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.
State Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Fiday to 90 days in jail for lying about his legal residence.
A popular campground in Oxnard has been shut down due to flooding, according to officials.
The State Water Resources Control Board next week is scheduled to consider draft emergency regulations made public Tuesday. They are intended to put teeth into conservation efforts that so far have produced disappointing results.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that pays down debt, builds a rainy day fund and provides additional money for schools and health care.
By voice vote, the 40-member chamber elected Sen. Kevin de Leon to succeed Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento, who will step down Oct. 15, about seven weeks after this year’s legislative session has ended.
State senators in Sacramento are receiving a refresher in ethics as part of the fallout from a series of legal cases involving two Southland lawmakers this year.
Two Southern California state lawmakers were among a trio of Democratic senators who were suspended Friday over criminal charges.
State election officials have given the green light to an initiative launched by a Silicon Valley activist to divide California into six autonomous states, according to reports.
Hollywood heavyweights and Los Angeles city officials took part Tuesday in a conference aimed at keeping film and TV production from leaving town.
State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.
An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.
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California lawmakers have approved billions of dollars in construction financing for the first segment of what would be the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, eventually connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The city manager of Stanton says drastic reductions to public services are coming in the face of an annual deficit of over $2.8 million.