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California | Mon, Nov 12, 2012

Years ago, as a novice representative from California, Nancy Pelosi sat quietly at many a caucus meeting while her colleagues discussed how they were going to bring peace to the Middle East and a chicken to every pot.

An 89-year-old man has died, three weeks after he was attacked on a bus in Los Angeles.

California's largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark “cap-and-trade” system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.

Washington remains essentially unaltered after last week’s election. In the states, however, referendums on same-sex marriage and medical marijuana represent genuine change — and will have an impact at the Supreme Court as well.

Leaders of San Francisco's Bethel AME Church have rejected a troubled pastor from taking the pulpit at the home of the city's oldest black congregation.

A Northern California woman with a rare bone disease is hoping police will be able to recover two wheelchair-equipped vehicles that were stolen from the front of her home.

About a dozen workers began picketing at a Hostess Brands plant in Sacramento honoring a bakers' union strike at the bankrupt company's plants across the country.

Beverly Hills police say several blocks of Rodeo Drive were closed for several hours while the bomb squad investigated a suspicious package left in front of a Chanel store.

A television station reports that two people killed in a small plane crash in central California were a doctor and his father from the Midwest.

The latest vote tally shows only 20 votes separate a pair of San Francisco supervisor candidates.

Authorities have shut down a Southern California freeway after a power line fell across the lanes.

and more heat's coming.

One of the largest residential properties in the upscale Los Angeles west side is on the auction block.

Authorities say they found a marijuana farm while fighting a half-million-dollar blaze in a San Diego industrial area.

Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama needs a new Treasury secretary. Timothy Geithner has made clear that he intends to leave. Furthermore, it is time to bring some fresh thinking to two vital issues: fiscal policy and financial-sector oversight.

A home and a small area of brush are burning in the hilly Brentwood area of Los Angeles.

Congress returns Tuesday to a crowded agenda of unfinished business overshadowed by the urgent need for President Barack Obama and lawmakers to avert the economic double hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.

A group of California State University students say they plan to ask the board of trustees to postpone a set of proposed tuition hikes while the effect of the increases is further studied.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Monday at 117.97, down 0.23 percent from Friday. Declining issues beat advancers 46 to 31 issues were up and 63 issues unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up 71 cents to $77.16.
ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD) was the top dollar loser, down 85 cents to $39.88.
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Mon, Nov 12, 2012