Water Contracts May be the Root of Senator Calderon’s Problems

untitledA day after FBI agents served a search warrant and spent hours at the Sacramento offices of State Sen. Ron Calderon, a man who hoped to win a contract with a local water district said he recently spoke to FBI agents regarding Calderon’s influence over local government contracts.

Former water-conservation contractor Michael Franchek of San Diego said he ran into Calderon, D-Montebello, and his brothers in 2009 when he tried to win a $1 million contract to install energy efficient toilets for the Commerce-based Central Basin Municipal Water District.

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Editors note: Katherco Companies is now developing in Inglewood over on Regent St. where MWD Director Rob Katherman is a consultant.  Rob Katherman is also seeking re-election.


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I am a lifelong Inglewood resident living in District 4. I serve on PTA and School Site Council as Vice-President, for the last 8 years with Inglewood Unified School District. I volunteer on the Wellness Committee for ICEF Public Schools. I am an alumni of California State University, Dominguez Hills with a degree in Political Science. You can find me on Twitter under @CreoleMommie

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