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  • Toll from deadly weather increases to 16 in three states

    Toll from deadly weather increases to 16 in three states
    VILONIA, Arkansas -- Rescuers continued to move through parts of Arkansas on Monday seeking survivors of a deadly tornado that tore through the region, killing at least 16 in three states and injuring dozens. [Updated, 10:27 a.m. PDT April 28: The...
  • Mitt Romney, Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa back Neel Kashkari for governor

    Mitt Romney, Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa back Neel Kashkari for governor
    Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced Monday that he has been endorsed by three prominent Republicans: 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former California Gov. Pete Wilson and Rep. Darrell Issa. Romney said he was backing Kashkari because...
  • A daring governor shows his mettle in a bloody April 29, 1700 pirate battle

    A daring governor shows his mettle in a bloody April 29, 1700 pirate battle
    Gov. Francis Nicholson was nothing if not a man of action. Long before coming to Virginia in 1698, he'd shown his mettle time and time again, fighting Moors in North Africa, English rebels at the battle of Sedgemoor and hostile Indians in New York and...
  • GOP candidate for governor brushes aside endorsements of GOP rival

    GOP candidate for governor brushes aside endorsements of GOP rival
    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tim Donnelly laughed off a trio of high-profile Republican endorsements for his GOP rival Neel Kashkari on Monday, saying the support represents the party establishment "circling the wagons and trying to protect their...
  • Gov. Brown pushes for rainy-day fund in appearance before lawmakers

    Gov. Jerry Brown made a rare appearance at a legislative hearing on Monday as he urged lawmakers to approve his plan to pay off debt and save tax revenue to insulate the state from future economic downturns. "This a great opportunity to exercise...
  • Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say

    Toyota move shows state's poor business climate, GOP candidates say
    Republican gubernatorial candidates Monday seized on Toyota's decision to move 3,000 jobs from Torrance to Texas as evidence of California's poor business climate and to lash out at Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. "Today's announcement is just the latest...
  • New Brown television ad focuses on education

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor released its fifth television ad on Monday.  While his previous commercials have been largely biographical, this one focuses on education Рspecifically, his plan for expansion of pre-Kindergarten...
  • Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment

    Demise of death row inmate rekindles debate over capital punishment
    Convicted double murderer John Booth-El died in prison over the weekend, but a thorny debate outlived him: What should happen to the four other death-row inmates in legal limbo after the repeal of Maryland's capital punishment law? Booth-El's death,...
  • 3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance

    3,000 Toyota jobs to move to Texas from Torrance
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s move to Texas will mean the transfer of 3,000 marketing and finance jobs from its sprawling Torrance campus to a new North American headquarters. The shift, announced Monday, is part of a strategy to consolidate corporate management...
  • Three prominent Republicans endorse Neel Kashkari for governor

    Three prominent Republicans endorse Neel Kashkari for governor
    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced Monday that he had been endorsed by three prominent members of his party: 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former California Gov. Pete Wilson and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista). Romney said he was...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception

    Gov. Jerry Brown's fiscal pitch gets warm reception
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received a warm welcome from lawmakers Monday as he pitched his proposal to pay off debt and save money for future economic downturns. He faced only one mild question during a rare appearance before a legislative...