Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bipartisan bill Tuesday intended to reduce workers' compensation costs for California businesses while increasing benefits to workers injured on the job.
Four years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and the near-total paralysis of capitalism’s central nervous system — the moment fear completely overwhelmed greed on Wall Street — we are starting to see a few glimmers of hope.
Police say a 72-year-old man shot and killed his 52-year-old ex-wife in her Los Angeles home then shot and killed himself.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say deputies have shot and killed a suspect in Paramount.
Three men have been convicted of murder for the 2009 shooting death of a woman who was celebrating her 21st birthday in the Gaslamp Quarter, a popular nightlife neighborhood in San Diego.
A former state assemblyman was arrested Monday on charges he committed bank fraud while working for the Los Angeles County Probation Department, marking the 39th arrest of a department employee in nine months, authorities said.
A Santa Cruz-based biotechnology company has been cited by federal regulators for a long list of violations related to the proper care of animals.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's statement says a man with guns in his Valencia home that overlooks two schools wrote an Internet post saying he was watching kids and wouldn't mind murdering them. He was arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats.
California State University trustees are set to vote on a plan that would raise tuition by 5 percent next year if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative in November.
Firefighters and police have found a burning body on a South Los Angeles street.
A beer created by the brewmaster at the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Williamsburg is part of a Budweiser limited-edition sampler pack this fall
California's Department of Transportation is seeking nearly $75,000 from a family of a woman killed in a crash three years ago who sued the agency over what they claim was unsafe highway conditions.
A Los Angeles man is hospitalized in critical condition with burns over 85 percent of his body after a Koreatown apartment blaze.
Vandals have smashed ornamental statues on up to 30 graves at a Southern California desert cemetery.
A man has been sentenced to five months in jail for selling thousands of prescription painkillers slated to be destroyed at a San Diego waste company.
A dead whale found floating off a Southern California beach is likely the young gray freed from rope tangled around its tail earlier this month.
An Arizona man is in jail for spraying a sheriff's deputy in the face with bear repellent during a Southern California desert traffic stop.
A California man is being held on $2 million bail after authorities say he wrote in an ESPN online chat room that he was watching kids and wouldn't mind killing them.
The CEO of a failed artificial sweetener company has been charged with theft and securities fraud in Missouri.
Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Four years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and the near-total paralysis of capitalism’s central nervous system -- the moment fear completely overwhelmed greed on Wall Street -- we are starting to see a few glimmers of hope.
Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Should voters blame President Barack Obama for America’s current economic malaise?
An appeals court says 34 people can jointly sue a California insurer that denied or underpaid damage claims sought after the 250-square-mile wildfire north of Los Angeles.
Pick any stretch of road slicing through the American Southwest. The sun beats down on the asphalt like nowhere else and heat waves distort the landscape.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Tuesday at 122.79, up 0.36 percent from Monday. Advancing issues beat decliners 47 to 30, and 63 issues were unchanged.
WD-40 Co. (Nasdaq: WDFC) was the top dollar gainer, up 96 cents to $53.16.
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTR) was the top dollar loser, down $1.02 to $14.49.
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