California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that she will not agree to a settlement over foreclosure abuses that federal officials and other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks.
Interim San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is facing a tough challenge as he fights to keep his job in November.
The California homicide rate has dropped to its lowest level since 1966.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met Friday with San Jose’s mayor and other city officials to learn about the city’s strategy for preventing gang violence.
California’s attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex unions.
California’s top prosecutor is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to bar drug companies from making agreements with competitors to keep quiet about generic versions of their brand name drugs.
Democrat Kamala Harris has been sworn in as attorney general, becoming the first woman and first minority to hold California’s top law enforcement office.
Attorney General-Elect Kamala Harris has added three top Bay Area police chiefs to her “Smart on Leadership Committee.”
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said he will defer to Kamala Harris to name her own replacement as city district attorney.
California’s newly elected attorney general named a high-profile transition team on Tuesday and promised to use the office to pursue a reform agenda on environmental, prison and consumer-protection issues.