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  • Will the NSA be reformed?

     Will the NSA be reformed?
    Remember Edward Snowden? For a while, the National Security Agency's renegade contractor seemed like the most influential man in American intelligence, even though he's been hiding out in Moscow. Snowden's disclosures touched off a wave of enthusiasm in Congress for reforming the NSA's surveillance practices — and anger overseas when he revealed that American spies were listening to foreign leaders' cellphone calls.
  • Assembly speaker appoints ex-lawmaker to plum post

     
    Former Assemblyman Michael Allen may have lost a close race for reelection in November, but his state service is far from over.

    65-year-old Tom Watson leads US Senior Open after 1st round

    Tom Watson has accomplished more in golf than most players ever will. The 65-year-old nearly pulled off a feat Thursday even he had never done: shoot his age in a major championship. So what if it's the senior tour? Watson took advantage of cooler...

    California lawmaker seeks tax on independent political spending

    A California lawmaker wants to stanch the outside money that freely flows in state elections by imposing a tax on such spending. Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) has introduced a bill that would impose a tax on independent expenditures--campaign...

    St. Francis basketball snaps skid with playoff victory

    BARSTOW — St. Francis High basketball had the distinction of owning the longest losing streak of any seeded team in the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA boys basketball playoffs, having dropped 12 in a row entering Wednesday's opening-round...