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California | Wed, Jan 30, 2013

Many full-time state workers are moonlighting with second jobs in the same department, California jobs records show.

San Diego officials say they will continue pursuing pending cases against city marijuana dispensaries, reversing previous orders from Mayor Bob Filner to drop them.

Testing of a new toll system for the Golden Gate Bridge began Wednesday, as the span gets ready to become the first in California to do away with toll collectors and go all-electronic.

Consumer advocates and city officials are asking California regulators to reconsider a decision to approve a $299 million Pacific Gas & Electric Co. rate increase to help pay for pipeline inspections and upgrade costs following a 2010 fatal pipeline explosion.

Police have arrested a man they say stabbed two people in a Berkeley home and then set the house on fire.

A former University of California, Irvine professor has been ordered to stand trial for a series of fires set at his son's high school and elsewhere after the boy committed suicide.

The California Highway Patrol says a major street in the Baldwin Hills neighborhood has been shut down in both directions after it buckled horizontally across several lanes.

A woman accused of a wrong-way highway crash that killed another motorist in San Diego County must stand trial for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

A parolee who escaped a Malibu sheriff's deputy while being handcuffed has been arrested after he was flushed out of a Los Angeles area home by a tear gas cloud.

More than 50 Los Angeles firefighters have extinguished a Hancock Park condominium fire.

The Bell city clerk says the former city manager ordered her to conceal officials' full salaries from the public and to obtain signatures for doctored salary contracts.

A research firm says sales of million-dollar homes in California hit a five-year high in 2012, with sales of multimillion-dollar homes showing even bigger gains.

A Northern California man is suing the regional Boy Scouts council he was involved with as a teenager over sexual abuse he alleges occurred at the hands of his troop leader.

The FBI says no credible threats of terrorist activity have been reported as New Orleans prepares for Sunday's Super Bowl.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 136.20, up 4.44 percent from Tuesday. Declining issues beat advancers 71 to 29, and 140 issues were unchanged.
Life Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: LIFE) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.13 to $64.44.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar loser, down $2 to $28.
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Wed, Jan 30, 2013