| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago.
Video and photo images show how coastal...
| Oct 25, 2013
SACRAMENTO — California officials are imposing a record $16 million in penalties on secretive political groups that funneled money into initiative campaigns in 2012, ending a yearlong investigation that showed gaps in state disclosure laws.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:16 AM
WASHINGTON -- The percentage of small-business owners planning to hire more workers rose last month to its highest level since 2007, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
The jump came as the group's overall small-business...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The investigation into the illicit drug trafficking website known as Silk Road has broadened to Britain, where four men were arrested on suspicion of selling controlled substances.
The suspects, one in his 50s and the others in their 20s, were...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park.
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3
Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:22 PM
SACRAMENTO — People who do business at California's Capitol witness a lot of odd events outside the building's main entrances.
Even so, some were jarred to see a handful of stained, lumpy mattresses covering the north steps.
The bedding was a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Ryan Braun has already given a public apology for his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Now the Milwaukee Brewers slugger is taking the personal route, calling season-ticket holders individually to apologize for the actions that led to his season-...
| Oct 5, 2013
Numerous readers have written The Times to criticize President Obama and congressional Democrats for championing an unpopular healthcare reform law while, the writers say, exempting themselves from it. For example, Daniel A. Cowell of Monrovia wrote:...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Starting Oct. 1, millions of Californians can start signing up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
In addition to new coverage options, the healthcare law changes the rules of the insurance game for many consumers. It also...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:05 PM
POWELL, Wyo. — The autumn moon has taken its seat low in the evening sky as the cars arrive at Wyoming's last drive-in theater. Pokey Heny stands ready to indulge in another night of small-town sociability.
At 52, the owner of the American Dream...