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  • Governor's Approval Rating Hits New Low

    Governor's Approval Rating Hits New Low
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval rating has dropped to a new low as Californians continue to worry about the economy and the state's dismal finances, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California. The poll found that just 27%...
  • State steps up scrutiny of insurers

    Lawmakers and regulators took aim at California health insurers Tuesday in efforts aimed at making sure they cover members' medical needs and pay physicians and hospitals what they owe them -- and on time. A day after the state Senate killed Gov....
  • Doctors balk at request for data

    Doctors balk at request for data
    The state's largest for-profit health insurer is asking California physicians to look for conditions it can use to cancel their new patients' medical coverage. Blue Cross of California is sending physicians copies of health insurance applications...
  • Health Net ordered to pay $9 million after canceling cancer patient's policy

    Health Net ordered to pay $9 million after canceling cancer patient's policy
    One of California's largest for-profit insurers stopped a controversial practice of canceling sick policyholders Friday after a judge ordered Health Net Inc. to pay more than $9 million to a breast cancer patient it dropped in the middle of chemotherapy....
  • For state GOP, November may be the cruelest month

    In a city where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces criticism for not being liberal enough, California Republicans gathered this weekend to repair deep divides over how to appeal to an electorate that continues to trend away from the steady diet of...
  • Jerry Brown stops by L.A. City Hall sounding unofficially gubernatorial

     
    California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown dropped by Los Angeles City Hall this morning, shaking hands with council members and appearing very much like a candidate for governor. Brown, escorted around the chambers by Council President Eric Garcetti, has yet to.....
  • Meg Whitman launches ads in campaign for governor

     
    Republican Meg Whitman underscored the advantage of wealth in the 2010 race for governor, launching paid advertisements today for her campaign nine months before GOP voters will determine their nominee. The introductory ads, which the campaign said were...
  • California 2010 governor prospects Newsom, Brown, Whitman, others take to Twitter

     
    The front-runners for California's 2010 gubernatorial race are taking the campaign to Twitter, led by Gavin Newsom. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, too, is tweeting and live streaming....
  • Fire evacuees could be reimbursed for living expenses

     
    Ventura County residents driven from their homes by the recent Guiberson fire may be eligible to be reimbursed by their insurance companies for living expenses during mandatory evacuations, the state Department of Insurance says. "Many policies cover...
  • California GOP governor's race III -- Meg Whitman

     
    Full text of her introductory speech to the state party convention....
  • California GOP governor's race II -- Steve Poizner

     
    Full text of his introductory speech to the state party convention....
  • Life insurer accused of mishandling disability claims settles with state

     
    Life Insurance Co. of North America has agreed to pay the state $600,000 to settle allegations that it violated state law in the handling of disability claims, California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner announced. The Philadelphia-based company...