25 Years Since the Loma Prieta Earthquake Jolted the San Francisco Bay Area
25 years ago today, the Loma Prieta earthquake jolted the Bay Area for 15 long seconds. Magnitude 6.9 on the Richter Scale. Violent shaking from the epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains collapsed homes, freeways, and part of the Bay Bridge. 63 people died and thousands were injured.
Veteran Superintendent Temporarily Takes the Helm of LAUSD
With the head of the Los Angeles Unified School District on the way out, 82-year-old Ramon Cortines is coming out of retirement to sit in the hot seat again until a permanent replacement can be found. The veteran superintendent has led the districts of LA, Pasadena, San Jose and San Francisco.
Crazy Like a Fox: Moderate Democrat Tries to Hold on to Assembly Seat in the Antelope Valley
It took nearly 40 years before voters in the Antelope Valley north of L.A. put a Democrat in the state legislature. Assemblyman Steve Fox is a self-described "conservative" Democrat who won the 36th Assembly seat by a hair two years ago. Republicans are determined to retake the district on Election Day.