Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright’s one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted his resignation letter.
The heads of several Riverside County law enforcement organizations Monday called for District Attorney Paul Zellerbach to resign in the wake of allegations that he pulled down signs belonging to an opponent’s campaign.
A Newport-Mesa Unified School District administrator has resigned over the district’s handling of a cheating scandal in which 11 students were expelled.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Tuesday announced he will retire at the end of the month after 16 years as the head of the department.
Republican state Sen. Bill Emmerson announced Friday that he is resigning in midterm, citing his waning enthusiasm for a job he has held since 2010.
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A high-ranking official with the Los Angeles Unified School District will resign at the end of the year, district officials confirmed Friday.
A great-grandmother and former San Diego city employee came forward Thursday as the latest woman to allege inappropriate sexual advances from Mayor Bob Filner.
The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to sue Mayor Bob Filner over any costs the city must pay from a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by his former communications director, dealing another setback to the leader of the nation’s eighth-largest city amid mounting calls that he resign.
Mayor Bob Filner’s announcement that he will undergo two weeks of full-time therapy defies leaders of his own political party who demanded he resign over allegations of sexual harassment.
San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez resigned from office just hours before Tuesday night’s meeting, according to the San Fernando Sun.
Imperial County Irrigation District Director Anthony Sanchez has stepped down after being arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse.
The executive director of the Susan G. Komen For The Cure’s Los Angeles County chapter has confirmed to CBS2 that she is resigning from her post.
Joe Torre has resigned as the executive vice president of Major League Baseball to pursue ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Torre, who managed the Dodgers from 2008 to 2010, has joined a group that is trying to purchase the team.
The pope has accepted the early resignation of a Los Angeles bishop who recently acknowledged being the father of two teenagers.