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Alameda County
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

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Rape Kit Update Press Conference

August 12, 2014

Congressman Honda and Alameda County DA O'Malley Outline Success in Eliminating Rape Kit Backlog ~ Results seen at federal, local level ~

Oakland, CA. – Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-San Jose) and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley discussed the accomplishments and ongoing efforts to eliminate the backlog of rape kits at a local and national level and to ensure that resources exist to prevent future backlogs.

Earl Warren Fellowships

July 31, 2014

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley is pleased to announce Fellowships for the upcoming semester in honor of former United States Chief Justice Earl Warren who served as District Attorney of Alameda County from 1925 to 1938. Earl Warren’s legacy lives on in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office. He set the standard in shaping our office’s reputation for fairness, integrity, and professionalism.

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs SB 978

July 18, 2014

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 978 into law. This bill, authored by Senator Mark DeSaulnier, and sponsored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, provides a significant change to a law that ensures victims of sexual assault receive timely rape crisis counseling services. SB 978 allows a hospital to notify the local Rape Crisis Center when a victim arrives for a medical or evidentiary physical examination after a sexual assault. Prior to the passage of this bill, only law enforcement was required to notify the Rape Crisis Center.

Sysco Corporation Settlement

July 17, 2014

Sysco Corporation Settles Multi-Million Dollar Consumer Protection Lawsuit Brought by District Attorneys

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley today announced that Sysco Corporation, the country’s largest food distribution company, and its California Operating Companies (OpCos) will pay almost $20 million dollars in restitution, costs and penalties as a result of, among other things, the OpCos' illegal practice of holding perishable foods in unregistered and/or unrefrigerated storage sheds.

Civil Lawsuit Settled Against Rite Aid Stores

June 30, 2014

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced today that the Office’s Consumer and Environmental Protection Division, along with Riverside and San Diego District Attorneys’ Offices and the California State Board of Pharmacy, has settled a $498,250 lawsuit against the owners of the Rite Aid pharmacy chain in California.