| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Hundreds of law enforcement officials gathered Thursday to honor slain Pomona police SWAT officer Shaun Diamond, who was killed last month while helping to serve a search warrant.
“Please know that the California Department of Justice and entire...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Although U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein — two of California's most experienced political figures — remain popular, a majority of state voters say they should not run for reelection, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Now the real fun begins.
For California politicos who spent the last year yawning over a predictable top-of-the-ticket race, what has been shimmering in the distance is suddenly much closer. The next few statewide elections hold the promise of...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's an ironclad guarantee: California's next state election will be tons more interesting than our just-concluded snoozer.
Make that the next two elections — in 2016 and 2018.
For starters, we'll be electing a new president in 2016. And...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:23 PM
A federal appeals court decided Wednesday that California has no legal right to challenge a ruling that prevents counties from imposing strict requirements on carrying concealed weapons in public.
The decision was another victory for gun rights...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Relaxed rules for carrying concealed guns in public may not be challenged by California state officials or advocacy groups, a federal appeals panel decided Wednesday.
The decision was another victory for gun rights advocates, but it was not likely to be...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:52 PM
British energy giant BP, which supplies natural gas to California state agencies under a $250-million annual contract, overcharged the state by as much as $300 million over eight years, a lawsuit contends.
The oil company failed to buy gas for the state...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Federal judges on Friday ordered California to launch a new parole program that could free more prisoners early, ruling the state had failed to fully implement an order last February intended to reduce unconstitutional crowding.
The judges, for a second...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students through an "illegal predatory lending scheme."
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:15 PM
After months of financial uncertainty and battles with regulators, Corinthian Colleges Inc. told investors Wednesday about the prospect of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors.
The beleaguered Orange County for-profit college company said...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:44 AM
It looks like California diners will have to go liver-less for a while longer. Tuesday morning the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal that would have overturned the state law forbidding the production and sale of foie gras.
Proponents of the...