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Charles M. Calderon

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  • June 3 primary election: The Times recommends

    June 3 primary election: The Times recommends
    The Times has offered its recommendations in many of the races in the June 3 elections and has posted them at latimes.com/endorsements. We endorse selectively, and this year have focused on the county and statewide races, on judicial elections, and on the...
  • Ex-employee accuses lobbying firm of directing illegal contributions

    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

    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...
  • Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws

    Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws
    SACRAMENTO -- Countering a series of scandals, including criminal charges against two of its members, state Senate Democrats plan Thursday to propose sweeping changes to the state Political Reform Act, including stricter limits on accepting gifts and...
  • Campaign mailer photo mixup: Long Beach, San Diego, whatever

    Campaign mailer photo mixup: Long Beach, San Diego, whatever
    Doh! Imagine Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal’s surprise when she received one of her own campaign mailers only to discover the photo on it was not her longtime home of Long Beach, where she wants to be mayor, but a picture of San Diego. The...
  • Sen. Calderon's lawyer says he's done nothing wrong, claims 'setup'

    Sen. Calderon's lawyer says he's done nothing wrong, claims 'setup'
    A lawyer for California state Sen. Ron Calderon, whose office was searched by federal authorities on Tuesday, is denying that his client has done anything wrong. “The only one so far who has done anything improper is the government,” said...
  • Feds subpoena records at Central Basin Water District

    Feds subpoena records at Central Basin Water District
    Federal prosecutors have served a subpoena for contracts, emails and other documents from the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ron Calderon. Law enforcement sources on Friday confirmed...
  • U.S. probe of Central Basin linked to Calderon brother, sources say

    A subpoena from federal prosecutors has been served at the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which has come under scrutiny amid an FBI probe of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Law enforcement sources confirmed issuing the subpoena,...
  • 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.......