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  • Church, housing groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement money

    A collection of religious groups and homeownership advocates sued California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday demanding that he return about $350 million from the 2012 national mortgage settlement that was used to plug holes in the 2013 state budget. The...
  • Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds

    Groups sue Gov. Brown over mortgage settlement funds
    Three community groups sued Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, demanding he restore more than $350 million in mortgage settlement funds that were used to plug state budget holes two years ago. The money — from California's slice of the $25 billion...
  • Thousands of missing emails at IRS: What's it all about?

    A year after the Internal Revenue Service was found to be targeting conservative groups and others seeking tax-exempt status, the scandal has erupted again with disclosures that the agency lost thousands of emails from a former official at the center of...
  • Ford is burning (sustainable) rubber in push to go green

    Ford Motor Co. and H.J. Heinz Co. are trying to turn tomato skins into floor mats. The car company is also working with soybean farmers, who are helping its engineers turn soy oil into seat cushions, and with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which...
  • Anheuser-Busch and Miller Coors to list beer ingredients online

    Ever wonder what you're consuming when you knock back a couple of beers, besides a buzz? If you look at a beer label, chances are you won't find the ingredients, but Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, and the Miller Coors company behind Coors Light, are...
  • Pressed by blogger, Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors post beer ingredients

    Bud, Miller and Coors fans now will know what exactly they are drinking, thanks to a food blogger who asked major brewers to disclose the ingredients of popular beer brands. Anheuser-Busch agreed to disclose the ingredients in its bestselling beers...
  • Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history

     Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history
    Edward Biberman's New-Deal mural "Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice" — a bustling, three-part tableau from 1941 that hung in the Venice Post Office until it closed in 2012 — brims with drama. Dead center: The founder of Venice, pictured...
  • Many homeowners with loan mods face rate increases

    Many homeowners with loan mods face rate increases
    If you are one of the millions of once-desperate homeowners who have had their loans reworked by a mortgage company to avoid foreclosure, it's time to start facing the possibility of having to do it all over again. Beginning this year, those whose...
  • More smoke at the IRS — and not only from the hard drives

    More smoke at the IRS — and not only from the hard drives
    "It's inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it. I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives. ......
  • Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances

    Brown, Kashkari make high-profile Southern California appearances
    Eight men in sombreros played mariachi tunes Friday to warm up a lunch-hour crowd for Gov. Jerry Brown at a hotel off Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. Latino lawmakers, gathered under a "Gracias Governor Brown" banner, heaped praise on him for...
  • Navigating the new rules for flexible spending accounts can be tricky

    Q: A few months back, you wrote that some people can now carry over $500 from their flexible-spending accounts after the deadline for spending the money. Do I still have to use up last year's money in my account by March 15, 2014? A: That's up to your...