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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
California jobless rate edges up amid 52,000 lost jobs

California jobless rate edges up amid 52,000 lost jobs

California’s unemployment rate edged up nearly 1 percentage point last month as the state shed more than 52,000 jobs led by the pandemic-hobbled restaurant and lodging industries, the state’s beleaguered … Click to Continue »
Firefighters battle blaze at abandoned Ocean Beach building

Firefighters battle blaze at abandoned Ocean Beach building

The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. at an abandoned single-story commercial building at Bacon Street and Lotus Street
Landeskog’s OT goal propels Avalanche to 3-2 win over Ducks

Landeskog’s OT goal propels Avalanche to 3-2 win over Ducks

Gabriel Landeskog scored 1:38 into overtime, Mikko Rantanen extended his goal-scoring streak to four games, and the Colorado Avalanche topped the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night. Landeskog was initially … Click to Continue »
Attorney Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme Sentenced to One Day Behind Bars

Attorney Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme Sentenced to One Day Behind Bars

A San Gabriel-based attorney who pleaded guilty to taking part in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme that sold temporary green cards to foreign investors was sentenced Friday to one day behind bars and ordered to perform 120 hours of community service. Victoria Chan, 38, of El Monte, pleaded guilty in November 2018 to conspiracy to commit…
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing

The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing after more than four months without a winner thanks to bad luck, poor odds and reduced play partially blamed on the coronavirus pandemic. It’s only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much…
Lawmakers voice anger after National Guard reportedly kicked out of Capitol, sent to parking garage

Lawmakers voice anger after National Guard reportedly kicked out of Capitol, sent to parking garage

"We honestly just feel betrayed," one guardsman said. "We were deemed useless and banished to a corner of a parking garage."
COVID economy: Huge job losses batter Bay Area, California, ending brutal 2020

COVID economy: Huge job losses batter Bay Area, California, ending brutal 2020

Huge job losses slammed the Bay Area and California in December, abruptly aborting a fragile recovery from coronavirus-linked employment losses and capping off a dismal 2020 for the statewide economy. The Bay Area lost 14,300 jobs during December while California lost 52,200 jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. The California job losses were…