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California AG Harris announces Comcast will pay $33 million settlement for alleged privacy violations

Comcast will pay a $33 million settlement after allegations that personal information was posted online for customers participating in Voice over Internet Protocol phone service, announced California Attorney Kamala Harris

Sempra Energy settles Calif. price-gouging lawsuit

Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-Sempra Energy has agreed to pay $410 million to settle price-gouging claims stemming from contracts the company had with California during the state's energy crisis that began in 2000.

Calif. AG wins settlement over pre-paid calling cards

Jerry Brown (D) SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-California Attorney General Jerry Brown won a court order Friday, barring Los Angeles-based Total Call International, Inc. from charging "hidden and deceptive" fees for its pre-paid calling cards.

Analyst: Former insurance company lawyer's appointment 'no big deal'

Ron Calderon (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A former insurance industry insider's appointment to a serve a powerful California Senate committee is "really not a big deal" despite a consumer group's vociferous objections, a leading political observer told Legal Newsline.

Brown calls California a model of energy efficiency; Calls for R&D tax breaks

Jerry Brown (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)--California Attorney General Jerry Brown told Legal Newsline he believes America needs an efficiency expert.