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  • Poetry, parade to mark opening of new Bay Bridge today

    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...
  • Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade

    Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade
    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...
  • Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge

    Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge
    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...
  • Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded House race

    Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded  House race
    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...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    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...
  • State GOP convention exposes intraparty rifts

    State GOP convention exposes intraparty rifts
    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. Assemblyman...
  • San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting

    San Francisco offers lessons to L.A. on quake retrofitting
    SAN FRANCISCO — When officials were trying to sell the most sweeping earthquake regulations in a generation, they weren't afraid to play off the pride many residents feel about their city. Unless thousands of apartments with weak first floors were...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Dream School' on Sundance

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Dream School' on Sundance
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES   The Voice The battle rounds...
  • BART unions extend talks for one day, avert Monday strike

    BART unions extend talks for one day, avert Monday strike
    OAKLAND – Less than 90 minutes before a midnight strike deadline for the Bay Area’s commuter rail system, union leaders agreed to extend negotiations for one more day, sparing 200,000 round-trip riders the anxiety of a scramble for alternative...