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  • PacifiCare temporarily halts issuing $120 million in dividends amid fight with California insurance regulators

     
    The fight goes on. Insurer PacifiCare has temporarily halted its effort to pay $120 million in dividends to subsidiaries of its parent company while it resolves mismanagement allegations in California that could bring multimillion-dollar fines. The...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger’s exit interview with The Times’ editorial board: Goodbye Hollywood, California and slow-moving legislators! Hello environmental policy and Washington?

     
    Though Arnold Schwarzenegger's days as California governor are running out, it seems likely that his career as a politician is far from over. When the governor stopped by the Los Angeles Times for an exit interview Friday, Hollywood seemed furthest......
  • Consumer Confidential: Stormy tips for homeowners, unwelcome news for drivers

     
    Here's your wet-wet-wet Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- With SoCal getting yet another drenching, here are some timely tips for homeowners. First of all, most insurance policies for homes will cover damage from wind or......
  • Pick a side: Is California broken, or is the state doing pretty well considering the recession?

     
    California isn't broken, wrote Bill Lockyer, California state treasurer, and Stephen Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, in a Dec. 20 Op-Ed. Yes it is, argued several readers over the past week. In their......
  • The conversation: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's legacy

     
    As Arnold Schwarzenegger's days as California Governor wind down, let's take a moment to reflect. Are we better off for his service? Los Angeles Times editorial: Throughout his tenure, Schwarzenegger has held on to his generally progressive social...
  • State ethics czar wants disclosure when campaigns pay bloggers

     
    Ann Ravel of the California Fair Political Practices Commission wants disclosure when political groups pay bloggers and Internet websites to promote or attack candidates....
  • New regulations to strengthen homeowner insurance standards

    New regulations to strengthen homeowner insurance standards
    The risk of homeowners in San Diego County and elsewhere in the state having inadequate insurance to protect against wildfires or other natural disasters should be reduced under new regulations unveiled today by the state insurance commissioner. Steve...
  • What ails workers' comp?

    What ails workers' comp?
    Already struggling to cope with the recession, California businesses recently learned that their workers' compensation insurance premiums could swell this summer. Last month, a state board that tracks workers' comp costs recommended a rate increase of...
  • A weather 'blessing' aids battle

    A weather 'blessing' aids battle
    Under cool, moist skies, firefighters on Saturday made significant strides against the remaining fires in Southern California. Displaced residents streamed back to their homes, and hard-hit San Diegans prepared to cheer on their Chargers in a football...
  • Casinos want to add 17,000 slot machines

    SACRAMENTO -- California voters will decide seven statewide ballot measures Feb. 5, including referendums on new state gambling compacts with four Southern California Indian tribes, an initiative that would change term limits for state lawmakers and a...
  • Schwarzenegger to endorse term-limit changes

    Softening his past opposition to changes to California's term-limits law, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is endorsing a Feb. 5 ballot measure that would allow many sitting lawmakers to run for office again this year rather than be forced to leave the...