Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: Ron Calderon

Former State Assemblyman Sentenced to Prison

Sentenced to one year and one day of incarceration on Monday, Tom Calderon will serve half of his time in a federal prison and the second half under house arrest due to health concerns.

Former State Senator and Assemblyman Both Admit Accepting and Concealing Bribes

Initially facing up to 396 years in federal prison for his 24-count indictment, Ron Calderon accepted a plea deal in which prosecutors are only seeking no more than 70 months in prison.

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.