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Oyster farm owners eye options after ruling

(AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider the appeal of a popular oyster farm that federal officials want to shutter and return to wilderness along the coast of Northern California.

Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year

(AP) — A new bridge project at the Port of Long Beach is already $300 million over budget, and now officials say its completion will be delayed for at least a year.

High court turns down California oyster farm

(AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a popular oyster farm in Northern California that is facing closure.

Judge to determine scope of trial on Clippers sale

(AP) — Attorneys representing Donald Sterling and his estranged wife will appear before a judge tasked with determining whether Shelly Sterling is able to sell the Los Angeles Clippers without her husband's consent.

San Francisco transit workers reach tentative deal

(AP) — The San Francisco transit union whose workers took part in a sickout that stalled the city's famed cable cars and disrupted other service says it has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier funding OK'd

(AP) — The Golden Gate Bridge is a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

California water project heads to state high court

(AP) — The California Supreme Court is set to decide if the state must buy thousands of acres of private property to perform preliminary tests for two massive water tunnels planned in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

San Francisco parking app refuses shut down order

(AP) — The company behind an app that allows drivers to get paid for public parking spaces in San Francisco is rejecting an order from the city attorney to stop its operations.

California accuses FedEx of waste violations

(AP) — State officials on Thursday accused FedEx Ground Package System of violating California's hazardous waste laws since 2008 by failing to properly handle broken or leaking packages containing harmful materials, state officials said Thursday.

Repeal of ban on bare-hand contact with food OK'd

(AP) — A bill heading to the governor would repeal an unpopular ban on California chefs touching certain foods with their bare hands.