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California | Wed, Nov 21, 2012

A San Francisco deputy sheriff is facing charges over an off-duty incident where investigators say she forced her way into a man's home, brandished a pistol and threatened him.

A young chemist fatally burned in a UCLA laboratory was inadequately trained, lacked experience and was not given protective gear before handling highly flammable chemicals, an expert witness testified Tuesday.

Southern California authorities say three people have died in what appears to be a double murder-suicide shooting at a high-rise senior citizen complex in Torrance.

A Contra Costa County jury has determined that a man convicted of killing two people at a San Francisco Bay area toll plaza should die for his crimes.

The Beverly Hills Unified School District is suing U.S. transportation authorities in a bid to block $2 billion in federal funding for a planned subway route that would run under the city's high school.

Itsy-bitsy apartments are coming to San Francisco.

A woman has been shot in the leg during a squabble in a Southern California supermarket.

An energy company will pay a $2.5 million fine for manipulating the California electricity market.

A 15-year-old gang member has pleaded not guilty to murder in connection with a fight at a Vista park that killed one man and wounded another.

California's commercial squid fishery has reached its 118,000 short ton limit and is closing until March.

A labor march could delay Thanksgiving eve travelers at Los Angeles International Airport on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

A Santa Clara County supervisor under fire for his use of a county-issued credit card is firing back.

A jury says the family of an unarmed man shot to death by Los Angeles sheriff's deputies after a car chase should get $9 million.

Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- About the response to my last column, I’m of two minds, which is one too many for a columnist to have.

Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- In one way, the so-called fiscal cliff threatening the U.S. economy is less dangerous than widely supposed. In another, it’s more.

California officials plan to quarantine an area in the state's citrus belt where a pest capable of killing citrus trees was found.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 119.29, up 0.34 percent from Tuesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 54 to 32, and 54 issues were unchanged.
Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.17 to $51.69.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar loser, down $2.50 to $25.50.
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Wed, Nov 21, 2012