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  • Two Assembly members, just reelected, announce runs for Senate

     
    Two state Assembly members to run for Senate...
  • Senator wants pet groomers to be licensed by state

     
    A proposed California law, SB 969, also known as 'Lucy's Law,' is introduced to license pet groomers. The measure is introduced by Sen. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego)....
  • Regulation on used car sales remains unscathed

     
    A controversial proposal to gut a new regulation on used car sales before it takes effect stalled on Tuesday in a Senate committee....
  • Senate panel backs capping state pay at the governor's salary

     
    Under a measure approved Wednesday by a state Senate committee, no new state worker would be paid more than the $173,987 annual salary given to the governor....
  • Former Gov. Deukmejian endorses in South Bay Assembly race

     
    Former Gov. George Deukmejian on Wednesday endorsed aerospace engineer Nathan Mintz for a newly drawn state Assembly seat. The Mintz campaign announced the former GOP governor’s backing one day after Republican businessman Craig Huey jumped into the...
  • Senator fights to keep wind farm jobs in Calif.

    Senator fights to keep wind farm jobs in Calif.
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Sen. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for federal regulators to deny San Diego-based Sempra Energy a permit to import energy from a proposed wind farm in Baja California. Vargas said the Energia...
  • Walmart foes undaunted by Brown veto

    Opponents of a Walmart in Burbank have lost a potential weapon in their fight after Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bill that would have required economic-impact reports on how big-box stores would affect the local economy. Brown said Senate Bill 469...
  • Local politician requests security at public meet-and-greet

    Local politician requests security at public meet-and-greet
    State Senator Juan Vargas was out waving and talking with people on a street corner in National City Sunday, just 24 hours after the Tucson shooting rampage. Vargas called it "mobile office hours," a routine part of his campaign. What wasn't routine were...
  • 'Superstore' bill introduced in state senate

    'Superstore' bill introduced in state senate
    SAN DIEGO -- Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, introduced legislation this week to require developers of big box superstores in California to file economic impact reports, his office announced Friday. The bill is essentially the same as one passed but...
  • State Senate passes bill to protect La Jolla fireworks

    State Senate passes bill to protect  La Jolla fireworks
    SAN DIEGO-- The skirmish in the legal battle over Fourth of July fireworks show in La Jolla took place in Sacramento. The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow La Jolla to host one firework show every year, without conducting...
  • Vargas, Crimmins to battle for congressional seat in November

    Vargas, Crimmins to battle for congressional seat in November
    SAN DIEGO -- An upset of sorts occurred in a South Bay congressional district, where Republican candidate Michael Crimmins earned a spot in a November runoff election in a Democratic stronghold. In the 51st Congressional District, Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San...