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  • California's finances improving faster than expected

    SACRAMENTO — California's finances are improving faster than expected and schools could receive billions in extra funds next year, according to the Legislature's budget advisors. "The state's budgetary condition is stronger than at any point in...
  • Brown optimistic on talks to resolve prison impasse

    Brown optimistic on talks to resolve prison impasse
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown expressed hope Tuesday that court-ordered negotiations can resolve the lingering impasse over how to relieve prison crowding in California. As ordered by federal judges, the Brown administration has been in talks with...
  • Steinberg quits law firm tied to son of figure in probe

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has resigned from a law firm that represents the son of a medical firm executive named in an FBI affidavit on the Capitol corruption investigation, an aide said Friday. The leaked...
  • Judge orders U.S. to answer Calderon complaint

    Judge orders U.S. to answer Calderon complaint
    SACRAMENTO — A federal court ordered law enforcement officials Thursday to respond to an accusation by state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon that they leaked a confidential FBI affidavit alleging that he took bribes. A clerk for U.S. District Judge Troy...
  • Senate leader says he's not being investigated; blasts Calderon claim

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Thursday that he is not under federal investigation, in response to allegations lobbed by embattled Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). Calderon, who is the subject of a federal...
  • Governor, lawmakers offer condolences after Gatto's father is killed

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers from both parties offered condolences and support Thursday to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles), whose father was found shot to death in a family home last night. Brown said in a brief statement that...
  • Calderon says investigation is payback

    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, who is being investigated by the FBI on suspicion that he accepted bribes, accused federal authorities Wednesday of trying to smear him for refusing to wear a wire in a sting operation against two other...
  • Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry

    Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry
    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of his legislative committee assignments Tuesday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into allegations that he took $88,000 in bribes. Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, also lost a...
  • Governor, Californians split on gun legislation

    SACRAMENTO — Lots of gun rumblings. The blood keeps spilling. And the carnage spreads. Start with the LAX shootings. The gun used by the government-hater to kill a checkpoint screener and wound three others? It was the type of firearm that would...
  • Sen. Ron Calderon stripped of committee assignments

    SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, who is under investigation by the FBI for alleged bribe-taking, on Tuesday was temporarily stripped of all of his legislative committee assignments pending the outcome of the probe. The Senate Rules Committee voted...
  • Senate leader wants Ron Calderon suspended from committee posts

    SACRAMENTO — Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said Wednesday that embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) should be temporarily removed as chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee while he faces a federal...
  • Political money needs a tighter rein

    SACRAMENTO — In politics, there's sleaze that can send a slimeball to prison. There also is legal bribery. Lots of it. "Campaign contributions provide a fig leaf for legalized bribery," says campaign finance expert Robert Stern, who helped write...