Take Two for June 6, 2013

City Hall Pass: Mayor's party, Ron Calderon raid and more

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club ON January 14, 2013 in Washington.

It's time now for City Hall Pass, our look at California politics. KPCC's political reporter Frank Stoltze and Alice Walton join the show to give us the lowdown on LA city politics. 

This week there are a lot of questions about the nature of the investigation into Ron Calderon and the authorities aren't saying much. Do we have any sense of why the authorities may be looking into Ron Calderon?

Some other news out of Sacramento this past week came from Treasurer Bill Lockyer. He's announced that he will not seek another office when his current term is up. What's behind this decision?

There is a big party Friday night for outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Former President Bill Clinton and even Ryan Seacrest are expected to be there, but there are lingering questions about the costs of the party. Who is picking up the tab for this shindig?


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