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California man gets 17 1/2 years for cannabis pen fraud

Nov. 21, 2022 19:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man who once competed on the Philippines national decathlon team was sentenced Monday to 17 1/2 years in federal prison for bilking investors out of more than $35 million with a phony scheme to market cannabis vape pens. David Joseph...

48,000 University of California academic workers on strike

Nov. 14, 2022 19:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tens of thousands of academic employees across the University of California’s 10 campuses walked off the job Monday, demanding better pay and benefits in what union leaders say could be the largest work stoppage the prestigious public university system has ever faced. ...

Fierce fights over US House, LA mayor top California ballot

Nov. 07, 2022 19:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candidates across California knocked on voters’ doors and pleaded for support at rallies in a late-hour campaign push Monday, hoping to sway the outcome in races that will play into control of the U.S. House, determine the next mayor of Los Angeles and test the longstanding...