Finance Committee debates senior sales tax for everyone. Assembly member Loren Jones motioned to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide in October, but the motion failed. ? Contact reporter Sam DeGrave at or at 523-2279.
My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

...Magazine expose on the industry, written by Michael Moss more than two years ago. A Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, Moss interviewed more than 300 people working in or formerly employed by processed food companies, including scientists...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt

...oil-bearing formations, until the Fennica gets to the Arctic with the capping stack after its repairs.? Elwood Brehmer is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can be reached at
3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...latest ensnared in the world's most dangerous assignment for reporters.The disappearance of Antonio Pampliega, Jose Manuel Lopez...Arabic, English and Spanish. Pampliega worked as a freelance reporter and his most recent work was from a trip to Syria earlier...
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Teen boy accused of killing 8-year-old girl the housing complex for artists where they lived, authorities said Tuesday.Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel told reporters that Madyson Middleton went willingly into the apartment and was probably dead even before she was reported missing Sunday...
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New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

...she did, and she's paying the price now," Johnston told reporters outside court. "I think that to a certain extent, Matt...court Tuesday and declined to speak with an Associated Press reporter.Wylie said a grand jury could have considered other counts...
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The indictment that couldn't wait

...earlier report, Scott hinted he was hopeful the victim will testify before another grand jury once she has recovered from her injuries.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...Tyrrell said in an email Tuesday."This decision strengthens Scouting and strengthens America."___David Crary reported from New York. Associated Press reporter Kantele Franko in Columbus, Ohio, contributed to this report.
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Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel

...concession to Israel. Secretary of State John Kerry, who testified before Congress on the nuclear deal on Tuesday, told reporters Pollard's parole was "not at all" connected. And Israeli officials have said that while they would welcome the release...
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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...on the line for one penny of overruns on the Olympics," he said.Turns out, he won't have to.___Associated Press reporter Steve Wilson contributed from Kuala Lumpur, and Bob Salsberg, Philip Marcelo and Jimmy Golen contributed from Boston.
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