Consumer Watchdog Seeks Ethics Review Of Top Aide To Gov. Jerry BrownThe advocacy group Consumer Watchdog said Monday that it has asked the Fair Political Practices Commission to investigate whether Nancy McFadden had a conflict of interest.
Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges InvestigationA consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
Consumer Watchdog: Oil Companies Keep CA Gas Prices High By Sending Gas Offshore To Keep Supply LowConsumer Watchdog says by keeping supplies artificially low, refiners keep prices high and are making a killing.
Consumer Watchdog Sues Cigna For Alleged Discrimination Against People With HIV/AIDSA class-action lawsuit against Cigna claims the company's new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.
Phil Matier: Jahi McMath Case Now At Center Of Malpractice CampaignJahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy at Children’s Hospital Oakland, has become the centerpiece of a political fundraising effort.
California Driverless Car Law Raises Privacy ConcernsCalifornia’s new driverless car legislation is raising a red flag from some consumer groups who are concerned the robo-cars could track a person’s movement and pass them on to advertisers.
Questions Arise Over Google’s Use Of Moffett Field In Mountain ViewCritics, including a U.S. Senator, have raised concern over Google’s use of Moffett Field near Mountain View, saying the tech company is getting a sweetheart deal from the federal government.
State Consumer Group Proposes New Approach To Health Insurance Rate HikesNon-profit Consumer Watchdog is looking for more transparency in how health insurance companies justify rate hikes and wants to give states rights to approve or reject them.