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AG Becerra, Joined by 15 AGs, Moves to Defend the Affordable Care Act Against...

SACRAMENTO April 9, 2018 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, joined by 15 attorneys general, today filed a motion to intervene in Texas et al. v. United...

Radiation Problems Multiply for San Francisco’s Hunters Point

Washington, DC, April 9, 2018 — Troubles afflicting the nearly 30-year radiation cleanup of San Francisco’s Hunters Point shipyard are far worse than previously...

Sec. of State Padilla Announces 100,000 CA Pre-Registrations, Launches High School Civic Engagement Portal

SACRAMENTO, April 6, 2018 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today that 100,000 pre-registrations have been completed by California 16- and 17-year-...

AG Becerra Joins Coalition in Suing EPA Over Failure to Reduce Methane Emissions

SACRAMENTO April 5, 2018 - Joining a coalition of 15 Attorneys General and the City of Chicago, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a lawsuit...

Five CA cities reject anti-immigrant agenda, amidst community outcry

April 4, 2018 - Last night, city councils in Fullerton (Orange County) and West Covina (LA County) rejected anti-immigrant attempts to join the Trump administration's baseless lawsuit against California's...

AG Becerra Files Criminal Charges Alleging $4.3 Million Fraud Scheme Perpetrated Against Veteran’s Administration

SACRAMENTO, April 4, 2018 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed a criminal complaint alleging 38 individuals defrauded the United States Veterans Administration (VA) out...

Fear and Respect the Flash Flood, Play it Safe and Live

April 4, 2018 - Another surge of tropical moisture will arrive in Central California by late week, and could last into the weekend. This...

ACLU Sues Orange County District Attorney and Sheriff over Secret, Illegal Jail Informant Program

SANTA ANA, Calif. April 4, 2018 - The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, and the law firm of Munger,...

Lake Oroville: Potential use of main spillway next week

SACRAMENTO April 3, 2018 - Forecasted storms expected in the Feather River basin this weekend may require using Lake Oroville’s flood control outlet spillway...

SF, coalition of states and cities sue Trump administration to ensure accuracy of census

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2018 — City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced today that San Francisco, as part of a coalition of state and local...

CARB Chair Issues Response to EPA press release on weakening vehicle standards

April 2, 2018 - California Air Resources Board Chair Mary D. Nichols issued the following statement in response to the press release issued by...

Late Winter Storms Bolster Snowpack in Sierra

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  April 2, 2018 - Following one of the driest Februaries in California history, late winter storms increased the Sierra Nevada snowpack but...

Montecito mudslide insurance claims top $421 million

LOS ANGELES, Calif. April 2, 2018 - Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today announced that insurers have received over 2,000 insurance claims totaling more than...

Economic Forecast Project looks at fiscal damage of Thomas Fire and Montecito debris flow...

SANTA BARBARA, March 29, 2018 - Three months after the Thomas Fire and the subsequent debris flow that swept through Montecito, the tourism-dependent South...

Feinstein on Passing of Judge Reinhardt, Ninth Circuit Vacancies

Washington March 30, 2018 - Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today issued the following statement on the death of...

AG Becerra Sues Sutter Health for Anti-competitive Practices that Increase Prices for California Families

SACRAMENTO, March 30, 2018 — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the filing of a lawsuit against Sutter Health, the largest hospital system in...

California acts to limit powerful climate-changing chemicals

March 30, 2018 - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted a regulation prohibiting the use of specific refrigerants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), powerful...

AG Becerra Issues Guidance to K-12 Schools on Privacy and Equal Rights of All...

SACRAMENTO, March 30, 2018 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued new guidance to help California’s public K-12 schools and other local educational agencies develop policies to protect the rights...

New ACLU Charges Allege Pregnancy Discrimination Against Dockworkers at West Coast Ports

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2018 - The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, the law firm of Outten & Golden...

AG Becerra Issues Law Enforcement Bulletins Providing Guidance to CA’s Public Safety Authorities Under...

SACRAMENTO, March 28, 2018 –  California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued two Information Bulletins to California law enforcement agencies regarding California Values Act (SB...