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PG&E suffers backlash over power shutoff to prevent wildfires in California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), the largest utility in California, is facing strong criticisms over its Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) to prevent...
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USPS accused of illegally accepting and delivering millions of foreign cigarettes

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is facing a lawsuit alleging it is illegally accepting and delivering millions of foreign cigarettes to Californians and...
Rep. Duncan Hunter

Indicted California Rep. Hunter Fails to Win Local GOP Endorsement

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter of California failed to obtain the endorsement of his local Republican Party ahead of the 2020 primary elections. Rep. Hunter is...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand paid family leave to six months

Gov. Newsom signs bills to prevent discrimination and make California more inclusive

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law four bills to help prevent discrimination and make California a more inclusive state. In a statement Gov. Newsom noted...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand paid family leave to six months

California Gov. Newsom signs a package of legislation to prevent gun violence

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a package of legislation to prevent gun violence, a problem confronting not just the station but the...
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California opens first toll-free statewide mental health line

California officially launched its first toll-free statewide mental health line on Tuesday. Assembly member Phil Ting and State Senator Scott Wiener announced the opening of...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expand paid family leave to six months

California Governor Signs Bill Allowing the Establishment of Public Banks

California will allow cities and counties to establish public banks under a newly-approved legislation. On Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 857, the...
Mercury Insurance

Mercury Insurance to pay $41 million to settle legal fight with California

Mercury Insurance Company finally settled its two decades long legal fight with California over its alleged unlawful business practices. The insurer agreed to pay a...

Court says FCC cannot stop States from implementing their own net neutrality laws

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling affirming the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) decision repealing the Obama-era net...

California Gov. Newsom signs legislation allowing student athletes receive compensation

California Governor Gavin Newsom approved legislation allowing college athletes in the state to receive compensation from endorsement deals. Currently, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)...

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Perplexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs...