| Jun 8, 2010
Smaller paychecks beat reams of pink slips, California public employee unions are concluding in contract talks with local governments facing budget gaps requiring deep spending cuts.
Even in liberal San Francisco, labor's public-sector wing has been...
| Feb 14, 2010
A Child Abduction Emergency issued by the California Highway Patrol has been canceled after three children were recovered by authorities early Sunday morning.
The abduction alert was issued following a carjacking in the city of Vallejo. Authorities...
| Feb 25, 2010
How do you lose an inmate? That's the very delicate question the Solano County Sheriff's Offices is trying to answer. Worse yet, that mix up could've left that inmate in question handcuffed in an empty courthouse for portions of 6 days.
| Jan 16, 2011
Albert Ghiorso, a Berkeley engineer who played a crucial role in the discovery of 12 elements, more than any other scientist, died Dec. 26 at his home near the UC Berkeley campus. He was 95 and died of heart failure after a minor fall near his home.
| Jan 16, 2011
| 1:30 AM
After the recent shooting in Tucson, Keith Olbermann laid the blame squarely where it belongs: on metaphors.
We must “put the gun metaphors away permanently,” he said. Olbermann calls for vigilance “to eliminate all our own suggestions of violence,...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2011
El guardameta uruguayo Sebastián Viera y el defensa brasileño Anselmo De Almeida, ambos del Junior de Barranquilla, figuran entre los extranjeros que se incorporaron este año a equipos colombianos que disputarán la Copa Libertadores de América y se...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 7:01 PM
COSTA MESA — Vanguard University, a faith-based college in Costa Mesa, made the top 10 in the Best of the West Regional Category of Best Baccalaureate programs, according to Princeton Review's recently released annual rankings.
The No. 9 ranking...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:27 AM
VALLEJO, Calif. -- Police are looking for a missing man as part of their investigation into a murder suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase with his dead girlfriend in the passenger seat, according to police.
Efren Valdemoro, 38, was shot and...
| Sep 24, 2010
Nancy Culbertson won't sit in her Fremont, Calif., backyard because of it.
It caused Oakland, Calif., physician Louis Hagler's blood pressure to spike and marred his perfect health record.
Oakland acupuncturist Julie Laura Rose had enough of it, and...
| May 11, 2011
| 3:58 PM
Solano County Sheriff’s deputies were responding to a report of shots fired near Woodrow and Reis Avenue Tuesday evening when they found a man shot to death, slumped over the driver’s seat. He was inside a white Ford Taurus, parked in the...