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  • Compton Community College library opens seven years later than planned

    Compton Community College library opens seven years later than planned
    Jewel Wade remembers the tense atmosphere at Compton Community College in 2006, when it was rumored the school would close. "The whole school was kind of depressing because nobody knew what was going on," Wade recalled Tuesday. State officials did...
  • Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

    Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent
    When Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his first budget this week, he proudly announced that he was doubling funding to fix broken sidewalks from $10 million to $20 million. There's just one problem: None of the money that was budgeted for this year has been...
  • Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity

    Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity
    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central...
  • Chamber of Commerce targets 'job killer' bills

    Chamber of Commerce targets 'job killer' bills
    SACRAMENTO — It's the season at the California Capitol for flowering dogwoods, blooming azaleas and the state Chamber of Commerce's annual "job killer" list. Never short of targets, the 13,000-member chamber this year is eyeing 26 bills that it...
  • No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem

    No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem
    JERUSALEM — The crowd that gathered at the recent grand opening of Cinema City hadn't come for the movies. They were there in droves to protest a government regulation that keeps the 19-screen cineplex closed each week from sundown Friday to sundown...
  • Congresswoman urges better protections against campus sexual assault

    Congresswoman urges better protections against campus sexual assault
    A California congresswoman announced plans Tuesday to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. In an appearance at UC Berkeley, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) said...
  • For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years

    For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been basking in the glow of good news for months. Poll after poll shows her towering over the 2016 Republican field. She has been warmly received at her paid speeches (with the exception of that flying shoe). She has a...
  • Obama administration delays Keystone XL pipeline decision

    Obama administration delays Keystone XL pipeline decision
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday delayed a decision on the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, citing a Nebraska state court decision that invalidated part of the project's route. The latest hold-up in the...
  • White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings

    White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings
    OLATHE, Kan. — A white supremacist from Missouri was charged Tuesday with murder in the weekend slayings of three people outside two Jewish facilities. Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., appeared by video in a...
  • Philanthropist Paula Kent Meehan buys the Beverly Hills Courier

    Philanthropist Paula Kent Meehan buys the Beverly Hills Courier
    The Beverly Hills Courier has been sold to Paula Kent Meehan, a former hair-care products executive turned philanthropist. Terms of the deal for the feisty weekly tabloid were not disclosed. Publisher Clifton Smith announced the long-rumored sale in a...
  • Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales

    Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has issued a report to Congress that criticizes the U.S. Postal Service's disposal of historic properties and calls for suspension of all sales until a host of recommendations are implemented....