• The San Diego Union-TribuneTwo employee union committees fined for campaign violations

    Political committees representing Fallbrook firefighters and San Ysidro teachers have agreed to pay penalties for failing to file campaign disclosure reports on time in recent elections, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission.Election regulators plan to fine the Fallbrook Firefighters Legislative Action Group $2,501 and the San Ysidro Association PAC $1,480. The groups have agreed to the penalties, which Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneSan Diego 2nd in genomics, study finds

    San Diego County is the nation’s second-leading center for genomics research and products, according to a study released Monday by the San Diego Economic Development Corp.The genomics industry contributes $5.6 billion annually to the county’s economy, directly creating more than 10,000 jobs, the report said.The complete study will be available at www.sandiegobusiness.org/research-center. Its release coincides with the opening of the Read more...

  • ReutersTime Warner signs deal to develop shows for Snapchat

    n”Time Warner Inc and Snap Inc said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the next two years.The companies did not disclose the financial terms but a source familiar with the matter said the deal was valued at $100 million. As part of the deal, the media company’s HBO, Turner Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneCalifornia Center for the Arts Escondido nabs Bill Murray to head new season

    Comedian turned art-song vocalist Bill Murray, former “Glee” TV star Jane Lynch and rising Canadian jazz trumpeter and singer Bria Skonberg are among the artists booked for the 2017-18 season at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.Murray will perform with German cellist Jan Vogler, Chinese violinist Mira Wang and Venezuelan pianist Vanessa Perez in what is being described as Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesMontebello police fatally shoot woman after she drives car toward officer

    Montebello police fatally shot a woman Saturday after she drove her car toward an officer and her boyfriend, whom she had been fighting with earlier in the day, authorities said.The incident began when police responded to a disturbance call at the Quality Inn & Suites in the 7700 block of Telegraph Road about 4 p.m., said Deputy K. Moody of Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesCalifornia Inc.: Hogwarts at night is L.A.'s brightest new attraction

    Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.Good news out of the Golden State: California added 17,600 new jobs in May, dropping the unemployment rate to 4.7%. The jobless rate tied a record low reached in Read more...

  • PeopleCalifornia Parents Heartbroken After Daughter, 3, Dies Following a Routine Dental Procedure

    California parents were left heartbroken after their 3-year-old daughter allegedly died while undergoing a dental procedure on Monday, multiple outlets report. Daleyza Hernandez Avila’s procedure involved two teeth pullings and placing caps on two teeth at the Children’s Dental Surgery Center in Stockton, her parents, Jose Hernandez and Araceli Avila, told KCRA 3. The young girl’s mother said she was under Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneDangerous rip currents arrive with hot weather

    A rip current warning will be in effect for San Diego County beaches from early Monday through late Thursday due to the arrival of a south swell, says the National Weather Service.The strongest currents are likely to occur Wednesday and Thursday when waves reach the 4’ to 6’ range in the Oceanside area, forecasters said. But sizable waves were rolling Read more...

  • CBS NewsYosemite National Park reopens road damaged by rockslide

    FRESNO, Calif. — Officials at Yosemite National Park have reopened a road that was damaged in a rockslide.Park ranger Scott Gediman says more than 100 dump trucks hauled off rock and debris since the rockslide the size of a two-story house came crashing down on Monday.The 4,000-ton rockslide blocked one of three popular routes into Yosemite, creating a commuting headache Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesBrush fires near Castaic Lake and Wrightwood continue to burn for a second day

    Angeles National Forest Service firefighters continued to gain ground Sunday on two separate brush fires burning near Castaic Lake and in the Wrightwood area of San Bernardino County.The biggest gain was on the 11-acre brush fire burning near Wrightwood, dubbed the Zermatt fire, which is 50% contained, according to the agency’s Twitter account on Sunday.A spokesman for the agency could Read more...