Watchdog Hits Buena Park Councilman With Big Fine

The state Fair Political Practices Commission fined Art Brown, the town’s most high-profile politician, $8,500 for failing to disclose thousands of dollars in campaign contributions and taking illegal cash from anonymous donors.

More Details Emerge On Investigation Into Dunn

Former state Sen. Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) was fired from his job as executive director of the California State Bar for misleading the board on key issues facing the organization, according to the Daily Journal, a statewide legal publication.