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Monday, July 21, 2014
The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been hit with a $23.6 billion ruling from a lawsuit brought by a chain smoker's widow.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
The state is experiencing the worst drought in decades, but water consumption in the southern coastal region is actually higher than in previous years. New rules and incentives aim to change that.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
California is set to impose mandatory water restrictions Tuesday. Urban water users will be prohibited from spraying down pavement, watering landscaping in a way that causes runoff and running fountains that do not re-circulate their water.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
The Australian singer never intended to be a pop star, but thanks to David Guetta, she was thrust into the spotlight. Now she's accepting her new stature without bending to the whim of others.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The board of American Apparel has voted to removed the company's founder and CEO, Dov Charney, from his leadership positions. The decision follows allegations of sexual misconduct against Charney.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
The NBA is investigating Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. Audio has surfaced that is allegedly of Sterling telling his girlfriend not to associate with black people or post photos of them on her social media accounts.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Federal and state authorities are investigating a deadly bus crash in California. A bus full of prospective students headed to Humbolt State University was hit by a truck that veered across the freeway median.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun praised U.S. athletes for their performance at Sochi and said that the problem with US Speedskating wasn't the Under Armour suits.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
In the hockey gold medal match, the U.S. women are looking to avenge their 2010 loss to Canada. Meanwhile, South Korean figure skater Yuna Kim will try to hold on to her lead after the short program.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
At the Vancouver games, Canada won the most gold medals. Now fans are cheering on their teams in Russia: A moving, yelling, living, breathing mass of Canadian pride.
Friday, February 14, 2014
The IOC says it's pleased with how the games have turned out so far. Meanwhile, Sandro Viletta of Switzerland took gold Friday in men's super-combined slalom, a sport American Ted Ligety had been expected to dominate.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The language of slopestyle can be a little confusing. Gold medal winner Joss Christensen of Utah sat down with us to break down some of the terms.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Tuesday's highlights include the snowboarder's bid to become the first American man to earn gold medals at three straight Winter Olympics. Meanwhile, the three members of Team India can now officially compete for their nation. A dispute over that nation's organizing committee has been settled.
Saturday, February 08, 2014
The day after the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games, in the heart of the Olympic Park, visitors were upbeat. And all the controversies of previous days — stray dogs and unfinished digs — seemed to fall away.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Artist Marc Ahr has been drawing the Olympics for 22 years. For him, it doesn't matter what the press narrative is, how the countries are preparing, or even who wins or loses. Asked about negative news surrounding Sochi, he says that here, "everything is impossible, but everything is possible."
Sunday, January 26, 2014
A new food safety law in California bans culinary workers from touching uncooked food with their bare hands. That means bartenders can no longer drop ice cubes or add garnishes without gloves on, and that's got some unhappy.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Brother and sister Taylor and Arielle Gold have both had amazing seasons. Arielle is vying for a spot on the U.S. snowboarding team; Taylor has already made it. All this is new to them.
Sunday, January 05, 2014
While the East Coast is digging out from a major winter storm, California is praying for rain. The state just finished one of the driest years on record, and that has water managers, farmers and others worried.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
For the second time in a year, the factory that makes and bottles spicy Sriracha sauce is in trouble. First, the company's Southern California plants faced a shutdown after neighbors complained about a strong odor. Now, the California Department of Public Health has placed a 30-day hold on all bottles of Sriracha produced over health concerns. Fans worry it may cause a Srirachapocolypse.
Monday, November 11, 2013
For decades, Coachella Valley High's mascot has been the Arab, a menacing-looking man with a hooked nose and a head wrap. School pep teams even lead belly dances during halftime shows. But last week, the mascot became national news when the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee took issue with the depiction.