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  • Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt

    Lobbyist fined but Sen. Lara denies he was influenced by debt
    A state ethics panel voted Thursday to impose $5,000 in fines on Capitol lobbyist and campaign consultant Richie Ross for putting two legislators under personal obligation to him by not collecting campaign consulting fees they owed. Under a deal with...
  • Lobbyist fined for failing to collect campaign fees from legislators

    Lobbyist fined for failing to collect campaign fees from legislators
    Capitol lobbyist Richie Ross has agreed to pay $5,000 in fines to the state ethics agency for not collecting campaign consulting fees from two lawmakers, thus improperly putting them under the personal obligation to a lobbyist, officials said Monday....
  • California lawmakers OK new campaign rules for water board members

    Lawmakers on Wednesday approved new campaign rules in response to a controversy involving the political activities of suspended Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and his brother, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon, both Democrats from Montebello. The legislation,...
  • California lawmakers propose elimination of Prop. 187

    California lawmakers propose elimination of Prop. 187
    A group of state lawmakers said Wednesday they have drafted legislation that would repeal key provisions of Proposition 187, the ballot measure approved by voters 20 years ago that sought to withhold many public services from immigrants in the country...
  • Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics

    Tiki bars offer taste of the tropics
    Bathed in an eerie blue glow, a narrow wall of tightly packed skulls looms over the staircase descending into Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago's newest tiki lounge and most recent Lettuce Entertain You venture. Evocative of the shrunken heads of campy tales...
  • Critics fear unions could gain power in ballot process under new bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Advocates trying to place initiatives on California’s ballot may face new requirements under a bill approved by the Legislature this month. The measure, AB 857 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), would require 10% of petition...
  • Gov. Brown gives public a closer look at elected officials' finances

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday to give Californians a better peek into the wallets of their elected officials and to provide the state's ethics watchdog agency with more tools to hold politicians accountable for misconduct....
  • California's newest state animal could be the 2,000-pound sea turtle

     
    The world’s largest sea turtle could earn a new distinction from the California Legislature: the title of official state marine reptile. A bill introduced Friday by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) would add the endangered Pacific leatherback sea...
  • Lawmakers target violence at community colleges

     
    State bill to address violence on community college campuses...
  • Endangered turtle named state marine reptile

     
    Californians can rest easy -- the state now has an official state marine reptile. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday granting the honor to the Pacific leatherback sea turtle, or Dermochelys coriacea. (There already was an official reptile, the......
  • Free digital textbooks offered as Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown provides access to free digital textbooks...