Update: Top Sacramento officials deny earlier official reports that the FBI took files from the Latino Caucus offices. See at bottom. First posted at 11:53 a.m. The FBI is investigating California state Sen. Ron Calderon, a Los Angeles-area legislator exposed by L.A. Weekly for putting his own nam ... More >>
Charles Calderon lets special interest groups ghostwrite his laws
By David Futch Charles Calderon: Counting his money, or slapping his name on a law he never wrote?Emboldened by bulging campaign coffers, brothers Charles and Ron Calderon don't merely introduce laws designed to reap profits for huge special-interest groups. Many of the laws that bear their ... More >>
Assembly Felipe Fuentes: is he selling California laws?We've already reported that Los Angeles' State Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes is "The Worst Legislator in California," putting his name on laws that are actually ghostwritten by corporations, unions -- and anyone else Fuentes thinks he can sq ... More >>
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
Like it or not, the school board seems, well, almost decisive these days.
The matter of Mr. Mesfin’s Mercedes