Backpage.com Operators Appear On California Pimping ChargesThe operators of an international website that advertises escort services say they'll challenge charges of trafficking prostitutes and pimping on First Amendment grounds.
State Subpoenas Refiners Over High California Gas PricesCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline prices, which are consistently higher in California than in most other states.
Harris, Sanchez Shut Out Republicans In US Senate RaceCalifornia U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris has claimed one of two spots in the November runoff, moving the state attorney general into a potentially historic election.
Attorneys General Call For Benefit Restoration For Veterans Victimized By 'Predatory' For-Profit CollegesCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris and attorneys general in seven other states are urging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to restore benefits to veterans victimized by 'predatory' practices by for-profit schools.
Ballot Wording Could Be Key To SJ Mayor's Pension Reform MeasureState 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.
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.
California Truancy Rates At Crisis Level; Bay Area Hit HardMore 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.
Some Say State AG Harris’ Option To Ignore ICE Is Not EnoughMany Bay Area counties said they have already been using their own discretion when notifying ICE about suspected illegal immigrants—something State Attorney General Kamala Harris just gave them permission to do. Some even said that Harris’s decision doesn’t go far enough.
Attorney General Proposes California Homeowner Bill Of RightsThe package of six bills would make it harder to foreclose on Californians and evict them from their homes.