Solano County DA Appoints Special Prosecutor To Review Willie McCoy CaseSolano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams on Thursday announced the appointment of Michael Ramos as a special prosecutor to review the Vallejo Police Department officer-involved shooting in February that killed rapper Willie McCoy.
California Sues Education Secretary DeVos To Repeal Her Overhaul Of Student Loan ForgivenessLed by California and Massachusetts, Democratic attorneys general in more than 20 states sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday, seeking to repeal her overhaul of a student loan forgiveness program.
California Will Sue Trump Administration Over International Student Visa PolicyThe state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes.
Solano County DA Recuses Her Office From 2 Vallejo Police Shooting InvestigationsSolano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams announced Thursday afternoon that her office will recuse itself from reviewing the deadly Vallejo police shootings of Willie McCoy and Sean Monterrosa and, instead, kicked the cases back to California attorney general Xavier Becerra
AG Xavier Becerra Won't Examine Vallejo Police Killing Of Sean MonterrosaCalifornia’s attorney general declined Wednesday to independently investigate the fatal shooting of Sean Monterrosa.
COVID-19: Phony Contact Tracers Trying To Steal Personal Info, AG Becerra WarnsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday warned residents to be on guard against scammers pretending to be coronavirus contact tracers.
California Sues 2 Multinational Gas Companies, Alleging Scheme To Inflate Gas Prices In StateCalifornia is suing two multinational gasoline companies for allegedly manipulating the state’s gas prices and increasing costs at the gas pump.
Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition PurchasesA federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and convoluted” regulations that violate the constitutional right to bear arms.
California AG Xavier Becerra Defends Extraordinary Coronavirus ShutdownsAttorney General Xavier Becerra said officials have broad authority to do what they think is necessary to slow the spread during the virus pandemic, even if that trumps normal fundamental freedoms.
AG Xavier Becerra Drops Challenge To T-Mobile-Sprint MergerCalifornia’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state will not appeal a judge’s decision approving T-Mobile's $26.5 billion purchase of Sprint, bringing the companies closer to creating a new wireless giant.
California Sues Trump Administration Over Increased Water Diversions To FarmersCalifornia is suing the Trump administration to block new rules that would divert more water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmers, saying the rules do not protect endangered fish species.
California To Continue Challenging Trump 'Public Charge' Rule After Supreme Court OrderCalifornia officials said Monday they will continue to challenge the federal government's revised "public charge" rule despite a Supreme Court order.
11 Arrested In California Multi-State Recycling SchemeAuthorities have arrested 11 suspects they say ran a multi-state recycling fraud operation that smuggled empty cans and bottles into California.
California Defies Threat Of Fund Loss Over Abortion CoverageCalifornia’s Democratic leaders were defiant Friday after the Trump administration threatened to cut federal health care funding to the nation’s most populous state over its requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
California Joins Coalition Of States Suing Over Rules Governing 3D-Printed GunsAttorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet.