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  • Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate

    Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate
    With a Sunday deadline for a state budget agreement, a proposed fee on oil transported by rail cars across California has emerged as a major target for opposition by oil companies and business lobbyists. The controversial fee was proposed by the Brown...
  • State Legislature tables bills on migrant healthcare, oil tax, more

    State Legislature tables bills on migrant healthcare, oil tax, more
    Nearly 200 proposals were shelved in the Legislature on Friday, including controversial measures that would have provided healthcare coverage to people in the country illegally, imposed a tax on oil drilled from the ground and created a voluntary...
  • An oil dead end in the Monterey Shale

    The federal government has ratcheted down its estimates for oil production from the Monterey Shale twice in less than a year. This latest, dramatically lower estimate leaves no doubt that California needs to focus on developing and advancing clean fuels...
  • Roosevelt, In Hartford, Urges Support For War

    Roosevelt, In Hartford, Urges Support For War
    Admiral William Sheffield Cowles and his wife, Anna "Bamie" Roosevelt Cowles, must have slipped into Union Station quietly, without being recognized. Had the mid-day travelers in the lobby noticed them, they would certainly have put two and two together...
  • Softball: Southern Section quarterfinal scores and semifinal pairings

    SOFTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Quarterfinals, Saturday Garden Grove Pacifica 6, Camarillo 0 Anaheim Canyon 2, Riverside Poly 1 Cypress 7, Vista Murrieta 1 King 3, Los Osos 1   Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. Anaheim Canyon at #1...
  • Pope Francis visits Bethlehem, calls for Mideast settlement

    Pope Francis visits Bethlehem, calls for Mideast settlement
    Pope Francis arrived Sunday in the place where Christianity began and said that the time had come to put an end to the “increasingly unacceptable” conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land. “For the good of all, there...
  • Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote

    Ukrainian exit polls indicate chocolate magnate won presidential vote
    Ukrainians braved armed separatists in the east and epic storms in the capital, Kiev, on Sunday to cast ballots for a new president to restore legitimate leadership in their country three months after a rebellion toppled the last head of state. An...
  • Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution

    Pope Francis calls on Israel, Palestinians to back two-state solution
    On a day bookended by visits to the sites of Jesus' birth and death, Pope Francis on Sunday called on Palestinians and Israelis to recognize that "there is simply no other way" than a two-state solution for them to coexist peacefully after decades of...
  • RELATED STORY: Chinese vessel sinks Vietnamese fishing boat, raising tensions

    A Chinese ship rammed and sank a wooden Vietnamese fishing boat near a Chinese-operated oil drill in disputed South China Sea waters, Vietnamese state media said Tuesday. Although there were no severe injuries reported, the incident was the most serious...
  • Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt

    Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt
    A 15-year-old girl remained hospitalized and eight people woke up at a shelter Tuesday morning after a tornado struck a mobile-home park along North Dakota's booming oil fields. The National Weather Service estimated winds reached 120 mph at the...
  • Letter: Devine is independent, Gharpetian is not

    I was disappointed by the News-Press endorsement of Vartan Gharpetian over Paula Devine. My criticism of GNP's preference stems in part from your statement that both candidates share views on development. I have been to voter forums and heard Mr....