- San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims Updated: Apr-19-14 5:55 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-15-14 2:44 pm
- FBI asks to meet with San Francisco supervisors Updated: Apr-15-14 12:43 am
- Poll: Republican leads race for secretary of state Updated: Apr-11-14 9:04 am
- California Senate erases websites of 3 lawmakers Updated: Apr-07-14 8:14 pm
- Lawmakers propose reforms to regain public trust Updated: Apr-06-14 11:43 pm
- AG candidate: death penalty for corrupt lawmakers Updated: Apr-04-14 8:08 pm
- Senate Democrats cancel San Diego golf fundraiser Updated: Apr-01-14 7:49 pm
- California Senate suspends 3 Democratic lawmakers Updated: Mar-28-14 9:19 pm
- Governor urges 3 state senators to resign Updated: Mar-28-14 8:07 pm
- California senators vote to suspend 3 members Updated: Mar-28-14 6:17 pm
- 3 California state senators' legal troubles Updated: Mar-28-14 5:22 pm
- Judge orders change to secretary of state ballot Updated: Mar-27-14 8:41 pm
- Gun control advocates: Lawmaker arrest is setback Updated: Mar-27-14 7:16 pm
- California state senator freed from jail on bond Updated: Mar-26-14 10:44 pm
- Arrested lawmaker known for transparency bills Updated: Mar-26-14 7:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI plans to talk with San Francisco city leaders as part of its ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown, the agency confirmed Monday.
SACRAMENTO, California - A Field Poll finds little-known Republican Pete Peterson leading in the race for California secretary of state, although four in 10 voters remain undecided.
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three suspended lawmakers entangled in criminal cases.
SACRAMENTO, California - A series of scandals that has tarnished the integrity of the state Legislature has prompted a wave of proposals aimed at strengthening political ethics and reforming laws governing campaign contributions.
SACRAMENTO, California - A Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.
SACRAMENTO, California - The state Senate leader on Tuesday canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers caught up in separate criminal cases after the latest one to be hauled into court refused to step down, the most serious house-cleaning action the chamber has taken in more than a century.
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown is calling on three Democratic state lawmakers involved in separate criminal proceedings to resign from office, saying it is the best way to "restore public confidence."
SACRAMENTO, California - The state Senate voted 28-1 on Friday to suspend three members who face criminal charges: Sens. Ron Calderon, Roderick Wright and Leland Yee. One senator was present but did not vote, and nine were absent, including all three senators who were suspended. One seat is vacant.
SACRAMENTO, California - So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. Legislators voted to suspend all three senators on Friday, though they will continue to receive their salaries. Here is some background about their legal troubles:
SACRAMENTO, California - A judge upheld a challenge from Democrats on Thursday, stopping a former Republican strategist running for secretary of state from appearing on ballots as a political reform advocate.
SACRAMENTO, California - Gun-control groups said Thursday they were trying to find a new legislative leader to champion firearms restrictions after one of their most outspoken supporters was charged in a federal gun-trafficking case.
SAN FRANCISCO - California state Sen. Leland Yee has been released from custody and his lawyer says the Democrat from San Francisco plans to plead not guilty to corruption and gun charges.
SACRAMENTO, California - Before his arrest Wednesday on federal corruption charges, Sen. Leland Yee was best known for his attempts to strengthen California's open records, government transparency and whistleblower protection laws.