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  • BART, unions reach deal; strike ends

    BART, unions reach deal; strike ends
    SAN FRANCISCO — BART management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike that sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile system....
  • Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay

    Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay
    On the Venice Boardwalk, the pot hawkers come at you like carnival barkers. In their green scrubs, armed with business cards, they beckon passersby to enter their narrow shops. “Do you have a headache? A backache? Come on in, our doctor is...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...
  • 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

    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...
  • Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado exits governor's race

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado exits governor's race
    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado announced Thursday that he was dropping out of the governor's race, leaving Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks as the sole declared GOP candidate, at least for now. Maldonado said he wanted to spend more time with...
  • Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown

    Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown
    SACRAMENTO -- Before the annual State of the State speech in California's Capitol, it's the lieutenant governor's job to introduce the governor. This year, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom decided to widen his role a bit and delve into some of his favorite topics,...
  • Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol

    Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol
    SACRAMENTO -- When members of Gov. Jerry Brown’s office handed out copies of the State of the State speech on Wednesday, they tucked in a surprise -- a playing card with a picture of Sutter Brown, the governor’s popular corgi. The cards were...
  • UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief

    UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief
    The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system’s $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and to pay him potentially more than $1 million a year if he achieves...