- Lawmakers, state elected officials getting raise Updated: Nov-29-13 1:16 pm
- Calif. assemblyman says slain dad 'tremendous guy' Updated: Nov-15-13 2:32 am
- California lawmaker says he was asked to wear wire Updated: Nov-14-13 5:37 pm
- Union calls for criminal probe of BART deaths Updated: Nov-07-13 7:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - A California assemblyman paid tribute to his slain father while police said there is no indication that his son's political role had anything to do with the killing.
SACRAMENTO, California - Embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon says federal authorities wanted him to wear a wire and record conversations with the Senate leader and another lawmaker, and after he refused they tried to ruin his reputation by raiding his offices and leaking an FBI affidavit alleging he took money in return for promoting bills.
SAN FRANCISCO - Bay Area Rapid Transit officials were grilled about the agency's safety record during a four-hour legislative hearing Thursday that included a call from a workers' union for a criminal probe into the deaths of two track inspectors who were struck by a train while BART workers were on strike.