LOS ANGELES -- California sends tomorrow's technology, Hollywood blockbusters
and terrific pinot noir to the world. Now, the governors of Utah and
Virginia want the Golden State to export more of something else: Jobs.
DUARTE, Calif. — The shared belief that radical Islam threatens the world brought together an ex-convict, an insurance salesman and a Christian charity in production of a crudely crafted film that ridicules Muslims and the prophet Muhammad and has incited violent protests across the Middle East.
LOS ANGELES -- Harry Burkhart watched as his mother was arrested last week on fraud charges from their native Germany, and a day later he exploded in an expletive-laced rant against the U.S. at her court hearing.
LOS ANGELES -- It was another night of firefighters scrambling across the nation's second largest city to snuff out a series of arson attacks when a tip came in about a German man who matched the description of someone with a shoulder-length ponytail captured on a surveillance video near where a car fire was reported.
Last updated Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 8:03am
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has reaffirmed to supporters that he isn’t running for president, even as a speech he delivered at the Ronald Regan Presidential Library was likely to stoke fresh speculation about his White House ambitions.
Last updated Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 7:17am
SAN DIEGO -- Power has been restored to millions of people in the Southwest and Mexico, but questions linger over how such a massive outage could have been caused by a single utility worker doing a minor repair job.
Thursday's blackout has puzzled authorities and experts and was a reminder that the nation's transmission lines remain all too vulnerable to cascading power failures.
Last updated Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 9:22am
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Rick Perry is looking to make a strong first impression on the national stage. Mitt Romney is hoping for another flawless debate performance. And Michele Bachmann, perhaps, is shooting for relevance in what increasingly appears to be a two-man GOP presidential race.