San Francisco Bay Area officials on Friday approved a $76-million package to fund suicide prevention nets that will extend 20 feet on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, handing a victory to advocates who have long pushed to hem in the 1.7-mile long span against suicidal jumpers.
First, the out-of-state license plates came to the upper reaches of the Yurok Indian Reservation, followed by dump trucks of fertilizer and heavy equipment that punched roads into tribal land.
A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming election.
A Glendale apartment complex has been purchased out of receivership by Essex Property Trust Inc. for $43 million, the receiver said Monday. Essex, a Palo Alto-based real estate investment trust, bought the 115-unit complex at 416 E. Broadway. The developer,...