| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:20 PM
SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys.
Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
| Apr 24, 2014
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as head of California's political ethics agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys.
Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, is Brown's choice for...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Public health: "The decline of 'home ec' for kids equals a decline in cooking," says Sam Kass, executive director of Let's Move! and senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House. First lady Michelle Obama will focus on cooking in her...
| Jun 12, 2014
BURBANK — Jagger Green is a perfect example of why the organizers of the Tribe Youth Basketball Camp have hosted a series of events the past four years at Burroughs High.
Green, 13, admits he "wasn't very good" at basketball when he attended his...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:15 PM
There's something fishy about some of the seafood we eat in California, says state Sen. Alex Padilla, and he wants to change that.
According to a recent report, shoppers and diners who thought they were buying lemon sole wound up eating blackback...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Last month, as I mentioned in a previous column, the San Jose Mercury News sent a letter to major Silicon Valley firms asking for information about their companies' work force demographics.
And in that previous column, I said I'd update you on how...