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Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday it's unlikely that changes he's seeking to the state's environmental protection law can be accomplished this year, although a top Senate Democrat says he's still pursuing...
Apr 17, 2013 at 10:55 AM
The five candidates for the 16th District state senate seat square off in a debate.
Apr 16, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday it's unlikely that changes he's seeking to the state's environmental protection law can be accomplished this year, although a top Senate Democrat says he's still pursuing reforms.
Mar 28, 2013 at 11:55 AM
California Democratic Party caucus formally chooses Leticia Perez as candidate for the 16th District Senate seat.
Mar 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM
Blaming her political party for saddling her campaign with a competitive disadvantage, Fran Florez dropped her bid Wednesday for the state Senate.
Mar 26, 2013 at 9:08 PM
State Senate candidate Leticia Perez has signed a lease for a home on 18th Street in central Bakersfield, part of the 16th Senate District, her campaign said late Tuesday. Perez is scheduled to be at the Kern County Registrar of Voters Office on ...
Mar 26, 2013 at 9:03 PM

UPDATE: State Senate candidate Leticia Perez has signed a lease for a home on 18th Street in central Bakersfield, part of the 16th Senate District, her campaign said late Tuesday. Perez is scheduled to be at the Kern County Registrar of Voters...
Mar 22, 2013 at 5:43 PM
Leticia Perez is still being allowed to run for state Senate seat despite a mistake by the Kern County Elections Department.
Mar 22, 2013 at 4:10 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Just as in the case of her predecessor Michael Rubio, Leticia Perez finds herself facing a controversy that her house on Alta Vista Drive is not inside the legally approved boundaries of the 16th state senatorial...
Mar 21, 2013 at 3:41 PM
Hanford Republican Andy Vidak has support in Kern County for a run at the state Senate. The Kern County Republican Party said Thursday that its members voted unanimously to endorse Vidak, a Kings County cherry farmer, for election to the 16th Senate District.
Mar 20, 2013 at 10:46 AM
Leticia Perez, who began her term as 5th District Kern County supervisor in January, has been endorsed by 18 senators, including Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, according to Capitol Television News Service.
Mar 20, 2013 at 10:46 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A short-timer on the Kern County Board of Supervisors has emerged as a formidable candidate to ascend to the state Senate.

Leticia Perez, who began her term as 5th District Kern County supervisor in...
Mar 18, 2013 at 6:43 PM
Recently elected 5th District Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez announced Monday that she is running for the State Senate.
Mar 18, 2013 at 6:43 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- Recently elected 5th District Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez announced Monday that she is running for the state Senate.

Perez made history when she was elected to the board of supervisors,...
Mar 15, 2013 at 2:24 PM
Fran Florez wants to be your next state senator. The veteran Kern County Democrat announced her candidacy Friday for the 16th District Senate seat vacated last month by Michael Rubio, who took a private-sector job with oil giant Chevron.