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Coffee Won’t Need Cancer Warning in California After All

California coffee lovers can indulge their caffeine habit without worry now that the state has decided the beverage doesn’t need a cancer warning after all. That conclusion by a state regulator comes eight years after dozens of coffee roasters and …

The Folly of Returning to Paradise, California: Viewpoint

Paradise, California, is being rebuilt. Crews are removing millions of tons of debris left by the devastating Camp Fire last fall. The town council is holding public meetings to plan a new community. Developers are designing new homes. And somewhere …

Wildfire Debris Removal Halted Due to Unstable Rain-Saturated Slopes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State officials have halted debris removal on Northern California hills scarred by a deadly wildfire because of rain-saturated, unstable slopes. Work crews and truck drivers removing debris in Paradise have been idled at least until March 19, …

ACM Launches InsurTech Projects to Streamline Efficiencies

San Diego, CA, November 27, 2018 –Celebrating 30 years in claims management, American Claims Management (ACMclaims.com) has launched several InsurTech projects in 2018, with more to come in 2019. “In our quest to remain cutting edge, we’re participating in an …

ATI Welcomes Troy Mette as VP of Commercial Sales

Orange, CA, September 19, 2017- American Technologies, Inc. (ATI), a leading nationwide restoration and reconstruction provider based in Orange, CA, is pleased to welcome industry veteran Troy Mette in his new role as Vice President of Commercial Sales. Mette will …

Kespry Launches Cloud for Insurance and Brings Enterprise Drone Platform to Insurance Sector

Company Advances Kespry Cloud with Insurance-Focused Application, Opens its Architecture to Third-Party Software Providers Menlo Park, CA, June 23, 2017 – Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence platform provider, today announced that it is moving deeper into vertical markets with its …

California Voters to Consider Raising Medical Malpractice Cap

Voters could make California the first state to require many doctors to submit to random drug and alcohol tests, a safeguard that has long been in place for pilots, police officers and others who must stay clear-eyed on the job. …

2 Plead Guilty in Iowa to Defrauding AIG, Face Decades in Prison

Former Iowa resident Christina M. Pender and California resident Robert K. Taylor have pled guilty to defrauding insurance company AIG out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa announced. Taylor also …

Records Reveal Inspection Lapse at California Oil and Gas Wells

Federal officials in charge of overseeing the drilling of new oil wells on public land in California let three years pass without inspecting some high-priority sites, according to public records. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management records say 31 of …

California Railroad Bridge Collapses Killing Worker

A construction worker died from a fall Sunday after a railroad bridge he was cutting collapsed and pulled him down to a freeway, authorities said. Okesene Faasalele, 59, of Long Beach was attached to the bridge over state Route 91 …