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  • Rachel Marsden: U.S., China go private with the Cold War

    PARIS -- The U.S. Justice Department filed charges this week against five Chinese military officers, accusing them of hacking American companies to steal secrets, including the nuclear energy company Westinghouse. In March, reports surfaced that the...
  • Atascadero wrestles with a wild-pig problem

     
    The wild pigs come at night, often unseen. By morning, homeowners in an Atascadero neighborhood have realized all too vividly that they've had visitors. Searching for food, the animals have torn up lawns and gardens, causing thousands of dollars in......
  • Costa Mesa rescinds controversial mass layoff plan

     
    Costa Mesa city leaders have formally rescinded layoff notices to scores of municipal employees, upending what had been the cornerstone of a much-watched austerity plan. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to pull back 70 layoff notices...
  • LAPD finds money to avoid nearly 100 layoffs set for year's end

     
    LAPD officials said that they have enough money to avoid nearly 100 layoffs scheduled for Dec. 31....
  • Atty. Gen. Harris says federal deportation program goes too far

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris says a federal program whose goal is to deport illegal immigrants convicted of serious crimes has made illegal immigrants fearful of cooperating with police, even when they were the victims....
  • Local police can decide whether to hold illegal immigrants, state attorney general says

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Tuesday told local law enforcement agencies that they were not obligated to comply with a controversial federal program launched in 2008 with the goal of deporting immigrants convicted of serious crimes. It was...
  • Clinton Foundation begins health project in Coachella Valley

     
    The Clinton Foundation has launched a project to reduce health disparities in the Coachella Valley, one of only two U.S. communities being targeted by the effort....
  • Court overturns ruling giving more space to charter schools

     
    Los Angeles school district officials won a key legal battle with charter schools this week, when an appeals court struck down a ruling that could have opened up vast numbers of needed classrooms for charters, while also creating potential hardships......
  • Lake Forest first to repeal O.C.'s sex offender law

     
    The Lake Forest City Council has voted to repeal an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from parks, saying the city can’t afford the potential legal liability of the controversial law. In doing so, Lake Forest becomes the first Orange County....
  • Adult education in need of overhaul, state says

     
    California’s system of adult education is complex, confusing and in need of a major overhaul if it is to serve the 1.5 million students seeking instruction, the state Legislative Analyst’s Office said in a new report. Adult schools were first....
  • $50-million settlement reached in Rialto Superfund site cleanup

     
    Settlements worth $50 million combined have been reached over the cleanup of a 160-acre Superfund site in Rialto, where the water supply was contaminated as companies manufactured munitions, fireworks and rocket motors, federal authorities said....