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SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 08: Tom Steyer speaks at Global Green USA's Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 8, 2013 in Santa Monica, California benefiting the places, the people and the planet in need. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green)

Billionaire Tom Steyer To Skip California Senate Contest

Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer says he will not enter the race to succeed California Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/22/2015

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Kamala Harris, California’s Current Attorney General, Officially Announces Bid For US Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to become the first prominent Democrat to enter what’s expected to be a full field in the 2016 race to replace Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate.

01/13/2015

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Attorney General Harris To Run For California Senate Seat

Source tells the AP that California Attorney General Kamala Harris will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

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California’s Top Cop Targets Crimes Against Kids

Attorney General Kamala Harris is starting her final four years as California’s top law enforcement officer this week with a major initiative aimed at protecting children.

01/04/2015

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AT&T Pays $23.3M To Settle Hazardous Waste Case

AT&T has agreed to pay California authorities $23.3 million to settle allegations that it improperly disposed of hazardous waste over a nine-period.

11/20/2014

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Personal Data Hacks In 2013 Affect Nearly Half Of State’s Residents

The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped sixfold to 18.5 million accounts and as many as one-third of those people will become victims of fraud, says California Attorney General Kamala Harris, in a new report on data breaches in the nation’s biggest state.

10/28/2014

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Rent-To-Own Business Aaron’s Ordered To Pay $28.4 Settlement For Overcharges, Keystroke Logging

Aaron’s Inc. overcharged customers, omitted important contract disclosures and installed software that could track the keystrokes of people who rented computers and even activate webcams or microphones to record users, according to a complaint filed by Harris’ office. Last year, Aaron’s settled a case with the Federal Trade Commission over spyware installed on computers.

10/13/2014

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California Study: Truancy Data Shows Racial Divide

African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday.

09/12/2014

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Support For California Death Penalty Slipping

Support for California’s death penalty has fallen to its lowest level in more than 50 years after a judge ruled it unconstitutional, according to a Field Poll released Friday.

09/12/2014

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California Appeals Controversial Teacher Tenure Ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.

08/30/2014

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California To Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

California’s attorney general says she will appeal a federal court ruling that struck down the state’s death penalty.

08/21/2014

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California VA Pulls GI Benefits Going Toward Private Corinthian Colleges

California has suspended GI education benefits at all colleges owned by the Corinthian Colleges group. They say they’re trying to protect hundreds of veterans who currently use the GI Bill.

06/27/2014

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