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  • Tennis umpire’s attorney says authorities created ‘media circus’

     
    A professional tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband to death with a coffee mug was in court Friday, but her arraignment was postponed....
  • Cyclist Floyd Landis admits defrauding donors with doping lies

     
    Former cycling champion Floyd Landis has admitted defrauding more than 1,700 people who donated to his "Fairness Fund" aimed at defending him against charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs, the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego announced...
  • L.A. campaign finance overhaul scaled back by City Council members

     
    Los Angeles lawmakers on Wednesday rejected an Ethics Commission proposal that would have limited the amount of money in local political races by shortening the campaign fundraising season....
  • Paul Ryan runs well-oiled fundraising machine

    Paul Ryan runs well-oiled fundraising machine
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul D. Ryan has cultivated his "affable wonk" persona into an effective moneymaker, winning over CEOs and K Street lobbyists to build a fundraising machine that has boosted his standing on Capitol Hill and helped make him one of...
  • Firefighters make all-out assault on raging Ponderosa blaze

     
    Firefighters were streaming in to fight the Ponderosa wildfire burning in rural Northern California as FEMA announce it was also making funds available to help. More than 1,400 firefighters are battling the Ponderosa blaze, which has consumed 15,000 acres...
  • California tops in charitable giving; wealthy often play Scrooge

    California tops in charitable giving; wealthy often play Scrooge
    Who are the most generous givers in the country? It’s not the clusters of rich folk in the Bel-Airs and the Hamptons of the U.S., according to a sweeping report on charitable donations this week. When groups of wealthy residents live in the same...
  • Ponderosa fire in Northern California grows to 15,000 acres

     
    The Ponderosa wildfire burning in rural Northern California grew by 3,000 acres overnight, with scores of additional firefighters moving in to fight the blaze, officials said Monday....
  • Lightning sparked Ponderosa fire in Northern California

     
    The Ponderosa fire east of Redding was 5% contained as of Sunday night, with 1,251 firefighters and 3 water-dropping helicopters mobilized against it. Evacuation orders have been issued to an estimated 2,000 residents, including people in the...
  • L.A. County to invest $105 million to combat chronic homelessness

     
    Los Angeles County announcing multi-million dollar plan to house and help chronically homeless....
  • Riverside County fire burns 1,800 acres and home

     
    The wildfire was reported just before 1 p.m. in the community of Aguanga. More than 210 firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze, and six water-carrying helicopters and six water-tender aircraft and a firefighting DC-!0 were assisting with the...
  • Fast-moving brush fires force evacuations, threaten homes

     
    A wildfire at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains has grown to at least 1,800 acres and destroyed at least one home. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the sparsely populated area, said Jody Hagemann of the California Department......