California

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

California Consumers Can Collect Up To $600 If Repair Person Doesn’t Show

It’s a huge pain to wait hours for a repair person who doesn’t show up. But California consumers can get paid, in the case of a no-show.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff delivers the keynote address during the Dreamforce 2012 conference at the Moscone Center on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  A reported 90,000 people registered to attend the cloud computing industry conference Dreamforce 2012 that runs through September 21.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At Company

Many of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.

04/23/2015

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Transgender Inmate Pleads For California’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery In Prison

Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stick with his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery.

04/23/2015

Snow surveyor. (CBS)

Snow Survey Canceled For 1st Time Due To California’s Drought

For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.

04/22/2015

Artificial turf field at Highlands Park in San Carlos. (CBS)

San Carlos Residents Question Watering Of Artificial Turf Field

It sounded like a no brainer, San Carlos installed artificial turf to save water. Now, neighbors are asking why a turf field is still being watered.

04/21/2015

Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom. (Photo by Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Holds Forum On How To Regulate Pot If California Legalizes It

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom held a public hearing on UCLA’s campus to discuss how to best regulate recreational marijuana should it become legal in the State of California.

04/21/2015

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Change.org Petition Aims To Shame California Lawmakers Into Finding New Water Sources

There’s nothing subtle about the latest petition demanding that California politicians solve the state’s water crisis.

04/21/2015

San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

$650,000 Settlement For Man Beaten By Deputies After Horse Chase In SoCal County

A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.

04/21/2015

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Supreme Court Rules Customers Can Sue Electricity Companies For Price-Fixing During CA Energy Crisis

The Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California’s energy crisis.

04/21/2015

A chicken at a farm. (Photo credit should read Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

5.3 Million Chickens To Be Destroyed In Iowa Following Bird Flu Virus Outbreak

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa’s egg-laying chickens.

04/20/2015

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