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  • Making the Rim fire damage worse

    Making the Rim fire damage worse
    The Stanislaus National Forest was a thickly forested wonderland of streams, wildlife and campgrounds until last summer's Rim fire — started by a hunter's illegal campfire — scorched more than 250,000 acres of it and the adjacent Yosemite...
  • Iran lawmakers threaten nuclear speed-up if Congress adds sanctions

    Iran lawmakers threaten nuclear speed-up if Congress adds sanctions
    TEHRAN -- More than a third of Iran’s parliament has signed on to a bill ordering an acceleration of the country’s nuclear program if Congress follows through with new sanctions, lawmakers said. In a gesture apparently intended as...
  • Miley Cyrus goes under the covers in racy 'Adore You' video

    Miley Cyrus goes under the covers in racy 'Adore You' video
    Miley Cyrus isn't taking much of a holiday break. After spending the last few weeks playing Clear Channel-branded Jingle Ball concerts in various cities (including Los Angeles), the controversial pop star on Thursday released a new music video for...
  • Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if U.S. adds sanctions

    Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if U.S. adds sanctions
    TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran’s nuclear program if Congress adopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said. The bill would direct Iran’s...
  • Jerry Brown is said to support ballot measure for rainy day fund

    Jerry Brown is said to support ballot measure for rainy day fund
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will join the push for a new ballot measure to help California stockpile cash as a buffer against future recessions, according to two Capitol officials. The proposed measure, which would need approval from two-thirds of...
  • 7 hurt in extra-alarm fire in Edgewater Beach

    Seven people were hurt, one critically, and more than a dozen people were rescued from windows when an extra-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood this morning, officials said. In addition, 35 people were...
  • Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow

    Cruising British Columbia's Gulf Islands, luxury toy box in tow
    GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!" And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...
  • Quinn seeks statewide petcoke restrictions

    Quinn seeks statewide petcoke restrictions
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday moved to require companies that store petroleum coke in Illinois to fully enclose the refinery byproduct and take more aggressive measures to tamp down lung-damaging dust.  Mirroring rules that Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed last...
  • Home builder confidence slips slightly but still high at start of 2014

    Home builder confidence slips slightly but still high at start of 2014
    Home builder confidence slipped in January, in part on lower expectations for future sales, according to a trade group. The reading on the National Assn. of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell one point from December to 56 this month....
  • Longshoremen ranks split as labor dispute rages on

    Longshoremen ranks split as labor dispute rages on
    Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on. The dissension is growing...
  • Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass

    Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass
    The southbound 405 Freeway from the 101 Freeway to Getty Center Drive in the Sepulveda Pass will close Saturday night for construction. Lane closures will begin at 11 p.m., officials said. All lanes will be blocked by 2 a.m. Sunday. Lanes are...