Latest California Attorney General's Office News

California Attorney General Bonta clinches 4-year term

Nov. 09, 2022 20:44 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Rob Bonta, a progressive reformer who was appointed last year and is the first Filipino to hold the job in any state, beat back a challenge from a Republican former federal prosecutor to capture a full four-year term. Updated...

California Attorney General Bonta leading in early returns

Nov. 09, 2022 02:44 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Rob Bonta was leading in early ballot returns Tuesday in his race to win a full four-year term after Gov. Gavin Newsom last year picked him to fill an unexpired term as the most populous state’s top lawman. Bonta was...

AG won't seek charges in LAPD shooting of man with fake gun

Nov. 03, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general said Thursday that he will not seek criminal charges against Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a man on Hollywood Boulevard last year, even though it turned out the gun he carried was fake. The shooting caused panic...