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California Doctors Used Fake Hardware in Spine Surgeries, Lawsuits Say

July 4, 2014 | 11:33 am

California Doctors Used Fake Hardware in Spine Surgeries, Lawsuits Say

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Suit alleges counterfeit screws and rods were implanted in the backs of injured workers.

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New Ethics Rules: Heal Thyself, State Senate?

June 10, 2014 | 12:01 am

New Ethics Rules: Heal Thyself, State Senate?

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Three new rules that leaders hope will change both behavior and perception around the state Capitol.

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Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

May 2, 2014 | 12:01 am

Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

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In wide-ranging interview, governor talks about the environment, political tradition and re-election.

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State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

March 28, 2014 | 11:25 am

State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

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Senate votes 28-1 for measure to sideline three Democratic members entangled in legal trouble.

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Money Talks: The FBI’s Bribe Strategy in Yee, Calderon Cases

March 28, 2014 | 8:47 am

Money Talks: The FBI’s Bribe Strategy in Yee, Calderon Cases

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The FBI spent nearly $160,000 bribing California Senators Leland Yee and Ron Calderon.

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Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

March 3, 2014 | 8:11 am

Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

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He is accused of working to keep a law on the books allowing for $500 million in unnecessary surgeries.

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Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

February 21, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

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Twenty-four count indictment against state lawmaker includes allegation of receiving $100,000 in bribes.

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Calderon Claims Feds Asked Him To Wear Wire

November 13, 2013 | 7:03 pm

Calderon Claims Feds Asked Him To Wear Wire

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State senator claims FBI is targeting him for refusal to participate in “sting operation.”

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A Week After FBI Raid, State Sen. Calderon Returns To Sacramento

June 10, 2013 | 12:59 pm

A Week After FBI Raid, State Sen. Calderon Returns To Sacramento

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Almost a week after FBI agents raided his office, Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon returned to work at the state Capitol. Speaking to reporters for one minute and 20 seconds – he didn’t take any questions – Calderon said his “intention, at this point, is to do my job that I was elected to do, […]

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Latino Caucus Office Not Searched After All in FBI’s Calderon Probe

June 5, 2013 | 11:55 am

Latino Caucus Office Not Searched After All in FBI’s Calderon Probe

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Update at 11:45 a.m: California Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Tony Beard Jr. has retracted his statement that the FBI searched the office of the Latino Caucus yesterday. Instead he said agents searched two offices of Ron Calderon, D-Montebello. Beard issued this statement: Yesterday afternoon, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served sealed warrants to search an […]

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