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Julia Child foundation, oven-maker in legal battle

BOSTON (AP) - A foundation set up by Julia Child is locked in a legal battle with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens for touting the late chef's use of the company's high-end appliances.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Brawley declares city emergency due to earthquakes

BRAWLEY, Calif. (AP) - The earthquake swarm in southeastern California has led the Brawley City Council to declare a local state of emergency as a step toward dealing with damage.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Ponderosa wildfire expected to be fully contained

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Officials say a major Northern California wildfire that threatened thousands of homes and led to a massive evacuation is about to be fully contained.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Tennis referee pleads not guilty to murder in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A professional tennis referee beat her elderly husband to death with a coffee cup and used the broken handle to repeatedly stab him before judging a tennis match and getting a manicure, prosecutors said in court Wednesday.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Signatures gathered for L.A. pot measure

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Medical marijuana advocates say they have gathered enough signatures to place a referendum before voters that would overturn a recently approved ban on pot clinics in Los Angeles and halt planned closures of dispensaries next week.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


For Your Eyes Only: Swedish Bond gala criticized

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Were the martinis shaken, not stirred? Nobody knows, but a James Bond-themed party thrown by Sweden's security service sure didn't adhere to this one-liner from "Casino Royale:" ''I will be keeping my eye on our government's money."

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


West Nile cases rise 40 percent in 1 week

Federal health officials say that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and are on pace to rival the record years of 2002 and 2003.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Car plunges off Angeles National Forest road

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say a car plunged off a mountain road in the Angeles Crest Highway, killing the driver.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Convention is GOP's moment for case against Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans have been building their case against the "failed presidency" of Barack Obama for nearly four years and this week's convention is prime time for making the charges stick.

August 29, 2012 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Brown gets compromise pension reform plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - With election politics in play, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday announced systemic reforms to save billions of dollars in California's underfunded pension systems but dropped key changes he had sought to avoid a showdown with labor allies.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death

WASHINGTON (AP) - A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Isaac spins into New Orleans on slow slog inland

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hurricane Isaac began a slow, drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, pushing water over a rural Louisiana levee and stranding some people in homes and cars as the storm spun into a newly fortified New Orleans exactly seven years after Katrina.

August 29, 2012 | BY The Associated Press | Signal AP


Christie's blunt style tested in convention speech

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With a rowdy fist-pump, blunt and brash New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit a fire Tuesday night under the Republican National Convention, labeling Democratic President Barack Obama part of the complacent status quo.

August 29, 2012 | By Signal Staff | Signal AP


4 dead, 5 injured in SD County rural highway wreck

RAMONA, Calif. (AP) - Two children and two adults have been killed in a head-on collision on a rural highway east of Ramona in San Diego County.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


2 LAPD officers investigated in Pacoima beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say two Los Angeles police officers are under investigation for a beating incident in Pacoima that was captured on video.

August 29, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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LA to receive list of possibly dangerous buildings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Researchers have decided to hand the city of Los Angeles a list of older concrete buildings, some of which may be prone to collapse during a strong earthquake.

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Tucson police look at potential tips in abduction

A door-to-door effort launched this week in the case of a Tucson girl who disappeared from her bedroom more than 18 months ago has yielded some possible tips, police said Saturday

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of residents who fled a wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles returned home Saturday as red-flag warnings of extremely dangerous fire conditions expired, but officials say that bone-dry winter conditions remain a threat for the region.

January 19, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Teen charged as adult in Philly school shooting

Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.

January 18, 2014 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Nyong'o and Leto win SAG awards

Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto established themselves as Oscar favorites with supporting acting wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

January 18, 2014 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Mayor: Christie aides tied Sandy funds to project

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Christie administration withheld millions of dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery grants from a New Jersey city because its mayor refused to sign off on a politically connected commercial development, the mayor said Saturday.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


California nut farmers band together to fight theft

ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.

January 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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