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Man faces carjacking charges

A 36-year-old Manteca man was arrested on Friday on charges of spousal abuse and carjacking after he allegedly pushed his estranged wife into a bookshelf, took the keys to her blue Saturn and split...

May 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

What shopping will look like in the future

NEW YORK (AP) - One of America's favorite pastimes is changing rapidly.When it comes to shopping, more Americans are skipping the stores and pulling out their smartphones and tablets. Still, there'...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Reality TV show seeks young teen rebels

NEW YORK (AP) - A television producer is seeking teenagers as young as 13 who like to make their own rules and "party like a rock star" to participate in a reality television series about their liv...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Man shoots police officer with rifle

PHOENIX (AP) - A man arrested in the killing of an Arizona police officer carefully balanced a semi-automatic rifle on the roof of his vehicle during a traffic stop and fired two shots, striking th...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

ND tornado prompts safety discussion

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - No sirens or local alert system warned an RV park housing workers in North Dakota's oil patch about a Memorial Day tornado that injured nine people and damaged or destroye...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

First lady responds to school meal critics

WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is "unaccep...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Cost to remove some Detroit blight: $850M

DETROIT (AP) - Removing blighted residential properties and small commercial structures that have plagued Detroit neighborhoods for decades would cost $850 million, with perhaps $1 billion more nee...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

The CEO got a huge raise. You didn’t. Here’s reasons why.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.While pay for the typical CEO of a company in the ...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Median CEO pay crosses $10M

NEW YORK (AP) - They're the $10 million men and women.Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO rose above eight figures for the first time last year. The head of a Stan...

May 27, 2014 | | State

LG emphasizes simplicity in G3 smartphone

NEW YORK (AP) - LG's new smartphone provides sharper pictures than other leading phones, while sporting a customizable keyboard that promises to make typing easier.The G3 phone's high-resolution di...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Starbucks-owned chain to offer burgers in LA

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks is dipping its toe into the burger business, with plans to open an outpost of its La Boulange chain that caters to the dinner crowd.A spokeswoman for Starbucks, Linda Mill...

May 27, 2014 | | Nation

Lathrop 8th graders raise the bar

LATHROP – If dress is an important part of succeeding, the Lathrop Elementary 8th graders are headed straight to the Forbes list. With their class president in a tuxedo and numerous boys spor...

May 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Students mourn near scene of rampage

GOLETA (AP) - Thousands gathered at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday to mourn six students killed in a weekend rampage as California lawmakers proposed new ways of keeping gu...

May 27, 2014 | | State

LA district moves to end ‘teacher jails’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Teachers under investigation for possible misconduct will be allowed to stay home during their suspensions rather than report every workday to Los Angeles school district offices...

May 27, 2014 | | State

Bill would allow local groundwater management

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state Senate approved legislation Tuesday asking local agencies to develop plans to manage groundwater, a supply that is largely unregulated throughout the state even amid a ...

May 27, 2014 | | State

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