Saturday Dec 7
Artesiaa s Ali Sajjad Taj to join City Council on Monday
ARTESIA >> Ali Sajjad Taj, the only newcomer to be elected to the Artesia City Council, is set to be sworn in to office on Monday.
Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts
As expected by political pundits in the ABC school district, Lynda Johnson, a paralegal by profession, cruised to an easy victory when she topped the recent ABC School Board election in the field of five candidates.
Two incumbents, a newcomer join Artesia council
Mayor Sally Flowers came in first with 821 votes, according to the Los Angeles County Clerk's Office.
Teen struck, killed walking to school
Sixteen-year-old Raven Crystal Knight was walking northbound in a marked crosswalk on Business Route 58 east of Leslie Street in Mojave at about 6:55 a.m. Raven was walking with her 12-year-old brother on their way to school.
Whittier Daily News
Tom Calderon drops out of Senate race, Whittier school board member opts in
WHITTIER >> The race for an open state Senate seat in June 2014 - thanks to Sen. Ron Calderon being termed out - is beginning to take shape, with decisions by three former assembly members – two to run and a third not to.
LA Daily News
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, 14 elected officials call on Ron Calderon to resign
BELL GARDENS >> Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia stood in front of Bell Gardens City Hall with 14 elected officials from cities including Montebello, Pico Rivera, and Downey and called on state Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, who is under investigation by the FBI, to resign during Wednesday's news conference.
NBC Los Angeles
Calderon's Resignation Demanded
California lawmakers are demanding the state senator who is accused of accepting more than $60,000 in bribes during an undercover FBI sting operation to resign from office.
Whittier Daily News
Senate Rules Committee votes to remove Sen. Ron Calderon from committee posts
SACRAMENTO >> The Senate Rules Committee Tuesday voted 4-0 to temporarily remove state Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, from all committees on which he sits, as a federal investigation into his conduct continues.
Deputies Search for Murder Suspect in Artesia, Long Beach
Sheriff's homicide detectives were searching today for a murder suspect accused of fatally shooting a 19-year-old Filipino- American man in Artesia.