| Jul 18, 2010
As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like.
The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 6:23 PM
The largest operator of Southern California farmers markets has protected a vendor who buys produce wholesale and misrepresents it as his own, alleged one of the company's managers, who made the claim at a listening session held by the California...
| May 17, 2011
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, separated after she learned he had fathered a child more than a decade ago — before his first run for office — with a longtime member of their household staff....
| Jul 21, 2010
Bell City Council members are seeking the resignations of the city manager and two other top officials amid growing public outcry over salaries that appear to be among the highest in the nation, according to three sources close to the discussions.
| Sep 27, 2010
Los Angeles County officials are taking steps to keep secret the names and salaries of some highly paid county employees, saying they need more time to comply with public records law to protect workers who claim that disclosure could put them at risk....
| Aug 4, 2010
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The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban.
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...
| Aug 12, 2010
Reporting from San Diego
It was the shout-out heard 'round Tijuana.
Singer Mario Quintero, the mustachioed leader of Los Tucanes de Tijuana, cut into a perky number to yell a greeting to a pair of the band's more ruthless fans, crime bosses known by...
| Oct 14, 2010
Co-owner of iconic D.C. bookstore
Carla Cohen, 74, a community activist who co-owned a Washington, D.C., bookstore that became a city institution and a key stop for writers ranging from Bill Clinton to J.K. Rowling, died Monday of cancer,...
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| Nov 16, 2010
| 6:59 PM
The premiere party for the movie "Burlesque" was just the sort of glitzy Hollywood affair that Ronni Chasen, a veteran movie publicist, loved, and as she had for four decades, she worked the room with relish. As celebrities, including Jane Fonda and the...