West Coast

OLYMPIA, Wash. | On the West Coast, election doesn’t end on election night

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The election often doesn’t end on election night on the West Coast, where a majority of voters cast their ballots by mail or drop them off. And with competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the outcome of any close race could take days to determine. COMPETITIVE RACES TOO CLOSE TO … Continue reading OLYMPIA, Wash. | On the West Coast, election doesn’t end on election night

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Muncy homer in 18th lifts Dodgers past Boston

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Max Muncy ended the longest World Series game ever with a leadoff home run in the 18th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston Red Sox 3-2 early Saturday to pull within 2-1. Muncy connected off Nathan Eovaldi, who … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Muncy homer in 18th lifts Dodgers past Boston

TOKYO | Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

TOKYO— Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 90. His alma mater Nagasaki University said Monday that Shimomura died Friday of natural causes. Shimomura and two American scientists shared the 2008 Nobel prize for the discovery and development of a jellyfish protein that contributed to cancer … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese Nobel chemistry laureate Shimomura dies at 90

OLYMPIA, Wash | Want election results? On West Coast, patience is required

OLYMPIA, Wash — If control of the U.S. House comes down to any of the competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the American public might have to wait a while to learn the outcome. While Washington is one of just three states that conduct all elections by mail, it’s the only one of … Continue reading OLYMPIA, Wash | Want election results? On West Coast, patience is required

CRG Expands Operations on the West Coast

ST. LOUIS/ Sept. 12, 2018 (STL.News) — CRG, the national real estate developer, announced today that it has hired key leadership from DCT Industrial and is opening a new office in Southern California. Bud Pharris is opening CRG’s Newport Beach office and will serve as Senior Vice President and Partner. Bud will lead CRG’s industrial … Continue reading CRG Expands Operations on the West Coast

SEATTLE | Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

SEATTLE — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states. The teachers in these blue states — with robust teachers’ unions, the right to strike and legislatures that are generally more supportive of education funding — … Continue reading SEATTLE | Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

LOS ANGELES | Rising liberal Democrat star on West Coast fundraising swing

LOS ANGELES  — New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a rising liberal star — was scheduled to appear Thursday in Los Angeles as part of West Coast fundraising swing. The 28-year-old startled the Democratic establishment when she defeated 10-term U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in a New York City Democratic primary. The surprise victory by … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Rising liberal Democrat star on West Coast fundraising swing

SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality. The city elections department verified Monday that supporters had collected enough signatures to get the measure on … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless