California Attorney General Kamala Harris

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ballot Wording Could Be Key To SJ Mayor’s Pension Reform Measure

State officials say proponents of a pension reform measure backed by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed can start collecting signatures to put it on the ballot.

01/08/2014

People walk by JP Morgan Chase & Company headquarters in New York, August 14, 2013. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Public Employee Pensions Gets $299M In JPMorgan Chase Settlement

JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $300 million to California’s public employee and teacher pension funds as part of a settlement related to mortgage-related investments.

11/19/2013

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California Truancy Rates At Crisis Level; Bay Area Hit Hard

More elementary school kids in Contra Costa and Alameda counties miss school than students in almost any other county in California according to a new report which says state truancy is at crisis levels.

10/01/2013

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Some Say State AG Harris’ Option To Ignore ICE Is Not Enough

Many Bay Area counties said they have already been using their own discretion when notifying ICE about suspected illegal immigrants—something State Attorney General Kamala Harris just gave them permission to do. Some even said that Harris’s decision doesn’t go far enough.

12/05/2012

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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