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  • State Senate is down to one black member, who's not happy about it

    SACRAMENTO -- The leave of absence by Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) has left the 40-person state Senate with just one African American member, a situation that is sparking concern about a lack of diversity. Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles),...
  • Rise in elementary school truancy prompts raft of bills

    SACRAMENTO — Warning that truancy has reached a crisis level in California elementary schools, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and half a dozen lawmakers proposed a raft of bills Monday aimed at keeping kids in school. Harris said 30% of...
  • Legislators want hearings into worker safety at California airports

    Legislators want hearings into worker safety at California airports
    Citing the recent death of a baggage handler at Los Angeles International Airport, state legislators on Friday called for committee hearings to assess worker safety at California airports. Although Cal/OSHA is looking into the death of Cesar A....
  • Settlement of lobbyist Kevin Sloat's case falls short, key lawyer says

    Settlement of lobbyist Kevin Sloat's case falls short, key lawyer says
    SACRAMENTO -- An attorney who aided an investigation that resulted in fines against lobbyist Kevin Sloat said the settlement of the matter approved Thursday by the state Fair Political Practices Commission falls short and fails to address some of the most...
  • Lobbyist Kevin Sloat's penalty falls short, ex-employee's lawyer says

    SACRAMENTO — California's political ethics agency signed off Thursday on a $133,500 fine for a lobbyist who made improper campaign contributions to elected officials, but the attorney whose lawsuit triggered the investigation is not satisfied. The...
  • Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view

    Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view
    SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view. Some...
  • Third porn actor tests positive for HIV; film shutdown proposed

    Third porn actor tests positive for HIV; film shutdown proposed
    The HIV case that prompted a new moratorium on shooting in the adult film industry involves a third performer, an industry group has confirmed. Last month an actress who goes by the screen name Cameron Bay tested positive for HIV, prompting a weeklong...
  • Third porn actor to test HIV-positive puts pressure on industry

    Third porn actor to test HIV-positive puts pressure on industry
    News of a third adult-film actor testing positive for HIV is putting new pressure on both the industry and state lawmakers. The HIV cases have added fuel to a push for a statewide mandate for condom use in adult films. L.A. County voters approved such a...
  • Porn group lifts moratorium on filming but orders extra HIV/STD tests

    An adult film industry trade group announced that shooting can begin again Friday after a two-week moratorium prompted by HIV cases in the industry. The industry also said it would revise its sexually transmitted disease testing protocols to require...
  • Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure

    Ron Kaye: Mike Gatto and the condom measure
    Mike Gatto is a clever fellow. But like a lot of smart guys, he's sometimes too clever for his own good. A case in point came a week ago when the AIDS Healthcare Foundation denounced the assemblyman as "a pornographer's best friend" for blocking...
  • Tearful porn actress speaks out about HIV risk in adult film industry

    Tearful porn actress speaks out about HIV risk in adult film industry
    Several current and former adult film performers who have tested positive for HIV spoke out Wednesday about working conditions in the industry. Cameron Bay, the actress whose positive HIV test result prompted a weeklong moratorium on filming last month,...