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Bay Area Judge Orders Paint Companies To Pay $1.1B For Lead Cleanup

A state judge on Monday ordered paint companies to pay 10 California cities and counties $1.1 billion to remove lead from millions of older homes.



NorCal Food Exec Pleads Guilty In Nationwide Tomato Price-Fixing Scheme

A former Northern California food company owner has pleaded guilty to racketeering in a national tomato price-fixing plot.