The Humane Society is sounding triumphant today because, it says, 80 L.A.-area pet stores have signed a pledge to stop selling puppies. (The concern among animal-rights activists has long been that retail pooches come from inhumane puppy mills).
The thing is, selling puppies at retail stores has al ... More >>
Feeling guilty about waking up to another glorious California day while your East Coast friends deal with wind, waves, downed power lines and flooded subways? Beating yourself up because you've got a day of fun planned -- complete with sunshine, the Internet, and dry streets instead of waterways?
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Felicia FriesemaEggs from Kendor Farms at the Hollywood market.
In a surprisingly unprecedented move, the nation's largest egg farming cooperative, representing, according to their website, "95% of of all the nation's egg-laying hens," has partnered with the Humane Society of the United State ... More >>
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart
$10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million.
Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>