| Sep 27, 2010
Nearly a quarter of the way through California's fiscal year, legislative leaders and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger still were struggling Monday to end the state's record budget impasse and make long-term reforms.
Lawmakers reported progress after 90...
| Oct 8, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach for her latest FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN THE MORNING segment, spotlighting our local high school football teams. This Friday's spotlight is on tonight's high school football game between the Long Beach Poly High School...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 9:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 on Tuesday to approve an ordinance that would limit toy giveaways in fast food children's meals that have excessive calories, sodium and fat.
It also requires servings of fruits or...
| Nov 14, 2010
In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 6:04 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Union housekeepers in eight cities, including Los Angeles, filed injury complaints against Hyatt Hotels Corp accusing the corporation of over-working its hotel staff. However, Hyatt officials called the filing a 'union ploy to...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:13 PM
An amber alert has been issued for a 1-month-old baby girl who was reportedly taken outside a church.
Officials say she was abducted from the city of Morgan Hill in Santa Clara County around 2 p.m. Tuesday as the car she was in was at St. Catherine of...
| Jan 6, 2010
Oregonians famously don't want you to move there, but they don't mind a visit — unless you're Californian. Then don't bother, please, and thank you. Regional dislikes are nothing new: Connecticut people loathe New Yorkers (especially those behind...
| Jan 2, 2008
A new card that Americans can use to cross the Mexican and Canadian borders may be issued as early as April at less than half the cost of a passport, the U.S. State Department said Monday.
Like the passport, it will contain a computer chip that can be...
| Jul 11, 2010
Lori Guerriero was on her knees cooing at and cajoling 14-month-old Alexis Garcia, the son of a friend, to smile at her while she tried to take his picture. Alexis was much more interested in me, though, a stranger with his own camera trying to capture...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 11:30 AM
As those doomed fiberglass mammoths in the bubbling ooze at La Brea Tar Pits attest, oil in Los Angeles is an old story. But how much of that story do you know?
FOR THE RECORD
Oil in Los Angeles: An earlier version of this...
| Nov 29, 2006
| 8:44 PM
Higher education in the state got its start in the Gold Rush era, when Jesuits and Methodists both established institutions in the Northern California town of Santa Clara.
And 155 years later, it's still unclear which group should be deemed the...
| Oct 19, 2008
With family investments and house values battered by the financial crisis, colleges and universities in California and around the nation are seeing an increase in students seeking financial aid and are bracing for even more.
At the same time, higher...