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  • West Nile virus spreading in areas of L.A. County, authorities say

     
    West Nile virus, a potentially fatal disease transmitted by mosquito bites, is spreading in birds and mosquitoes in Los Angeles County, with recent activity found in the San Fernando Valley, the eastern San Gabriel Valley and southeast L.A. County. Two......
  • 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......
  • Prop. 23 campaigns go head-to-head in TV spots

     
    The battle over California’s global warming law moved to the airwaves Tuesday with both sides launching TV commercials. Backers of Proposition 23, a November ballot measure to suspend the law that would clamp down on greenhouse gas pollution, aired a......
  • Could your PB&J earn a $25,000 scholarship?

     
    The ninth Jif Most Creative Peanut Butter Sandwich Contest is accepting recipe entries through Oct. 22 at Jif.com. One grand-prize winner will be selected for the $25,000 scholarship, and four runners-up will each receive $2,500 scholarships. Sandwiches...
  • California Supreme Court hears case that would bar illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition at public colleges

     
    The California Supreme Court appeared skeptical Tuesday of a lawsuit that would end in-state tuition for an estimated 25,000 illegal immigrants who attend the state's public universities and colleges. The court is reviewing an appeals court ruling that...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families

    Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families
    Washington D.C. took the No. 1 spot in Parenting Magazine's latest list of the Top U.S. Cities for Families, the publication said Wednesday. The U.S. capital replaced nearby Arlington, Virginia, which tumbled to No. 70 as a result of changes in the way...
  • It's worth stopping along California 99

    It's worth stopping along California 99
    Call it the accidental road trip. Looking for a less monotonous route home from Northern California last summer, my family and I took California 99 south from Sacramento to Bakersfield and picked up Interstate 5 from there. It took a little longer, but...
  • Stops along California 99

    ROAD TRIP Based on Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards (27.5 mpg) and using AAA's survey-based average price of $3.90 a gallon for gas last week in California, this trip will cost you about $44.24 to drive the 312 miles from Los Angeles to Modesto....
  • GCC women win at Santa Barbara invite

    GLENDALE — Seeking its second consecutive California Community College championship, the Glendale Community College women's cross-country team appears to be on track and on course after its performance on Friday afternoon. But according to Coach...
  • Woman Spanked at Work Awarded $1.4 Million

    Woman Spanked at Work Awarded $1.4 Million
    FRESNO, Calif. -- A Clovis woman who reached a $1.4 million settlement with her former employer after being spanked in front of jeering co-workers finally has the right to get paid. Janet Orlando reached the 2006 settlement after Anaheim-based Alarm...
  • What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air

    What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air
    Imagine it's the day after the election, and California awakes to a brave new state where marijuana is the same as alcohol, at least legally. Does that mean anyone over 21 can head to the nearest medical marijuana club and buy pot for personal pleasure?...