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Jump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

(AP) — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.

Charles Schwab to add 1,200 jobs in Texas

(AP) — Charles Schwab Corp. is getting nearly $6 million in incentives from Texas to open an El Paso operations center and increase its presence in Austin, creating more than 1,200 jobs.

PUC to approves emergency ride-sharing permits

(AP) — The state Public Utility Commission has approved emergency permits for two ride-sharing companies that have been operating in the Pittsburgh area.

Wine collector set for sentencing in New York

(AP) — A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific wine counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine is set for sentencing on fraud charges.

Facebook 2Q profit more than doubles

(AP) — Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.

Cal State lowers enrollment growth

(AP) — Enrollment growth at California State University will be cut by half this fall — from 20,000 to about 10,000 additional students — after state funding fell short of expectations.

Google offers electric shuttles for pilot program

(AP) — Google is proposing to fund four electric shuttles that will provide free transportation for residents of Mountain View, in a two-year pilot program that could be extended.

Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show

(AP) — Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV.

Law professor nominated to California high court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has nominated a Mexican-born Stanford law professor to the California Supreme Court.

AP source: Steve Ballmer met with Donald Sterling 


(AP) — A person close to the case says Steve Ballmer has met with Donald Sterling, who is resisting selling the Los Angeles Clippers to the former Microsoft CEO for $2 billion.