Tag: Kamala Harris
Attorney General Kamala Harris announces arrest of San Diego man on extortion and other charges.
Suit alleges that some of the college’s programs guaranteeing jobs lead to no jobs whatsoever.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Tuesday joined the U.S. Justice Department and 12 other states in suing Standard & Poor’s credit rating agency for allegedly inflating its ratings of mortgage-backed securities. The suit claims that S&P’s inaccurate ratings caused California’s public pension funds and other investors to lose billions of dollars. “They misrepresented their […]
On Feb 29, with much fanfare, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, along with Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, unveiled a “California Homeowner Bill of Rights,” a package of six bills designed to ease the pain of homeowners caught in the state’s foreclosure crisis. The six bills would require […]
Video: Kamala Harris on Mortgage Settlement, Privacy and Phone Apps, Prop 8, and Her Political Future
KQED’s Belva Davis talked to California Attorney General Kamala Harris on “This Week in Northern California” on Friday. The interview covered her appointment of a monitor to oversee the national mortgage settlement in California, a “homeowners bill of rights” she is trying to get passed, criminal justice, the upcoming Supreme Court review of the national […]
California has joined the national settlement that will provide mortgage relief to struggling homeowners. Report from NPR’s Two-Way blog: According to (NPR reporter) Yuki Noguchi, California was the last state to sign on to the deal. Now, she tells our Newscast Desk, “in exchange for a kind of immunity from many types of mortgage-related lawsuits, […]
Heat advisory declared for Bay Area (SF Chronicle) The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Bay Area through 8 p.m. tonight, saying temperatures could reach triple digits in some places. The advisory covers Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties in addition to the Bay Area. Locations in the North and […]
Kamala Harris’ office calls for tougher PG&E fine (SF Chronicle) California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office urged state regulators Monday to toughen a $3 million settlement they reached with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. over its failure to vouch for the strength of gas transmission pipelines that run through populated areas. “We seriously question if […]
Confusion and chaos at PG&E on night of San Bruno explosion (Bay Area News Group) …On Tuesday, nearly six months after the tragedy, federal investigators released thousands of pages of documents that provide the first public look behind the scenes at the confusion, chaos and high-stakes decisions occurring in PG&E’s nerve center as the disaster […]
Attorney General Kamala Harris issued a press release today announcing she had “asked the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to dismiss its order prohibiting same-sex marriages in California until an appeal of Proposition 8 is resolved. ” Harris’ announcement follows a similar one last week by attorneys for same-sex couples trying to overturn Proposition […]