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8/15/2017
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The Trump administration’s decision to give health insurers until Sept. 5 to file their 2018 rates will not have an effect in California. That is because California insurers have already announced plans to raise rates an average of 12.5 percent next year. But...
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8/9/2017
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Do regulators in California have your back when utilities or industries run amok, or when there’s a threat to public health in your neighborhood? We’d all like to think so, but there’s a long history of coziness between regulators, industry titans and...
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8/8/2017
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Verily, the life sciences corporate cousin of tech powerhouse Google, are releasing a million mosquitoes a week for 20 weeks this summer in Fresno, CA, and Consumer Watchdog's John Simpson tells CBS News This Morning why he is concerned.
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8/4/2017
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Young children play in the back yard under the shade of an avocado tree. The kids dig holes while their grandfather makes homemade guacamole. It's a scene that's played out at the Mariz family home in Maywood for years. But no more. "They found lead...
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8/2/2017
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A new report by Consumer Watchdog suggests Gov. Jerry Brown showed favoritism for Sempra Energy, the parent company of SoCalGas. Kathleen Brown, the governor's sister, sits on the board of directors of Sempra Energy. Consumer advocates said...
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8/1/2017
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A new report by Consumer Watchdog suggests Gov. Jerry Brown showed favoritism for Sempra Energy, the parent company of SoCalGas. Kathleen Brown, the governor's sister, sits on the board of directors of Sempra Energy. Consumer advocates said...
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8/1/2017
Posted by Mark Reback

The Senate on Tuesday introduced an amendment to a law that protects the hosts of websites from liability for content posted by others to go after sites such as Backpage.com that have been criticized for facilitating child sex trafficking. The legislation,...
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8/1/2017
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Jane Fowler says she’s crippled with fear over Southern California Gas Co. resuming injections at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility near her home. The Granada Hills resident has endured headaches and nausea in recent years, she said, that would...
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8/1/2017
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One day after Sempra Energy’s regulated natural gas utility announced it had reopened the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage plant, a Southern California consumer activist group raised new questions about the San Diego energy giant’s close ties to Gov. Jerry...
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8/1/2017
Posted by Mark Reback

Despite concerns raised by residents and Los Angeles County leaders, Southern California Gas Co. said Monday it is restarting natural gas injections at Aliso Canyon wells and that the company has completed all safety measures to do so. Throughout Monday the company...