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  • Gavin Newsom comes 'out of the closet' for pot legalization

     
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said he supports the legalization of marijuana in California. In a New York Times article about the fading stigma of the drug in the Golden State, Newsom told the New York Times' Adam Nagourney, "These laws......
  • Maligned UC logo shelved; 'time to move on,' official says

     
    By suspending further use of its much-maligned new logo, University of California officials hope to get beyond the controversy. "While I believe the design element in question would win wide acceptance over time, it also is important that we listen......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 7 - 13, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Hero Contestants must take a...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
  • Massive Mountain fire spreads; more residents flee

    Massive Mountain fire spreads; more residents flee
    The massive Mountain fire burning in Riverside County has grown to 27,000 acres, prompting new evacuations. More than 6,000 people have had to flee their homes due to the blaze, including the mountain resort of Idyllwild. The blaze stretched from...
  • George Skelton: Time to cut lieutenant governor position

    On Monday, George Skelton asked the question Gavin Newsom has probably pondered himself -- why have lieutenant governors anyway? It's reached the point where the governor's dog seems more welcome in Sacramento, Skelton says. "Brown's Pembroke Welsh...
  • UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside

    UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside
    Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday. The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor. Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8. In a surprise action,...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...
  • Gay couples begin marrying across California

    SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages began in California on Friday after a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction. The first wedding in San Francisco began at 4:45 p.m. At 4:10 p.m., a cheer went up in the San Francisco City Hall...