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  • Bank of America mailer refers to recipient as 'slut'

    Bank of America mailer refers to recipient as 'slut'
    There's junk mail, and then there's nasty mail: San Francisco writer Lisa McIntire says Bank of America sent her a credit card offer addressed to "Lisa Is a Slut McIntire," and she posted photos of it Thursday on Twitter. The bank tweeted her an apology...
  • UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million

    UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million
    SAN FRANCISCO — The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system's $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and will pay him more than $1 million a year if he...
  • UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief

    UC regents approve two new hires, including investments chief
    The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system’s $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and to pay him potentially more than $1 million a year if he achieves...
  • Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown

    Gavin Newsom enjoys spotlight before yielding it to Brown
    SACRAMENTO -- Before the annual State of the State speech in California's Capitol, it's the lieutenant governor's job to introduce the governor. This year, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom decided to widen his role a bit and delve into some of his favorite topics,...
  • Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol

    Sutter Brown playing cards are a hit in the Capitol
    SACRAMENTO -- When members of Gov. Jerry Brown’s office handed out copies of the State of the State speech on Wednesday, they tucked in a surprise -- a playing card with a picture of Sutter Brown, the governor’s popular corgi. The cards were...
  • Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado exits governor's race

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado exits governor's race
    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado announced Thursday that he was dropping out of the governor's race, leaving Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks as the sole declared GOP candidate, at least for now. Maldonado said he wanted to spend more time with...
  • San Francisco high-end waterfront project defeated

    San Francisco high-end waterfront project defeated
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A controversial luxury waterfront development project was soundly defeated Tuesday, an apparent victim of skyrocketing housing prices that have generated anxiety over just who gets to live in a city long identified with tolerance and...
  • Perez: Next summer is 'natural transition point' for new speaker

     Perez: Next summer is 'natural transition point' for new speaker
    SACRAMENTO--Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles), a candidate for state controller, said Tuesday he would like to step down from his leadership post early next summer. “It’s a natural transition point right after the budget is...
  • California enrolls 107,000 in Obamacare policies through November

    California enrolls 107,000 in Obamacare policies through November
    California's health exchange has signed up 107,087 people in Obamacare policies through the end of November, federal data show, accounting for nearly a third of enrollment nationwide. The federal figures released Wednesday also show that 181,817...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...
  • Why have lieutenant governors?

    Why have lieutenant governors?
    You could say that Gov. Jerry Brown treats Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom like a dog. But that wouldn't be accurate. Brown's Pembroke Welsh corgi gets invited into the governor's office practically every day. Sutter gets lots of petting. He regularly walks...