California egg law challenged by Missouri AG

California egg law challenged by Missouri AG

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Missouri's top lawyer says a California law raising standards for how chickens are treated is unconstitutional.
Gabrielle Levy
Man who had sex with wife when he was 19 and she was 17 hopes to ditch sex offender label

Man who had sex with wife when he was 19 and she was 17 hopes to ditch sex offender label

Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Man requests removal of sex offender label for sleeping with his wife when she was 17 and he was 19 when they were dating back in 1989.
Evan Bleier

Man arrested for posting 10,170 pictures on revenge porn site

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Police said they arrested a 27-year-old San Diego man for profiting off revenge porn websites, which hosted 10,170 pictures of nude women alongside their names.

California sues in alleged for-profit college predatory scheme

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. was sued by California's attorney general, for false and predatory advertising and other crimes, court documents said.

Calif. attorney general investigating complaints against ex-mayor

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The California Attorney General's office says it has begun investigating Bob Filner, who resigned as San Diego mayor following sexual harassment allegations.

New allegation of sexual harassment against San Diego mayor

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A nurse said she was sexually harassed by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner in June when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq.

San Diego clerk seeks to block same-sex marriage licenses

SAN DIEGO, July 19 (UPI) -- The county clerk in San Diego filed a petition Friday seeking a court order exempting county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Report: Grand jury probes Koch brothers role in Calif. political funds

SACRAMENTO, July 18 (UPI) -- A grand jury is investigating whether a political group linked to billionaires Charles and David Koch violated California campaign law, The Daily Beast said.

2.5 million exposed in data breaches, Calif. attorney general says

SACRAMENTO, July 3 (UPI) -- More than 2.5 million Californians had Social Security numbers and other sensitive information exposed in data breaches, the state attorney general says.
DOMA and Prop 8, finding the light

DOMA and Prop 8, finding the light

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision last week striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and its companion ruling that in effect upheld the outlawing of California's Proposition 8, ignited a national conversation -- where does same-sex marriage go from here? For that matter, where does marriage go from here?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer
Calif. to once again allow same-sex marriages

Calif. to once again allow same-sex marriages

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- Officials say same-sex marriage will resume in California following a ruling in the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, but will require further federal court action.

JPMorgan Chase sued for running debt collection mills

SACRAMENTO, May 14 (UPI) -- California is suing Chase bank for cheating thousands of credit card account holders of due process while attempting to collect on debts, court papers say.

Trader Joe's hit on antibiotics in meat, lead in candy

MONROVIA, Calif., May 4 (UPI) -- A U.S. consumer group is warning customers grocery chain Trader Joe's sells meat containing antibiotics and candy containing lead.

Zandi cited as possible head of FHFA

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- The White House has been testing the reaction in Washington to economist Mark Zandi running the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a policy analyst said.

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Obama apologizes to California AG Harris

Obama apologizes to California AG Harris

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for creating a "distraction" by remarking publicly on her looks.

California law permits gun confiscation

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- California's attorney general said it could cost up to $50 million to confiscate guns from people on the state's Armed Prohibited Persons list.
Justice Dept. files $5B suit against S&P

Justice Dept. files $5B suit against S&P

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- California has sued credit rating firm Standard & Poor's, alleging it issued ratings that cost the state's public pension funds about $1 billion.

California rape-law loophole under review

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she will seek to change an 1872 law that led to the overturning of a rape conviction.

Delta Airlines sued over app privacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- California has sued Delta Airlines for violating the state's Online Privacy Protection Act by not warning consumers sensitive information is being collected.

2nd judge OKs Calif. gay 'conversion' ban

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A judge upheld California's ban on sexual-orientation therapy for minors a day after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on the new state law.
Court backs Calif. marijuana dispensaries

Court backs Calif. marijuana dispensaries

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A California judicial panel sided with medical marijuana growers, ruling pot collectives can provide the drug to members, even if the members didn't grow it.
It's the Democrats' turn for the spotlight

It's the Democrats' turn for the spotlight

The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., this week likely will be a less glittery affair than 2008, when Barack Obama accepted the party's nomination.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Calif. AG sues vet charity over donations

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris says a charity that supports wounded U.S. service members squandered donations on big salaries and golf memberships.

Calif. considers single-drug executions

SACRAMENTO, April 28 (UPI) -- California has appealed a judge's order that bars the state from using its three-drug protocol for executions.
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