U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-SanBrunoFireCROP.jpg

Utility faces probes after tragic gas pipe blast

OAKLAND, Calif. - After a gas pipe explosion devastated a residential neighborhood in a San Francisco suburb Sept. 9, killing at least four residents, the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the incident while state regulators are ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to inspect its entire natural gas transmission system and report how much it is spending on pipeline safety.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-LatinoKidsCROP2.jpg

New study reveals discriminatory mortgage practices

California's Latino and African American homeowners experience twice the rate of foreclosures than that of non-Hispanic whites, a recent report found.

Polls show GOP "tsunami" not happening

Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-CalifBudget.JPG

Budget impasse hurts millions of Californians

Programs affecting millions of Californians face a double-whammy: delays in funding, and uncertainty about what funding they will ultimately receive.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Smokestacks.jpg

Oil companies trying to block California clean air laws

Texas-based oil giants Valero and Tesoro, among the biggest polluters in the nation, are the main backers of Proposition 23, which would suspend California's clean air laws.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-calif.jpg

Calif. Democrats seek to avoid the worst cuts

California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-FreedomtoMarry.JPG

Marriage equality supporters celebrate Prop. 8 ruling

SAN FRANCISCO - Marriage equality supporters celebrated a ruling striking down Proposition 8, which seeks to limit marriage to a man and a woman.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-BPDeepwater.jpg

Californians reject offshore oil drilling

In a dramatic turnaround from a year ago, Californians' opposition to offshore oil drilling has soared in the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll shows.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Jeremy-Lin.jpg

From Harvard to NBA, Jeremy Lin has record of "firsts"

The first Asian American player is entering the NBA this season.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-picture3.JPG

Concierto Sin Fronteras - a night of cultural resistance

LOS ANGELES - On a recent Saturday night in the heart of Boyle Heights, a unique event was held.

110 11 12 13 1417