| Jun 16, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Prosecutors in Los Angeles and across California have filed a lawsuit against Target, claiming its stores improperly disposed of hazardous waste.
Attorney General Jerry Brown, 20 district attorneys and the Los Angeles city attorney jointly...
| Jun 30, 2009
OAKLAND-- California Attorney General Jerry Brown and two county district attorneys are suing the owner of nearly two dozen Midas auto shops in the state, accusing him of a "massive bait-and-switch scam."
Brown and the district attorneys in Alameda and...
| Jul 22, 2009
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland residents overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to approve a first-of-its kind tax on medical marijuana sold at the city's four cannabis dispensaries.
Preliminary election results showed the measure passing with 80 percent of the vote,...
| Aug 17, 2009
| 9:48 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Firefighters are gaining ground on several wildfires burning across California.
A fire near the Santa Cruz mountain communities of Swanton and Bonny Doon was 65 percent contained Monday after burning 11 square miles since...
| Aug 18, 2009
The price tag for fighting California wildfires during just the past few weeks has climbed to more than $60 million, with the fire season's peak months still looming ahead.
But in a state recently forced to make deep budget cuts, pay bills with IOUs...
| Dec 22, 2009
Eight people arrested after protesters vandalized the campus home of the UC Berkeley chancellor have not been charged with any crime and may never be, according to the Alameda County district attorney's office.
There is insufficient evidence to file...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:48 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them.
The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 1:12 PM
LOS ANGELES - Ten hospitals in Southern California have been fined for alleged code violations that endangered patient safety.
The 10 hospitals are among 13 statewide that were assessed administrative penalties.
The California Department of Public...
| Mar 24, 2010
California's DMV offices may soon be back open for business on Fridays.
An Alameda County judge today said he plans to order an end to furloughs for 68 state agencies, including the DMV, Caltrans, the Employee Development Department, and the state...
| Oct 13, 2009
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| Aug 9, 2010
An Alameda County judge has put state worker furloughs on hold.
Furloughs were set to begin again on Friday.
Under Gov. Schwarzenegger's order, state workers were supposed to take off every second, third, and fourth Friday of the month.
This was all...