SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is considering a run as a Republican challenger to California Gov. Jerry Brown. The 40-year-old Kashkari is the son of Indian immigrants and was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Police have now arrested 20 people in connection with a night of violence that followed a surfing contest in Huntington Beach. The Los Angeles Times reports says police announced an additional six arrests since the July 28 melee. The mob broke windows, damaged police cars, fought and looted.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Federal authorities in California have arrested a man accused of killing eight government officials in a Mexican city 13 years ago. Deputy U.S. Marshal Frank Newsom says Genaro Olaguez was arrested at a relative's home yesterday in Sacramento and has been turned over to Mexican authorities.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles gas station owner is selling a piece by one of the world's hottest graffiti artists. "Flower Girl," by the elusive street artist Banksy, is up for bid tomorrow at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills. The work depicts a young girl with a basket of flowers and a security camera looming over her like a vulture.
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