Articles Tagged With ‘Fines and Penalties’

Central District U.S. Attorney’s collected over $430 million from defendants

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California collected more than $430 million as a result of criminal prosecutions, civil lawsuits and asset forfeiture actions during the 2012 fiscal year, United States Attorney André Birotte Jr. announced... (Continue reading)

ASH fined for assaults on employees

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health fined Atascadero State Hospital $27,000 for an ongoing pattern of patient assaults on employees. A Cal/OSHA investigation determined that from January to September patients caused an average of 10 injuries per month... (Continue reading)

SLO faces fines, arrest of workers over toxic dumping

San Luis Obispo is looking at possible civil and administrative fines as well as the arrests of city workers following the dumping of toxic chemicals in a city facility, City Attorney Christine Dietrick told council members and managers Thursday. The news... (Continue reading)

Copelands fined by FPPC

After four years of anonymity, Thomas and James Copeland have been identified as the principals of the LLC that committed 16 campaign violations in their fight against Ernie Dalidio’s proposed San Luis Obispo County development. California campaign rules require the transparency... (Continue reading)

New state laws take effect today

In with the New Year comes hundreds of new laws out of Sacramento, covering everything from plastic surgery, to trans fats, to controls over paparazzi. [Los Angeles Times] Lawmakers also added two new statewide days of recognition: March 30, in... (Continue reading)