Yesterday the FBI raided the Sacramento office of state senator Ron Calderon and the Latino Legislative Caucus. The agency remains mum on why they conducted this search, the first of its kind at a senator's office in 30 years.
Speaking on Tuesday at an anti-nuclear conference in San Diego, former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Gregory B. Jaczko expressed serious doubts about Southern California Edison's proposal to restart the San Onofre nuclear plant at 70 percent power for five months.
The city of Compton has a new mayor for the first time in 12 years. Urban planner Aja Brown has defeated former mayor Omar Bradley in a landslide: 64 percent to 37 percent, according to preliminary numbers.
Starting tomorrow the Pacific Symphony in Santa Ana will commemorate the landmark anniversary with a series of orchestral performances. Recently, the symphony asked the public to submit their own interpretations of Stravinsky's work for a project they're calling the "ReRite of Spring."
On June 7, ten years ago, the Episcopalian church elected the openly gay Gene Robinson as Bishop. This extraordinary step came at a time when support for homosexuality remained controversial in most major U.S. religions.