CNN – Google Loses NASA Discount On Jet Fuel

CNN's Dan Simon takes a look at the deal that helped Google founders get a discount on jet fuel from NASA. John Simpson discusses. The U.S. Department of Defense ended a little-known arrangement that for years allowed the tech billionaires to travel on sharply discounted jet fuel bought from the Pentagon.

KABC TV-7 Los Angeles – Couple Making Regular Payments Facing Eviction

A couple is facing a foreclosure proceeding that is not legal. Banks are foreclosing in ways that circumvent the law and are taking too many shortcuts. If you find yourself in this position, there are things you can do, consult a lawyer, a bank, and if you pay bills on time, you don't have anything to be worried about, you do have to assert your rights.

CBC-TV – Google Sued Over Privacy Violations In Gmail

A new suit against Google claims their practice of scanning emails, because users "have no legitimate expectation of privacy" and may violate wiretap laws.

My Son’s Life Is Worth More

Since 1975 the value of everything has gone up, except the value of my son’s life under California law.

Bob Pack Is Inducted Into The Consumer Advocates Hall Of Fame

Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court Introduces Citizen Activist Bob Pack As He Is Inducted Into The Consumer Advocates Hall Of Fame at the 2013 Rage For Justice Awards.

Prop 33 Debate, moderated by Conan Nolan

Jamie Court from Consumer Watchdog, and Rachel Hooper (as a paid spokesperson for the Yes side) debate the the real reasons why Prop 33 was put on the ballot.


California gas prices have increased $1.25 in two months, costing Californians hundreds of millions of dollars. Gasoline in California is over a dollar more expensive than the national average. Despite this, oil companies refused to testify at the California Senate Hearing on gas prices in March. California keeps less gasoline on hand than the rest of the nation, and oil companies make huge profits when there are refinery problems and low supply. Only oil company CEOs can explain the true reason for our higher prices, or if Californians are simply being price gouged.


How Insurance Reform Lowered Doctors’ Medical Malpractice Rates in California

This report shows how California’s landmark Proposition 103 has lowered Medical Malpractice rates for doctors across the state. It also shows how caps on...


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