Nov 6, 2012 A ballot initiative in Richmond and El Monte proposes a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. Proponents say it could help prevent diabetes among low-income residents and generate revenue, but the soft drink industry is spending millions to block it.
Jun 24, 2013 Through the recession, community colleges have assumed a heavy burden: Get people ready for jobs at a time of tight employment and tight budgets.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Nov 1, 2012 Last year's months-long Pacific Standard Time arts event brought almost two million visitors to the city and pumped $280 million into Southern California.
Nov 1, 2012 A Greek magazine editor goes on trial today after being accused of breaking privacy laws when he published a list of prominent Greeks who allegedly evaded their taxes.
Oct 25, 2012 With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
Oct 24, 2012 Business owners share friendship and a passion for dirt bikes, but are far apart when it comes to taxes and politics.
Oct 22, 2012 Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Oct 22, 2012 Genetically modified crops are so pervasive that food companies that don't use GMO ingredients still have traces in their products.
Oct 16, 2012 Today a 9th Circuit court in San Francisco hears arguments on the legality of California's, first in the nation, low carbon regulation for transport fuel. The case may determine whether California becomes the U.S. leader in climate litigation.