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CA Legal and Law
California Legal News - including court actions, law firms, and related California law news
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to create a “Revocable Transfer on Death (TOD) Deed” in California, allowing a...

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) data breach class action lawsuit brought this month by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. seeks to protect tens of millions of children - and not just adults - affected by the health insurance giant's massive loss of sensitive confidential records, the New York-based law firm today announced.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., today announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation's second-largest health insurer, Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc., following disclosure earlier this month that the private information of 80 million Anthem customers was stolen in a massive online data breach.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto, a former constitutional lawyer, today introduced AB 84, which would allow DNA testing to resume in...
California vs. Big Plastic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Supporters of the state's plastic bag ban, collectively calling themselves "California vs. Big Plastic," today filed a complaint with...
Assemblyman Ken Cooley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s AB 2494 to curb frivolous litigation tactics....

CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the growing demand for sound legal information available over the internet, Certified Family Law Specialist Stan Prowse in San Diego has released an updated mobile-friendly version of his comprehensive and easy to understand legally oriented web site. Easy access to helpful legal information is now available 24/7/365, optimized for all devices and web platforms.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- What is the quickest way to get rid of a murder weapon? Unfortunately, in some cities, it is turning...
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar as his choice for associate justice of the California...
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Wendesday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced various the appointments of a judgeship in California County Superior...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Associate Justice Frances Rothschild as presiding justice,...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Associate Justice James M. Humes as presiding...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As an 18-year-old victim remains hospitalized in a coma, Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to increase penalties...
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California Senate approved Senate Bill 1422, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) on a bipartisan vote of...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that, on Good Friday, he has granted 63 pardons. The individuals...
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), co-author of the landmark Schiff-Cárdenas Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act of 2000...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced that he introduced legislation on Tuesday to forbid the use of...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Californians across the state will benefit from new laws authored by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) that will take...
Calif Gov Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the approval of the state’s new flammability standards for upholstered furniture,...
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to reform Proposition 65 and protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits was...
Assemblyman Ken Cooley

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 934 (Cooley), requiring agencies that collect restitution on behalf of...
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earlier this month, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Attorney General Kamala Harris launched the JusticeMobile mobile application. On Sept. 9 they jointly announced that the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) is the first police department in the State of California to launch JusticeMobile law enforcement data initiative on a smartphone.
Calif. Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court ruling on...
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) legislation to reform Prop. 65 and protect small businesses from meritless lawsuits passed the...

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced another success in their 'Fraud Doesn't Work Here' campaign in partnership with the California McDonald's Preferred Operator Group (POG).
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the eve of Easter, this past holiday weekend, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that he has...
Assemblyman Jeff Gorell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, in an effort to provide relief to California taxpayers stunned with the imposition of a "retroactive tax," Sen....
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday, February 2, members of Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto's (D-Los Angeles) Small Business Advisory Commission voted to ask...

LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legalize Ferrets announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.
California Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that the State of California has taken legal action to end a federal court order that caps the state’s prison population and another that requires “intrusive supervision” of prison mental health care.
Senator Alex Padilla

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the California State Assembly approved Senate Bill 1525 on a vote of 51 – 25. Authored by...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: 'SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.'
Isadore Hall III

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) will lead fellow legislators in honoring Los Angeles County Reserve Deputy Sheriff Shervin Lalezary for his acts of bravery during a ceremony in the Assembly Chambers on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Police Chief Greg Suhr released the year end crime statistics showing continued historic low crime trends for the City of San Francisco. Mayor Lee and Chief Suhr announced that 2011 violent crime rates in San Francisco are down 6 percent from last year.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa released the following statement on Monday on the string of arson fires in Los Angeles: Over the past few days we have been faced with an ongoing series of arson fires committed by an individual with wanton disregard for the lives and property of Angelenos. Thankfully, there have been no lives lost to these criminal acts and only minor injuries to date.

Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill 26, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), was signed by the Governor today. The new law will crack down on the smuggling and possession of cell phones and other wireless communication devices in California prisons. The law becomes effective immediately.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 550 (Padilla) Sunday. The new law will help reduce music and movie piracy by allowing inspections and verification to ensure that large-scale disc replicating plants are complying with California anti-piracy laws.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This morning, the national non-profit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed suit in California Superior Court in Los...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill 26, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee Thursday with unanimous bipartisan support. SB 26 would crack down on the smuggling and possession of cell phones and other wireless communication devices in California prisons. The bill now goes to the full Assembly for consideration.