| Aug 13, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Reporting from Fresno and Lemoore, Calif. The two Republicans at the top of California's November ticket fanned out across the Central Valley this week, denouncing government dysfunction and asserting that their business experience would help them...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 11:18 AM
“Burn This Book: Pen Writers Speak Out On the Power of the Word”
Edited by Toni Morrison (2009)This international collection of essays range from writers around the world, from Morrison and John Updike to Orhan Pamuk and Nadine Gordimer,...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday.
Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography.
Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
| Apr 15, 2011
Green almonds, which look like small, immature, teardrop-shaped peaches, have started showing up at farmers markets, attracting attention from adventurous chefs. A traditional snack in the Mediterranean and Middle East, they're a foretaste of the main...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:25 AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A 6-week-old girl is hospitalized after being repeatedly stabbed by her mother with a kitchen knife, police say.
Kern County deputies were called to the home on Crawford Street by the child's father.
Investigators say the father...
| May 4, 2011
| 3:10 PM
A man who was convicted of the murder of his friend and the attempted murder of a Huntington Beach Police sergeant during a robbery almost 30 years ago was denied parole Wednesday after Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas challenged it, according to...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:43 PM
LAKE ISABELLA (KTLA) -- Kern County firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that scorched over 1,100 acres in the Cove Fire near Lake Isabella over the weekend.
Fire officials downgraded the damage to 1,122 acres and allowed evacuated residents to...
| Dec 26, 2009
Real estate developer CIM Group Inc. has built a reputation as a big-city turnaround artist, transforming dreary business districts from downtown Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., with pricey loft apartments, trendy retailers and leafy pedestrian malls....
| Jul 27, 2007
Journalism and terrorism
Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22
I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
| May 26, 2007
DELTA AND DAWN, the wayward humpback whales stranded near Rio Vista, have taught thousands about the location of the California Delta, where the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers meet and flow toward San Francisco Bay. It's about time: An estimated 23...
| Apr 21, 2009
In the spring of 2004, five years before pistachios grown in the San Joaquin Valley became tainted with salmonella, health investigators were hunting for the same deadly bacteria in the same stretch of our state -- this time in the almond orchards.