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  • $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers

    $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers
    California officials Tuesday opened applications for a $250-million grant program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation’s largest effort of its kind, officials said. Programs linking academics, technical...
  • California should give all kids the pre-K advantage

    California should give all kids the pre-K advantage
    "Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...
  • State controller overstepped power on budget, appeals court rules

    SACRAMENTO -- A state appeals court has ruled in favor of the California Legislature in its battle with State Controller John Chiang over his 2011 decision to dock legislators’ pay after he concluded the budget they passed was not balanced. A...
  • Letters: Transitional kindergarten program makes sense

    Re "Preschool we can't afford," Editorial, Jan. 23 We were pleased the transitional kindergarten editorial recognized the vital role of early learning in preparing children for success, even though it expressed doubts about a bill to expand transitional...
  • 2 Southern Californians expected to get top Legislature posts

    SACRAMENTO — Two Southern Californians are poised to lead the state Legislature for the first time in four decades, after lawmakers put aside the geographic rivalries that typically cleave the powerful posts between north and south. San Diego...
  • Republican leader calls for Sen. Wright to resign

    Republican leader calls for Sen. Wright to resign
    SACRAMENTO -- The chairman of the Los Angeles County Republican Party called Tuesday for Sen. Roderick Wright to resign after a jury found the lawmaker guilty of eight felonies involving lying about where he lived. But Republican and Democratic...
  • Wright should leave Senate if conviction stands, ethics chief says

    Wright should leave Senate if conviction stands, ethics chief says
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) should be removed from office if his felony convictions are upheld on appeal, according to Sen. Richard Roth (D-Riverside), chairman of the Senate’s ethics committee. A jury on Tuesday found...
  • State Senate leader close to recommending action on Roderick Wright

    State Senate leader close to recommending action on Roderick Wright
    SACRAMENTO -- The leader of the state Senate said Wednesday he will make a recommendation in “the next couple of days” about whether to seek sanctions or expulsion against state Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) after a jury convicted...
  • Democrats may take action against Sen. Wright

    Democrats may take action against Sen. Wright
    SACRAMENTO — Although state Sen. Roderick D. Wright won't be sentenced on his felony convictions until March, judgment day from the Democrat's peers in the Legislature may be imminent. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said...
  • San Diego Democrat Toni Atkins on track to be next Assembly speaker

    SACRAMENTO -- Democratic Assemblywoman Toni Atkins of San Diego appears on track to be the next speaker of the Assembly. Her election to the post would put Southern Californians in charge of both chambers of the Legislature for the first time in four...
  • State to award grants for schools providing career pathways

    State to award grants for schools providing career pathways
    SACRAMENTO -- California schools, starting Tuesday, may apply for grants from the state’s new $250-million Career Pathways Trust aimed at preparing high school and community college students for well-paying jobs. “This kind of career...