Ron Calderon

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Legislative primary kicks off supermajority fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The June primary marks the start of a statewide battle between Democrats trying to retain power as a supermajority voting bloc in California’s Legislature and Republicans eager to prevent de-facto one-party […]


Suspended California State Senator Ron Calderon (AP Photo)

Potential evidence against California senator remains sealed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grand jury testimony and other potential evidence against indicted California state Sen. Ronald Calderon should not be handed over to his attorney at this time, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. […]


State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, center, D-Sacramento, flanked by fellow Senate Democrats, including Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles, left, and Mark Leno, of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Scandals plague Democrats in California capital

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San […]


Suspended California State Senator Ron Calderon (AP Photo)

California lawmaker accused of corruption on leave

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California Senate spokesman says a state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges will take an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while awaiting trial. Mark Hedlund, spokesman for President Pro […]



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