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  • Prop. 26 confusion: What's a tax?

     
    When should a "fee" be called a "tax"? Is it a tax or a fee when the government slaps a 20-cent-per-pack levy on cigarettes to help clean up litter -- as San Francisco has? Is it a fee or a......
  • New database lets people search for information on outbreaks of food-borne illness

     
    Want to know if the food in your kitchen or favorite restaurant is safe –- or has been linked to a food-safety recall? Marler Clark, the Seattle-based group known for being the nation’s leading law firm for victims of food-borne......
  • Video: Scenes from record-setting L.A. rainstorms

     
    Forecasters say Southern California should brace for two more days of intense rain. Here are some videos capturing various views of the storm, which broke rain records Sunday: APTLY NAMED PARK: Water rose to the top of the swing sets......
  • Kit foxes thriving on people food in California

     
    In Central Florida, we have black bears who are rummaging in neighborhoods for snacks as their wilder habitats keep shrinking. In central California, smaller wild denizens are eating off the fat of the land in human territory. Mark Grossi of The Fresno...
  • All aboard: California high-speed rail planners prepare to put out billions in contracts

     
    California’s high-speed rail planners on Wednesday cracked open the flood gates for bidders expected to rush in after billions of dollars in construction work projected to start next year....
  • Soccer: Southern California Regional scores and pairings (updated)

     
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SOCCER BOYS DIVISION I Semifinals, Thursday, 4 p.m. #4 San Diego Rancho Bernardo at #1 Clovis Buchanan Bakersfield Golden Valley at #2 San Clemente Note: Championship, Saturday, 6 p.m. at Warren. DIVISION II Semifinals,...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater PlayFest! schedule

     
    Here is the schedule for the events, readings, workshops and production of “Charm” that will make up Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2011 edition of PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays: Keynote event A Chat With Mark Brown: 7-8:...
  • Soccer: Southern California Regional scores and pairings

     
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SOCCER BOYS DIVISION I Semifinals, Thursday Clovis Buchanan 1, San Diego Rancho Bernardo 0 San Clemente 2, Bakersfield Golden Valley 0 DIVISION III Semifinals, Thursday Salesian 3, Annenberg 1 San Diego Parker 0, Mendota 0...
  • Retail roundup: Wedding dresses at Costco, home improvement sellers ramp up competition, more Borders closures, fast-casual restaurants see sales rise

     
    -- Costco is making it possible to pick up a year's supply of toilet paper and a wedding dress in the same trip. That's right, the discount warehouse chain is now hawking designer wedding dresses at 40% off retail, joining......
  • Bakersfield College receives record $13.7-million gift

     
    Bakersfield College announced Thursday what officials described as the single largest donation from an individual to any community college nationwide, a $13.7-million gift to the college from a Bakersfield dermatologist. The donor, Dr. Norman Levan, is 95...
  • California goes after all of Florida's high-speed rail money

     
    California high-speed rail officials voted Wednesday to seek an additional $2.43 billion in federal construction funds recently relinquished by Florida’s new Republican governor. The money would permit the state to extend an initial, Central...