Democrats In California Capital Reel From Scandal As Sen. Leland Yee Refuses To Resign So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday's arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
Gubernatorial Candidate Kashkari Raises Nearly $1MThe $976,000 reported Wednesday includes contributions from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and his wife, Kashkari's parents and several bankers at Goldman Sachs, Kashkari's former employer.
Bill Would Reduce Challenges To Prospective Jurors Prosecutors and defense attorneys would be able to reject fewer jurors in misdemeanor trials under a bill passed Tuesday by the California state Senate.
California To Owe Feds $180M For High-Speed Rail California officials sought Wednesday to reassure congressional Republicans that the state will be able to match billions of dollars in federal funding for the state's high-speed rail project.