| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually.
"Proud to announce a deal with Dem and Rep leg. leaders...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years.
In a last-minute compromise reached...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:22 AM
In recent decades, the heaviest concentrations of Confederate battle flags have been seen mainly at two types of large organized gatherings — Ku Klux Klan rallies and Pennsylvania pigeon shoots.
(Kluxers can gather anywhere, but pigeon shoots,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The success of an early warning system during Sunday's 6.0 magnitude Napa earthquake is generating more support for the fledgling network.
Scientists at UC Berkeley released a video showing the system sending an alert to their computers when the quake...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.
Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance over the next five years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic fleet.
The new memorandum of understanding, announced Tuesday by...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
"With the decision today of the Democrats to side with the [South Coast Air Quality Management District] in holding AB 1102, they sent the message that politics trumps the voice of the people."
So said a statement from Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:20 PM
California governors have enormous power to shove around legislatures. And Gov. Jerry Brown has learned how to use it without working up a sweat.
Here's the latest example:
At the state Capitol, the notion of providing schoolchildren with adequate...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The California Senate Appropriations Committee took another step to move forward with legislation that would extend and expand the state's film and TV production tax credits, although the bill still does not have a specific dollar amount.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other California civic leaders will lobby Sacramento on Wednesday to push for extension and expansion of the state's tax incentive program for movies and TV shows.
Garcetti's schedule includes a meeting with...