• LAFD response times remain steady - 12/17/2014 08:08 PM PST
    Salvadoran murder suspect who fled to Northern California sent back to home country

    A Salvadoran man suspected of killing a man in his native country during an argument in which he also shot at his mother two years ago was turned over to authorities there Wednesday after being taken into custody in San Francisco, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.  
    LOS ANGELES -- By most measures, the housing market these days is a bit sluggish. Prices are flat. Sales are drooping.  
    The reign of state Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey, scarred by scandals linked to a fatal explosion of natural gas in San Bruno, will soon conclude, an exit that combined with the departure of the PUC's executive director, will leave the struggling agency without its top two leaders.  
    Former state Senate Majority Ellen Corbett is the Hayward Unified School District's new executive director of institutional advancement, communications and government relations.  
    Organizations will help school health clinics educate students and parents about asthma triggers