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    Poll: 88 percent of Californians say there is 'a serious water shortage' in the state

    Field poll finds Californians are concerned about the drought, but there are wide regional differences on building new dams and waiving environmental regulations. 
    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.  

    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.

    SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. Full Story

    Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A pair of convicted sex offenders had proven once before that there were limits to how well GPS devices could track their whereabouts. Full Story

    SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to the International Space Station. Full Story

    (Ulet Ifansasti)
    An Indonesian governor wants to stop adultery with prayer

    An Indonesian governor said Wednesday he has ordered all civil servants in a central province to attend mass prayer sessions and religious sermons in a bid to stop adultery. Full Story