number 48, the seat of...
  • Montebello school board member Marcella Calderon dies of cancer

     
    Montebello school board member Marcella Calderon has died. She belonged to a politically prominent family and helped found a firm with her husband that helped elect scores of local office holders in Southern California....
  • Chief justice: 'It's been a hammer over my head for the last year'

     
    Several weeks after Tani Cantil-Sakauye took the oath as California's 28th chief justice on Jan. 3, 2011, Assemblyman Charles Calderon (D-Whittier) introduced a bill to strip the state Judicial Council, which she heads, of much of its power to run......
  • California's chief justice loses round over Judicial Council power

     
    The state’s top judge lost a political battle Monday when the state Assembly voted to shift key budget decisions from the state Judicial Council that she heads to local trial courts, some of which have complained about the panel’s handling.......