| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:11 AM
On Monday, George Skelton asked the question Gavin Newsom has probably pondered himself -- why have lieutenant governors anyway?
It's reached the point where the governor's dog seems more welcome in Sacramento, Skelton says.
"Brown's Pembroke Welsh...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday.
The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:50 AM
SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor.
Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reopened to traffic Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
The first cars, led by CHP cruisers with flashing lights, started rolling across the bridge toward San Francisco about 10:15 p.m. Motorists honked...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Morning commuters in the Bay Area marveled at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday after more than a decade of waiting.
Images of the the bridge's towering suspension cables against white puffy clouds and a blue sky appeared on social media...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Hoping to help narrow the field of challengers to a Republican incumbent next year, a Democratic organization in the Inland Empire endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for Congress.
Aguilar won nearly 86% of the endorsement votes cast by members of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:19 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Negotiations between Bay Area Rapid Transit management and two striking unions lasted through the night failed to produce an agreement, BART officials said Wednesday morning.
The two sides met until 3 a.m. Wednesday and will resume...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:43 PM
SACRAMENTO -- California’s first same-sex weddings in nearly five years began Friday as a federal appeals court formally lifted the state’s ban against the marriages.
After the court’s action, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Same-sex marriages in California resumed Friday when a federal appeals court lifted a hold on a 2010 injunction, sparking jubilation among gays and cries of lawlessness from the supporters of Proposition 8.
In a surprise action,...