ElectionsVote (latimes.com) Home prices are soaring at a pace not seen since the housing boom, giving a much-needed boost to the larger economy. The rebound is helping homeowners recover losses from the crash and g(more..)


ElectionsVote Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station / Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the(more..)


ElectionsVote (latimes.com) A magnitude-4.6 earthquake struck off the Santa Barbara coast Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor struck at 7:38 a.m. about three miles west of Isla V(more..)


ElectionsVote Many investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings releases. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too. The Securities and Exchange Commi(more..)


ElectionsVote (dailynews.com) California consumers soon could be paying more for the products they buy online if a proposed federal law is approved. Californians already pay sales tax on merchandise purchased from(more..)


ElectionsVote Google's self-driving car had already logged hundreds of thousands of miles on Bay Area roads before Gov. Jerry Brown took a ceremonious spin in an autonomous Prius last year and signed a law allowing(more..)


ElectionsVote (latimes.com) More than 1,000 campers and up to 4,000 residents fled the mountains of Santa Barbara County as a fast-moving wildfire swept through part of the Los Padres National Forest and surroundin(more..)


ElectionsVote Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen c(more..)


ElectionsVote (latimes.com) On this Me­mori­al Day, the Los Angeles Times pays trib­ute to the Cali­for­nia ser­vice mem­bers who have died in the wars in Afgh­anistan and Ir­aq (more..)


ElectionsVote (nytimes.com) People often ask editors at the Book Review whether we find the energy to read for pleasure in between all the reading we do for work. The answer: yes! As we assembled our Summer Reading(more..)