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    New L.A. newspaper embraces print in digital world

    Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in Southern California, largely driven by paper and ink. The unconventional effort gets a jolt Wednesday when Freedom Communications, the company Kushner bought with other investors two years ago, launches the Los Angeles Register.  
    Samsung rolls out well-paid experts to challenge previous testimony from Apple experts who told federal jury it is entitled to more than $2 billion in damages for infringement of software patents on iPhones and iPads.  
     
    The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. filed a petition Monday to take its fight to stay open to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Kevin Lunny, owner of Drakes Bay Oyster Co., is seeking to have a decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned by the high court.  
     
    Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.  
     
    Six times as many California voters disapprove of how Congress is doing its job as those who approve, a new Field Poll finds.  
     

    Hinkley: A town with no future

    Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."

    California budget crisis

    Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.

    Special report: High-speed rail

    Get the latest news on the project to connect S.F. and L.A. Or see the interactive map and Twitter feed.

    Special report: Same-sex marriage

    Check out full coverage of the California ruling legalizing gay marriage and the passage of Proposition 8 to reject it.

    Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. Full Story

    Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'
    NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November. Full Story

    Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue
    NEW YORK (AP) — Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services. Full Story

     
    'Titanic' steam locomotive coming back to life on the rails

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. Full Story
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    Three great bites: The Bay Area's best ice cream sandwiches

    Spring has sprung and this balmy weather brings on a powerful yearning for truly great ice creams. Here are three places to get your fix at Cream, Cookiebar and Pacific Cookie Company. 
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild/AP Images)
    Bryan Cranston helps Bay Area teen get prom date

    Los Gatos teenager gets former “Breaking Bad” to record a pitch for him.