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Labor Day

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  • No change to rules governing wave time at Newport Beach's Wedge

    No change to rules governing wave time at Newport Beach's Wedge
    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...
  • Good news for California's unemployed: Someone now may answer the phone

    Good news for California's unemployed: Someone now may answer the phone
    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...
  • Bay Bridge safety critics were told to keep quiet, report finds

    Bay Bridge safety critics were told to keep quiet, report finds
    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...
  • Two engineers who had concerns say new Bay Bridge span is safe

    Two engineers who had concerns say new Bay Bridge span is safe
    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....
  • James Van Der Beek welcomes baby No. 3, is 'outlandishly grateful'

    James Van Der Beek welcomes baby No. 3, is 'outlandishly grateful'
    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...
  • Scream of engines in a Mojave Desert ghost town

     Scream of engines in a Mojave Desert ghost town
    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 —...
  • EDD answers only 10% to 17% of calls from jobless, records show

    EDD answers only 10% to 17% of calls from jobless, records show
    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...
  • Florida State helps cause with Miami rout, but will need more

    Florida State helps cause with Miami rout, but will need more
    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...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?

    USC's Ed Orgeron has done well so far, but can he keep it up?
    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? Paul Hovsepian Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
  • So much for BCS game change—looks like SEC will play for title again

    So much for BCS game change—looks like SEC will play for title again
    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...
  • The best moments of the college football season

    The best moments of the college football season
    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...