Category: Feature

Don’t Miss the 10th Anniversary Issue of Consumer Connection

Our special issue celebrates 10 years of consumer news. In line with our previous years’ Consumer Connections, this issue features articles that help consumers stay informed about the latest trends and scams. Read about acupuncture and the health benefits it can provide, plus information and news about LASIK surgery, consumer warnings about reverse mortgages, how…

Covered California enrollment open through Jan. 31

Covered California, the State’s marketplace for the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, kicked off the open enrollment period with a statewide bus tour. The tour began in San Diego and ended at the Tower Bridge and the State Capitol in Sacramento stopping in large cities and small towns on its 38-stop, 2,000-mile journey. Covered California is spotlighting enrollment…

National Preparedness Month: Don’t Wait. Communicate.

The recent Northern California wildfires may have you thinking about what you would do in case of an emergency. Are you prepared to evacuate if necessary? Do you have a plan for you, your family and your pets? September is National Preparedness Month and it’s the perfect time to plan for an emergency situation. The…

Attorney General Harris Offers Safe Shopping And Donating Tips

With the holidays comes shopping and donating – and the increased risk of becoming a victim. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has issued tips for safe shopping and charitable giving during the holiday season. Check out the recent press release here.    

News from Covered California: Open Enrollment Is Here!

Do you have health insurance?  Do you know someone who needs health insurance? If so, Covered California has good news – Covered California open enrollment starts November 15, 2014 and lasts until February 15, 2015. This is your opportunity to compare health insurance plans for yourself, your family, or even your business.  Covered California is also…

DCA Wins Big at the SiOC Awards

The Department of Consumer Affairs Communications team took home 10 awards at the Annual State Information Officers Council’s (SiOC) Excellence in Government Communications Awards. SiOC holds an annual awards contest to highlight the “best of the best” in state public information. Awards are presented for work done in the previous calendar year. This year’s awards were presented…

DCA Investigator Honored

Division of Investigation (DOI) Investigator Frank Root received honors from DCA Director Denise D. Brown and the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board for his work in the investigation and arrest of San Luis Obispo hearing aid dispenser Aaron Marquis and his wife, Anja, last October. DOI had received a complaint from…

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