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The Latest: California senator quits before discipline vote

Added: 23.02.2018 23:32 | 0 views | 0 comments


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct in the California Legislature (all times local):

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California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns

Added: 23.02.2018 2:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Critics cite a state senator’s dramatic resignation in highlighting the work to be done to change the culture of sexual misconduct in the California Legislature. Sen. Tony Mendoza succumbed to months of mounting tension over sexual misconduct allegations Thursday, resigning his position as he was about to face a potential vote [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Horry Scale: Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook's buzzer-beater staves off Sacramento Kings' comeback

Added: 23.02.2018 0:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered prayers.

From: www.nba.com

Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote

Added: 22.02.2018 14:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote.

From: www.seattletimes.com

Kings looking to bring NBA All-Star Game to Sacramento in 2022 or '23

Added: 22.02.2018 13:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star Game to California's capital for the first time.

From: www.nba.com

Senate to weigh punishment for member accused of misconduct

Added: 22.02.2018 2:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate is expected to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct Thursday, including what could be the first expulsion in more than a century. The highly unusual session comes a day after Republicans and Democrats met separately in secret caucus meetings to decide the appropriate discipline for [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Revolutionary War reenactment canceled because of anti-gun laws

Added: 21.02.2018 9:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Revolutionary War reenactment has been canceled in Sacramento, Calif. because of local gun laws.

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

California Senate to weigh discipline for accused colleague

Added: 21.02.2018 2:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in a pattern of unwelcome flirting and sexually suggestive behavior with six women, including four subordinates. Senators will gather Wednesday with outside lawyers hired by the Senate to discuss the investigation into Democratic [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters

Added: 20.02.2018 1:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as signs point again to fears that California may be creeping into drought. The restrictions include prohibitions on watering lawns so much that the water flows into the street, using a hose to wash down sidewalks, [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Sexual misconduct scandal envelops California Legislature

Added: 19.02.2018 14:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sexual misconduct in the California Legislature was bound to be a prominent issue when lawmakers got to Sacramento last month, but for seven weeks it has felt like the only one, with the burgeoning scandal taking one surprising twist after another and diverting attention from government spending, climate change and housing. [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

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