| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Hundreds turned out Friday to remember Laguna Beach officer Jon Coutchie, a man who, many recalled, always finished what he started, didn't make a big fuss about things and was serious yet had a witty side.
The stories recounted by friends, family and...
| Sep 30, 2013
Millions of desks sit empty in elementary school classrooms because of truancy each year, costing schools billions of dollars, wasting public resources and squandering one of the country's most precious resources: its young people.
We tend to think of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The president of the United States, being a gentleman and a man, paid a compliment to California's attorney general -- Kamala Harris -- when both of them appeared at a Democratic fundraiser in that state. Indeed, he paid her several compliments when he...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The California Supreme Court refused Monday to stop gays from marrying while it considers a legal bid to revive Proposition 8.
The court rejected a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of the 2008 ballot measure, to stop the issuing of marriage...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:22 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The clerk of San Diego County filed a legal action Friday with the California Supreme Court seeking to block the issuance of marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
The filing on behalf of Ernest Dronenburg Jr., a Republican and elected...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- California’s chief law enforcement officer urged the state high court Monday to refuse once again to stop same-sex marriages while the justices consider a legal bid to revive Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure that banned gay...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Miley Cyrus has topped Maxim's Hot 100 list -- a fact that is officially making us shudder.
Cyrus' co-Disney alum Selena Gomez, singer Rihanna, FHM's sexiest woman Mila Kunis, Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, Disney alum...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:49 PM
As part of a wider investigation into for-profit and online colleges, the California attorney general on Wednesday moved to obtain potential evidence about the telemarketing, enrollment and financial practices of two schools owned by a San Diego company....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Thursday honored the Burbank Police Department’s mental health evaluation team, calling the program a “smart” model that has helped free up resources within the city and countywide.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In 1960, as the story goes, actor Robert Stack had fallen in love. Not with a co-star from “The Untouchables,” but with a bright-green 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster.
He would pine for it as he passed it on Sunset Boulevard on his way...
| Oct 6, 2013
It might be an exaggeration to say that California has a truancy crisis, but state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris nonetheless made an important point last week about how schools mismanage troubling levels of absenteeism.
Officials estimate that there are...