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CalNewsroom.com reporting California State Senate deletes website, online archives of 3 disgraced Democrats

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Blog, California Politics | 0 comments

CalNewsroom.com reporting California State Senate deletes website, online archives of 3 disgraced Democrats

Over at CalNewsroom.com, there’s the full story on the California State Senate’s attempts to cover-up for three disgraced Democratic state Senators. The California State Senate has scrubbed its website and deleted the online archives of three Democratic state Senators that face criminal charges ranging from weapons trafficking to public corruption. As of April 5 at 7:00 PM, the websites of Democratic Senators Leland Yee of San Francisco, Ron Calderon of Montebello, and Rod Wright of Inglewood, all of whom have been placed on paid...

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Al Jazeera America’s Off the Record Conversations on FBI Leak

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Al Jazeera America’s Off the Record Conversations on FBI Leak

Al Jazeera’s investigative unit obtained leaked documents from the FBI. Now it’s caught on tape laughing about off-the-record conversations with a fed spokeswoman.

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PG&E, First American, Philip Morris Donated to Ron Calderon Slush Fund AFTER FBI raid

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

PG&E, First American, Philip Morris Donated to Ron Calderon Slush Fund AFTER FBI raid

The FBI’s bribes were small compared to legal donations to Ron Calderon’s Diversity PAC.

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Ron Calderon Fundraiser: “We Put the FUN in Fundraising!”

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Ron Calderon Fundraiser: “We Put the FUN in Fundraising!”

A shadowy political action committee cited in the FBI’s case against state Senator Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on private jets, five-star hotels, elite golf courses and extravagant meals at the country’s finest restaurants, a CalWatchdog.com analysis of campaign finance reports has found. But the biggest questions might be over nearly half-a-million dollars in mysterious payments funneled to a professional political fundraiser, who promises on his website to “put the FUN in fundraising!” According to...

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Diversity PAC Slush Fund

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Blog, California Politics | 0 comments

Diversity PAC Slush Fund

A shadowy political action committee cited in the FBI’s case against State Senator Ron Calderon has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on private jets, five-star hotels, elite golf courses and extravagant meals at the country’s finest restaurants. While little is known about the payments to the Sacramento fundraiser, even less is known about the PAC itself. The Capitol Alliance website maintained the only public information about Diversity PAC. Since Al Jazeera America’s bombshell report, the company has scrubbed any reference to...

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Legislator, Labor Leader Champions Pay Equity for Disabled Workers

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog, Featured Post, Goodwill | 0 comments

Legislator, Labor Leader Champions Pay Equity for Disabled Workers

Asm. Lorena Gonzalez, a former secretary-treasurer of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, says she intends to pursue pay equity at Goodwill.

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Disability groups deliver petitions to Goodwill

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog, Goodwill | 0 comments

Disability advocacy groups throughout the country are planning a sizeable delivery to Goodwill Industries today. But, instead of secondhand clothing or gently-used goods, the disability rights groups will be dropping off thousands of signed petitions from citizens who are demanding that the nonprofit clean up its labor practices. More than 100 Goodwill entities nationwide employ workers through the Special Wage Certificate program, a Depression-era loophole in federal labor law that allows organizations to pay subminimum wages to people with...

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5 CA Goodwill charities pay employees less than minimum wage

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Blog, Goodwill | 0 comments

Five California-based Goodwill charities pay hundreds of employees less than minimum wage, while providing lucrative compensation packages to top executives, a CalWatchDog.com investigation has found. In 2010, the five CEOs of Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada, Goodwill of Silicon Valley, Goodwill Industries of Orange County, Goodwill Industries of San Diego County and Goodwill Southern California earned a combined $1.78 million in total compensation. The average executive took home nearly $30,000 per month in pay...

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Millennials: The Lost Generation

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Blog, Lost Generation | 0 comments

Millennials: The Lost Generation

    In the past, I’ve dubbed Millennials a Lost Generation. This cool info-graphic includes some of the reasons why. H/T http://www.nonprofitcollegesonline.com/millenials/ Source:...

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Abel Maldonado’s Record of Running Over the “Little Guy”

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Blog, California Politics, Featured Post | 0 comments

Abel Maldonado’s Record of Running Over the “Little Guy”

Maldonado is no more a fighter for ‘the little guy’ than he is a defender of the anti-tax pledge.

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