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Charles M. Calderon

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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Legislative candidates hope to capitalize on corruption issue

    Legislative candidates hope to capitalize on corruption issue
    A trio of Democratic lawmakers, suspended from their posts and facing possible jail time on criminal charges, are star attractions in legislative races across California even though they're not running for reelection. Republicans are using the...
  • 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.......