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Winter storm pounds Southern California on election day

After dampening Southern California the previous day, the first significant storm of the season continued to drench the region on Tuesday morning, with heavy bursts of rain and wind causing power outages and road closures. It was unclear whether the inclement weather was going to hamper last-minute voters on election day. Polls opened at 7 …


Foster Farms recalls 148,000 pounds of chicken sold at Costco

Foster Farms is recalling nearly 148,000 pounds of chicken sold at Costco warehouse stores after some customers found pieces of hard, clear plastic in their frozen meat, federal inspectors said. The fully cooked, breaded chicken breast patties are sold frozen in 80-ounce plastic bags. The products were produced Aug. 11 and the bags include a …