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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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Calderon Tweets Possible Defense Strategy To California Attorney General

Calderon took to his seldom-used Twitter account for the first time since the federal charges were handed down to post a scan of an online column

04/03/2014

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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

State will appeal court ruling that overturned concealed weapons restrictions in San Diego County.

02/28/2014

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris Announcing Re-Election Bid

Her campaign says she will take out papers to run again on Wednesday at the San Francisco Department of Elections.

02/11/2014

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Court Date Set For Man Facing Revenge Porn Charges

A San Diego man allegedly operated a revenge porn website so that he could extort money from victims.

12/12/2013

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JPMorgan Deal Brings $300M To Calif. Pension Funds

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $300 million to California’s public employee and teacher pension funds as part of a settlement related to mortgage-related investments, state Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Tuesday.

11/19/2013

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Man Sentenced For Defrauding Caltrans Of $1.9 Million Through Ad Scheme

A Sacramento man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for defrauding Caltrans out of nearly $1.9 million.

07/12/2013

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