By Michael Barone | 11/21/13 09:28 AM
Is the Republican Party dead, as some Democratic pundits were chortling in the last days of the government shutdown just a little more than a month ago? The obituary seem premature, at least judging from four state special legislative elections this week.
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:10 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Three students at San Jose State University are facing misdemeanor hate-crime and battery charges after authorities say they harassed a black roommate by outfitting their dormitory room with a Confederate flag and a racial epithet was found on a board.
By Eric Boehm | 11/20/13 04:59 PM
Lily Haskell was arrested while attending a peace rally in San Francisco in March 2009. Police took her fingerprints and swabbed the inside of her cheek to collect a sample of Haskell's DNA, which was entered into a state database and shared with a federal database run by the Federal Bureau of...
11/20/13 10:15 AM
SAN DIEGO — A Republican city councilman cruised to a runoff in an election to replace the disgraced Bob Filner as San Diego mayor, while a first-term Democratic councilman closed in on securing a spot as his challenger.
11/20/13 09:36 AM
(www.latimes.com) SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is bringing young undocumented immigrants with engineering chops to Silicon Valley to "hack" immigration reform.
11/20/13 09:23 AM
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A lesbian teacher filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Hesperia Unified School District that alleges unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation because of her sexual orientation. Lambda Legal filed the 109-page lawsuit in San Bernardino County Superior Court on...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/19/13 07:55 AM
The Democratic National Committee is reducing ticket prices for a high-dollar fundraiser in San Francisco next week that features President Obama, according to an email sent to donors Monday. Obama is set to appear at a luncheon at the SFJAZZ Center on Nov. 25 to benefit the DNC, but whether...
By Bloomberg News | 11/18/13 11:12 AM
Napa Valley vintner Michael Marston voted for Jerry Brown in 2010, trusting the Democrat’s pledge that, with 26 years in California government, he could “lead a broken legislature out of a morass of poisonous partisanship.” Three years later, Governor Brown has ended chronic deficits,...
11/18/13 09:41 AM
Year after year the trucks rolled in, dumping loads of sewage sludge and contaminated dirt at a soil-recycling plant in this tiny desert community. Thousands of deliveries were dutifully recorded in a state database. Anyone who checked it would have seen that the plant had no state permit to...
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:23 AM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California's biggest public pension system has lost its appeal of the ruling that allowed the city of San Bernardino to file for bankruptcy.
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