Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has joined the California Highway Patrol in withdrawing safety guidelines for motorcycle lane-splitting.
Hyundai said it will recall 883,000 Hyundai Sonata sedans from the 2011-2014 model years because of a problem with the gear shifter.
Biotech giant Amgen Inc. said it would cut up to 2,900 employees and close facilities in Washington state and Colorado as the Thousand Oaks company moved to rein in costs and focus on new drugs.
Political pressure is mounting on Time Warner Cable to bring an end to the bitter standoff that has prevented many Dodgers fans from watching the team on television this season.
The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said.
When Lagunitas Brewing Co. fills its beer bottles, Northern California's Russian River provides the main ingredient.
Patric Young scored 16 points and No. 1 Florida turned up the defensive pressure in the second half to rally for a 56-49 victory over Tennessee on Saturday in Atlanta to advance to the finals of the Southeastern Conference tournament against Kentucky. Florida (31-2) extended its school-record winning streak to 25 in a row after trailing by 10 in the first half. The Gators were down 35-28 at the break, but they wore down the Volunteers (21-12) over the final 20 minutes. After shooting 54% in the first half, Tennessee made just five of 20 shots and turned the ball over 11 times, leaving its fate in the hands of the NCAA selection committee. The Gators, improving to 20-0 against SEC...