11/22/13 09:09 AM
OAKLAND -- In the latest twist in BART's tortured labor negotiations, the transit agency's directors on Thursday risked another strike by rejecting a costly paid family leave provision that they say was mistakenly included in the final contract. Union leaders slammed the move but were mum on...
By Philip Klein | 11/21/13 06:41 PM
One of the keys to the success of President Obama's health care law is that enough young and healthy individuals must sign up for insurance to offset the cost of covering older and sicker participants, particularly those with pre-existing conditions. But the first demographic data released by...
By Brian Hughes | 11/21/13 03:46 PM
President Obama will deliver an economic speech at a DreamWorks Animation facility Tuesday, giving a major presidential favor to Jeffrey Katzenberg, the film studio's CEO and one of Obama's largest donors. Obama in coming days will travel to the west coast for a fundraising swing. The White...
By Justin Pritchard | 11/21/13 09:33 AM
LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year. By fortifying the state's still-spotty charging infrastructure,...
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:28 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been found guilty of arranging phony marriages for Nigerians in order for them to become permanent U.S. residents.
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.
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