Barnidge: Mobile devices can really be a pain in the neck

The prolonged lowering of your head to look at your smartphone can do terrible things to your spine. 
Federal racketeering and political corruption trial of suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and three other defendants moved to August after lawyers and prosecutors seek delay  
 
A mountain lion that was tranquilized after it wandered into the parking lot of a Southern California mall has died.  
 
Judge rules feds were "arbitrary and capricious" threatening to block federal transit funds. U.S. labor department plans to appeal; governor plans to fight back to ensure that transit workers are covered by the same laws that apply to all other public employees in California.  
 
California's employment picture was far more robust during 2014 than initially estimated, according to a report released Friday, a surge of strength that bodes well for the job market in the Bay Area and the statewide jobless rate fell to its lowest level in nearly six years.  
 
(Michelle Hazelwood)
Having the nerve to age and show it

Society sends mixed messages, punishing people for daring to look their age, then mocking them for trying to hold onto their youth. 
(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Katie Couric returning to NBC?

New network news chief Andy Lack reportedly has good relationship with former 'Today’ co-host.