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California | Thu, Jan 17, 2013

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Thursday at 128.30, down 0.23 percent from Wednesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 53 to 25, and 61 issues were unchanged.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up $5.07 to $95.24.
Leap Wireless Intl. Inc. (Nasdaq: LEAP) was the top dollar loser, down 43 cents to $5.90.
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the sixth-grader could barely read.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is asking several city pension programs to end their investments in corporations that manufacture firearms, ammunition or high-capacity ammunition magazines.

Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- A slight acceleration in Chinese economic growth at the end of last year is reinforcing the common narrative that China’s expansion is a threat to other nations, including the U.S.

Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Shortly after the United Nations General Assembly voted in late November to upgrade the status of the Palestinians, the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that it would advance plans to establish a settlement in an area of the West Bank known as E-1, and that it would build 3,000 additional housing units in east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

After two mistrials, an adult film producer was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday after he was convicted of violating federal obscenity laws by selling movies depicting bestiality and other extreme fetishes.

A California judge has dismissed a racketeering and conspiracy case against a prominent anti-gang activist in Los Angeles because of flaws in a grand jury indictment.

A domestic violence suspect shot by police after he tried hide among moviegoers in a San Diego theater has pleaded not guilty from his hospital bed to several charges including felony assault.

Orange County prosecutors say a woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for stabbing a new mother and attempting to kidnap her week-old daughter in Santa Ana.

A gunman who fatally shot a police officer before killing himself was not involved in a reported burglary at a nearby duplex, but he did fit the description of the burglar police were looking for, Sacramento County authorities said late Wednesday.

The Border Patrol says arrests in the San Diego region last year fell by about one-third to its lowest level in more than four decades.

A San Mateo man is facing charges for running what's being described as an illegal gun sales operation out of his home.

University of California leaders say the 10-campus system can meet Gov. Jerry Brown's challenge to contain costs, hold down tuition and move more classes online.

A motorist sandwiched between big-rigs during a Southern California chain-reaction freeway crash is dead.

The Northern California family of a 5-year-old special-needs boy who was hurled to the floor and kicked by his teacher is getting $950,000.

Robert Citron, whose bad investments as Orange County treasurer forced the county into bankruptcy in 1994, has died. He was 87.

A GPS tracker in an Apple iPad has led police to a California parolee with a booty of stolen electronics in his home.

A California agency says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a permit before clearing a 43-acre Los Angeles wildlife habitat.

A Southern California baby is dead after a brick fell off a decorative arch in the backyard of his La Puente home.

A school board in San Diego has refused to pay the legal fees for its superintendent in a corruption case.

A head-on collision on a Southern California road has killed three people and seriously injured six others.

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) -- California Treasurer Bill Lockyer and schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson urged the state’s 1,000 school districts to stop issuing long-term bonds with debt payments amounting to as much as 10 times the principal.

A 67-year-old pilot is OK after making an emergency landing on a Northern California highway.

California has been awarded a $674 million federal grant to continue developing and building an online insurance marketplace under the federal health care reform law.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced third quarter fiscal 2013 sales of $509.8 million, down 6% sequentially and flat from the third quarter of the prior fiscal year. Third quarter fiscal 2013 net income was $103.6 million, or $0.38 per diluted share.

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