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  • A Democrat who's pushing to outlaw transit strikes

    A Democrat who's pushing to outlaw transit strikes
    Steve Glazer may represent the California Legislature's wave of the future. Then again, he may just crash on the rocks. Glazer is a moderate Democrat running for the Assembly while bucking powerful organized labor. That just is not done in...
  • Gov. Brown wants Supreme Court to allow private-prison deals

    Gov. Brown wants Supreme Court to allow private-prison deals
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown is back on the doorstep of the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking an order to let him go ahead with contracts that would send thousands more inmates to private prisons out of state. The governor notified federal judges in...
  • State senator to lead probe of Bay Bridge construction problems

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to traffic and motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have expressed approval of the single-tower suspension span's elegant beauty. Then there are these facts: The...
  • FBI looking at Sen. Calderon film tax-credit proposal

    FBI looking at Sen. Calderon film tax-credit proposal
    SACRAMENTO -- Federal investigators probing the activities of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) have asked other lawmakers about proposals he made to expand tax credits for the film industry, officials said Wednesday. Calderon pushed to...
  • Senate leader disputes Calderon claims about hired staffer

    Senate leader disputes Calderon claims about hired staffer
    SACRAMENTO – State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) is “deeply concerned” about allegations of bribe-taking against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) contained in an FBI affidavit reported Wednesday by the...
  • In California and Washington, scandal spreads, government stumbles on

    A little tour of political news: In Los Angeles, a former aide to City Councilman Jose Huizar filed a lawsuit alleging that he had harassed and punished her when she refused to provide sexual favors. (Not true, the married councilman said; it was a...
  • Assemblywoman Garcia calls for Sen. Calderon to resign

    Assemblywoman Garcia calls for Sen. Calderon to resign
    SACRAMENTO -- State Assemblywoman Christina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) called Friday for state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) to resign after a cable TV network reported allegations that he accepted $40,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent as...
  • Bay Bridge project problems to be investigated

    The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to traffic, and motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians have expressed approval of the single-tower suspension span's elegant beauty. But then there are these facts: The project was...
  • Deal to cut prison population faces skepticism from inmates' lawyers

    SACRAMENTO -- A deal reached Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders to reduce the state's prison population was greeted warily by lawyers representing inmates who have sued California over conditions behind bars. “The governor hasn&...
  • Prisons timeline: A scramble to comply after years of controversy

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown stood with top lawmakers Monday to say they would seek more time to comply with a court order requiring the state to cut its prison population. An extension, Brown said, would allow the state to expand rehabilitation...
  • Steve Lopez: Jerry Brown a disappointment on prison overcrowding

    Steve Lopez: Jerry Brown a disappointment on prison overcrowding
    In 1979, a man with a long history of mental illness robbed an Oakland department store and was sentenced to seven-years-to-life in prison. At the time, the average time behind bars on such a conviction was seven years. Thirty-two years later, at age...