FBI and Oakland PD Seek Information on Four Year Anniversary of Oakland Man’s Death

Oakland, California - The FBI San Francisco Division and the Oakland Police Department are asking for the public’s help in solving the murder four years ago of Patrick Scott, Jr. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for Patrick Scott, Jr.’s death, and Oakland Crime Stoppers has offered an additional reward of up to $10,000 for information.

California Businessman Indicted for Employment Tax Crimes

Oakland, California - A federal grand jury in Oakland, California, returned an indictment Thursday charging a California businessman with failing to pay over employment taxes to the IRS.

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Extending Price Gouging Protections for Consumers

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order that supports ongoing recovery efforts in counties severely impacted by wildfires by extending various prohibitions on price gouging.

Attorney General Becerra Sues Stock Market Adviser for Registration Violations

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a lawsuit against a live chat membership service for illegally selling stock market investment advice to the public without a license. Since 2014, AwesomeCalls, Inc. and AwesomeCallsTrading, Inc. have sold memberships for a daily “live chat” service where purported stock trading gurus recommend securities to members and answer personalized questions about investment decisions. The company and its supposed experts aren’t registered as investment advisers in any jurisdiction.

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order to Support Schools Impacted by Wildfire

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order to support students displaced by the Dixie Fire earlier this year.

Governor Newsom Signs Vote via Mail Legislation

Sacramento, California - In anticipation of a potential recall Governor Gavin Newsom Friday announced that he has signed the following bill: