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Attorney General Kamala Harris Sues For-Profit College Company

October 10, 2013 | 4:59 pm

Attorney General Kamala Harris Sues For-Profit College Company

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Suit alleges that some of the college’s programs guaranteeing jobs lead to no jobs whatsoever.

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Take Me Out to the Courtroom: Oakland A’s Future at Stake in Hearing

October 4, 2013 | 10:18 am

Take Me Out to the Courtroom: Oakland A’s Future at Stake in Hearing

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Judge hears arguments on city lawsuit over Major League Baseball’s delays in allowing A’s to move.

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California Bullet Train Lawsuit Dropped

April 18, 2013 | 4:31 pm

California Bullet Train Lawsuit Dropped

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Plans for a bullet train in California blasted through a major obstacle with the settlement of an environmental lawsuit against the project, the California High-Speed Rail Authority announced on Thursday. Here’s the press release: SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a major step forward, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority), the Madera County Farm Bureau, Merced County […]

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Calif. Joins Lawsuits Against Standard & Poor’s Over Mortgage Crisis

February 5, 2013 | 11:47 am

Calif. Joins Lawsuits Against Standard & Poor’s Over Mortgage Crisis

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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 […]

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Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Challenges Eviction From Park in Court

January 25, 2013 | 9:05 am

Drake’s Bay Oyster Farm Challenges Eviction From Park in Court

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Update: The court did not issue a ruling on Friday, said Mary Beth Hutchins of Cause of Action, the public interest group representing Drake’s Bay Oyster Company, and it gave no indication of when the ruling might come. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A federal judge will decide whether an historic oyster farm can continue operating in […]

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Google to License Patents in FTC Settlement

January 3, 2013 | 10:58 am

Google to License Patents in FTC Settlement

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WASHINGTON — Google is agreeing to license certain patents to mobile phone rivals and stop a practice of including snippets from other websites in its search results as part of a settlement to end a 19-month investigation into the search leader’s business practices, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. U.S. antitrust regulators added that they […]

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Oakland Police Face Possible Takeover in 2 Weeks

November 15, 2012 | 3:07 pm

Oakland Police Face Possible Takeover in 2 Weeks

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U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson is running out of patience. In a Nov. 14 order, he has given the city of Oakland just two more weeks to reach an agreement with the very same folks who sued the city over police misconduct during the Riders scandal. After that, it looks quite possible that he will […]

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