California Investigating Wells Fargo Over Felony Identity Theft Allegations
California Department of Justice investigators executed a search warrant at the Wells Fargo headquarters Wednesday. As the LA Times reported, Wells Fargo employees used customers' personal information to open unauthorized accounts. The state says Wells Fargo's actions amounts to identify theft. California Attorney General and candidate for U.S. Senate Kamala Harris authorized the investigation.
Sacramento Politicos React to Final Presidential Debate
Wednesday night's final presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton turned into a night made for internet memes, as the GOP standard bearer turned the phrases "bad hombre" and "nasty woman" into instant catch phrases. Most of the TVs on the first floor of Midtown Sacramento's Bar West were tuned to playoff baseball. But that wasn't the case upstairs where journalists, public relations professionals and students gathered to watch the debate.
A Tale of Two Farm Towns: How the Central Valley Is Torn Over Marijuana
A lot is changing when it comes to marijuana in California. We've got the state trying to comprehensively regulate medical pot for the first time. Plus it looks likely we'll legalize recreational marijuana in November. So what does it all mean for the state's farm belt? Are cannabis fields going to replace almonds and tomatoes? Local leaders in struggling farm towns are trying to balance conservative values with the demand for new jobs.
Proposed Regulations Could Protect Health Care Workers From Physical Harm
On Thursday, the board that oversees Cal/OSHA will vote on a host of new regulations for health care facilities. Hospitals, nursing and hospice homes, psychiatric facilities all could have new regulations aimed to protect workers from physical assaults by patients. The request from the unions came after real-world tragedy: a psychiatric patient murdered a nurse at the Napa State Hospital.