Protected birds won't leave old Bay Bridge span

(AP) — Efforts to remove federally protected birds from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge could cost the state millions of dollars.

Brown vetoes bill limiting drone surveillance

(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.

Colorado approves $5M incentive for Tarantino film

(AP) — Colorado on Friday approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film "The Hateful Eight."

Los Angeles affected by Chicago airport shutdown

(AP) — Southern California airports are reporting some cancellations and delays resulting from a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility that led to a ground stop at that city's two airports.

Ride-sharing firms threatened with legal action

(AP) — Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action by district attorneys in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

La. firm recalls frozen chicken breast strips

(AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

UC Davis to build solar plant to serve campus

(AP) — The University of California, Davis is going solar.

Crews gain upper hand on Northern California blaze

(AP) — Rainy weather was helping firefighters make significant progress Friday in corralling one of Northern California's largest wildfires this year.

Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL

(AP) — An activist investor is urging Yahoo to buy rival AOL to help the long-struggling Internet companies to become more competitive in a digital advertising market currently dominated by Google and Facebook.

Apple's response to iPhone glitches is key 

(AP) — Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself.