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California | Tue, Dec 11, 2012

Gay marriage supporters see 41 reasons to fret over the Supreme Court's decision to take up the case of California's ban on same-sex unions.

There are no arrests in the shooting deaths of a couple found at a Northern California apartment building.

The newest Catholic bishop in Orange County says he believes in inclusion and welcomes believers of all cultures to worship.

A Fresno man is recovering after a fall during a hike and a complicated rescue in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said.

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office admitted Monday that prosecutors made a mistake when they let a man now accused in the fatal shootings of four people receive drug treatment instead of serving prison time when his case was heard in September.

A jury has convicted the last defendant in a San Bernardino gang shooting that killed four and wounded two others in July 2000.

Authorities say a Riverside County man was shot and killed by SWAT officers after he shot and wounded a police dog.

A former Southern California college district administrator was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the bludgeoning death of his wife, after he dismembered her body and tried to burn it in a campfire, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

A Las Vegas-bound flight from Seattle has landed safely after it was diverted to Sacramento because of an electrical smell in the passenger cabin.

A former Orange County car dealer has been charged with embezzling more than $3 million from people buying or selling Ferraris, Lamborghinis and other luxury cars.

The Southern California trafficker of counterfeit Bowflex and Malibu Pilates exercise equipment has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a newborn baby found in a waste collection firm's Southern California recycling yard.

Los Angeles officials are considering an overhaul of the Fire Department's 911 system that could save millions in overtime costs.

A California appeals court has overturned a Lucasfilm pregnancy case verdict, saying jurors should have been told the entertainment company was entitled to withdraw its job offer.

The new University of California logo is being mocked online by students and alumni who worry the new symbol will hurt the system's reputation.

Prosecutors say a California murder suspect lived with his girlfriend's rotting corpse for months.

Authorities in San Diego County have arrested a man after a six-hour standoff at a condominium where he'd holed up with his three children.

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- It wasn’t an incredible photo-op, and it’s unlikely to be included in this month’s valedictory roundup of 2012 highlights. In fact, it was barely reported.

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- This may be the election that Japan bears such as J. Kyle Bass have been waiting for.

Christmas came early for some shoppers at a Walmart in the San Francisco Bay area city of Livermore.

Inmates at a Southern California jail must now pay $3 to turn their head a cough.

The University of California's new logo isn't getting high marks from some students, staff and alumni.

A federal report questions whether two surgeons at a Northern California hospital contributed to the death of at least one of three patients who underwent what was called an untested surgical procedure, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $1.1 billion proposal to overhaul an aging shopping center adjacent to the University of Southern California, bringing a hotel, movie theater, restaurants and other amenities to a modest but rapidly gentrifying section of Los Angeles.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Tuesday at 123.22, up 0.85 percent from Monday. Advancing issues beat decliners 58 to 25, and 56 issues were unchanged.
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: SOMX) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.18 to $2.65.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar loser, down 90 cents to $75.29.
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Tue, Dec 11, 2012