12, Feb 2015 - Employees' Actions Lead To Contractor's Conviction And Level The Playing Field
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Licensed electrical contractor Calvin Harris, of Harris Electric, was convicted of eight felony counts on February 9 for not paying employees prevailing wages and falsifying documents to conceal his actions. The investigation was conducted jointly by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, the California Department of Industrial Relations ...
13, Jan 2015 - CALPASC Praises Tenacity Of Yolo County District Attorney In Pursuing High Profile Bad Actor
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors (CALPASC) applauds the Yolo County District Attorney for the relentless pursuit of Earl James Thompson and Valery Alena Thompson who have been charged with 27 counts for fraudulent actions in association with the University of California, Davis (UCD) Tercero project. Valery Thompson was ...
18, Dec 2014 - Indictment for Pollack Pines man charged in huge Northern California wildfire
SACRAMENTO -- A man previously charged with deliberately starting a huge Northern California wildfire that burned a dozen homes has now been indicted by a grand jury, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson said Monday.
26, Oct 2014 - Marijuana an issue in state attorney general race
SACRAMENTO – A Republican fighting to unseat California's incumbent attorney general has adopted the unconventional strategy of seeking to legalize recreational marijuana as the centerpiece of his uphill campaign. Democratic Attorney General Kamala...
24, Oct 2014 - Joint Investigations Continue To Prove Successful In Catching Cheating Construction Contractors
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The September 25 press release issued by the California Department of Industrial Relations and Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) demonstrates that cooperation among state and local agencies is a reliable weapon in catching contractors who knowingly commit fraud and coerce employees while cheating them and the state out of dollars ...
02, May 2014 - Jerry Brown endorses Krell for DA
Gov. Jerry Brown joined a list of top-ranking California Democrats to weigh in on the Sacramento County district attorney’s race when he announced his support Thursday for state Deputy Attorney General Maggy Krell. Maggy Krell, Todd Leras and Anne Marie Schubert
30, May 2013 - Defense says real shooter at Sikh sports festival not in courtroom
SACRAMENTO, May 30 (UPI) -- A man charged with murder and attempted murder at a 2008 Sikh sports festival in California did not shoot anyone, but another man did, a defense attorney says.
20, May 2013 - Boy, 12, charged with second-degree murder in younger sister's death
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The parents of an 8-year-old Central California girl who was stabbed to death in her home believed she was fine when they made a 911 call to authorities from another location.
27, Apr 2013 - Yolo County DA pushes for early dropout prevention
SACRAMENTO - Members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, national anti-crime organization of police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and violence survivors with more than 400 members in California and more than 5,000 members nationwide, visited the Capitol Tuesday to urge legislators and administration
09, Apr 2013 - Couple was wanted for California real estate fraud
Without confirming the name of the suspect killed in a police standoff in Hoquiam Wednesday, Michael Blazina, Supervising Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County, did acknowledge that his office was involved with Hoquiam Police in the service of a felony warrant in a 2004 case from Sacramento County involving a man and a woman on real estate fraud. Nina Marlowe, who is listed as owner of ...
23, Feb 2013 - California opens $24M prison mental health center in Vacaville
SACRAMENTO -- California opened a $24 million treatment center for mentally ill inmates on Thursday as state corrections officials used the occasion to push for ending federal oversight of that aspect of prison operations.