As if America’s hedge-fund elite didn’t have enough crises to worry about — riots in Spain, the fiscal cliff, Lindsay Lohan’s hotel brawl — the parade of underlings copping pleas to insider-trading crimes just keeps growing. Every week it seems another one flips, promising to turn state’s evidence.
Judging from the preponderance of his utterances, presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a classic Republican approach to financial regulation: Get government out of the way, because markets are inherently wise.
Some residents are being asked to limit indoor water use so crews can repair a broken pipe that released about 2,000 gallons of sewage into a Carlsbad lagoon over the weekend.
A state Assemblyman is opposing a bid to suspend hearings sparked by the deadly San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.
Rampant fraud within California's recycling redemption program is costing the state millions of dollars, as scammers drive trucks full of cans across the border from Nevada and Arizona to collect nickels on deposits that were never paid.
Authorities were called to the water rescues of four people over the weekend in a rural Northern California county, though two of them didn't survive.
Police were asking for the public's help after a woman was found dead in her home in the usually quiet city of Hercules.
Wells Fargo is offering a $25,000 reward for information about a gunman who fatally shot a Southern California man after he went to the ATM in Victorville.
A magnitude-4.2 earthquake has hit the San Diego County desert but there have been no reports of damage or injuries.
A 6-year-old girl has died after a minivan struck her in a Daly City church parking lot.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been involved in a crash that killed a bicyclist.
An environmental group says wells near a Central California forest are using fracking, an oil and gas extraction method that some fear can contaminate groundwater.
Protesters smashed windows at City Hall and other buildings in downtown Oakland during what was billed as an anti-imperialist rally and march.
San Diego County sheriff's deputies are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Encinitas.
A Sonoma County horse is back on solid ground after firefighters pulled the animal out of a septic tank.
The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Monday at 120.95, down 0.40 percent from Friday. Declining issues beat advancers 42 to 37, and 61 issues were unchanged.
ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) was the top dollar gainer, up 94 cents to $38.90.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar loser, down $2.15 to $48.95.
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