Experts doubt turbulence caused crash of cargo jet in Texas

U.S. 03/13/19, 16:48

Aviation experts say they doubt turbulence could have brought down a cargo jet that crashed into a Texas bay in February, speculating that human error or a massive malfunction are more likely culprits.The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating why Atlas Air Flight 3591 suddenly dropped as it approached a ...

Neighbors: Witness says plane came down in multiple pieces

U.S. 02/05/19, 11:05

An aviation expert says he's confident investigators will figure out why a twin-engine plane broke apart in the air over a Southern California neighborhood.National Transportation Safety Board officials on Tuesday planned to continue collecting parts of the plane that rained down onto suburban Yorba Linda.Former accident investigator John Cox says ...

Newsom faces newcomer Cox in California governor race

U.S. 11/06/18, 02:13

A Democratic heavyweight faces a Republican businessman who's never held elected office in Tuesday's race for California governor, which will determine the future of the state's aggressive resistance to President Donald Trump. Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is strongly favored over Republican John Cox in s state where the GOP has ...

Gas tax, Immigration, housing drive race for California governor

U.S. 11/04/18, 14:54

California's race for governor pits Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat and former San Francisco mayor, against Republican businessman John Cox. Here's a look at where they stand on issues that have shaped the race: GAS TAX REPEAL (Proposition 6) Lawmakers and outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown last year raised gas taxes by ...

Battle for US House focuses on Orange County, California

U.S. 11/03/18, 15:27

By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California on Saturday in a frantic rush to secure votes, knocking on doors, pleading with voters by phone and urging volunteers at crowded rallies not to slow down. In the closely fought 39th Congressional District southeast of Los Angeles, Republican candidate ...

Update: California candidates urging people to vote

U.S. 11/03/18, 14:51

The Latest on midterm campaigning in California (all times local)11:50 a.m.By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California knocking on doors, dialing phones and urging voters at crowded rallies to head to the polls.Among the closest races Saturday were a string of Republican-held U.S. House seats in ...

Newsom, Cox make final pitches to be California governor

U.S. 11/01/18, 16:48

Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican businessman John Cox are rolling through California as they hand out candy, stop for selfies and do whatever else they can to round up votes for governor. Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox talks to reporters before beginning a statewide bus tour Thursday, Nov. 1, ...

Newsom’s California business holdings could pose ethics bind

California 10/28/18, 13:31

Gavin Newsom is the favorite in California's governor's race, and if he's elected his extensive business holdings could present an ethics problem.In this photo taken Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, people walk up Fillmore Street past the Plumpjack Wine & Sprits store toward the Balboa Cafe in San Francisco, part of ...

FACT CHECK: California governor hopefuls stumble on bail

California 10/09/18, 13:44

Both candidates for California governor on Monday addressed the state's recently approved law that will make it the first to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial and replace it with a risk-assessment system.Starting in October 2019, most suspects charged with nonviolent felonies will be quickly released, while those charged with ...

Initiative seeks to repeal California’s gasoline tax hike

California 10/08/18, 13:15

California voters will soon decide whether to drive out a gasoline tax increase passed to fund transportation projects across the state.FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016, file photo morning rush hour traffic makes it's way along US 101 near downtown Los Angeles. California voters will soon decide whether to ...

Newsom, Cox to debate in race for California governor

California 10/08/18, 04:11

The two men hoping to be California's next governor are set to meet Monday for what's likely to be their only one-on-one debate.Republican John Cox and Democrat Gavin Newsom will square off at San Francisco public radio station KQED. The hourlong session will not be televised but will be broadcast ...

Gas tax, Trump, housing drive race for California governor

U.S. 10/06/18, 12:43

California's race for governor pits Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat and former San Francisco mayor, against Republican businessman John Cox. Here's a look at where they stand on issues that have shaped the race:GAS TAX REPEAL (Proposition 6)Lawmakers and outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown last year raised gas taxes by ...

Newsom eyes return to spotlight as California governor

California 10/06/18, 11:32

For eight years, Democrat Gavin Newsom bided his time as California's lieutenant governor, a job with little responsibility and little interest to him. He was so eager to start the next phase of his political life that within three months of winning a second term in 2014 he announced his ...

Cox leans on business success in bid for California governor

California 10/06/18, 11:27

John Cox, the Republican candidate for governor of California, had his political awakening in grade school.His mother, a high school librarian, worked for incompetent principals in Chicago who got their jobs, Cox says, because they were politically connected. He could see her frustrations with bosses who demoralized her by stymieing ...

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