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Darrell Steinberg

California Lawmakers Go To Visit Central America To Learn About Immigration Challenges

A group of California lawmakers will visit Central America next week to learn about the immigration challenges that are contributing to the U.S. border crisis.

07/11/2014

senators in trouble

CBS13 Web Exclusive: Why Did Three Suspended California Senators Get A Pay Raise?

The California Citizens Compensation Commission met on Friday and approved a 2 percent raise for California lawmakers and state officials, including embattled state Sens. Ron Calderon, Leland Yee and Roderick Wright.

06/20/2014

ISLA VISTA, CA - MAY 27: Students write chalk messages of thanks in the street on the Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of a killing spree at University of California, Santa Barbara on May 27, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Students Return To Class After Isla Vista Rampage

Students returned to classes Wednesday at the University of California, Santa Barbara, after the weekend rampage that left six students and their assailant dead and 13 others injured in nearby Isla Vista.

05/28/2014

Mary Hayashi

Candidate On Probation For Shoplifting Eyes Senate

A 2011 surveillance video shows a woman with a bag walking into a Neiman Marcus store and trying on clothes. She buys some items and returns others before being stopped outside the high-end department store by security workers.

05/24/2014

State Capitol

State Senators To Receive Refresher On Ethics

State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.

04/23/2014

California State Senate President Pro Tem Sen. Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) (credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Top Democratic Lawmaker Backs Off ‘Carbon Tax’

The state Senate leader on Monday backed off an unpopular proposal for a so-called carbon tax on consumer fuels and instead wants to dedicate billions of dollars generated by California’s greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.

04/14/2014

Calderon

Calderon Tweets Possible Defense Strategy To California Attorney General

Calderon took to his seldom-used Twitter account for the first time since the federal charges were handed down to post a scan of an online column

04/03/2014

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Darrell Steinberg & Friends Benefit Dinner for The Roberts Family Development Center

RFDC offers after school services, tutoring, family literacy programs, parent empowerment workshops, and summer camp programs to children in the community.

02/27/2014

State Capitol

Convicted State Lawmaker Takes Indefinite Leave

A state senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud is taking an indefinite leave of absence as he awaits sentencing this spring.

02/25/2014

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Convicted State Senator Can Keep Serving, For Now

A state lawmaker found guilty of voter fraud and perjury this week will be allowed to keep serving until a judge enters a formal conviction, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said Thursday.

01/30/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Senator Convicted In False Residency Case

California state Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday in a perjury and voter fraud case — a verdict that could bar him from holding elected office for the rest of his life.

01/28/2014

Kevin Johnson arena fight

Sacramento Kings Arena Supporters Unveil 4,000 Initiative Against Vote

After fighting off Anaheim and Seattle, Mayor Kevin Johnson and supporters like State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg could have another battle on their hands.

12/12/2013

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