KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.joined Take Two for "State of Affairs," our look at politics and government throughout California.
We begin with a man who’s been in the news a lot recently – embattled State Senator Ron Calderon. Yesterday, he turned the tables on the FBI and filed a complaint against it. The complaint, issued the same day a group of elected officials called on Calderon to resign, alleges that the FBI was retaliating for his refusal to take part in a sting operation.
In West Los Angeles, former State Senator Sheila Kuehl has secured some interesting endorsements in her run for L.A. County supervisor.
In other news, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation is backing away a bit from a highly controversial ballot measure that would have created a new city health department.
A new poll out this week has some confusing results on Governor Jerry Brown. Voters like him, but not necessarily his policies.
Finally, it's time to get warm and fuzzy with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s teddy bear drive. How do you feel about teddy bears?