| May 22, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Having announced this week that it had reversed its decision to close its doors, the newly reborn San Diego Opera faces another challenge on its road to recovery: an investigation by the California attorney general.
The opera said it had received a...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Times has offered its recommendations in many of the races in the June 3 elections and has posted them at latimes.com/endorsements. We endorse selectively, and this year have focused on the county and statewide races, on judicial elections, and on the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:47 PM
SACRAMENTO – Republican state Senators on Monday blocked a bill that would require more disclosure of those who contribute money through nonprofit groups to affect California elections, the first legislative setback for Democrats since they lost...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A suspect in the killing of a Mendocino County sheriff's deputy has been linked by police in Oregon to the shooting death of a 79-year-old man and a subsequent fire.
Police in Eugene, Ore., say 32-year-old Ricardo Antonio Chaney is a person of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Friends and colleagues Thursday remembered slain Mendocino County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino as and avid outdoorsman and veteran cop.
The former high school wrestling and football star in Napa loved his job and took pride in his career,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:32 PM
State authorities have seized 176 pounds of methamphetamine from a Madera, Calif., home, one of the largest seizures ever of the drug in the Central Valley, officials said Friday.
Agents with the state Department of Justice and officers with the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Trade Commission and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris say that Facebook is misinterpreting how a children’s privacy law applies to teen privacy in a move that could undercut the giant social network in a federal court...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:52 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris' staff has agreed to meet Friday in Los Angeles with a coalition of critics who believe that Herbalife Ltd. preys on poverty-stricken immigrants with false hopes of easy money, a member of the group said.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 7:29 PM
The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Saturday that it is investigating a potential security breach of its credit card processing services, but officials said the agency had no immediate evidence that its computer system had been hacked....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:32 AM
In what they call an unprecedented case, authorities have accused six Fresno residents of abusing a squatters-rights law to steal no fewer than 23 properties across California.
The homes range from shacks in rural hamlets and a house near the Twenty...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:29 AM
[Updated 1:45 p.m. PST Feb. 26: This post has been updated to include a response from ITT Educational Services and to reflect the closing stock price.]
In its first action against a company in the for-profit college industry, the federal Consumer...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Federal regulators are investigating for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges Inc. for falsifying job-placement rates, adding to at least a dozen other state and federal investigations into the company's business practices, Corinthian disclosed in...