| Mar 27, 2010
The chicken or the egg? Andy Kinard isn't sure which ought to come first. But if electric cars are chickens, and electric recharging stations are the eggs, Kinard wants to scatter as many of those eggs as soon as he can.
Kinard is president of Car...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 11:32 AM
California added 393,000 new people in 2009, with San Diego, state's second largest city, gaining more than 17,000, according to a new report from the state Department of Finance.
The numbers released Thursday estimate 38.6 million people now live in the...
| May 10, 2010
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK -- In celebration of it's 10th anniversary, JetBlue is offering $10 fares for all remaining seats on nonstop flights to 59 destinations.
The offer is only good for tickets booked Monday and applies to "U.S. originating flights."
| May 13, 2010
Political party: Republican
Occupation: state insurance commissioner
Age: 53, born Corpus Christi, Texas
City of residence: Los Gatos, Calif.
Personal: wife Carol, one daughter
Education: bachelor's degree in electrical engineering,...
| Aug 30, 2010
A pro-marijuana group launched a television advertisement Wednesday in California advocating legalization and taxation of the drug to help solve the state's budget woes.
The 30-second spot, airing Wednesday and paid for by the Marijuana Policy Project,...
| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Oct 18, 2010
Appearing before thousands of people at a San Jose rally Sunday, former President Clinton brought the contest for California governor to Republican Meg Whitman's doorstep, imploring Democrats to turn out the vote and elect his onetime presidential rival,...
| Nov 18, 2010
For most of the last year, Terrance and Frances Leighton went back and forth on whether the latest dry white wine from their Kalin Cellars winery was ready for release.
Finally, after tasting and re-tasting and making sure every trace of what Frances...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 11:25 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Wal-Mart has begun testing an online grocery delivery service in San Jose, a company spokesman said Saturday.
The world's biggest retailer had been rumored to be considering dipping its toe into online grocery delivery for the past...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:42 PM
The convicted leader of a jewel-thieving gang that killed eight people should be sentenced to life in prison — not death, as prosecutors hoped — a federal jury has determined.
Anh The Duong, the leader of a band of gun-toting thieves who...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:46 AM
The rite, those few priests who have performed it say, can unfold as a quiet prayer session or a show of violence.
The afflicted person may curse the cleric, speak in a voice not his or her own, even assume facial features that one priest described as...