California Senate approves another minimum wage hike

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The California Senate on Monday approved a plan to again raise the state’s minimum wage, lifting it to $13 an hour in 2017, then tying it to the rate of inflation after that. The proposal by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, comes just two years after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation giving […]

Former CA Legislator Ed Vincent Dies At 78

LOS ANGELES – Ed Vincent, who was elected the first black mayor of Inglewood before serving in the state Legislature, has died. He was 78. It was with great sadness that Senator Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) relayed to Members of the California State Senate during the final night of the 2011-12 Legislative Session the news […]