San Joaquin County Statewide Articles

Biden is coming to L.A., and pro-Palestinian protesters are ready to 'shut it down'

Protesters demanding a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip plan to rally outside a Los Angeles fundraiser for President Biden. The LAPD warns that "violence of any kind will not be tolerated."

California to return 40 acres in Inyo County -- including historic hatchery -- to Paiute people

The Paiute people in Inyo County say they plan to preserve more than 40 acres and a fish hatchery that the state plans to transfer next year.

'Just the beginning': SF Safeway, Target quietly removing this feature linked to retail theft

An SF Target and an SF Safeway have both recently closed self-checkout.

After more than a year of discussion, L.A. is ready to make outdoor dining permanent

L.A. made it easier for restaurants to serve diners outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the city is working to permanently enable al fresco dining.

Community college faculty call for union to take stance against accused professor

The union representing faculty in the State Center Community College District released a statement to its membership saying its duty was to "defend the faculty's rights to due process."

Hollywood exec's son held without bail in Tarzana body parts case

Samuel Bond Haskell IV is ordered held without bail on charges that he murdered his wife and in-laws then left his wife's torso in a dumpster.

December wildfires are still a risk: Brush is dry, and strong Santa Ana winds are coming

Southern California is bracing for a weekend of strong, dry Santa Ana winds — a reminder that even in December, the region is not out of wildfire season.

Los Angeles County demographic changes: What you need to know about new 2022 U.S. Census data

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2022 American Community Survey show Los Angeles County's shifting demographics.

San Diego police sergeant shot, suspect dead in shootout in 4S Ranch parking lot

A San Diego police sergeant was shot in the head and the suspected gunman is dead after a confrontation with officers in a 4S Ranch shopping center parking lot late Thursday.

CA budget deficit could hit record next year

Nine months after scandal, publishers are still sorting out a plagiarism mess

Ghostwriter Kristin Loberg and many of her clients have apologized for misusing authors' words without attribution. But publishing firms have been largely quiet.

How an L.A. marriage fraud scheme helped over 300 people obtain green cards

Federal prosecutors say the operation's clients paid up to $30,000 for 'staged marriages' that allowed them to obtain permanent U.S. residency.

'A total 180': Jerrid Powell went from high school jock to accused serial killer

More than a week after the arrest of Jerrid Joseph Powell in connection with the shooting deaths of three homeless men and an L.A. county employee, much remains wrapped in mystery, including a motive in the slayings.

'Coolio-style hair': LAPD union official's column sparks backlash and debate

The Los Angeles Protective League's Jamie McBride wrote a recent column in the union's monthly newsletter accusing the department of lowering its standards on beards and hair.

Being Black and Pregnant in the Deep South Can Be a Dangerous Combination

O'laysha Davis was a few weeks shy of her due date when in mid-August she decided it was time to switch doctors.

Being Black and Pregnant in the Deep South Can Be a Dangerous Combination

O'laysha Davis was a few weeks shy of her due date when in mid-August she decided it was time to switch doctors.

Advanced algebra, data science and more: UC rethinks contested issues of high school math

Two work groups of professors will weigh in on math requirements for admissions to UC and CSU. First up: Can bolstering Introduction to Data Science with math and statistics qualify for taking Algebra 2?

Legislative Analyst’s Office forecasts $19 billion state budget deficit for schools and community colleges

The three-year shortfall starts in 2022-23 and is the largest since the Great Recession, but there is an $8.1 billion rainy day fund to soften the impact.

Statue of controversial USC founder removed from campus

A statue of Robert Widney was removed for maintenance, USC officials say. Widney was connected to groups that carried out extralegal lynchings.

President Biden to visit L.A. for Hollywood fundraiser: Brace yourself for traffic headaches

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are attending a Hollywood fundraiser hosted by directors Steven Spielberg and Rob Reiner.

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