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  • Calderons are longtime targets of federal agents, affidavit says

    SACRAMENTO -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation was targeting Sen. Ron Calderon for years before allegedly catching him taking bribes during a sting operation, according to an affidavit uncovered by Al Jazeera. An agent wrote in the document that an...
  • Affidavits are key to corruption cases, former FBI agent says

    Affidavits are key to corruption cases, former FBI agent says
    SACRAMENTO -- When it comes to a federal corruption case, there are few things more important than an affidavit, according to former FBI agent James Wedick. The affidavit, a sworn statement made in support of an investigation, can be "90% of your case,"...
  • Federal prosecutor probing Calderon is used to high-profile cases

    Federal prosecutor probing Calderon is used to high-profile cases
    SACRAMENTO -- A federal prosecutor who led the investigation into doping allegations involving Lance Armstrong and others in professional cycling is also one of the attorneys in charge of the current corruption probe involving state Sen. Ronald S....
  • 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...
  • FBI agent targeting lawmaker apparently contacted Huizar's office

    FBI agent targeting lawmaker apparently contacted Huizar's office
    A man posing as a studio executive, but apparently actually working as an undercover FBI agent targeting State Sen. Ron Calderon, contacted Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar's office last year with questions about city permits. Records and...
  • Echoes of a long-ago sting operation

    Echoes of a long-ago sting operation
    SACRAMENTO — It just can't be, what they're saying about state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon — that he took $60,000 in bribes during an FBI sting operation. Nobody these days could be that stupid. Right? Pocketing the money from essentially a...
  • FBI agent investigating Calderon apparently contacted Huizar's office

    FBI agent investigating Calderon apparently contacted Huizar's office
    A man posing as a studio executive, but apparently actually working as an undercover FBI agent targeting state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), contacted Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar's office last year with questions about city permits....
  • For the Calderons, politics and its money are the family business

    For the Calderons, politics and its money are the family business
    SACRAMENTO — Ian Calderon's introduction to the family business began at the ripe age of 1. His dad, Charles Calderon, then a state senator, staged a carnival for his son's birthday at their Montebello home in 1986. The senator used $2,000 in...
  • 2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case

    2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case
    This post has been updated. See below for details. SACRAMENTO — When a federal grand jury convenes in Los Angeles early next month as part of an investigation involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), at least two other lawmakers will be...
  • Downey mayor elected to head independent cities group

    Downey mayor elected to head independent cities group
    Downey Mayor Mario A. Guerra has been elected president of the Independent Cities Assn., the Guerra campaign announced Tuesday. Guerra is running for state Senate from the 32nd District in next year's elections. He already has racked up a number of...
  • Wanted: Water district watchdogs

    Wanted: Water district watchdogs
    In June, FBI agents raided the offices of Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello and the Latino Legislative Caucus, and word was soon out that they were interested in Calderon's ties to the Central Basin Municipal Water District —...