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2020 DCA News Releases

September 22, 2020 – More Defrauded Corinthian College Students Eligible for State Fund Reimbursement

September 9, 2020 – Bureau Of Automotive Repair Adopts Regulations To Increase Assistance To Consumers Impacted By Covid-19s

September 8, 2020 – Costume Contact Lenses Can Be a Nightmare for Eyes

August 25, 2020 – Expanding the State’s COVID-19 Testing

August 11, 2020 – Nursing Students May Supplement Healthcare Staff During Recent Spike in COVID-19 Cases

July 22, 2020 – Combat Sports Return to California

July 20, 2020 – Outdoor Personal Care Services

July 14, 2020 – DCA Launches Campaign to Help With COVID-19 Testing

June 9, 2020 – Additional Options to Treat Pets During COVID-19

June 4, 2020 – Board of Registered Nursing Appoints New Executive Officer

May 12, 2020 – Expanding the State’s Testing Workforce

May 6, 2020 – Embracing Technology to Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 14, 2020 – Physician Assistant Supervision Requirements Waived to Help With COVID-19 Response

April 3, 2020 – Nursing Students Clinical Hours Waived to Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020 – Director of Department of Consumer Affairs Waives Licensing Requirements to Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020 – Board of Registered Nursing Urges Nursing Students to Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 4, 2020 – Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Encourages Proper Handwashing Amid Disease Concerns

February 21, 2020 – Bureau Of Automotive Repair Initiates Disciplinary Action Against Nine Smog Check Stations Engaged In Fraud

January 29, 2020 – California State Board of Pharmacy Appoints New Executive Officer

January 27, 2020 – Clunker Cars Repurposed in the Classroom

 

2019 DCA News Releases

November 7, 2019 – Modernized Services Now Live at the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

November 1, 2019 – Audiologist’s License Revoked for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child

October 15, 2019 – Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Issues Warning About Mercury-Tainted Face Creams

October 10, 2019 – California State Athletic Commission To Host Combat Sports Stakeholder Public Meeting

October 4, 2019 – Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Encourages Milan Students to Obtain Their Records

October 3, 2019 – State Urges Milan Institute Students to Take Steps to Obtain Their Records

September 16, 2019 – California State Board of Optometry Elects New Officers

September 11, 2019 – State Board Informs Consumers, Therapists, Therapy Never Includes Sexual Behavior

July 29, 2019 – California Department of Consumer Affairs Develops Complaint Process for Out-of-State Online College Programs to Comply with New Federal Regulations

July 17, 2019 – A-Technical College Announces Closure

May 30, 2019 – Consumers Advised To Check License On Damage Restoration Companies

May 28, 2019 – Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Breaks Language Barriers | Spanish |  Vietnamese | Chinese | traditional Chinese | Korean

April 15, 2019 – Department of Consumer Affairs Launches Open Data Portal

April 11, 2019 – Los Alamitos Auto Repair Shop Accused of Bait-And-Switch Scheme

April 11, 2019 – Downey Auto Repair Shop Accused of Billing for Work Never Performed

March 5, 2019 – Emergency Decision Halts New Student Enrollment At Argosy University Locations

March 1, 2019 – State Urges Argosy And Art Institute Students To Take Steps To Obtain Their Records

February 20, 2019 – Department of Consumer Affairs Appoints New Chief to Cemetery and Funeral Bureau

February 19, 2019 – Coming Soon to California: Voice Writing

January 30, 2019 – Osteopathic Medical Board Appoints New Executive Officer

 

2018 DCA News Releases

October 26, 2018 – Optometry Board Appoints New Executive Officer

October 25, 2018 – Osteopathic Medical Board of California secures license surrender from Salinas-area doctor after lewd conduct investigation

October 12, 2018 – Media Advisory – UFC’S Urijah Faber To Headline Disability Advocacy Event

October 11, 2018 – Checking The License Just Became Easier

October 4, 2018 – Costume Contact Lenses Can Be A Nightmare For Eyes

September 25, 2018 – No More Messing With Margins: Out-Of-State Firms Must Now Follow California Rules For Court Reporting

August 9, 2018 – Regulator Shines Spotlight On Damage Restoration Companies, Interstate Movers

August 7, 2018 – Southern California Audiologist Ordered to Cease and Desist Practice

July 27, 2018 – More Potential Victims Of Orange County Doctor Sought

July 23, 2018 – Southern California Men Face Felony Charges In Huge Engineering Fraud Case

July 21, 2018 – Search Warrant Served At Smog Station In Central Los Angeles

July 19, 2018 – Victims Of Closed Schools May Find Debt Relief For Unforgiven Student Loans

July 19, 2018 – Three Cosmetology Schools Ordered To Stop Enrolling New Students In California

June 6, 2018 – Veterinary Medical Board Appoints New Executive Officer

June 5, 2018 – California State Athletic Commission To Host Boxing Stakeholder Summit

May 29, 2018 – Merced Auto Body Shop Accused of Fraud

May 24, 2018 – Consumer Complaints Lead To Action Against Sacramento Area Body Shop

May 23, 2018 – State Board Celebrates 125 Years of Consumer Protection

May 9, 2018 – Fake Nurse Faces New Charges in Ongoing Criminal Case

May 8, 2018 – Tarzana Audiologist Ordered to Cease and Desist Practice

April 4, 2018 – Statewide Sting Targets Smog Check Defeat DevicesSpanish

March 29, 2018 – Nurse Licensing Fees Scheduled To Increase April 5

March 29, 2018 – March 29, 2018 – Psychologist Surrenders License Due to Corrupt Acts

 

 2017 DCA News Releases

December 29, 2017 – Dental Hygiene Committee Appoints New Executive Officer

December 13, 2017 – CalBRE Commissioner Warns Against Rental Price Gouging of Wildfire Victims

October 18, 2017 – State Barbering and Cosmetology Board to Hold Workers’ Rights Town Halls in Northern and Southern California | Vietnamese | Korean | Spanish

October 18, 2017 – Child Psychologist Surrenders License Due to Sexual Misconduct

October 17, 2017 – Rent Price Gouging in Wildfire Area: Don’t Do It

October 16, 2017 – Nurse Practitioner Arrested for Illegally Issuing Prescriptions

October 10, 2017 – Costume Contact Lenses Can Be A Nightmare For Eyes

October 6, 2017 – McDonald Hearing Aid Centers Settlement Agreements Reached

October 4, 2017 – Department of Consumer Affairs Announces Appointments to Cannabis Advisory Committee

September 11, 2017 – Governor Signs Bill To Help Psychologists Prevent Suicide

August 29, 2017 – School is Back In Session

August 24, 2017 – Man Arrested for Impersonating Pharmacist

August 11, 2017 – Psychologist Surrenders License Due To Sexual Misconduct

August 1, 2017 – The New Office of Student Assistance and Relief

July 31, 2017 – ‘Safe Sandal Season’ Campaign Returns With Tips for a Safe Nail Salon Visit

June 28, 2017 – Registered Nurse Impostor Arrested For Identity Theft

 

 2016 DCA News Releases

December 12, 2016 – Child Psychologist Ordered Not to Practice

November 14, 2016 – Child Psychologist Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

October 26, 2016 – Board of Podiatric Medicine Appoints New Executive Officer

October 12, 2016 – Acupuncture Board Appoints New Executive Officer

September 13, 2016 – Auto Repair Dealer Licenses Revoked for Fraud

August 26, 2016 – Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Orders ITT Tech to Stop Accepting New Students 

August 12, 2016 – Students Counseled After Beauty School Owner Arrested 

August 5, 2016 – Physician Assistant Board Appoints New Executive Officer

August 4, 2016 – Chiropractor Ordered Not To Practice After Felony Arrest

July 14, 2016 – California Bureau of Automotive Repair Reaches Settlement in Jiffy Lube Case

July 7, 2016 – California Bureau of Automotive Repair Reaches Settlement in Bridgestone/Firestone Case

June 24, 2016 – Psychologist Ordered Not to Practice Due to Felony Counts

June 17, 2016 – Board of Registered Nursing Appoints New Executive Officer

June 2, 2016 – California State Athletic Commission Speaks Out Against Professional Boxing in 2016 Summer Olympics

May 16, 2016 – CSAC has the World’s Only Pension Fund for Professional Boxers and They are Looking for Claimants

May 5, 2016 – Psychologist Convicted of Indecent Exposure

April 8, 2016 – Women Can Now Obtain Self-Administered Hormonal Contraceptives From Pharmacists Without a Prescription

March 4, 2016 – Psychologist Surrenders License Due to Sexual Misconduct

March 1, 2016 – State Opposes Professional Boxing in 2016 Olympics 

February 19, 2016 – Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians Appoints New Executive Officer

 

2015 DCA News Releases

December 30, 2015 – SLPAHADB- Revised Reprint to December 9, 2015 News Release

December 11, 2015 – CSAC to Host Cutting Weight and Dehydration Summit

November 30, 2015 – State Suspends Acupuncturist for Sexual Misconduct

November 3, 2015 – Inglewood Smog Check Station’s License Suspended 

September 16, 2015 – Wildfire Evacuees Can Get Needed Medications

July 20, 2015 – Los Angeles Massage School’s Approval to Operate Revoked

July 15, 2015 – Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to Assist Four-D College Students

June 11, 2015 – Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Holds Roundtable Discussion on Impact of Drought on Cemeteries

April 20, 2015 – Emergency Decision Halts New Student Enrollment at Corinthian Colleges’ WyoTech and Everest College Locations

April 10, 2015 – Overdose Rescue Drug Now Available Without Prescription

February 24, 2015 – Physical Therapist Agrees to License Revocation

 

2014 DCA News Releases

November 25, 2014 – Occupational Therapy Assistant Convicted Of Felony For Illegally Practicing As An Occupational Therapist

October 29, 2014 – Canine Care, Inc. Ordered To Pay $150,000 In Restitution For The Unlicensed Practice Of Veterinary Medicine

October 8, 2014 – Search Warrant Served on Grass Valley Psychologist for Alleged Workers Compensation Billing Fraud

July 10, 2014 – Exam Subversion Defendant Pleads Guilty To Two Felonies

May 23, 2014 – Seven Plead Guilty to Forging Transcripts in Order to Become Nurses

May 22, 2014 – Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Revokes Licenses For Beloved Care Funeral Service

May 20, 2014 – Physical Therapist Surrenders License

April 3, 2014 – Riverside County Man Convicted For Conducting Unlicensed Veterinary Activity

March 6, 2014 – CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster Issues Statement Regarding Nevada’s Elimination of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

March 6, 2014 – Exam Subversion Investigation Leads To Two Arrests

February 24, 2014 – Former Owner of South El Monte Beauty School Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Training Documents

February 24, 2014 – Owner of Milpitas Beauty School Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Training Documents

February 21, 2014 – California Bureau of Real Estate Releases Consumer Guide on Buying and Living in a California Residential Subdivisions

February 21, 2014 – California Bureau of Real Estate Releases Guide for Real Estate and Development Professionals on California Residential Subdivisions

February 14, 2014 – Physical Therapist Surrenders License

February 14, 2014 – Physical Therapist’s License Revoked

February 14, 2014 – Physical Therapist Surrenders License

February 10, 2014 – CSLB Consumer Alert: Nevada Most Wanted Suspects May Be Working In Northern California

February 5, 2014 – Former Boxers May Be Eligible for $5.5 Million in Unclaimed Benefits

January 29, 2014 – Pharmacy closed and pharmacists’ license revoked by Board of Pharmacy for controlled substance violations that resulted in patient deaths

January 23, 2014 – Banning Smog Check Station’s Licenses Revoked

January 21, 2014 – Cemetery and Funeral Bureau Revokes Delano Funeral Establishment and Funeral Director Licenses


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