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Consumer Watchdog

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Consumer Advocacy Group Wants Auto Insurance Companies To Stop Granting Professional Discounts

A consumer advocacy group is calling on the California insurance commissioner to stop allowing automobile insurance companies to grant discounts for those who belong to professional organizations.

01/29/2014

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Consumer Group Says Comparison Shopping On Google Can Cost You Plenty

With the start of the holiday shopping season just days away, a consumer group says taking Google along with you to compare prices might end up costing you twice as much.

11/27/2013

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Prop. 103 Author Touts Auto Insurance Success, Targets ‘Obamacare’

The author of Proposition 103, the landmark bill that regulated auto insurance rates in California, said Tuesday he knows how to replicate its success to fix the Affordable Care Act.

11/12/2013

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Some Anthem Blue Cross Members Say Obamacare Is Not As Advertised

Some Anthem Blue Cross members have received letters that their health insurance plans are no longer available due to the Affordable Care Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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‘Ghost Voting’ In State Assembly Finds Lawmakers Voting For Others

A voting method in the California State Assembly that some legislators call “common practice” is coming under fire from government watchdogs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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Ruling Requires Campaigns To Report When They Pay People To Post Political Opinions

A ruling by the California Fair Political Practices Commission Thursday aimed to bring more transparency to online political campaign posts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/19/2013

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Calif. Appeals Court Rules Public Insurance Must Cover Autism Treatment

A type of treatment for children with autism must be covered by public insurance companies, a California appeals court ruled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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AAA SoCal Customers To Receive Average 4.1 Percent Rate Reduction

Auto Club of Southern California customers will receive an average 4.1 percent rate reduction on policies, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

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Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012