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  • Talks progress in bid to end Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike

     
    Talks are underway between Palestinian prisoners and Israeli officials to end a mass hunger strike that began last month to protest jail conditions, and both sides expressed optimism that a resolution may be reached shortly. “The next 24 hours are...
  • Challenge to San Bernardino's bankruptcy to be argued in court

     
    San Bernardino officials will be in federal Bankruptcy Court on Friday morning to rebut efforts by CalPERS, the state retirement system, and other creditors to challenge the city’s filing for bankruptcy protection. San Bernardino stopped making...
  • Court affirms laws allowing labor pickets on private property

     
    The California Supreme Court upheld two state laws Thursday that permit labor unions to picket on privately owned property at store entrances. The two state laws, which specifically prevent courts from interfering with peaceful labor pickets on private...
  • San Francisco Symphony musicians go out on strike

     
    Lugging picket signs and instrument cases in front of the concert hall where they perform, musicians from San Francisco's acclaimed symphony orchestra went on strike Wednesday, causing the cancellation of at least one performance and throwing an East...
  • Chris Brown case: Attorney says prosecutors are lying

     
    Singer Chris Brown's lawyer fired back Wednesday at the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, accusing prosecutors of conducting their own “fraudulent” investigation into claims that the entertainer had failed to fulfill his community...
  • Accusations fly over Chris Brown community service records

     
    There was much debate Tuesday about whether Chris Brown and his legal team misled the court about the amount of community service time he was putting in. L.A. Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey said Tuesday's court filing suggested "significant discrepancies...
  • NHL hits players' wallets, cancels regular-season games to Oct. 24

    NHL hits players' wallets, cancels regular-season games to Oct. 24
    The NHL on Thursday used its most potent hammer and ensured locked-out players will lose at least one paycheck when it canceled a segment of the regular-season schedule from the Oct. 11 openers through Oct. 24. The action was the next step following...
  • Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero

    Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The most improbable, unbelievable throw by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith didn't even hit its intended target. It came last Saturday before Game 1 of the National League division series between the San Francisco...
  • NFL follows corporate America's game plan in referees dispute

    NFL follows corporate America's game plan in referees dispute
    The one thing about the National Football League on which almost everyone agrees is that it takes its job of providing first-rate entertainment very seriously. That could be one explanation for the league's effort to supplement the pleasure of watching...
  • Some questions and answers as the NHL lockout continues

    Some questions and answers as the NHL lockout continues
    Representatives of the NHL and the players' union met twice in Toronto on Monday, once to review last season's revenue figures and again at an NHL Alumni dinner, but they appeared no closer to resolving the labor dispute that led the league to lock out...
  • Is Prime Healthcare settling scores with union?

    Is Prime Healthcare settling scores with union?
    In recent years, Prime Healthcare has built a reputation as a take-no-prisoners company willing to run roughshod over patients and employees alike in its quest for profits — $283 million on revenue of $1.6 billion in 2010, according to a financial...