| Jul 1, 2010
| 5:40 PM
The Fourth of July traditionally opens the election campaigns, but City Council incumbents Elizabeth Pearson and Kelly Boyd have been on the stump since early spring. Both have held kick-off events and are collecting donations.
Pearson held her second...
| Apr 6, 2011
About 40 miles west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, another kind of crisis may be unfolding — this one striking at the heart of the world's multibillion-dollar market for smartphones, portable music players and other cutting-edge...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2010
WINTER PARK, COLO.
Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
When, where: Dec. 24, Winter Park Resort
Highlights: A procession of torch-bearing skiers heralds Christmas, followed by Santa and his helpers and a lights and fireworks display. An...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 5:20 PM
California's Great America has announced plans to remove the third coaster in less than a decade – a period in which no new coasters were added to the amusement park in Santa Clara, Calif.
Invertigo, an inverted shuttle coaster that made its...
| May 5, 2010
LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO -- When a top-secret prototype of Apple Inc.'s new iPhone went missing recently, the computer giant summoned Silicon Valley's version of the cavalry -- an elite squad whose main mission is investigating crimes against high-...
| Aug 20, 2010
How do restaurants traditionally known for cheese-smothered pastas, buttery breadsticks and fried seafood platters convince diners they've got healthier fare that's worth giving a try?
That's the challenge faced by large restaurant chains that include...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 1:07 PM
SARATOGA, Calif. -- "The Swell Season" is paying for grief counseling for hundreds of fans who watched in horror as a man jumped 20 feet to his death onto the stage during the band's concert in Santa Clara county last week.
The Swell Season was playing...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Kindergartners across the state may be held back even before their first day of school if Senate Bill 1381 clears its final hurdle.
Senate Bill 1381, authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, would change the age requirement for students entering...