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  • Monday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 3 - 9 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here The Early Show Patrick Warburton. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Whoopi......
  • Several Senate races tighten; write-in Lisa Murkowski closes on Republican Joe Miller [Update]

     
    New polls show race snapshots as early voting begins in many states as soon as next week....
  • Feinstein, Boxer propose tougher gas pipeline regulation in wake of San Bruno blast

     
    California’s two U.S. senators introduced a bill Wednesday that would impose strict new pipeline safety standards and add federal inspectors in the wake of the Sept. 9 natural gas explosion in San Bruno that killed seven people and burned 37......
  • Proposition 23 poll shows a dead heat among California voters

     
    California voters believe global warming is a significant issue and are inclined to trust scientific views on the subject, but they remain closely divided on a November ballot measure that would suspend the state's global warming statute, according to a.....
  • Brown, Boxer ahead in new Times/USC poll

     
    Democrat Jerry Brown has moved into a narrow lead over Republican Meg Whitman in their fractious contest for governor, while his party colleague Barbara Boxer has opened a wider margin over GOP nominee Carly Fiorina in the race for U.S.......
  • Obama popular in California, Times-USC poll finds

     
    President Obama, whose national poll numbers have declined in the last year, remains popular in California, according to a new Times-USC poll. When respondents were asked "Do you approve or disapprove of the job being done by Barack Obama as......
  • Stricter regulations proposed in wake of San Bruno gas pipeline explosion

     
    Standing at the crater that marks ground zero of the gas pipeline explosion that devastated the community of San Bruno earlier this month, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco) on Monday announced legislation that would mandate stricter regulations of...
  • Brown leads Whitman, Boxer leads Fiorina in Times/USC poll

     
    A new Los Angeles Times/USC poll shows that Democratic candidate Jerry Brown is leading Republican Meg Whitman, 49% to 44%, in the California governor's race. Brown is strongly favored by women and Latinos, but younger voters are only marginally in......
  • Boxer and Feinstein ask federal regulators to order inspection of gas pipelines

     
    California's senators called Monday on federal regulators to order inspections of all interstate natural gas pipelines in the state, with a priority on those that run near residential areas. In a letter to the administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous.....
  • San Bruno authorities search for 2 people believed missing; PG&E says gas line was inspected last year

     
    Authorities are searching for two people who remain unaccounted for in the thunderous explosion that left four people dead in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, officials said Saturday. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) confirmed that authorities had...
  • Boxer says she expects federal help for San Bruno

     
    Calif. Sen. Barbara Boxer, who plans to tour San Bruno Saturday, called for a thorough investigation of the pipeline explosion and promised that the federal government would lend assistance to residents of the area. She noted that when the National......
  • Nuclear cleanup at Santa Susana facility would finish by 2017 under settlement

     
    In a major victory for community activists worried about health risks linked to a contaminated former nuclear research facility overlooking the west San Fernando Valley, state and federal authorities on Friday proposed a settlement agreement to clean up...