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Assemblyman Rendon’s bill addresses CA drought

As the record drought intensifies, the California Legislature is working on several proposals to address the state’s lack of water storage and inadequate delivery system. A major entry comes from Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood. Assembly Bill 1331 would place a $6.5 billion

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Younger Calderon authored movie biz bills

It appears state Sen. Ron Calderon, under investigation by the FBI for allegedly taking bribes, isn’t the only Calderon interested in the movie business. Freshman Assemblyman Ian Calderon, D-Whittier, authored two bills in 2013, AB 344 and AB 533, involving the

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Water district family melodrama 3

Like the rain from a hurricane, controversy involving two of California’s most powerful political families is swirling around the Central Basin Water District. They are the Cedillos and the Calderons. The district is made up of 44 cities and water utilities

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Charles Calderon ‘head and shoulders’ above brother Ron caught in scandal

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a series on the Calderon family. June 13, 2013 By John Hrabe It wasn’t quite the Academy Awards. But the 60 or so people assembled last Saturday afternoon at the Whittier Center Theatre

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Sen. Ron Calderon speaks; FBI investigation continues 8

June 11, 2013 By Katy Grimes Following the June 5 FBI raid on his Capitol offices, Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, made a really brief appearance before the Senate convened for session. However, Calderon revealed nothing about the raids, part of an

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FBI raids Latino Caucus and Sen. Calderon’s Capitol office 8

June 4, 2013 By Katy Grimes UPDATE:  SACRAMENTO — As I left the Capitol today, I noticed several official vehicles double parked around the Capitol. Then I heard that Sen. Ron Calderon’s Capitol office had been raided by the FBI.

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School reformers aim for teacher evaluations 4

May 1, 2013 By Katy Grimes Efforts in California to usher in teacher and school administrator accountability have been nearly impossible due to opposition from the teachers’ unions. But some reformers aren’t giving up, including in the Democratic Party. Sen. Ron

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