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  • George Skelton: Time to cut lieutenant governor position

    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...
  • UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside

    UC regents approve Kim Wilcox as new chancellor of UC Riverside
    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...
  • Jerry Brown questions new university leader's compensation

    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...
  • Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade

    Bay Bridge reopens to traffic after $6.4-billion upgrade
    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...
  • Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge

    Commuters capture first trip across newly reopened Bay Bridge
    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...
  • Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded House race

    Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded  House race
    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...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Burn Notice' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 7 - 13, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Hero Contestants must take a...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system
    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...
  • BART strike continues after night of fruitless negotiations

    BART strike continues after night of fruitless negotiations
    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...
  • Same-sex weddings begin across California

    Same-sex weddings begin across California
    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...
  • To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California

    To cheers, same-sex marriages resume in California
    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,...