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Melchiori leaves investors in litigation

By   /  Friday, July 1st, 2016  /  Latest news, Law, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Melchiori leaves investors in litigation

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Plains arraignment, motion to seal indictment transcripts continued to July 28

By   /  Thursday, June 30th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Plains arraignment, motion to seal indictment transcripts continued to July 28

James Buchanan, left, is Plains All American Pipeline's environmental and regulatory compliance specialist pictured at the Santa Barbara Courthouse June 30. He was indicted along with Plains following the Refugio oil spill. (Alex Kacik)

  The arraignment for Plains All American Pipeline and its employee James Buchanan along with the company’s motion to seal indictment transcripts was continued to July 28. The Plains indictment that stems from the Refugio oil spill contains 46 counts, four of which are felonies. A federal investigation is ongoing. Plains filed a motion on Read More →

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Initiative to help startups at UC campuses included in state budget bill

By   /  Thursday, June 16th, 2016  /  Education, Latest news, Law, Technology  /  Comments Off on Initiative to help startups at UC campuses included in state budget bill

California lawmakers included an initiative to help startups at UC campuses throughout California in a $122.5 billion budget passed by the legislature June 15. Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, proposed the initiative, which will give $2 million every year to each UC campus and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to start or expand business incubators. Read More →

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Court delays hearing on Plains’ motion to seal Refugio oil spill transcripts

By   /  Thursday, June 16th, 2016  /  Energy, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Court delays hearing on Plains’ motion to seal Refugio oil spill transcripts

Santa Barbara Superior Court will review Plains All American Pipeline’s motion to seal the transcripts of its indictment from the Refugio oil spill on June 30, the same day of the arraignment. The hearing was continued on the morning of June 16. Plains filed a motion on May 27 to seal all California grand jury Read More →

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Overtime rules could help California firms keep employees

By   /  Friday, June 3rd, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Overtime rules could help California firms keep employees

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Supreme Court clears way for religious organization workers to get free birth control

By   /  Monday, May 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court clears way for religious organization workers to get free birth control

The U.S. Supreme Court announced May 16 that it would not rule on a case regarding religious organization workers’ access to free birth control. It is looking to lower courts to explore a compromise. The Zubik v. Burwell case discusses whether freedom is infringed by an Obama administration rule regarding contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Read More →

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Long Beach latest to sue Plains over Refugio oil spill

By   /  Friday, May 6th, 2016  /  Columns, Energy, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Long Beach latest to sue Plains over Refugio oil spill

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