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Kamala Harris

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

California Data Breaches Hit More Than 20 Million Accounts

California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday to elevate cybersecurity as a key focus of the state’s top crime-fighting agency.

02/27/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Demand Sonoma Co. DA Release Information Regarding Andy Lopez’ Shooting Death

A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

02/17/2014

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

(Covered California)

Attorney General Shuts Down Fake Covered California Websites

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Thursday that her office has shut down 10 private health insurance websites that deceptively imitated the state’s official “Covered California” site.

11/14/2013

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California AG Sues Corinthian, Heald College Group For False Advertising

California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued Corinthian Colleges Inc., the parent company of a chain of career-preparation colleges, in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday for alleged false advertising and marketing about its job placement rates.

10/10/2013

(CBS)

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

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘JusticeMobile’ Smartphone App For Cops Unveiled In San Francisco

State Attorney General Kamala Harris and San Francisco officials unveiled a new smartphone app Monday that will allow law enforcement to access local, state and federal criminal databases and file reports from out in the field.

09/10/2013

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Immigrant Takes Fight For California Law License To State Supreme Court

An immigrant who graduated law school and passed the state’s notoriously tough test for lawyers is asking the state Supreme Court to certify him over the objections of the Obama administration.

09/04/2013

Same-sex couple Jen and Francis Rainin react during their wedding at San Francisco's City Hall after the 9th Circuit Court lifted the stay on same-sex marriage in California, immediately sending a flurry of soon-to-be married couples to City Hall.  Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Prop 8 Sponsors Ask California High Court To Stop Same-Sex Marriages

Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court to order county clerks to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

07/12/2013

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