| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- California’s egg law has emerged as a contentious issue in congressional negotiations over a farm bill.
The Humane Society has funded a $100,000 ad campaign to defeat federal legislation that would prevent California from requiring...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:22 PM
HOUSTON -- Authorities arrested two suspected gunmen Monday in connection with a weekend shooting at a suburban party that killed two and injured 19.
Willie Young, 21, was charged with deadly conduct and Randy Stewart, 18, was charged with aggravated...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The tragedy that befell the Brooklyn punk group Yellow Dogs, in which several bandmates were killed, allegedly by a disgruntled fellow member of the Iranian expat music scene, came with a surprising movie connection.
Yellow Dogs was featured in the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:11 AM
At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening.
In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Two San Bernardino city councilmen face criminal charges in separate cases, authorities said Thursday.
Councilman Robert Jenkins, 33, has been charged in Riverside County with 18 felonies and 12 misdemeanor crimes related to identity theft and stalking,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:59 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit Thursday against Corinthian Colleges Inc. and its subsidiaries, accusing the company of false and predatory advertising, securities fraud and intentional misrepresentations to students.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has just one question for Wall Street: How do you like me now?
Shares of the social network, which had fallen from favor after its disastrous public debut last year, hit new highs Tuesday, even as U.S. stocks ended...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:04 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of "Castle in the Sky" in Japan set a world record in August when they sent 143,199 tweets in a single second while watching a rerun of the 1986 anime classic on television.
The social media frenzy that took place thousands of...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As soon as this week Twitter will make public its secret filing to sell stock to the public.
It's called an S-1 filing, and it's the form companies have to file before their shares can be listed on a stock exchange.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — By all rights, Twitter should be wildly popular with mainstream America.
World leaders, the pope, even Justin Bieber post updates there.
It tells us what's culturally relevant at any given moment, be it Beyonce's performance at...