Front Page: CA Moves to Lay Off 20,000 State Workers


  • California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to send layoff warnings to 20,000 state workers today after budget negotiations failed yesterday. Public works projects will also be shut down. — SF Business Times
  • President Obama plans to sign the stimulus bill in Denver today, after he tours a solar panel project. — New York Times
  • NATO has warned Pakistan over a deal it reached with the Taliban to impose Islamic law and suspend a military offensive in Swat, a former tourist center. — AP
  • A 200-lb. pet chimpanzee was shot dead after it mauled a woman visiting his owner in Connecticut. — BBC News

  • Japan's finance minister resigned today after he appeared incoherent and groggy at a G-7 news conference in Rome on Saturday. — USA Today

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