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  • New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore

    New interest in exorcism rites comes to Baltimore
    The rite, those few priests who have performed it say, can unfold as a quiet prayer session or a show of violence. The afflicted person may curse the cleric, speak in a voice not his or her own, even assume facial features that one priest described as...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • PASSINGS: Bob Pease

    PASSINGS: Bob Pease
    Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose. Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
  • A passion for produce

    A passion for produce
    Organic, sustainable, local -- everyone talks the trendy talk, but some foodies are taking the locavore message to heart. They're not only frequenting farmers markets, they're launching locavore supper clubs and recipe-rich blogs, and subscribing to CSAs...
  • Can I recharge at the supermarket?

    Can I recharge at the supermarket?
    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....
  • Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines

    Long life for Kalin Cellars' California wines
    For most of the last year, Terrance and Frances Leighton went back and forth on whether the latest dry white wine from their Kalin Cellars winery was ready for release. Finally, after tasting and re-tasting and making sure every trace of what Frances...
  • Cisco Systems says it will start paying cash dividends

     
    U.S. technology giants seem to be heeding Wall Street pressure to funnel some of their cash hoards to shareholders. Computer networking titan Cisco Systems said Tuesday it expects to start paying a dividend for the first time. Investors liked the......
  • Top 20 Cities with the Most Drunken Drivers

     
    In 2008, 11,773 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To prevent or curtail drunken-driving fatalities, nearly 1.43 million drivers were arrested in 2007 on suspicion of driving...
  • Study Rates 50 U.S. Cities for EV Readiness

     
    A new study rated 50 major metropolitan markets for plug-in electric vehicle readiness, and the leaders include some of the usual suspects ??? and some unexpected ones. The report was prepared by management consulting firm Roland Berger in partnership...
  • Proposition 19 campaign will run TV ad in Los Angeles area

     
    The campaign to pass Proposition 19, the measure to legalize marijuana in California, will hit television sets in the Los Angeles area Tuesday with a commercial that features retired San Jose Police Chief Joseph D. McNamara endorsing the initiative. The.....
  • Marijuana legalization backers plan final ad blitz

     
    The nation’s main advocacy group for drug policy reform laid out its final advertising strategy Friday for Proposition 19, targeting young people and voters in Southern California with advertising on radio, TV, the Internet and in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Californians say 'no' to legal pot but 'yes' to pot taxes

     
    California voters did not buy the argument that marijuana should be legalized and controlled like alcohol, but many agreed that it should be taxed like it. Voters in 10 cities around the state on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed local measures to......