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  • Gordon grabs pole; Harvick tops Chase finalists

    — It was a bittersweet achievement for Jeff Gordon as he won his first pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Sunday's season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400. The favorable spot on the starting grid won't give the veteran a shot at the Sprint Cup title...
  • Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open

    Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open
    San Francisco's only community college and its 80,000 students won a victory this week when a private panel announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to remain open. The Novato-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior...
  • S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation

    S.F. college supporters hope new policy will extend accreditation
    Supporters of San Francisco’s embattled community college are waiting to learn if a proposed policy change will keep the school from being stripped of accreditation next month. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
  • New rules could keep San Francisco community college open

    New rules could keep San Francisco community college open
    The battle to save San Francisco’s community college may finally be resolved as a private panel on Wednesday announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to retain accreditation. Under the proposed policy, the City College of...
  • Texas Democrat Wendy Davis tells of her abortion in new memoir

    Texas Democrat Wendy Davis tells of her abortion in new memoir
    In a memoir set to be released next week, Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, reveals that she terminated a pregnancy 17 years ago after learning the fetus suffered from a severe brain abnormality.  A state senator from Fort Worth,...
  • S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions

    S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions
    The private panel that moved last year to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco has admitted in a court filing that all 15 members of its evaluation team recommended a less punitive sanction. In the document, filed earlier this month...
  • The Supreme Court has made the Equal Rights Amendment irrelevant

    The Supreme Court has made the Equal Rights Amendment irrelevant
    As if the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation weren’t enough of a 1970s flashback, the Equal Rights Amendment is back in the news. The Associated Press reports that Democratic Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, and Carolyn...
  • Remains of Jonestown Massacre victims found at Delaware funeral home

    Remains of Jonestown Massacre victims found at Delaware funeral home
    The cremated remains of nine victims of the 1978 Jonestown Massacre, a mass suicide in Guyana, were discovered inside a former Delaware funeral home on Wednesday, state officials said. Members of the Delaware Division of Forensic Science and the Dover...
  • Remains of California victim of Jonestown Massacre found in Delaware

    Remains of California victim of Jonestown Massacre found in Delaware
    A Northern California man says his wife was one of the nine victims of the Jonestown Massacre whose remains were recovered in Delaware earlier this week. Irvin Ray Perkins, 64, of Antioch, told the Los Angeles Times that Delaware officials have...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 9 - 15, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES In the Flesh This three-part tale about...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Baby Sellers'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Baby Sellers'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Olivia (Andie...