Just a few months after being termed out of the Legislature and taking a lucrative job with a Bay Area school district, former Sen. Ellen Corbett has been named to a six-figure position on a state government board.
Opponents of California’s law banning single-use plastic bags turned in more than 800,000 petition signatures to qualify a referendum on the law. An interactive map shows where the valid voter signatures came from.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has decided against a run for the U.S. Senate, shifting the focus to Washington where a handful of congressional Democrats are weighing challenges to Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Plastic bag manufacturers and other opponents of a California law phasing out plastic bags gathered enough valid voter signatures to qualify a referendum on the law, the secretary of state’s office said Tuesday.