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  • Softball: Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings

    SOFTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Second round, Thursday Garden Grove Pacifica 8, Etiwanda 0 Camarillo 2, El Modena 1 Anaheim Canyon 3, Marina 2 Riverside Poly 6, Norco 4 Vista Murrieta 10, Orange Lutheran 7 Cypress 5, West Ranch...
  • Living Here: Williamsburg

    Living Here: Williamsburg
    A walk through 18th-century living is a highlight in this former Colonial capital. The city's permanent residents still find amusement in seeing the historic interpreters in full Colonial garb in supermarkets and at service stations and ATMs once they are...
  • California Senate shelves bills on healthcare for immigrants, oil tax

    California Senate shelves bills on healthcare for immigrants, oil tax
    Dozens of controversial state bills were shelved Friday by legislative committees, including measures that would provide healthcare coverage to people in the country illegally, impose a tax on oil drilled from the ground and require campaign contributions...
  • Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears

    Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears
    It was finally starting to feel a little bit like summer, and Crystal de Jesus wanted to spend her day off relaxing at the beach. But after a long bus ride to the Rockaways, she was dismayed to find bulldozers noisily pushing sand on the beach, the...
  • Kern County farmers question just how 'clean' new coal plant would be

    Kern County farmers question just how 'clean' new coal plant would be
    Plans to build a $4-billion experimental "clean coal plant" in the San Joaquin Valley have touched off fears here that as it generates cleaner electricity, it would foul groundwater and air in a region where airborne pollutants are among the nation's...
  • In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk

    In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk
    A crowd of more than 2,000 pro-Russia separatists on Sunday night seized one of the last key official sites in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk still in the hands of the country’s interim government. The demonstrators, some armed with sticks...
  • A beer pioneer launches Jordan's first microbrewery

    A beer pioneer launches Jordan's first microbrewery
    Yazan Karadsheh is wary of unannounced visitors. When a car without an appointment arrives in the outer yard of his factory, seven guard dogs surround it, barking furiously. Karadsheh trudges out with three of his employees to check the source of the...
  • Occidental Petroleum earnings climb 2.5% in first quarter

    Occidental Petroleum earnings climb 2.5% in first quarter
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Occidental Petroleum said its first-quarter earnings climbed 2.5%, bolstered by higher domestic production in the oil and gas segment. The longtime Los Angeles company announced in February that...
  • Gas prices on way down after peaking in late April, report says

    Gas prices on way down after peaking in late April, report says
    Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are on the way down after creeping up for weeks and hitting a peak in late April, a report says. Gas prices have been declining after reaching a national high of $3.658 per gallon on average on...
  • Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year

    Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year
    Chevrolet intends to bring a CNG-burning bi-fuel Impala to market before 2015. The car, which when available will be the only full-sized bi-fuel sedan for sale in the U.S., will have a starting price of $38,210, the company announced Tuesday. The...
  • Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says

    Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says
    Smog could worsen across the United States in the coming decades as climate change boosts summer temperatures and makes ozone levels more difficult to control, a new study says. Americans can expect the number of days with unhealthy air to jump 70% by...