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  • Lt. Gov. Newsom to use shared SF workspace

    February 28, 2011 8:00 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is ditching the San Francisco state office building where the lieutenant governor typically works in favor of hipper digs in the city's South of Market neighborhood. Newsom, the city's former mayor, said Monday that he is sharing space in the Founders Den, an... more »
  • Newsom elected California lieutenant governor

    November 3, 2010 3:58 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has been elected California's lieutenant governor. The 43-year-old Democrat defeated the current Republican lieutenant governor, Abel Maldonado, in Tuesday's balloting. Newsom is best-known for his support of same-sex marriages and for creating a universal health plan in San Francisco that he hopes... more »
  • California lt. gov race: Newsom versus Maldonado

    June 9, 2010 2:29 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado has won the Republican primary to defend his job in November against San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, the Democratic nominee. Maldonado beat state Sen. Sam Aanestad on Tuesday in his quest to keep the job he was recently appointed to by Gov. Arnold... more »
  • Arizona's new immigration law stirring reaction in California

    April 28, 2010 8:25 PM

    Arizona's new immigration law continues to stir controversy. Local immigrant rights groups and California's new Lieutenant Governor are now speaking out. The Arizona law allows officers to question anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant. President Obama said it could lead to harassment. Meanwhile, Mexico has issued a travel... more »
  • Lt. Governor reacts to Arizona's immigration law

    April 28, 2010 1:15 PM

    California's new Lieutenant Governor is speaking out about Arizona's new controversial immigration law. The Arizona law compels state and local law enforcement officials to check the immigration status of anyone they suspect is in the United States illegally. President Barak Obama has already criticized the law, saying it could... more »
  • State Senate confirms Maldonado as next Lt. Governor

    April 26, 2010 5:20 PM

    The State Senate has confirmed Abel Maldonado as California's next Lt. Governor. With a vote of 25-7, state senators have voted to make the Santa Maria native California's second in command. Last Thursday, the State Assembly voted in favor of the confirmation. The Assembly vote was seen as his... more »
  • State Assembly to vote Thursday on Senator Maldonado's nomination for Lt. Governor

    April 22, 2010 1:18 AM

    The California Assembly is expected to vote Thursday on local State Senator Abel Maldonado's nomination for Lieutenant Governor. If the Assembly backs Maldonado, the nomination would then head to the State Senate. Back in February, the Senate confirmed his nomination, but the Assembly did not. Governor Schwarzenegger... more »
  • Lieutenant Governor Candidate Janice Hahn visits San Luis Obispo

    February 26, 2010 2:46 AM

    Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Janice Hahn, makes a campaign stop on the Central Coast. Hahn stopped by the Democratic headquarters in downtown San Luis Obispo Thursday night before making the rounds at Farmers' Market. The Los Angeles councilwoman's platform is based on higher education reform, protecting the coastline... more »
  • Democratic candidate for California's Lieutenant Governor to visit San Luis Obispo

    February 25, 2010 8:43 AM

    A democratic candidate running for California's Lieutenant Governor will visit the Central Coast Thursday. Los Angeles Councilwoman, Janice Hahn, will meet with community leaders and the public during her campaign stop. Her message is of higher education reform, improving the economy and protecting the California coastline. Two public... more »
  • Governor renominates Abel Maldonado to end growing controversy

    February 12, 2010 9:24 PM

    What started as a simple confirmation vote for state senator Abel Maldonado has turned into a big controversy in the state capitol. The confirmation process just got a bit longer. Governor Schwarzenegger says he will re-nominate Maldonado for Lieutenant Governor until a majority decision is reached in the Assembly.... more »
  • Lieutenant Governor confirmation for Abel Maldonado in limbo

    February 12, 2010 2:19 PM

    Democrats and Republicans continue to fight over whether Sen. Abel Maldonado, R-Santa Maria, has been confirmed as California's next lieutenant governor. The Senate voted early Thursday to approve Maldonado's confirmation, but the Assembly rejected Gov. Arnold Schwarzenneger's pick for 2nd in command. The Assembly voted 37-35 in favor. That's just... more »
  • Locals react to Maldonado's

    February 11, 2010 8:16 PM

    Since Abel Maldonado is from the Central Coast, many had strong opinions about his nomination for lieutenant governor. They were anxiously waiting to hear the outcome. We talked with residents on Thursday who told us they'd be disappointed if he wasn't confirmed. They were hoping for the best and thought... more »
  • State senate confirms Maldonado nomination for Lt. Gov.; vote sent to Assembly

    February 11, 2010 1:05 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate has voted to confirm Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's pick for California lieutenant governor, sending the nomination to the Assembly. Senators voted 26-7 on Thursday in favor of Republican state Sen. Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria. If the Assembly approves him later in the day,... more »
  • Maldonado begins confirmation process

    February 9, 2010 7:46 PM

    The State Assembly Rules Committee began Senator Abel Maldonado's confirmation hearings for lieutenant governor at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. If he makes it through the hearings, the nomination will go to the Senate and Assembly for a vote. The governor nominated Republican for lieutenant governor in November 2009 after... more »
  • Maldonado one step closer to Lt. Governor

    February 3, 2010 7:31 PM

    State senator Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria is one step closer to the position of lieutenant governor. On Wednesday, in a vote of 4 to 0, the Senate Rules Committee sent the confirmation hearings to the California State Senate floor. No date has been set for the hearings. ... more »
  • Maldonado accepts nomination for lieutenant governor

    November 24, 2009 9:44 PM

    Governor Schwarzenegger officially nominated local republican senator Abel Maldonado for the position of lieutenant governor. Maldonado is filling the position left by john garamendi, who was elected to congress. He served as Santa Maria's first hispanic mayor from 1996 to 1998. The state assembly and senate must... more »
  • Maldonado officially accepts nomination for lieutenant governor

    November 24, 2009 4:58 PM

    Today in Los Angeles, Governor Schwarzenneger officially nominated state senator Abel Maldenado to serve as the next lieutenant governor of California. Maldonado grew up in Santa Maria, the son of a immigrants and says he has fulfilled the American dream. Nevertheless, the 42 year old vowed never to forget his... more »

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