California News

Atlas General Insurance Services Recognized As One of the Fastest Growing Private Companies of 2017

San Diego, CA, July 25, 2017– Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC (‘Atlas’), a national multi-line program administrator, has once again been selected by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the one hundred fastest growing private companies in San …

California Wildfires Feeding on Grass Fed by Winter Rain

Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout the West have had help from an unlikely source: the rain. Major winter downpours that pulled the state out of years of drought also brought a layer of grass that …

California Governor Pushing for Cap-And-Trade Deal Before Deadline

Gov. Jerry Brown is working with lawmakers, business groups and environmentalists to reach a deal on extending cap and trade, California’s landmark program aimed at slowing global warming. Brown wants a consensus before lawmakers start summer recess on July 21. …

2 Fires at California Rehab Center Being Looked into by Arson Investigators

An arson team in California is investigating after two vacant buildings were destroyed by fire at the 129-year-old Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Los Angeles County. Officials say crews responded to the first fire around 2:30 a.m. Monday …

Snowmelt-driven River Swelling Forces Evacuation of 90 California Homes

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along a river in California, the result of the state’s huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office posted aerial photos showing several …

Investigation Solutions Assists in $32 Million Employer Fraud Case

San Diego, CA, June 21, 2017- Investigation Solutions, Inc. (ISI) worked alongside the California Department of Insurance in a $32 million workers’ compensation fraud case that resulted in an arrest earlier this month. Detectives at the DOI arrested Gina Marie …

California Judge Says TV Network Owes $2M in Sex Abuse Cover-Up Lawsuit

An Orange County, Calif. judge says Trinity Broadcasting Network is responsible for the entire $2 million a jury awarded in an alleged sex abuse cover-up. The judge ruled that TBN is on the hook for the full amount jurors awarded …

California Man Bit by Dog While Rescuing Cat Awarded $1M

A California man who was bitten by a police dog while trying to rescue a friend’s cat at a construction site two years ago has been awarded $1.1 million by a civil jury. Jurors ruled this week that San Mateo …

San Francisco Approves Requirement for Clean Breastfeeding Space for Workers

San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board’s long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that …

Elkins Jones Insurance Agency Welcomes Dana Good To Management Team

Los Angeles,CA, June 15 2017- Elkins Jones Insurance is pleased to announce the hiring of Dana Good to join the team as a Senior Vice President. With many years’ experience in the insurance industry Dana’s tenure brings a deep understanding …