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California | Mon, Feb 25, 2013

Google is adding a new and more expensive touch to its line of Chrome laptops in an attempt to outshine personal computers running on software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple.

Fifty-thousand dollars in repairs to a nearly 100-year-old pond in San Diego's Balboa Park are finished, eight months after hundreds of people trashed it during a midnight water fight.

What are we to make of the ability of hedge-fund managers and other influential investors to manipulate the market with impunity and make millions of dollars doing it?

It has been scarcely a week since the International Olympic Committee announced its intention to exclude wrestling from the 2020 Summer Games, and the campaign to “Save Wrestling” is in full swing.

Security cameras and panic buttons are coming to Glendale schools.

A California woman has been arrested but her boyfriend has eluded capture in theft of $10,000 from Chinese tourists.

Police in Eureka have arrested a suspected heroin dealer who was slumped in a parked car, apparently under the influence of drugs.

Police have arrested a member of Fresno's notorious Bulldog gang from a house that they say served as a weapons warehouse for other gang members.

A memorial service for a couple believed to have been killed by former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner brought together hundreds of mourners Sunday to the Irvine university where the two met.

Officials at Pacific Gas and Electric Co. are boosting the utility's training on safety procedures after the deaths of three workers in three years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday (

A school assembly at Harvard-Westlake school is being held so students and staff can have time together to grieve the death of popular and talented student Justin Carr.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Southern California man for the Halloween rape and killing of a young single mom.

Los Angeles police say a man has been shot and killed at a North Hollywood intersection.

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are raising new concerns about nonnative, warm-water fish invading the mountain lake's chilly waters, including giant, minnow-gulping goldfish weighing as much as 4 pounds.

Two scuba divers who died while diving off the coast of Monterey County have been identified as a husband and wife from San Jose.

The Mars rover Curiosity has successfully transferred a pinch of rock dust to its onboard laboratories for inspection, two weeks after drilling into its first rock.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Monday at 133.69, down 1.73 percent from Friday. Declining issues beat advancers 75 to 21, and 141 issues were unchanged.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: PSMI) was the top dollar gainer, up 43 cents to $9.91.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar loser, down $2.38 to $97.04.
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Mon, Feb 25, 2013