Articles Tagged With ‘California Attorney General’




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California deems Backpage.com a brothel, arrests the CEO

Carl Ferrer

Backpage.com is the world’s top online brothel, and its CEO, Carl Ferrer, is a pimp, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. Authorities have arrested Ferrer on felony charges of pimping, pimping a minor and conspiracy to commit pimping. Backpage... (Continue reading)

Pipeline company facing criminal charges over Refugio oil spill

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A California state grand jury has indicted Plains All American Pipeline and one of its employees over last year’s oil spill in Santa Barbara County. The company announced the indictment in a press release Tuesday morning. The indictment contains a... (Continue reading)

State attorney pleads no contest in courtroom brawl case

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A California deputy attorney general has pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace for her role in a courtroom wrestling match with a San Luis Obispo bailiff. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop a greater charge of resisting a peace... (Continue reading)

State attorney charged over SLO courtroom brawl

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San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged a state attorney with a misdemeanor count of resisting a peace officer for her role in a courtroom wrestling match with a bailiff. California Deputy Attorney General Jennie Mariah Kelly will appear in... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara prosecutor faces gun charge

Paul Greco

The California Attorney General’s Office has charged the former chief deputy district attorney of Santa Barbara County with possessing an unauthorized firearm in a public building. The charge is a misdemeanor. Last week, the district attorney’s office announced Chief Deputy... (Continue reading)

Bailiff accused of battering state attorney

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune has obtained video footage of a bailiff wrestling a female deputy attorney general to the floor of a SLO courtroom. On Oct. 20, the bailiff, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy, arrested state attorney... (Continue reading)

Former SLO County narcotics officer arrested for perjury

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The California Attorney General’s Office filed a felony charge of  on July 17 against a former San Luis Obispo County District Attorney investigator who allegedly lied in an affidavit to a judge while on loan to the Sheriff’s Narcotics Task... (Continue reading)

Brown declares emergency over Central Coast oil spill

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California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday in response to the oil spill near Goleta that has caused about 21,000 gallons of crude to flow into the ocean. Brown’s emergency declaration frees state funds and resources to... (Continue reading)

California initiative calls for killing gays

Signature gatherers may soon approach California voters with a plan to institute the death penalty as punishment for gay sex. Huntington Beach attorney Matt McGlaughlin is proposing the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” a planned state ballot measure for which he submitted... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County makes the top 5 student truancy list

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County made the top-five list of California counties with the highest student truancy rates, according to a report released Friday by California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. San Luis Obispo County had the fifth... (Continue reading)



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