03/10/14 10:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freedom Communications Inc. said Monday that it has set April 16 as the launch date for its latest newspaper venture, the Los Angeles Register. The new publication is part of an ambitious expansion driven by Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz, who bought Freedom in 2012. The pair...
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14 03:12 PM
Seeking to gin up support for a continued push to “solve” income inequality, a member of the California Democratic Party said that some people “are just too rich.”
By Don Thompson | 03/10/14 10:31 AM
California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday Californians.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:25 PM
In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
03/07/14 04:00 PM
Strange MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced on Thursday that his office joined a lawsuit to stop California from imposing standards requiring that eggs be sold only from chickens living in larger cages. Strange joined the attorneys...
By Martha Mendoza | 03/06/14 08:12 AM
Silicon Valley is entering a fifth year of unfettered growth. The median household income is $90,000, according to the Census Bureau. But the river of money has also driven housing costs to double in the past five years while wages for low- and middle-skilled workers are stagnant.
03/05/14 08:30 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama should cut deportations of migrants and focus resources on the 2 million people in the U.S. who are eligible to become citizens, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday during a visit to Mexico's capital. Garcetti, on his first foreign...
03/05/14 07:00 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California Yellow Pages company filed a lawsuit against AT&T and its corporate partners Wednesday in a dispute over phone book advertising. The lawsuit filed by Fresno-based Valley Yellow Pages says a rival phone book run by AT&T and Cerberus Capital Management LP are...
By Martha Mendoza | 03/05/14 08:52 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.
By Jeff Barnard | 03/05/14 08:35 AM
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
03/03/14 08:23 PM
Engrav SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit against Google regarding Google Buzz has been transferred from New York to California. The lawsuit was originally filed on Jan. 8, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and was transferred...
03/03/14 09:46 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial. The departure of Sen. Ron Calderon deprives Senate...
By Associated Press | 03/03/14 09:33 AM
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:17 PM
It took barely a year in Congress for Democrat Gloria Negrete McLeod to decide that she could do more for her California constituents by serving in county government.
By Sean Lengell | 02/28/14 12:41 PM
While some of the country's most fertile farmland lies parched from a historic drought in California's Central Valley, partisan disputes over Obama administration ecological policies in the Golden State have held up congressional aid since last year. Two competing bills would tackle the...
By Ashe Schow | 03/10/14
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