The beaches of Maui are a popular destination for California lawmakers. (Irene Lechowitzky)

By Patrick McGreevy and Taryn Luna
Mar 05, 2019 | 12:45 PM

| Sacramento

California lawmakers were showered with more than $810,000 in gifts last year, many from powerful interest groups lobbying the state who handed out concert and professional sports tickets, spa treatments, gourmet dinners and trips to a dozen countries, new state reports show.

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