Latest Gil Cedillo Stories

2008-12-18 18:48:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It might have been a serious impediment to completing this year's football season but Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, working closely with State Senator Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles), was able to provide an assist to the Roosevelt Roughriders. Farmers will present a check for $11,500 to Roosevelt High School varsity football coach and administrators to replace the team's football uniforms which were stolen early in the season. (Logo:...

2005-09-08 23:05:57

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California's legislature approved a bill on Thursday to let illegal immigrants get driver's licenses, but Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office said he would veto the measure. Schwarzenegger's opposition came a day after the Republican governor, who is fighting sagging poll ratings and Democratic accusations he is too conservative, signaled he would veto a bill to allow gay marriage that was passed by the Democrat-controlled legislature. The...

2005-09-08 19:18:00

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California's legislature approved a bill on Thursday that would allow illegal immigrants to get state driver's licenses, sending Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger a politically charged measure similar to one he vetoed a year earlier. The state Senate voted 21-15 for the bill, which would allow California to issue driver's licenses with a distinct design and color for illegal immigrants. The licenses could not be used to open up bank accounts or for...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'