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Olympic Valley residents seek town incorporation

(AP) — Local residents concerned about the planned expansion of the Squaw Valley ski resort have launched an effort to incorporate the Olympic Valley village into a formal California town so they'll have more control over future development at the mountain resort north of Lake Tahoe that hosted the 1960 Olympics.

California grants law license to immigrant

(AP) — The California Supreme Court has granted a law license to a man living in the United States illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

Snapchat suffers security breach

(AP) — Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.

U Iowa drug lab faces injury lawsuit in California

(AP) — A personal injury lawsuit in California against a University of Iowa pharmaceutical lab has cost the school thousands of dollars in legal fees and rising.

California marks 2013 as historically dry year

(AP) — In a large swath of California, 2013 is closing out as the driest year on record, marked by above-normal temperatures and thirsty reservoirs.

Calif. girl to remain on ventilator until Jan. 7 


(AP) — A California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery will remain on life support for at least another week after a state judge on Monday extended a deadline.

Netflix tests new price tiers for video service 


(AP) — Netflix is testing new price plans for streaming video as it tries to lure more viewers.

Netflix plans 50 pct pay hike for CEO Hastings

(AP) — Netflix Chairman and CEO Reed Hastings is getting a 50 percent pay bump in 2014 after a year in which shares of the online video subscription company quadrupled to an all-time high.

Wells Fargo in $591 million deal with Fannie Mae

(AP) — Wells Fargo says it has made a $591 million deal with Fannie Mae to settle obligations related to loans that went bad after the housing bubble burst.

Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries 


(AP) — A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking unit Sunday, reporting that American spies intercept computer deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft's internal reporting system to spy on their targets.