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Phil Matier: Will Republicans Capitalize on California’s Teacher Tenure Ruling?

KCBS, KPIX, and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on California’s teacher tenure ruling and how many state Republicans may use this to their advantage in the upcoming November election.

06/10/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris To Wed

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is engaged to marry an attorney from Los Angeles after a yearlong courtship.

04/07/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

AG Candidate Wants Death Penalty For Corrupt Lawmakers Amid Leland Yee Scandal

A Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.

04/04/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Demand Sonoma Co. DA Release Information Regarding Andy Lopez’ Shooting Death

A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

02/17/2014

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

CA Democratic Convention: AG Harris Urges Party To Lead

Attorney General Kamala Harris is urging Democrats to use their gains at California’s ballot box to push for changes on gun control, gay marriage and other issues.

04/13/2013

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

President Obama Praises AG Harris’ Looks At Bay Area Fundraiser

President Barack Obama praised California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness at a Democratic Party event Thursday.

04/04/2013

Standard & Poor's headquarters in the financial district of New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Sues Standard & Poor’s Over Investment Ratings

California’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against debt rating agency Standard & Poor’s, claiming it inflated its ratings of certain investments, costing the state’s public pension funds and other investors billions of dollars.

02/05/2013

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Charges Attorney General Holder With Contempt

The House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress Thursday for failing to provide documents relating to the Fast and Furious gunwalking program.

06/28/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of Rights

The package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.

02/29/2012

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California To See Bulk Of Landmark Foreclosure Settlement

The five largest mortgage lenders have reached a $26 billion settlement with 49 states, including California, over foreclosure abuses that took place after the housing bubble burst, federal officials announced Thursday.

02/09/2012

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