An attorney known throughout Northern California for suing under the Americans with Disabilities Act is pleading guilty to filing false tax returns.
The fraud was a small, but headline-grabbing element of the $20 billion stolen in various scams during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Monterey County jury on Monday found Paul Flores guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Kristin Smart in 1996.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this afternoon that the state’s long-running, Covid-related State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023. That’s basically three years after it began on March 4, 2020.
Following intense public pressure amid a growing controversy over racist remarks, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez announced Wednesday she is resigning her seat.
Gas refiner and marketer Valero hit back at California’s Energy Commission last week after the agency demanded oil refinery executives explain why, despite declining crude oil prices, gas prices have spiked.
With the state’s gas prices sky-high again, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that he plans to call a special legislative session in December to impose a tax on oil companies’ profits.
California’s oil industry is back in Sacramento’s crosshairs after a price spike led Gov. Gavin Newsom to suggest oil producers and refiners should pay a higher rate on profits above a set level.
A law to ban private prisons in the Golden State, effectively shuttering ICE operations, was drawn up by California’s current Attorney General. It just got gutted by an 11-judge panel.
Californians have paid more for gas for a long time. But paying 70% more than other Americans has Gov. Gavin Newsom scrambling to get refiners producing their winter blend, a cheaper version of the fuel.