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‘People Are Losing Their Lives’: California Sues Over Insulin Prices

SACRAMENTO — California on Thursday announced it will sue the companies that make and promote most of the nation's insulin, accusing them of scheming to illegally increase the price of the drug and demanding they return millions of dollars to some diabetics who state officials say were overcharged for the...

Bakersfield Doctors Sued for Refusing to Treat HIV Patient

The Justice Department sued two Bakersfield doctors on Thursday for refusing to provide routine medical care to a patient with HIV. "The Justice Department continues to work to end discriminatory and stigmatizing treatment of people with HIV based on unfounded fears and stereotypes," said Acting Assistant Attorney General John Daukas...

Assemis Pause Pistachio Plant Construction As Lawsuit Continues

The Assemis have agreed to halt construction on a pistachio processing plant in western Fresno County until county officials have a chance to fully vet the project. Ventana South, LLC and Touchstone Pistachio, LLC entered into a code enforcement settlement agreement with the county over the project in Cantua Creek,...