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  • Confederate flag vote puts Knight on spot in congressional race

    State Sen. Stephen Knight's recent vote against a measure barring the  display or sale of Confederate flag images from state museums and gift shops has caused a stir in the High Desert district where he is running for Congress this fall. The Palmdale...
  • Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives of immigrants from his country, including legalizing drivers' licenses for undocumented migrants and making it easier for them to...
  • Supporters of ex-Marine jailed in Mexico should get facts straight

    Supporters of ex-Marine jailed in Mexico should get facts straight
    It's probably nice for the morale of former Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi that some California legislators are trying to take his case directly to the Mexican president, who is visiting Sacramento this week. But I fail to see how their actions will...
  • California Senate seeks to double financial penalty in bribery cases

    With two of its members accused of accepting payments for favors, the California Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would double the restitution fines for legislators and city council members convicted of accepting a bribe in exchange for influence on...
  • Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case

    Protesters, lawmakers criticize Mexico's handling of Marine case
    Demonstrators, including a Republican lawmaker, gathered outside the historic Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento on Tuesday to protest the jailing of a U.S. Marine in Mexico. Gov. Jerry Brown is hosting a luncheon for Mexican President Enrique Peña...
  • Tempers flare in state Senate over flurry of hostile amendments

    Tempers flared in the state Senate on Thursday over a series of hostile amendments proposed by Republicans, including one on the hot-button issue of immigration. The Senate approved a bill that would expand the number of immigrants in the country...
  • California lawmakers seeks limits in response to scandals

    California lawmakers seeks  limits in response to scandals
    The state Assembly on Monday approved a measure that would lower the gift limit to elected officials from $440 to $200 and prohibit them from accepting free entry to professional sports and entertainment events, golf tournaments, spa treatments and...
  • Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills

    Football: Gov. Brown signs bill restricting contact drills
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes on a single day, bans teams from holding more than two full-contact practices per week...
  • New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams

    New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day, limits the number of full-contact practices during the season to two per week...
  • California Senate approves blackout period for campaign fundraising

    Seeking to counter bad publicity over a series of scandals, the state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would ban campaign fundraising during the 30 days before the budget is approved and the 30 days before the end of each year’s session....
  • California Senate panel shelves GOP ethics bill

    State Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican bill that proposed some of the toughest ethics and campaign finance restrictions put forward since three Democratic lawmakers were suspended while facing criminal charges, two of them involving...
  • Investigation urged after Latino caucus rejects Republican lawmaker

    Shortly after he was elected, state Assemblyman Rocky Chavez took what he said was a natural step and asked to join the California Latino Legislative Caucus. The Oceanside Republican said his request last year was at first met with silence. "When I...