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Term limit removes experience as a factor in District 11 Senate race

Sharon Brooks Hodge Jun. 6, 2016, 6:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Whether it’s Jane Kim or Scott Wiener who wins California’s 11th District State Senate race, it likely will take four or five years for either to learn the job and become effective, says a political scientist.

Jan Kahn joins Fresno State University Advisory Board

Sharon Brooks Hodge May 2, 2016, 4:41pm

FRESNO – The president of Fresno State University has appointed an alumnus and distinguished environmental attorney to the school’s advisory board.

Brief asks SCOTUS to review case challenging race-conscious subcontractor hiring goals

Sharon Brooks Hodge Apr. 19, 2016, 6:28pm

SACRAMENTO – A California-based legal foundation is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Chicago contractor’s claim that losing a state contract because he did not hire enough minorities violated his constitutional rights.

Auto dealerships, attorney disagree on arbitration benefit to consumers

Sharon Brooks Hodge Apr. 7, 2016, 6:14pm

ROSEVILLE – The director of a California association for auto dealers says resolving customer disputes through arbitration instead of litigation can be a triumph for both sides.