Kamala Harris

California Governor Jerry Brown talks during a meeting with more than a dozen water leaders from across Southern California in Los Angeles Thursday, Jan 30, 2014. (AP Photo)

Lawsuit says California mortgage money mishandled

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three community assistance organizations sued Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials on Friday, alleging the state improperly diverted nearly $370 million that was intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures. […]

03/14/2014

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

Attorney general promotes bills to reduce truancy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – School districts and the state would be required to do a better job of tracking students who miss class under proposed legislation designed to lower California’s dropout rate. The package of […]

03/10/2014

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

California data breaches hit 21.3 million accounts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General […]

02/27/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (AP File Photo)

State pension measure less likely to make ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A measure aimed at controlling public pension costs in California is less likely to make it onto the state’s November ballot after proponents said they would sue to challenge the ballot […]

01/31/2014

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2.5 million Californians exposed in data breaches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A state report reveals 2.5 million Californians have had Social Security numbers, credit card and bank accounts and other sensitive information exposed in 131 data breaches dating back to 2010. The […]

07/03/2013

Remains of homes damaged from a fire caused by explosion, San Bruno, 2010. (AP Photo)

Commission legal team probing PG&E blast resigns

SAN FRANCICSO (AP) — The lead attorneys probing a deadly pipeline explosion for California regulators have abruptly quit the investigation, putting the integrity of the probe in jeopardy, a San Bruno city official said Wednesday. […]

06/05/2013

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Bill would require correct ID in debt-collections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Debt collectors would have to make sure they are going after the right person under a bill approved by the state Senate on Friday. Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco […]

05/24/2013

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

Calif. sues JPMorgan Chase over debt collection

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general sued one of the nation’s largest banks Thursday, alleging that JPMorgan Chase & Co. used illegal tactics in its efforts to collect debts from more than 100,000 credit […]

05/09/2013

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Calif sues over lead found in ginger, plum candies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other food retailers, alleging they are selling ginger and plum candies tainted by lead without warning labels required by state […]

05/01/2013

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (AP File Photo)

Kamala Harris won’t comment on president’s compliment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris is declining to address comments this month by President Barack Obama that sparked a national discussion over whether compliments paid to a woman detract from her accomplishments.

04/15/2013

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (AP File Photo)

CNN interview: Getting to know Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris talks to CNN’s Candy Crowley about childhood, her love of art and her greatest accomplishment.

04/05/2013

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris unbothered by Obama comment about looks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she remains a friend and steadfast supporter of President Barack Obama, a day after the president raised eyebrows by calling attention to her looks.

04/05/2013

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