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Two major changes in California's public education system - adoption of "Common Core" academic standards and giving extra money to school districts with large numbers of poor and/or English learner students - seem to have gained favor with the state's ... […]
California senators and their staff attended a special ethics training Wednesday, and were presented with a series of ethical scenarios. Below are the scenarios involving senators. What would you do? Senate Members Ethics Review Here are the scen... […]
Would-be successors to Secretary of State Debra Bowen made their cases Wednesday that they would inject new energy into an office they said has become technologically inept and disengaged. "A lot of people either see this job as a stepping stone or ... […]
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, chairwoman of the state's Fair Political Practices Commission, his office announced Wednesday. Remke replaces Ann Ravel, who left the commission for the F... […]
As part of his return to politics, Mitt Romney is choosing sides in the contest to succeed retiring Rep. Buck McKeon in Southern California. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee, on Wednesday endorsed ex-stat... […]