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  • Supreme Court takes up lethal injection battle

    The legal battle over lethal injection, which comes before the U.S. Supreme Court today, has been conducted in unusual secrecy, with courts permitting states across the country to keep from lawyers and the public precisely how death row inmates are...
  • 4.3 magnitude quake hits Northern California

    A moderate earthquake rattled parts of Silicon Valley today, and there were no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 4.3, and struck around 10:40 a.m. It was centered 11 miles north of the...
  • SEIU merger to create healthcare 'mega-local' in California

    The board of the Service Employees International Union has decided to merge 240,000 members from three California locals into one mega-local representing nursing home workers and home health aides, making the yet-unnamed group the nation's second-...
  • California's higher education system could face decline

    California's higher education system could face decline
    California's master plan for higher education, the product of an era of seemingly limitless opportunity, was nearly 30 years old when Nicolette Lafranchi was born in 1988. By the time she turned 20 last year, the plan was working well for her, just as...
  • Hot topic

    Hot topic
    As the adage goes, tragedy plus time equals comedy. But what does tragedy plus distance equal? California cartoonists naturally addressed the subject of last week's wildfires using morose, anguished imagery. Steve Greenberg went so far as to invoke...
  • Looking at states with parental notification laws

    Looking at states with parental notification laws
    Today's question: What has been the experience of states that have parental notification laws? How dangerous are abortions for minors? Previously, Short and Gerace discussed whether parents should be notified before minors receive an abortion. The danger...
  • Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut

    Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut
    Goji berries, the much-hyped "superfruit" native to China, touted for their medicinal properties and surprisingly delicious too, are now available for the first time as fresh fruit at local farmers markets. The berries, which sometimes still have their...
  • Napa's Oxbow Public Market redefines shopping

    Napa's Oxbow Public Market redefines shopping
    You say you want to know more about where your food comes from and how it is prepared? At Napa's new Oxbow Public Market that opens this weekend, the butcher and the baker will do their work behind windows that will allow you to observe almost every...
  • Steve Poizner's background

    Steve Poizner 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,...
  • Torque Wrenches Recalled - Can Cause Injury

    Torque Wrenches Recalled - Can Cause Injury
    Richard Abraham Herder KG, is recalling 670 Torcofix/Torcoflex and Mountz Torque Wrenches. The company says an internal spring mechanism on the wrench can break, allowing bolts or screws to break or become unscrewed, posing a risk of injury to the user or...
  • Takeru Kobayashi Still the Eating Champion

    Takeru Kobayashi Still the Eating Champion
    CULVER CITY -- In a chewy chow-lenge, Takeru Kobayashi outlasted Joey Chestnut when the eating titans faced off to see who could devour the most pizzas. Kobayashi, a six-time world hot dog eating champion from Japan, consumed 5 3/4 P'zones in a six-...