WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress and the White House need to restore funding to the nation’s federal courts to keep from undermining “the public’s confidence in all three branches of government,” Chief Justice John Roberts said […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ever wonder if something’s rotten at your farmers market? Maybe those pricey “locally grown” mangos are actually commercial imports from South America. Southern California officials have cracked down this past year […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle is trying to ward off a shareholder rebellion against policies that have consistently made its billionaire co-founder, Larry Ellison, one of the best-paid CEOs in the world. The business software […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government posted a narrower budget deficit in August compared with a year ago, keeping the annual gap on track to be the smallest in five years. The deficit for August […]
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles’ funding from British taxpayers fell by almost 50 percent during the last financial year. The prince’s annual accounts showed Friday that his income from the government and a royal grant […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Members of the City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee were expected tomorrow to take a closer look at $42.6 million that unknowingly amassed in a Transportation Department special fund for more […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite budget cuts requiring most federal agencies to furlough workers, the State Department says it will not have to force any of its employees to take unpaid leave. State’s top management official […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some San Francisco firefighters are raking in six-figure overtime paychecks because of staffing shortages that have department managers scheduling numerous extra shifts, a newspaper reported.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s financial fortunes are more optimistic than they have been in years, but Gov. Jerry Brown says he will propose a budget calling for continued frugality, putting him at odds with those who want to restore state services.
NEW YORK (AP) – New federal statistics show that reports of child abuse and neglect have dropped nationwide for the fifth consecutive year, and abuse-related child fatalities also are at a five-year low.