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  • `Tax lady' Roni Deutch says lawsuit is political

    "Tax Lady" Roni Deutch says California Attorney General Jerry Brown is engaging in election-year politics by filing a civil lawsuit accusing her law firm of false advertising and misleading consumers.


  • American Scene

    An Arkansas doctor accused of seeking revenge on a state medical board that repeatedly disciplined him was found guilty Monday of masterminding a homemade bomb attack that disfigured and partially blinded the board's chairman.


  • California Attorney General Jerry Brown discusses an investigation of Bell's city government in Los Angeles on Monday. Mr. Brown has ordered past and present officials of Bell to turn over their financial records in a widening probe of a salary scandal in the Los Angeles suburb. (Associated Press)

    City officials get cash, but gangs hold power

    The gang graffiti that coats freeway overpasses, exit signs and the concrete banks of the Los Angeles River attests to a problem more alarming than the recent revelations of hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual salaries for public officials.


  • People attend a rally in the Castro district celebrating a federal judge's decision overturning California's same-sex marriage ban in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker made his ruling in a lawsuit filed by two gay couples who claimed the voter-approved ban violated their civil rights. The sign at left makes reference to attorney David Boies who represented challengers to the ban in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Schwarzenegger calls for gay weddings

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who twice vetoed legislation that would have legalized same-sex marriage, has surprised gay rights supporters by urging a federal judge to allow gay couples to resume marrying in the state without further delay.


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    Records show Brown travels in state airplane

    California gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown travels occasionally in a turboprop airplane operated by the state attorney general's office, despite promoting his use of commercial flights and his criticism of his rival for traveling in chartered jets.


  • No charges filed in probe of other Jackson doctors

    State investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson have decided not to file charges against seven doctors who treated him, authorities said Wednesday.


  • California's Attorney General Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference in Los Angeles on Monday, July 26, 2010. Mr. Brown said he has subpoenaed hundreds of records from the city of Bell, a Los Angeles suburb under investigation for sky-high salaries paid to its leaders. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Outrage remains after Calif. city council votes to cut pay

    The City Council of this tiny blue-collar Los Angeles suburb voted to slash its bloated salaries, but some residents suggested nothing short of a totally cleaned house would appease their anger.


  • American Scene

    State Attorney General Jerry Brown sued the federal government Wednesday, asking a judge to stop government-sponsored mortgage buyers from blocking a program that lets homeowners pay for energy-efficient improvements through increased property taxes.


  • American Scene

    California Attorney General Jerry Brown is defending a law enforcement policy that allows police to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested on felony charges, regardless of the outcome of their cases.


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