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November 8, 2013

Federal judge denies dismissal of college athlete lawsuit

A federal judge denied a motion by the NCAA on Oct. 22 to dismiss a lawsuit that may become a class action on the part of college athletes from California and throughout the United States. The 4 1/2-year-old business fraud case alleges that the NCAA and video game creator Electronic Arts used the names and likenesses of college athletes without their permission.


October 31, 2013

California irrigation district in midst of controversy

A California irrigation district is in the midst of a conflict of interest. In July, the board of the Merced Irrigation District reviewed a proposal to build a pipeline with public funds on land that is owned by one of the board members. Other board members, seeing the potential impropriety in this action, sought the opinion of an independent review by a Sacramento law firm.


October 22, 2013

Staffing corporation acquires CA employment services firm

San Diego employers could expect a change in staffing resources since national technology, consulting and employment firm Corporate Resources Inc. purchased Cameo Employment Services in a bid to expand its profile in Southern California. The acquisition of the Cameo corporation was complete at the time of the announcement, but financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The chief executive of CRS said that he expected the company to see immediate incremental revenues and profitability due to the purchase of Cameo's operations.