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The lucky owner, or owners, of a Mega Millions ticket sold at Jennifer's Gift Shop in San Jose, will have to decide what to do with the second-largest lottery jackpot of all time.
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U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon's ruling in a case challenging the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records sets up what's likely to be a contentious legal battle to impose limits on government surveillance in the U.S. Leon, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, on Monday held that the NSA's ... (more)
Lottery fever was sweeping the Southland today, with the jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions game soaring to $636 million, making it the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
Michelle Rhee, shown with husband Mayor Kevin Johnson at a benefit in January, says her StudentsFirst lobbying group has bipartisan support for charter schools, vouchers and performance pay for teachers.
This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, in this Nov. 29, 2013 file photo.
Chris Brown's probation has been revoked. A Californian judge took away the 'Fine China' singer's right to freedom in light of his arrest in October for an alleged assault in Washington, D.C., but rather than sentencing him to jail, has said he can continue with his current 90 day court-ordered rehab treatment for anger management.
A California company suing Sunland Inc. for $1 million also is asking for a judgment against one of the top executives of the defunct Portales peanut processor.
Federal investigators on Monday called for a dramatic overhaul of oil refinery regulation in California and across the nation, saying the massive fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery last year is evidence that the current system does not force the state's 15 refineries to operate as safely as possible.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said Monday that he will launch a campaign next year urging California lawmakers to approve taxes on companies that extract oil in the state.
A holiday-themed fraternity fundraiser at a Los Angeles-area hotel ended in a massive fistfight between approximately 25 people.
The Navy plans to increase sonar testing in U.S. waters over the next five years even as studies it funded reveal worrying signs that the loud underwater noise could disturb whales and dolphins.
California regulators are failing to collect half the fines levied on assisted living homes that don't properly care for elderly residents.
In past generations, high school recruits would sign with schools and typically redshirt.
In an exclusive interview with Examiner.com Friday, Rodney Lee Conover, a Republican candidate running for Congress from California's Eighth Congressional District, predicted a huge GOP victory in 2014 and said people will be shocked.
When they do, payments often arrive late. U-T San Diego reported Sunday that the California Department of Social Services has collected only half of the $2.9 million in penalties it levied against facilities statewide since July 2007.
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, met in San Diego Saturday with Baja California Gov. Francisco Vega de Lamadrid.