CHP To Conduct Memorial Day Maximum Enforcement Period

SACRAMENTO–Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, is the traditional start of summer and a time when more travelers and especially families will be on the go. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers take to the roads over the Memorial Day weekend, they will be working to save lives through seat […]

CA Latino Legislative Caucus Endorses Clinton

SACRAMENTO–Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. The group says Clinton “has been fighting on behalf of the Latino community throughout her career, and as president she will continue to work hard for the many Latino families throughout California. She is committed to enacting comprehensive immigration reform to create a […]

CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall To Include All Frozen Vegetable And Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk 

Pasco, WASHINGTON–As a precaution, CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is expanding its voluntary recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables. The company is performing the voluntary recall in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) because these products have the potential to be […]

Administrator McCarthy Announces $55.2 Million To Assess And Clean Up Contaminated Sites

WASHINGTON–At an event at a former brownfield site in Burlington, Vermont, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced today the selection of 218 new grant investments totaling $55.2 million to 131 communities across the U.S. Recipients will receive approximately $200,000 – $820,000 in funding toward EPA cooperative agreements. The Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund […]

Human Trafficking Reform Legislation Passes Assembly

SACRAMENTO–Human trafficking legislation by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that would increase penalties for those attempting to purchase sex was approved by the Assembly today on a bipartisan 71-1 vote. It now proceeds to the State Senate. Under Assembly Bill 1708, California would, for the first time, treat the purchasing and selling of sex […]

CPUC Issues Proposal Adopting Settlements In SDG&E And SoCalGas Rate Cases

SAN FRANCISCO–The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Thursday issued a Proposed Decision that would set the amount that San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) are authorized to recover from customers in their 2016-2018 rates.  The proposed decision adopts a settlement agreement that was entered into with the Office of Ratepayer Advocates […]

Hillary Clinton Adds New Senior Advisors To Her Campaign

LOS ANGELES–Hillary for California announced that Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers, and Eliseo Medina, Secretary-Treasurer of SEIU, will join the campaign team as senior advisors. Huerta and Medina will build on the campaign’s outreach to the Latino community in California, and work with the campaign’s senior team to organize and engage Californians in conversations about […]

B. Braun Medical Agrees To Resolve Criminal Liability Relating To Sale Of Contaminated Syringes

Washington, D.C.–Drug and medical device company B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) has agreed to pay $4.8 million in penalties and forfeiture and up to an additional $3 million in restitution to resolve its criminal liability for selling contaminated B. Braun pre-filled saline flush syringes in 2007, the Department of Justice said Wednesday. The B. […]

Trump Releases List Of Potential Replacements For Late Supreme Court Justice Scalia

New York, NY–Presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump Wednesday released his list of people he would consider as potential replacements for Justice Scalia at the United States Supreme Court. According to the Trump campaign, the list was compiled based on “constitutional principles, with input from highly respected conservatives and Republican Party leadership.” “Justice Scalia was […]

Federal Food Service Contractor Settles Charges Of Gender-Based Hiring Discrimination

Wyoming, MI–For a second time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has determined that a Michigan-based, federal food service contractor systematically discriminated against 926 qualified women seeking entry-level warehouse laborer jobs. In agreements with the department, Gordon Food Service, Inc. of Wyoming will pay a total of $1.85 million to […]