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An unusual criminal case over handwritten lyrics to 'Hotel California' goes to trial Wednesday

Feb. 21, 2024 01:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A curious criminal case involving handwritten lyrics to the classic rock megahit “Hotel California” and other Eagles favorites is going to trial in a New York courtroom, with opening statements set for Wednesday. The three defendants, all well-established in...

Man arrested after setting off homemade firework near Southern California shopping center

Feb. 21, 2024 00:40 AM EST

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly setting off a homemade firework near a Southern California shopping center, police said. Reports of an explosion at The Village at Tustin Legacy prompted authorities to evacuate several businesses, including Chipotle,...

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner's divorce is finalized, officially ending their marriage

Feb. 21, 2024 00:13 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has declared that Kevin Costner and his wife of nearly two decades, Christine Baumgartner, are now legally divorced, according to court records filed Tuesday. The couple's marriage ended, and both became single, on Friday, nine months after she...

Biden tells California supporters to stay focused on what's at stake in reelection battle

Feb. 21, 2024 00:08 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden kicked off a three-day fundraising sprint in California, making the case to supporters to stay focused on what’s at stake in his reelection battle where he will likely again face Donald Trump in November. In remarks at a campaign reception...

Saturated California gets more rain and snow but so far escapes severe damage it saw only weeks ago

Feb. 20, 2024 22:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much of saturated California faced the threat of flooding Tuesday with winter storms blowing through, but so far the state has escaped the severity of damage from mudslides, wind and rain spawned by an atmospheric river only weeks ago. While the rainfall was...

Redwood Trust: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 17:30 PM EST

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Redwood Trust Inc. (RWT) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $21 million. The Mill Valley, California-based company said it had profit of 15 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 5...

Column: Golf has a fractured landscape. Not even the majors can put it back together

Feb. 20, 2024 17:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grill room at a California municipal golf course had one TV showing LIV Golf in Las Vegas, another showing the PGA Tour in Phoenix. A half-dozen people shifted eyes watching both, the former with fewer commercials on a network known more for “Young Sheldon” reruns. ...

RingCentral: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:43 PM EST

BELMONT, Calif. (AP) — BELMONT, Calif. (AP) — RingCentral Inc. (RNG) on Tuesday reported a loss of $47.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Belmont, California-based company said it had a loss of 50 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 86 cents...

Keysight: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:30 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $172 million. On a per-share basis, the Santa Rosa, California-based company said it had profit of 98 cents. Earnings, adjusted for...

Millennial Money: It’s time to change your investment strategy

Feb. 20, 2024 08:30 AM EST

The passage of time feels like it creeps, then pounces: Suddenly, party conversation focuses on real estate, how we’re going to bed earlier and our realization that we have no idea what type of jeans to wear. For years, millennials have been the butt of financial jokes: “They spend all their...