09/15/14 03:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Sept. 13 about the capture of a rare sea turtle off the coast of California, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a fishing boat. The boat's name is Salty Lady, not Lusty Lady. A corrected version of the story is below: Northern California...
09/15/14 12:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Rising income inequality has led to slowing tax revenue growth in California, but the state has responded by increasing its top marginal tax rate, causing its growth rate to accelerate after 2009, according to a new study released Monday by credit rating agency Standard...
09/15/14 09:30 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued six people from the waters of San Francisco Bay after their pontoon boat sank near Oakland. The Coast Guard says it received a 911 call Sunday afternoon from the operator of the 26-foot pontoon boat saying it was taking on water in the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/15/14 08:36 AM
Navy Lt. Nathan Poloski's love of flying started young while growing up near a Navy airbase in southern California and crystallized when his best friend, a Navy pilot, was murdered, family members told the Los Angeles Times.
09/15/14 01:45 AM
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man fired at a group of children surrounding an ice cream truck before holing himself inside a San Bernardino home. No one was injured in Sunday afternoon's shooting. Lt. Richard Lawhead told the Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/X4NBNm ) the...
09/14/14 06:45 PM
COVELO, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake rattled parts of Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.5 quake struck Sunday at 1:17 p.m. PDT about six miles south of Covelo in Mendocino County. The epicenter was about 120 miles from west of Sacramento. No damage was...
09/14/14 04:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State regulators are scrambling to hire two railroad-bridge inspectors amid a surge in crude oil shipments by train. The Contra Costa County Times reported Sunday (http://tinyurl.com/mx2klcd ) that the safety of thousands of railroad bridges in California is now left to...
09/14/14 03:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nine people were hurt during a Northern California family gathering when a deck collapsed, authorities said Sunday. According to the Oakland Fire Department, an elevated deck in an Oakland backyard collapsed at about 8 p.m. on Saturday. About a dozen people were on the...
09/13/14 11:30 PM
GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning on heavily forested land in Northern California has destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of dozens more. The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday in the Sierra Nevada foothills about halfway between Sacramento and Reno and has...
09/13/14 11:00 PM
TRACY, Calif. (AP) — A California produce company is issuing a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits that include them because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Taylor Farms of Tracy issued the voluntary recall Saturday night for Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes shipped to Costco...
09/13/14 05:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has tossed out a man's child pornography conviction and 18-year prison sentence because of illegal government surveillance. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that it was illegal for the U.S. Navy's to use a...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/11/14 08:39 AM
"I'm not resigning, of course not," the California Democrat, who has held the seat since 1992, told reporters in San Francisco on Friday.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 03:49 PM
The 14th longest-serving senator, Boxer has not officially made up her mind about seeking a fifth term two years from now, but several signs point toward retirement, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
By Philip Klein | 09/06/14 02:03 PM
President Obama's healthcare law has provided an economic case study on the tradeoffs between cost and access.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 03:33 PM
Rep. Luis Gutierrez ripped President Obama on Sunday for "walking away from our values" with his decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections.
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