| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will take over ceremonial responsibilities for Gov. Jerry Brown at Monday's ceremonies to mark the opening for the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Brown, who has defended the bridge's construction amid...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reopened to traffic Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
The first cars, led by CHP cruisers with flashing lights, started rolling across the bridge toward San Francisco about 10:15 p.m. Motorists honked...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Morning commuters in the Bay Area marveled at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday after more than a decade of waiting.
Images of the the bridge's towering suspension cables against white puffy clouds and a blue sky appeared on social media...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Hoping to help narrow the field of challengers to a Republican incumbent next year, a Democratic organization in the Inland Empire endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for Congress.
Aguilar won nearly 86% of the endorsement votes cast by members of...
| Apr 11, 2013
Two legislators have asked the California State Lands Commission to put off deciding whether to allow the city of Newport Beach to establish a special harbor fund.
The officials want the state to hold off until they can further investigate how that...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Some of the most extensive damage and loss of life from recent earthquakes in California have occurred in apartment houses where dwellings sit on top of a ground-level parking garage or a storefront. The shaking undermines the bottom floor, causing the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:11 PM
SACRAMENTO--Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles), a candidate for state controller, said Tuesday he would like to step down from his leadership post early next summer.
“It’s a natural transition point right after the budget is...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
California's health exchange has signed up 107,087 people in Obamacare policies through the end of November, federal data show, accounting for nearly a third of enrollment nationwide.
The federal figures released Wednesday also show that 181,817...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The contours of the 2014 race for governor sharpened Saturday as two Republicans vying to unseat incumbent Jerry Brown staked out positions that exposed rifts within the party as it tries to reverse two decades of decline in California.