California AG Becerra Warns Of Tacked-On COVID Fees Consumer May Not Have To PayCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about some healthcare providers reportedly charging a COVID-19 fee that many people are not obligated to pay.
California AG Becerra Announces $5.75 Million Settlement with General MotorsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Friday announced a $5.75 million settlement against General Motors, a payout that resolves allegations that the company made misleading statements to investors regarding the costs the company would incur due to its ignition switch problems.
Oakland Recycler Schnitzer Steel To Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Environmental Violation ClaimsAn Oakland scrap metal recycler will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit by Alameda County and the State of California alleging the company has allowed hazardous waste to pollute surrounding areas of West Oakland and the Oakland Estuary.
COVID Protocols: Attorney General Moves To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Safety InvestigationCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday filed a petition requesting that the Sacramento County Superior Court order Amazon to comply with outstanding investigative subpoenas in regard with the company's COVID protocols and coronavirus cases at its facilities.
California Showdown Over Affordable Care Act Goes Before US Supreme CourtUsing a surge in COVID-19 cases as a backdrop, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's team presented a strong arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a court battle over the future of the Affordable Care Act.
California Allows Use Of Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes After GOP Promises ChangesThe California GOP can harvest ballots using their unofficial boxes, according to state voting officials who claim that the Republicans committed to making changes demanded by the state.
California Sues US Regulator in Bid to Deter 'Ghost Guns'Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California's attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on "ghost guns" that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners.
Judge Blocks Rule That Moves Relief Funds to Private SchoolsA federal judge blocked a rule Thursday that Michigan, seven other states and four big-city school districts said would unlawfully allow too much pandemic relief aid to be diverted from K-12 public schools to private ones.
California, Oakland, L.A. File Suit Against Trump Administration Over Census CountCalifornia, along with the cities of Oakland, Los Angeles, Long Beach and the Los Angeles Unified School District, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against President Trump's directive seeking to bar undocumented immigrants from being included in the U.S. Census headcount for the redrawing of congressional districts.
State Attorney General Becerra Announces Arrests In Alleged $10M Ponzi SchemeCalifornia Attorney Xavier Becerra on Thursday announced the arrests of three individuals -- including one in Contra Costa County -- involved in an alleged $10 million Ponzi scheme that targeted more than 70 victims around the world.
California Attorney General, SF City Attorney Seek Court Order On Lyft, Uber Driver Classification
San Francisco Joins Lawsuit Against Ride-Hailing App Companies Uber And LyftCity Attorney Dennis Herrera on Tuesday announced San Francisco would be joining the state and other cities in suing Uber and Lyft over the misclassification of their drivers as independent contractors.
Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price GougingAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and county sheriff’s officials are asking people to report novel coronavirus-related scams, price gouging, and non-compliance with health orders.
"Do Not Be Hustled"; California Attorney General Warns Of Coronavirus False Advertising, Price GougingState Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday warned Californians against false advertising and price gouging related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
California Attorney General Becerra Takes Legal Action Over Facebook Privacy PracticesCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Wednesday that his office is taking legal action against Facebook over the social media giant’s privacy practices.