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  • New bill brings medical malpractice fight to the Legislature

    SACRAMENTO--Seeking to avert a costly initiative battle, state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has introduced a bill to serve as a vehicle for a legislative compromise on California's medical malpractice law.  The measure is...
  • Lobbyist Kevin Sloat's penalty falls short, ex-employee's lawyer says

    SACRAMENTO — California's political ethics agency signed off Thursday on a $133,500 fine for a lobbyist who made improper campaign contributions to elected officials, but the attorney whose lawsuit triggered the investigation is not satisfied. The...
  • Prison-crowding order renews talk of sentencing changes

    SACRAMENTO -- Talk of a sentencing commission to review whom California sends to prison and for how long helped Gov. Jerry Brown win a two-year grace period from federal judges who want crowding reduced to a safe level. But there is no official move...
  • Steinberg defends leaving state Sen. Wright on some committees

    Steinberg defends leaving state Sen. Wright on some committees
    SACRAMENTO -- When allegations emerged that Sen. Ronald Calderon accepted bribes in exchange for action on legislation, Senate leader Darrell Steinberg stripped him of his committee posts, even though he has not been charged with a crime. So Steinberg,...
  • Brown, Newsom among state officials who got improper contributions

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among 40 elected officials being notified by state ethics authorities that contributions they received from a lobbyist were improper. Lobbyists are not permitted to donate to, or...
  • Senate leader calls on Sen. Calderon to resign or face suspension

    SACRAMENTO -- Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) said the Senate Democratic Caucus agreed Friday to ask Sen. Ronald Calderon to resign or take a leave of absence, and if he refuses, the Senate would move to suspend him pending the...
  • Calderon name may lose its luster in state politics

    Calderon name may lose its luster in state politics
    SACRAMENTO — The indictments against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and former Assemblyman Tom Calderon struck a severe blow to a political family that has held sway from the Capitol to the San Gabriel Valley for three decades — and hoped to...
  • Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress

    California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. "Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...
  • State to award grants for schools providing career pathways

    State to award grants for schools providing career pathways
    SACRAMENTO -- California schools, starting Tuesday, may apply for grants from the state’s new $250-million Career Pathways Trust aimed at preparing high school and community college students for well-paying jobs. “This kind of career...
  • State Sen. Rod Wright's sentencing on felonies is delayed 2 months

    State Sen. Rod Wright's sentencing on felonies is delayed 2 months
    State Sen. Roderick D. Wright's sentencing on felony convictions has been postponed two months, until May 16, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office confirmed Friday. Deputy Dist. Atty. Bjorn Dodd said Wright's defense attorney has asked...
  • Calderon indictment could affect other races, supermajority

    SACRAMENTO -- The indictments against state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and former Assemblyman Tom Calderon on Friday initially drew a muted response from colleagues in the Legislature who huddled behind closed doors to decide what to do. The Senate...
  • $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers

    $250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers
    California officials Tuesday opened applications for a $250-million grant program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation’s largest effort of its kind, officials said. Programs linking academics, technical...