| Oct 29, 2010
| 5:48 PM
DOWNTOWN GLENDALE — Political pandemonium spilled out of Porto's Bakery on Friday morning as Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman made a last-minute campaign stop.
Shortly before Whitman was scheduled to appear at the Cuban eatery on...
| Oct 30, 2010
The two candidates may finish the campaign as differently as they started. Democrat Jerry Brown ended his day in Bakersfield on Saturday; and on Sunday he will pop up in Eureka on the Oregon border. From there he'll whiz through Chico and, Winn Park in...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 8:49 PM
COSTA MESA — Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman stopped off at her campaign office here Monday — one of several stops on the eve of the election.
"We're going to win this thing," she told a crowd of about 70 supporters at the...
| Nov 2, 2010
Halloween has been over for less than 48 hours, which can only mean one thing: It's time for retail stores to smother us in yuletide cheer.
In reality, I saw Christmas decorations going up mid-October. I can't recall where exactly. I think my mind...
| Nov 3, 2010
Many voters Tuesday expressed relief that a campaign season filled with record expenditures and negative political ads was drawing to an end.
With epic battles to replace Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and unseat Sen. Barbara Boxer drawing two wealthy...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 5:06 PM
Did you vote for change, or to maintain the status quo?
Elections bring out the best and the worst of mudslinging and spit-hurling. I for one, am grateful that the votes have been cast and I no longer need to listen to endless dispersions of one...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 3:09 PM
It was a long and brutal campaign season, marked by slurs, wild accusations, charges of racism, attack ads and partisan bickering.
Outside of Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, that is.
Californians, and Americans in general, can be forgiven for...
| Nov 14, 2010
For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
| May 24, 2012
| 8:38 AM
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Hewlett-Packard Co., the worlds largest PC maker, will cut 27,000 jobs, or about 8 percent of its staff, by 2014 to bring down costs and make the company more competitive in a changing marketplace.
The move comes as consumer...
| Dec 8, 2010
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration.
The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Jerry Brown, the enigmatic former governor who always seemed to be eyeing his next political post, returns to the state capital this week to lead a much different California than the one he oversaw 28 years ago.
The state's finances are in a deep...