| Apr 13, 2011
| 2:37 PM
I became the owner of a 1967 Porsche 912 in March 2009, a few months after my brother Alan died unexpectedly of a heart attack in California, where he lived. At a memorial service for him on the campus of Stanford University, his wife offered me Alan&...
| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Oct 31, 2010
| 6:24 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The debate over states' rights vs the federal government may be for naught as the latest Field Poll on Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana in California, shows a majority of voters will "Just Say No."
The latest Field...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 6:28 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Californians brought concerns about an anemic economy with them to the polls Tuesday as they selected their next governor and U.S. senator.
They also were asked to decide on headline-grabbing ballot initiatives seeking to legalize the...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 8:04 PM
For 25 years, Amparo Ames has been a common sight at Newport-Mesa Unified school board meetings. She translates English into Spanish for Latino parents.
So in a zone is Ames when on the job that she's been jokingly been called the 'mumbler' —...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:53 PM
It had all the atmosphere of a public execution straight out of a black-and-white Western.
At high noon Friday, nearly a dozen teachers and coaches from Corona del Mar High School, draped in black protective shawls, turned to face their tormentors: hair...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 7:12 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Wildlife activists have removed a beer can collar shoved around the neck of a seagull, but more birds with the aluminum collars are still flying around the San Francisco Bay area.
Moss Landing's WildRescue says rescuers captured a...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Easter bunnies are older than you think. They were part of pre-Christian fertility stories, and since rabbits are known to have many, many babies, they are symbols of new life in the spring. They first became the symbol of Easter in Germany in the 1500s....
| May 8, 2011
As a group of visitors from the San Francisco Bay Area toured the Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative's coffee plantation ( 328-2411, http://www.kpfc.com) in Captain Cook on the Big Island, they listened intently as their guide told them what it takes...
| Dec 26, 2010
As a California Highway Patrol officer in San Luis Obispo County, Ernie Tripke had never heard of James Dean before Sept. 30, 1955.
But from that day forward, Tripke never quite escaped being asked about the day he responded to the two-car crash that...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 7:31 PM
A former transit police officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Thursday in the videotaped shooting death of an unarmed man that triggered riots in Oakland, California last year.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined civic leaders in Oakland...
| Jul 9, 2010
Tacoma Police are looking for suspects who vandalized one of their cruisers early Friday morning.
Police say the vandalism happened around 2:30AM at an off-duty officer's home.
Three of the vehicle's tires were slashed, windows were smashed, and someone...