Monday, December 2, 2013
UNDATED (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Washington's Steve Sarkisian has accepted the Southern California coaching job. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made by either school. Sarkisian is a former USC assistant under Pete Carroll and has been at Washington for five seasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has opened an online insurance exchange for small business, with questions looming about how many employers will sign up and whether rates could climb. The program was formally launched today, two months behind the state-run exchange for individuals and families, known as Covered California.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court that meets in San Francisco and other Western cities will soon stream some of its hearings live over the Internet. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says plans to broadcast certain proceedings starting with five cases between December 9 and 11.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan O'Neal says he wasn't trying to keep it a secret that he removed an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett from the actress' home after her death. Ownership of the artwork is at issue in a trial between O'Neal and the University of Texas at Austin, which is seeking the portrait for its museum. O'Neal began testifying in a trial this morning.