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3/25/2014

Several relatives of those who died as a result of medical malpractice tearfully recalled their experience at press conference Monday while holding photographs of their lost loved ones. Supporters of the bill also spoke at the conference to announce 830,000 signatures...
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3/24/2014

Bob and Carmen Pack, whose 10-year-old son Troy and 7-year-old daughter Alana died in 2003, appeared at a news conference outside the L.A. County Registrar's Office in Norwalk, turning in 830,000 signatures to place the initiative named for their children on the...
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3/22/2014

Supporters on Monday are expected to submit more than 800,000 signatures to put the medical reform measure, which would also require doctors to submit to drug tests and make it harder for prescription drug abusers to get their pills, on the November ballot. Consumer...
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3/18/2014

Officials with the state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced they had found extremely high levels of lead in homes, schools and a park near Exide Technologies. The state believes the lead pollution came from the Vernon plant. Almost every home...
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3/12/2014

It's coming, "driverless cars" could be commercially available sooner than you think. The California DMV held a public hearing to solicit ideas on how to integrate driverless cars — sometimes called "autonomous vehicles" — onto...
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3/11/2014

The Department of Toxic Substances Control ordered environmental testing of soil at 39 homes and two schools near the Exide facility in East Los Angeles. Supervisor Gloria Molina says state regulators haven't been doing enough to close the Exide plant in Vernon,...
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3/11/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown intervened in the case of Vernon lead battery recycler Exide Technologies that has threatened public health with hazardous emissions of lead. The governor discussed the case with regulators at the Department of Toxic Substances Control (...
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2/18/2014

The California Assembly Judiciary and Assembly Banking and Finance Committees gathered today to discuss the data breaches atcompanies such as Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels. Target and Neiman Marcus refused to attend. Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog,...
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2/18/2014

Lawmakers invited representatives of Target and Neiman Marcus to testify at a California hearing of the Judiciary and Banking and Finance committees, after the retailers experienced massive security breaches that compromised millions of consumers' personal data...
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2/15/2014

Since deregulation of the television industry in 1996, rates have more than doubled. The legislation was heralded as good for consumers, bnut was anything but. This past week, the two largest providers: Time Warner Cable and Comcast announced a merger worth $45 billion...