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  • Social workers can now check if foster parents have criminal pasts

    In response to a series of scandals involving mistreatment of children under state supervision, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law new rules giving county social workers access to the criminal histories of foster parents and employees at foster care contractors before abused and neglected children are placed in their care.
  • Irvine asks judge to open firm's books

    [Update, Thursday, Aug. 21: This post has been updated with a response from Stu Mollrich.] At a special meeting Wednesday, the Irvine City Council unanimously voted to ask for a court order compelling a powerful consulting firm to open its books for an...

    Amistad America Put Into Receivership

    Amistad America Put Into Receivership
    An independent receiver was appointed Thursday to take command of Amistad America Inc., the troubled nonprofit group widely criticized for its management of the replica slave ship that it has controlled since the ship's launch 14 years ago. Attorney...

    Car rental firm Hertz is latest victim of auto recalls

    (Reuters) - While an improving U.S. economy has helped rev up demand for car rentals, the rental companies have found themselves short of vehicles due to the slew of recalls by car manufacturers this year. The latest casualty was Hertz Global Holdings...

    State audits find prison, hospital payroll abuses

    State audits find prison, hospital payroll abuses
    Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial problems, including outright payroll fraud, and medical staff and guards receiving questionable bonuses and holiday pay, according...