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Wind gusts drive fire in San Bernardino Mountains

(AP) — Dry, gusty Santa Ana winds are fanning a wildfire in the foothills of Southern California's San Bernardino Mountains.

LA mayor prods TW Cable to reach Dodgers TV deals

(AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti chided Time Warner Cable at an industry gathering Tuesday for not reaching deals with other TV providers so all fans of the Dodgers could watch the baseball games.

Netflix pays Verizon for better Internet access

(AP) — Netflix will pay Verizon Communications to help clear up some of the congestion that has been bogging down its Internet video service.

Sterling banned for life by the NBA

(AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

Hot, dry days await Southern California

(AP) — The last days of April will feel like August in Southern California.

Apple lawyer invokes memory of Jobs at patent case

(AP) — It took Apple's attorney all of four minutes to invoke the memory of Steve Jobs, as closing arguments got underway in the company's legal battle with Samsung over smartphone technology.

Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

(AP) — Google says that cars it has programmed to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists — a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.

Toyota moving US base from California to Texas

(AP) — Toyota is moving its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas.

Carmax says it is ending LA Clippers sponsorship

(AP) — Used car dealership chain CarMax says it is ending its sponsorship of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of racist comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling.

Texas offers Toyota $40M for HQ move

(AP) — The state of Texas has offered Toyota $40 million as the automaker begins moving its U.S. headquarters from California to suburban Dallas.