CPUC Proposes Plan To Tax Text MessagesThe San Francisco-based California Public Utilities Commission want to tax text messages to increase funds for programs that bring connectivity to underserved residents.
Dozens More Cases Of Salmonella In California, Nation Linked To Recalled BeefEighty-seven more people, including 39 in California, have been sickened with salmonella linked to recalled beef products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
Insurance Claims At $9 Billion From California FiresInsurance claims from last month's California wildfires, including the Camp Fire in Butte County, already are at $9 billion and expected to increase.
Camp Fire Victims Awaiting Inspection Won't Lose FEMA AidFederal officials say survivors of the deadly Camp Fire will not lose disaster assistance if they are unable to get their homes inspected in the next month.
Sonoma Man Accused Of Defrauding People Paying Back Student LoansThe owner of a financial services enterprise has been arrested and charged in federal court in San Francisco with fraud in connection with an alleged scheme to steal millions of dollars from people trying to repay student loans.
California To Require Solar Panels On All New HomesCalifornia’s push toward more renewable energy has reached a major milestone with a new mandate beginning in 2020 that requires all new homes built to include solar rooftop panels.
CDC: Central Coast Romaine Lettuce Still Off Limits After More IllnessesThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce from California's Central Coast amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.