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State Senate leaders are giving Ron Calderon of Montebello until March 3 to either resign or take a leave of absence. After that, Calderon's colleagues are fixing to vote to suspend him from office. Calderon pleaded not guilty to a couple dozen political corruption charges in Los Angeles on Monday. Reporter: Frank Stoltze
A number of people are asking why Sen. Ron Calderon is being shown the door while Sen. Roderick Wright is not, even though the latter was convicted last month of eight felonies. Wright's convictions included perjury and voter fraud for claiming to live in Inglewood while really living elsewhere. State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says he wants to wait for a trial judge to validate Wright's conviction, and that he considers Calderon's alleged violations to be more serious.
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The U.S. Attorney's Office for Northern California has launched a criminal probe into Rancho Feeding Corporation of Petaluma. So says Congressman Jared Huffman, who represents the area. The USDA is conducting two investigations, but has not gone into detail about its concerns other than to say meat was processed without the requisite oversight from inspectors.
This Thursday, Yosemite National Park kicks off its first-ever film festival to mark the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Yosemite Grant, the document that set aside Yosemite Valley. We talk with festival director Steven Bumgardner, who says there are more than enough films about the park to fill a five-day marathon that runs through the weekend. Reporter: Rachael Myrow
End Music: "The Bridge by Yosemite Falls," by Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra, from the album "Vintage Songs of Yosemite" (Tom Bopp)