| May 30, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Southern California grocery workers ratified a new labor contract with grocery chains Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons, avoiding the possibility of a crippling strike.
Rick Icaza, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770, said the 60,000...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:34 PM
California Department of Justice officials said Monday that they have arrested two alleged drug traffickers and seized more than 200 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $7.2 million in San Bernardino County.
State officials said the bust...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Republicans trying to unseat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris share a common complaint: The two Democrats are so confident of reelection that they're already laying ground to run for governor in 2018.
"She's looking right past us,"...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:18 PM
In the wake of a $10-million payout to a whistleblower, UCLA's School of Medicine is drawing more scrutiny over its financial ties to industry and the possibility that they compromised patient care.
A new study in this month's Journal of the American...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
How to improve California's education system is a challenge that has long divided state and local elected officials, education advocates, teachers and parents. One thing is certain, however: No solution to our schools' problems will make an ounce of...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The office of the California attorney general is launching an audit of San Diego Opera, the company said on Tuesday, a day after the company announced it has reversed its decision to close and will have a 2015 season.
Opera officials said they...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Six challengers stand in the way — barely — of California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris as she seeks a second term. Several of them are, to be kind, colorful; one or two may have political futures. One will wind up on the Nov. 4 general election...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A collection of religious groups and homeownership advocates sued California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday demanding that he return about $350 million from the 2012 national mortgage settlement that was used to plug holes in the 2013 state budget.
| May 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Fed Up" narrator and executive producer Katie Couric didn't make the L.A. premiere Thursday as she was getting ready for a barrage of media appearances for the film this week in New York. But exec producer Laurie David and director Stephanie Soechtig...