News Ticker Entries for June, 2012

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Big Tobacco To Participate In Trans-Pacific Trade Talks In San Diego

On Monday, government officials from Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Australia, Peru, Vietnam and the U.S. will converge on the ...

DUIs: Less Than One Tenth Of One Percent

Good news for San Marcos drivers. Sheriff’s deputies did one of their DUI “check points” in San Marcos last night, ...

Busy Young Repeat Felon Back In Custody

Two years ago, Ernesto Roberto Salinas was released from custody on the condition that he live in his mother’s home ...

Guilty Plea From Escondido Stabber

Alexander John Twedt, 29, pleaded guilty yesterday to attempted murder and causing great bodily injury. A year ago, in the ...

Another Wave of Foreclosures Imminent?

Cue the contrarian opinions on the local housing market: investment group Blue Sky Capital released a statement yesterday predicting another ...

Decision On Quail Brush Power Plant Delayed, Again

Residents of Santee and northeastern San Diego who oppose a proposal to build a 100-megawatt, natural gas-fired power plant near ...

SDSU Study: $330K Gender Pay Gap in PR Work

When it comes to public relations work, women earn about $8,000 per year less than their male counterparts, pocketing about ...

Briefs Filed in Suit Against SANDAG Transit Plan

Opening briefs have been filed in a November 2011 lawsuit launched by environmental groups Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Sierra ...

Lincoln Club Endorses DeMaio

This may come as a shocker; on the same day Chief Justice Roberts's decision to side with the liberal judges ...

No on Dead Men Walking: Ex-Con Millionaire Staging Celebrity Bash Against Capital Punishment

La Jolla's favorite former superlawyer Bill Lerach, who did a stretch in a Federal penitentiary after pleading guilty in a ...

Protests Planned For Trans-Pacific Trade Talks

Beginning on Monday, trade officials from Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Australia, Peru and Vietnam will meet at the Hilton ...

Pipe Taken From Burial Site Returned to Tribes

The Department of the Interior earlier this month published a notice in the Federal Register stating its intention to return ...

“I find that, frankly, kind of insulting,” Judge Maino said.

This stopped the attorney who was suggesting that the judge had already made up his mind, before the end of ...

Scott Peters Looks For Party Unity After Tough Primary

Democrats look to put the bitter primary race for 52nd congressional seat between democrats Scott Peters and Lori Saldana to ...

Our Lady Of Perpetual Ocean Damaged in Move

Local artist Mark Patterson has found a new home for his colorful mosaic entitled “Surfing Madonna.” The large artwork now ...

Canadian Firm Pulls Power Plant Vote, Vows Future "Public Engagement" Battle

A little more than two years ago, on June 23, 2010, we wrote about a stealthy plan by San Diego ...

SDSU Professor Connects Narcissism and Social Network Sites

Facebook and other social networks can connect long-lost friends and those in faraway places, but that's not all, they also ...

Housing Sales Pace Quickens

A report out last Friday from the California Association of Realtors shows the number of previously owned homes in escrow ...

Kehoe Blasted for Bill Text Swap

California Catholic Daily is accusing California Senator Christine Kehoe of San Diego of “using a sneaky legislative tactic” to revive ...

Shames Forms Own Group; Malcolm of UCAN Questions His Statements

Michael Shames, cofounder and former head of watchdog Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN), today (June 26) made a filing with ...

Command Master Chief of Guided Missile Destroyer Gridley Fired After DUI Arrest, Navy Times Reports

Navy Times is reporting that the command master chief of the San Diego-based guided missile destroyer Gridley was fired earlier ...

Family Loyalties Divided After Shooting

Testimony today suggested that two sisters who ear-witnessed a shooting last April now have a strained relationship, because one sister ...

Agency With Ties To Blackwater Running Training Facility In Otay Mesa After Another Name Change

Last week, Gail Collins, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, wrote a story about privatization. In the article, ...

Wealthy Donors Behind La Jolla Super PAC's "Independent" Campaign for Fletcher

Who paid for all those icpurple.org television spots featuring a gang of children mixing red and blue paint on behalf ...

Former KUSI Anchor To Serve As Bob Filner's Communications Director

Lena Lewis, former anchor and reporter for KUSI news, is returning to San Diego to become Bob Filner's new communications ...

U.S., San Diego Home Values Up in April

San Diego County home values rose 1.4% in April, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller data just released (June 26), a ...

Qualcomm: Implant Microchips in Everyone!

The world would be a much better place and we’d all function better as humans . . . if only ...

Has the Lincoln Club Lost Sway in the South Bay?

Though the San Diego County Registrar of Voters has until July 3 to certify election results, the votes are counted ...

Mt. Soledad Cross Case Not Supreme Court's Cross To Bear

The Supreme Court announced today that justices are staying out of the legal dispute over the Mt. Soledad Cross in ...

Disbarred Attorney Promises to Behave

A former Carlsbad attorney has been disbarred in California, one week after a judge in a downtown San Diego courtroom ...

State May Launch San Onofre Probe

“Nuclear safety in action,” is how San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station operator Southern California Edison spokesperson Jennifer Manfre describes the ...

Mitt Romney's La Jolla Neighborhood News Warns Neighbors About Talking to Reporters

There is the New York Times, published since 1891, the nation's influential bastion of liberalism, winner of 108 Pulitzer prizes. ...

Stock of NC Times Parent Zooms

Stock of Lee Enterprises, owner of the North County Times, has zoomed the last two days, probably because of rumors ...

Imperial Beach City Council Forced to Address Pot Dispensary Ban

Proponents of prescription pot will once again converge on City Hall in Imperial Beach to ask the city council to ...

Child Sex Trafficking Ring Dismantled in Tijuana

10 girls, from the ages of 13 to 17, were rescued from a sex trafficking ring in Tijuana last week. ...

Fiorina's Campaign Manager Says "There is a Plan" to Pay Off 2010 Campaign Debt

The campaign of Republican Carly Fiorina’s failed 2010 senate bid is nearly $500,000 in debt two years after the election’s ...

California Fugitive Arrested in New Mexico

Pictured: Booking photo of Elizabeth Sheldon-Masters, 44, from New Mexico. Authorities in New Mexico have taken into custody a woman ...

San Bernardino Escapee Caught in Tijuana

An inmate who escaped from a correctional facility in San Bernardino County was picked up in Tijuana Friday, June 22nd. ...

Heavy Deportations a Burden on Tijuana

Nearly 20 percent of all deportations in the United States occur at the San Ysidro port of entry. According to ...

San Diego Unified to Proceed with Sale of Excess Properties

Trustees at San Diego Unified approved a proposal to sell seven excess properties was approved during a board meeting on ...

Navy Carrier Group Hunts for Illegal Fishermen

On the way back to its San Diego home port, the U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group received a ...

Federal Agent Using Rifle to Take Out Predators in San Dieguito Lagoon

Predation has become such a problem at the San Dieguito Lagoon near the Del Mar fairgrounds that an agent of ...

Councilmembers Set To Vote On Old Town Transitional Housing Facility For Combat Veterans

At a city council meeting on Tuesday, counclimembers will make the final decision whether to allow a transitional housing facility ...

Energy Commission Plans for Clean(er) Energy Future

The California Energy Commission convenes a meeting this morning in Los Angeles regarding the 2012 Integrated Energy Policy Report Update. ...

Shames out at UCAN

Michael Shames, cofounder of Utiliy Consumers' Action Network, is off the payroll as of today, June 21. New executive director ...

Local News Media Battle DA in Court For Public Access

San Diego television station KFMB News 8 is leading a court challenge, battling the District Attorney’s office trying to gain ...

SDSU Students, Retired Professor Tour State's Prison System

Retired San Diego State University criminal justice professor Paul Sutton, who the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says “has ...

U-T San Diego Publisher Manchester's Charity Cash Strays from San Diego

U-T San Diego publisher Doug Manchester has long been famous for his well-advertised gifts to charity, and has many buildings ...

U-T San Diego Will Charge Fee To View Articles Online

Just in case you missed it, or if you've already viewed 15 pages of online content at utsandiego.com, the paper ...

Another Huge Pot Bust, 22 Tons Seized at Checkpoint

A monstrous marijuana load was seized Wednesday morning, June 21st, near San Luis Colorado. The drugs were found on a ...

Michigan Stalker of Santee Woman Fit to Stand Trial

New details have come to light regarding the case of a Michigan man who traveled to San Diego last year ...

New Bill in Congress Would Thwart Bridgepoint

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-NC, this morning in a conference call with reporters promoted a bill she has introduced that would ...

Another Step Forward for the South Bay Power Plant

The California Coastal Commission's June 14 vote granting a permit to demolish the South Bay power plant is something to ...

Local Brokers Win Multi-Million Dollar Award

Two San Diego County stockbrokers have won an arbitration judgment against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. The brokers charged they were ...

Report: Arellano-Félix Organization Still Runs Baja

According to an analysis report by Insight Crime, the Arellano-Félix Organization (AFO/Tijuana Cartel) still controls its own turf of Baja, ...

Utility Shareholders Should Pay for Pipeline Tests -- not Customers

The Division of Ratepayer Advocates, an independent group within the California Public Utilities Commission, has said that shareholders of San ...

Filner Launches Verbal Assault Over Backlog of Pending Disability Claims

Putting his mayoral campaign on hold, Congressman Bob Filner is back in Washington and according to the New York Times ...

State Senator Mark Wyland Gives $10,000 To Romney Super PAC

Add Republican State Senator Mark Wyland ito the growing list of San Diego County residents throwing large sums of cash ...

Design Flaws, Not Worker Error, to Blame for San Onofre Damages

Federal regulators are pointing to design flaws over defective materials or improper installation as the primary cause of premature tube ...

San Diego Lags US in May Housing Statistics

San Diego County housing values dropped 1.5% in May from a year earlier, worse than the 0.9% decline of the ...

Brawl at School Carnival Turned Into Stabbing

A carnival hosted at Fallbrook High School two weeks ago degenerated into a brawl which then escalated into a stabbing, ...

Over 12 Tons of Marijuana Found in Pacific Ocean

Several large loads of marijuana have been found floating in the ocean over three days, near Baja California. The U.S. ...

DeMaio-Backing Lobbyist Retained to Push Manchester Mission Valley Makeover

Manchester Financial Group, the holding company for the San Diego media, hotel, and real estate empire of La Jolla's Doug ...

Port Seeks New National City Tenants

The Port of San Diego is seeking potential tenants to lease and improve land in the National City marina district ...

U-T San Diego's John Lynch To Talk New Development And Vision For Downtown Waterfront to Mexican-American Business Leaders

On Thursday, John Lynch, President and CEO of U-T San Diego, is taking his show on the road, just a ...

Spring Valley Suspect Robs Home With Stolen SUV

19 year-old Andre Lavere Ford was taken into custody by San Diego Sheriff’s deputies yesterday after a man called to ...

Obama in Cabo, Secret Service Told to Behave

United States President Barack Obama is in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, meeting with world leaders during a G-20 summit. ...

Nuclear Waste Must be Considered in Plant Relicensing

A June 8 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. could impact the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s decision ...

UCAN Backs Out of Settlement OK

Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN), the watchdog that unsuccessfully attempted to dissolve, and is now going forward under new management, ...

Deputy: Felon Said The Rifle Was A Fair Trade

A repeat felon told the Sheriff’s deputy that the rifle found alongside his bed was dropped off by somebody who ...

UCSD prof a behavior manipulation guru

The June issue of The Atlantic is using the authority of UCSD social psychology professor Christopher Bryan to prop up ...

The Wealthy GOP Donor in the Peters Family Tree

Ex-San Diego city council Democrat Scott Peters, who managed to eke out a second-place finish in this month's 52nd District ...

Nuclear Initiative Backers Look to Supreme Court to Place Measure on Ballot

California Nuclear Initiative, a group that has circulated petitions in an attempt to place its Nuclear Waste Act of 2012 ...

Over 1.5 Tons of Pot Seized in TJ

Late Sunday afternoon, June 17th, a large marijuana stash was discovered in a Tijuana residence. 1,683.400 kilos (3,711.3 pounds) were ...

Local Unions Cheer, Republicans Decry Obama's Immigration Order

The San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council has quickly responded to President Obama’s controversial plan to stop deporting some ...

Koch Brothers to Have San Diego Convention

Arch-conservative billionaire political activists Charles and David Koch will hold a convention in San Diego June 23, according to Kenneth ...

Mexico Cancels Baja Mega-Resort Plans

Mexico announced Friday that plans to build a mega-resort in Baja California Sur would be halted. Mexico’s president, Felipe Calderon, ...

Mexican Mafia Fugitive Caught in Tijuana

A fugitive from Los Angeles, who is a known member of the Mexican Mafia gang, was apprehended in Tijuana this ...

Local Unemployment Rate at 8.8%

The San Diego County unemployment rate was 8.8% in May, unchanged from a revised 8.8% in April, according to the ...

Supervisors Roberts and Horn Want SAFE to Stay

County Supervisor Ron Roberts is steadfast in his support for the San Diego Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SD SAFE). ...

Congresswoman from Kensington Borrows Against Her Homes

Democratic Congresswoman Susan Davis has taken out mortgages against two houses she owns in San Diego's Kensington neighborhood and Washington, ...

Local Nonprofit Receives Funding to Repair Veterans' Homes

Embrace, a local nonprofit focused on “the promotion of social and physical wellness programs that serve underprivileged communities,” announced this ...

Koch Brothers To Hold A Political Summit In San Diego

The Koch brothers are coming to town and not just for a stroll on San Diego's beaches. The conservative billionaire ...

Foreclosures Flat, but Over 4,000 San Diego Homes Are Owned By Banks

The latest statistics on distressed properties, issued earlier this week on the website ForeclosureRadar, are a mixed bag so far ...

Opposition To Quail Brush Power Plant Continues

Residents from Santee and San Diego are ramping up their fight against a plan from Cogentrix Energy to build a ...

Man Who Mailed Heroin Into Jail Gets Sentenced

Lee Edward Amesquita, 37, was sentenced to 8 years prison this morning, for three separate counts of mailing heroin into ...

Picasso, Pistol and Porsche Stolen from Posh Place

Tuesday afternoon a lady returned to her seaside home in a posh part of San Diego County and found her ...

Redistricting Commissioners Cash In With Honor System Pay Reporting

Working on the California citizens’ redistricting commission appears to have been lucrative work for the 14 commissioners appointed to serve, ...

SDG&E Settles With City, Announces Shareholder Payout

Sempra Energy, the parent of San Diego Gas & Electric, the local utility that holds a 20 percent ownership stake ...

Lawsuit Filed Over Injuries Suffered at "Large and Dangerous" Rocket Festival

A lawsuit against the Tripoli Rocketry Association, the Rocket Organization of California, and Tripoli San Diego has been filed by ...

Will Reduced Tolls Increase South Bay Expressway Riders?

San Diego Association of Government, SANDAG, announced today that beginning June 30 tolls will be reduced for State Route 125/South ...

U.S. Fugitive Nabbed by Border Patrol

A suspect wanted for a double murder was apprehended while trying to cross back into the United States from Tijuana ...

SDSU Professor Curates Writings on Mobile Technology

San Diego State University journalism and mass media professor Noah Arceneaux has released a collection of essays on the rapid ...

Planning Chairman Can Weigh in on Casino Plans of Tribe That Employs His Lobbyist Client, Agency Says

It isn't a conflict of interest for the chairman of the county's Jamul and Dulzura planning group to participate in ...

FCC Asked To Water Down Requirement For Broadcasters To Post Ad Buys Online

In late April the Federal Communication Commission approved a rule requiring broadcasters to post public files, including political data, online. ...

Atheist Lobbying Group to Install California Chapter

The Secular Coalition for America, a group describing itself as “a lobbying organization representing nontheistic Americans and advocating for a ...

Cartoonist Steve Kelley Laid Off in New Orleans

Political cartoonist Steve Kelley, who had been fired by the Union-Tribune more than a decade ago, will be laid off ...

Fugitive Wanted On Murder Charges Arraigned

Ruben Anthony Cepeda, 21, is accused of putting a gun to the belly of the woman carrying his baby and ...

UCAN to Fight Another SDGE Program to Fleece Customers

As part of its general rate case, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE) wants to institute a so-called "prepaid utility ...

Register Staffers Didn't Want Manchester, Says L.A. Times

According to a story today (June 12) in the Los Angeles Times, some Orange County Register employees were happy that ...

Tijuana Named Most Hated City in the World by CNNGo

Yesterday, June 11th, CNNGo released a list of the most hated cities in the world. Tijuana took the number one ...

UCSD Prof Wins Battle Against Dean's Gag Order, Will Publish Book

UC San Diego sociology professor Richard Biernacki has won a two-year legal battle over his right to publish work critical ...

Postal Service Audit Blasts San Diego Mail Carriers for Inefficiency

"Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed ...

Louis Farrakhan's San Diego Visit Goes Largely Unnoticed

The first San Diego visit in nearly 25 years by controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan late last month ...

69-Year-Old Man Denies Child Abuse Charges

Corazon Paulino Flores is on trial in San Diego’s North County Superior Courthouse, charged with more than 40 counts of ...

Trustees at San Diego Unified Will Consider Placing New Bond Measure on November Ballot

Officials from San Diego Unified are banking on the 2012 Capital Facilities Bond Measure to bring in an estimated $2.8 ...

Environmental Group Points to Mojave Desert as Potential Power Source

A new paper from The Nature Conservancy, a global conservation organization, suggests that land in California’s Mojave Desert, if used ...

Manchester Fails to Corral O.C. Register

Wellesley, Massachusetts businessman Aaron Kushner and a group of investors have purchased the Orange County Register and six other papers ...

Gwynn Family Backs Bob Filner, Tax Liens Highlighted by Union-Tribune

Over the years, the business tribulations of Padres baseball hero Tony Gwynn have made occasional news. Back in December 1999 ...

Richard Russell Calls Primary Bear Market

La Jolla's Richard Russell, who has published Dow Theory Letters since 1958, has stated that stocks are now in a ...

Group Seeks to Launch Independent Minor League Baseball

Mission Viejo-based Godfather Media on Friday announced an update on its plans to launch the American West Baseball League, an ...

Former Tijuana Police Released From Prison

23 former federal and municipal police officers, who were arrested in Tijuana with drug trafficking charges, were released from prison ...

NY Times Columnist Slams U-T Ownership

David Carr, media columnist for the New York Times, precisely pinpoints what is wrong with the Union-Tribune's current ownership and ...

New Proposal: Huge Hike in TOT Tax to Improve Infrastructure

Activists Katheryn Rhodes and Conrad Hartsell will present to the city council's rules committee Wednesday a plan to boost the ...

Hewlett Packard's Contract with San Diego County

Election night, June 5, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters website was going to report tallied votes online. However, ...

Californians Driving Demand for General Motors' Electric Car

California drivers are propping up otherwise lackluster sales of General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt gas/electric hybrid, the Detroit Free Press observes. ...

Teenager Freed From Sinaloa Cartel Kidnapping Ring

An 18 year old student was freed yesterday, June 7th, from captivity in a home in Tijuana. The man was ...

San Onofre to Remain Offline Through Summer

It’s official: both of the troubled nuclear generators at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will remain offline throughout the ...

Hailed as a Grower, Now Guilty of Fraud

Yan Skwara had worked on Wall Street 20 years when he arrived in San Diego a few years back. He ...

County Seeks to Reduce Uranium Levels in Campo Hills Water

San Diego County is requesting bids from private contractors to reduce uranium levels found in drinking water at wells supplying ...

Union-Tribune Owner's Family Members Climb Aboard Romney Presidential Bandwagon

As noted here earlier, Union-Tribune owner Douglas F. Manchester has been a long-time financial supporter of presumptive GOP presidential nominee ...

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Receives Negative Bond Rating From Moody's

As if there isn't enough bad news for school districts across San Diego County. Yesterday, Moody's Ratings Agency downgraded general ...

Lakeside Woman Arrested After Fight, SUV Used as Attempted Murder Weapon

Lakeside resident Beverly Gligo was taken into custody yesterday afternoon by San Diego Sheriff’s deputies after using her SUV to ...

Over 2 Tons of Marijuana Seized Headed for Tijuana

The Mexican Army confiscated 2,300 kilograms of marijuana (5,070.6 pounds) at a checkpoint on Tuesday, June 5th. The drugs were ...

THQ Abruptly Shutters Local Video Game Design Studio, Charged With 'Burying' the News

Video game developer THQ quietly announced this week that it will sell its rights to publish video games based on ...

Planning Commissioners To Vote On Plaza de Panama Project

Tomorrow, June 7, San Diego's planning commission will discuss the plan to remove traffic from Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama. ...

San Diego Unified Raises Price Tag On Mission Beach Center

The starting bid for the 2.3 acres of beach and bayfront property in Mission Beach has just gone up. If ...

County Library System Honored

Library Journal magazine and Gale, a national library content supplier, have named San Diego County Library’s 33 branch system as ...

UCAN Lays Off Two

Financially ailing watchdog Utility Consumers' Action Network (UCAN) has laid off two employees because of a paucity of funds, according ...

Political Parties Gave Last-Minute Cash To Mayoral Candidates

As the registrar of voters continues to tally the votes, I thought I'd look at some of the large, last-minute ...

Husband Who Bombed Wife Gets Life Sentence

An East County woman who was bombed by her husband confronted the man in court today before he was sentenced ...

Escondido Organic Soap Magnate Wades into Colorado Pot Fray with $50,000.

David Bronner, president and CEO of Escondido-based Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a prosperous maker of organic cleaning products, is anteing ...

Gay Couple Claims Discrimination Over Loan Modification Denial

A gay couple is alleging that Bank of America is guilty of discrimination in denying them a loan modification, according ...

More Republicans Returned Mail-In Ballots Than Democrats

Going into election day, Republicans have returned nearly 20,000 more mail-in ballots than Democratic voters, according to stats released by ...

Fairgrounds Rolls Out Local Shopping Buses

In an effort to ease relations with the cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach, who complain that the San ...

Tim Sullivan Tells His Side of the Story

Fired UT sports columnist Tim Sullivan has told his side of the story to a publication called The Sherman Report. ...

Corporations Pour Last Minute Money into Downtown Interests' PAC Backing Steve Danon

California redevelopment may be a thing of the past, but San Diego's downtown redevelopment lobbying group is still in business. ...

Scott Peters' Campaign Responds to the Attack Ads From Both Sides of the Aisle

Now in the final hours before the Primary election, candidates in tight races are doing all they can to be ...

Former Utility Director Voices Nuclear Criticism

S. David Freeman, former general manager of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, added his name to a list of critics ...

L.A. Cop Union PAC, Other Police Union PACs, Pouring Last Minute Money into Anti-DeMaio TV Spots

Sergeant Joe Friday used to say in the vintage radio and TV series Dragnet, "This is the city, Los Angeles, ...

Another Honest Journalist Canned by U-T

Voice of San Diego reports this morning (June 2) that sports columnist Tim Sullivan is out at the Union-Tribune. Sullivan ...

Once-Ejected Sefton Son Should Share in Estate, Says Appeals Court

The Fourth Appellate District of California has reversed a Superior Court decision, and ruled that Thomas W. Sefton Jr., a ...

Latino Group Critical of DeMaio

A group calling itself “Latinos Against DeMaio,” consisting of over a hundred local community members including San Diego Unified School ...

Councilmember Marti Emerald Speaks Out Against Prop A

City councilmember Marti Emerald released a taped statement today in opposition to Proposition A, the proposed ban on project labor ...

Prop A Responds to Report From Fitch Ratings

Labor leaders and opponents of Prop A, the initiative to ban project labor agreements in San Diego, are touting a ...

Chargers' Mark Fabiani Gives Big to New York Critic of Billionaire Mayor Bloomberg

After New York City's billionaire mayor Mike Bloomberg jumped the continent yesterday to endorse former GOP, now independent, Assemblyman Nathan ...

Group Wants Privacy Protection in Self-Driving Car Bill

Nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog has published an open letter to state assembly speaker John Perez seeking amendments to SB 1298, ...

U.S. Adds Few Jobs in May, Unemployment Rate Rises

The U.S. gained only 69,000 jobs in May, according to the Labor Department. Economists had been expecting 165,000. The May ...

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