A state safety agency is recommending $99.2 million in fines against Southern California Edison and four cellphone companies for overloading power poles and causing a Oct. 2007 Malibu fire that destroyed 14 structures.
Federal officials on Friday began their investigation of state utility practices in the wake of a disruption that left millions without power.
Despite safety warnings, many drivers are suspicious of the motivation behind the proposed increase at a time when the state faces a systemic fiscal crisis.
The Los Angeles City Council is targeting property owners who allow their places to be used by film crews which have not pulled the proper permits.
The California state Senate has approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a handheld cell phone while driving.
An Orange County judge has been accused of waiving fines on traffic tickets for relatives, friends and his pastor.
The Newport Beach Police Department wants the city to levy fines against those who throw and attend rowdy parties.
Four Los Angeles City Council members will pay a total of $13,300 in fines for accepting free tickets to various events, such as the Oscars and Emmy Awards.
California workplace safety officials have fined Larry Flynt’s Hustler Video and another porn producer for not using condoms on set to protect sex performers from exposure to disease.
More than five-dozen students enrolled in Moreno Valley schools were caught ditching class and slapped with citations ranging from $100 to $500 during a truancy sweep.
Three hours or less: that’s all the airlines can now set you back before having to pay up big fines to the feds.
The state will add $4 to the price of every traffic ticket effective New Year’s Day.
A law taking effect with the new year will make impersonating someone online through social network pages, texts or e-mails a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and a year in jail.
This is an investigation that’s prompted dozens of e-mails, even before the story aired. Commuters are already frustrated and upset about Red Light cameras—but now stop sign cameras?