| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:25 AM
When 66-year-old Lance Jencks first began bodysurfing at the Wedge in Newport Beach, he would often arrive at 7 a.m. and stay until 11 a.m.
Jencks wanted to get out there early because he loved the morning's glassy waves, he explained to the city's...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:49 PM
In what can only be viewed as good news for Californians trying to wrestle with jobless benefits, state officials said Friday that they would ramp up staffing at the Employment Development Department, where there aren’t even enough bodies to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A report aimed at determining how delays, cost overruns and engineering problems that plagued the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge might be avoided in the future describes “an institutionalized, if not...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO Two engineers who say their safety concerns about the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were suppressed by Caltrans higher-ups told a state Senate committee Friday that they nevertheless believe the new eastern span of the structure is safe....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
James Van Der Beek now has a child for every word of his last name!
The "Dawson's Creek" alum and wife Kimberly welcomed their third child, a daughter, on Saturday, according to the actor.
"Outnumbered by kids, outnumbered by girls, outlandishly...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
RANDSBURG, Calif. — In 1899, this gold-rich Mojave Desert town had a population of 3,500 and boasted churches, bordellos, saloons, hotels, a thousand-seat opera house and a skating rink.
But when the mines played out, the miners moved on —...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:25 PM
SACRAMENTO — Four months after a botched computer upgrade delayed unemployment benefits for tens of thousands of Californians, jobless workers are still finding it nearly impossible to reach state employees for help.
On any given day in recent...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Well, Las Vegas got it right (what a shock) and so did the other experts.
Florida State was more than three touchdowns better than Miami, handing the "U" a big fat "L" on Saturday night in Tallahassee.
The final score: 41-14.
Florida State was No. 3...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:58 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The final Saturday of the first Bowl Championship Series season in 1998 ended with shocking losses by Kansas State and UCLA that turned the BCS on its ear hole.
Wild endings in St. Louis and Miami that day put Tennessee and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...