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  • What do I tell my boss when I'm interviewing for a new job?

    According to a longitudinal survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average person born between 1957 and 1964 had 11.3 jobs between the time they were 18 and 46 years old. Nearly half of these jobs (5.5) were held between the time...
  • Ethics panel to delay its investigation of Sen. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel will delay its investigation into Sen. Ronald S. Calderon to avoid interfering with a federal prosecution of the lawmaker on corruption charges, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. The Senate...
  • Gov. Brown, Newsom to get warning letters from ethics agency

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 officials receiving warning letters from the state ethics agency after their campaigns received improper contributions from a lobbying firm, representatives said Friday. A firm headed...
  • Sheriff Israel, Pereira testify in ethics case: the audio files and investigative report

    The state Commission on Ethics today released audio files of Sheriff Scott Israel's statements, as well as those of campaign donor Robert Pereira, in the sheriff's ethics law case. Here they are. Israel file 1. Israel file 2. Pereira file. Audio...
  • No-money-for-ALEC measure tacked into Senate ethics bill

    The Virginia Senate added an extra sentence to its ethics bill during today's floor debate that would prohibit legislators from getting reimbursed for the cost of attending, for lack of a less provocative phrase, secret meetings. That fits a handful...
  • When lawyers go bad

    When lawyers go bad
    Last month the California Supreme Court denied disgraced journalist and serial confabulist Stephen Glass admission to the state bar. That decision has drawn attention to a topic that usually commands very little: what it takes, ethically speaking, to be a...
  • California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws

    SACRAMENTO -- With the state Legislature being rocked by scandal after scandal, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to come up with recommended changes in state ethics and campaign laws, officials announced Monday. The Senate...
  • Donor who broke campaign finance law in 2010 faces $45,000 penalty

    A San Fernando Valley businessman who admitted to illegally reimbursing campaign contributors during the 2011 municipal election faces a $45,000 fine from the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission. Juan Carlos Jaramillo, 52, has already agreed to pay the...
  • Katrina Bowden Lands Leading Role in TNT's 'Public Morals'

    "30 Rock" actress Katrina Bowden has been tapped for the female lead opposite Ed Burns in the TNT pilot "Public Morals." Steven Spielberg is exec producer through his Amblin Entertainment banner. The pilot is set in 1967 in New York City's Public Morals...
  • In Harvey, who polices the police?

    In Harvey, who polices the police?
    On a patch of land near the Tri-State Tollway, trees were bulldozed so trucks could pile mounds of waste up to 22 feet high. Within months, the brush and meadow gave way to dirt piles mixed with oil, broken bricks, asphalt, plastic tubes and concrete...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...