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9/1/2016
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What will keep your self-driving car from killing you in the future? By the end of the year, the biggest scoop about self-driving cars won’t be that Uber is testing them in Pittsburgh, that a Singapore company has already put them on the street, or that Google...
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9/1/2016
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Governor's office notes that two other PUC measures passed Advocates hoping for reform at the California Public Utilities Commission were disappointed twice this week, as an overhaul bill died in the legislature and a court ruling allowed certain emails regarding...
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9/1/2016
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The former president of the $3 billion California stem cell agency received $443,500 in total compensation from the Bay Area stem cell company that appointed him to its board of directors only seven days after he left his state post. The stock and cash were provided...
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8/31/2016
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http://consumerwatchdog.org/sb482 -- It has been a long journey prompted by tragedy, but the California legislature has finally approved a bill requiring doctors to know patients’ prescription history before prescribing narcotics. It will help stop the opioid...
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8/31/2016
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View on YouTube Randy Paige talks with Jamie Court of Consumer Watchdog about how not only can't the L.A. County Coroner give a reason for the death of a healthy, newborn baby girl, they also have no explanation for why they disposed of the body before the parents...
News Story
8/29/2016
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Click here to listen to the audio of this radio broadcast segment. The risk that Los Angeles neighborhoods could have power outages due to a shortage of gas storage will be lower this winter than it was over the summer, state energy officials said Friday. However a gas...
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8/29/2016
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http://stoppharmagreed.org — The announcement from Our Revolution that Bernie Sanders supports Prop 61 was greeted with cheers from healtch care activists at the California Nurses Association HQ in Glendale, CA. Paid for by Consumer Watchdog Campaign - Yes on 61...
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8/26/2016
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This November 4 will be the second anniversary of the passage of Proposition 1, Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial water bond, a measure that fishing groups, California Indian Tribes, grassroots conservation groups and environmental justice advocates...
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8/26/2016
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DANVILLE -- For more than a decade, Bob Pack has been haunting the hallways in and around the state Capitol, knocking on doors of California lawmakers, lobbyists and doctors' groups, hoping his family's tragic tale would persuade them to pass legislation that...
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8/25/2016
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In an increase that a watchdog contends could push people to drop health insurance, next year's premiums in the Covered California marketplace are expected to rise an average of 15.8 percent in Ventura County. The weighted rate increase, which also affects Santa...