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Arizona Diamondbacks beat Angels, 3...

Arizona Diamondbacks beat Angels, 3-2

AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce, who entered with a .181 average, reached on a shift-beating single to the left side of the infield to lead off the fifth inning, took third on Johnny Giavotella's single to right and scored the Angels' first run on Chris Iannetta's double-play grounder. The Angels scored...
Dodgers can't do anything with Texa...

Dodgers can't do anything with Texas bullpen in 5-3 loss

Play the Texas Rangers and you want to get to their bullpen. You really, really want to get to their bullpen.
Texas Rangers get to Clayton Kersha...

Texas Rangers get to Clayton Kershaw, beat Dodgers 5-3

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers trailed, 4-0, after five innings. They scored three runs in the sixth ? two on a home run from Scott Van Slyke, one on a single from pinch-hitter extraordinaire Alex Guerrero ? and they had the potential tying and go-ahead runs on base with one out. But the Rangers called...
Defying Beijing, Hong Kong lawmaker...

Defying Beijing, Hong Kong lawmakers reject election framework

Spurning stern warnings from local and central Chinese government officials, Hong Kong?s legislature voted Thursday to reject a Beijing-drafted election plan thatsparked massive street protests in the territory last fall.
USC recruiting: Long Beach Poly's J...

USC recruiting: Long Beach Poly's Jack Jones says he has no favorites

In the last two years, the top two recruits at Long Beach Poly High have committed to USC on National Signing Day.
Man, 21, dies after being crushed b...

Man, 21, dies after being crushed by equipment at Sun Valley industrial site

A 21-year-old man died Wednesday after being crushed by heavy equipment at a concrete and asphalt recycling company in Sun Valley, authorities said.

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Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge ha...

Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.
Search for possible survivors of mi...

Search for possible survivors of midair collision near Los Angeles suspended

Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting bodies and wreckage.
Stanford develops more accurate tes...

Stanford develops more accurate test for cystic fibrosis

Stanford University scientists say they've devised a more accurate and comprehensive DNA test to screen newborns for cystic fibrosis, the most common fatal genetic disease in the United States.
Why isn't new meningitis vaccine un...

Why isn't new meningitis vaccine universally recommended?

Despite the severe health risks of the highly contagious disease, health officials say the public health threat isn’t high enough to justify the new MenB vaccine’s widespread use.
Planes collide near Los Angeles Har...

Planes collide near Los Angeles Harbor; no survivors found

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers.
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UCLA study offers hope on emergency...

UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding

A new study by the University of California, Los Angeles finds emergency room visits among the state's newly insured poor are high, but decline quickly after a year.
College to pay writer $26,000 for r...

College to pay writer $26,000 for rescinded invite

A California community college has agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,000 not to sue after the school rescinded an invitation to speak at commencement.
Transient arrested in attack on Cal...

Transient arrested in attack on California girl

A 50-year-old transient has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from the front yard of her Central California home and then sexually assaulting her.
California man pleads guilty in has...

California man pleads guilty in hash-oil explosion

A California man who was using butane to make hash oil from marijuana, causing an explosion that badly burned himself and a Hamilton teenager, has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges.
Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life...

Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life terms

The co-leader of a violent Mexican drug gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole. FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez is brought into the courtroom by San Diego Sheriff's deputies during his arraignment hearing on murder charges in San Diego Superior Court in San Diego. Estrada-Gonzalez and 16 other alleged members of a group of Mexican drug traffickers were indicted in the murders of nine people in the San Diego area. Estrada-Gonzalez was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, ending the longest criminal trial in county history, lasting 15 months including jury selection.
Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy w...

Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy water upgrade

San Francisco has taken a big step toward securing its water supply with the completion of a $288 million tunnel below San Francisco Bay.

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Mor Spirit wins Robert Lewis for Ba...

Mor Spirit wins Robert Lewis for Baffert at Santa Anita

Mor Spirit won the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 1 lengths at Santa Anita, reinforcing his status as the top 3-year-old in the barn of Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert.
Beyonce releases new song day befor...

Beyonce releases new song day before Super Bowl appearance

A day before her performance at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce has dropped a new song.
Official: California overpaid state...

Official: California overpaid state employees last month

Officials say California overpaid at least $700,000 to state employees last month and the government wants the money back.
Olympic Club gets another US Open, ...

Olympic Club gets another US Open, this time for women

The Olympic Club is getting another U.S. Open, this one for women.
The Latest: Drivers beware: Famous ...

The Latest: Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge coming down

The Latest on the demolition of the 6th Street Bridge in Los Angeles (all times local):
Crews dismantle portion of San Fran...

Crews dismantle portion of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge

California officials say a major portion of the old eastern span of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge began coming down this week.

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Super Bowl 50: Complete coverage, s...

Super Bowl 50: Complete coverage, stories and videos

The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will play in Super Bowl 50 at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium on Sunday, February 7, 2016.
360 VIDEO: Super Bowl City, NFL Exp...

360 VIDEO: Super Bowl City, NFL Experience in San Francisco for Super Bowl 5-

Football fans from across the Bay Area and around the world are flocking to Super Bowl City and NFL Experience at Moscone Center in San Francisco. If you couldn't make it, we have you covered! Here's a 360 degree look inside.
Rick Pitino calls system 'broken' f...

Rick Pitino calls system 'broken' for punishing college sports programs

Rick Pitino offered support Saturday for embattled Louisville president James Ramsey, referring to a "broken" system for punishing college sports programs.
Cornell Fraternity President Charge...

Cornell Fraternity President Charged With Attempted Rape

The victim helped ID Wolfgang Ballinger as the alleged perpetrator, police say.
Weather forecast for Sunday

Weather forecast for Sunday

It'll be sunny and warm today, with highs ranging from mid 60s at the coast to near 70 inland and near the bay.
Mark Cuban cries foul on proposed c...

Mark Cuban cries foul on proposed change to rules

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban disagrees with the notion that hacking hurts the game, telling ESPN.com that he believes fans actually feel more part of the game in hack-a-player situations.

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Crews dismantle portion of San Fran...

Crews dismantle portion of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge

OAKLAND ? California officials say a major portion of the old eastern span of San Francisco?s old Bay Bridge began coming down this week. By Saturday, a truss span had been be lowered onto barges but had yet to be transported to the Port of...
Drivers beware: Famous Los Angeles ...

Drivers beware: Famous Los Angeles bridge coming down

LOS ANGELES ? Crews have begun demolishing a downtown Los Angeles bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes. Mary Nemick of the city Public Works Department says giant jackhammers reduced 220 feet of the roadway to rubble...
Directors Guild Awards offer a peek...

Directors Guild Awards offer a peek behind the camera

LOS ANGELES ? While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday?s ceremony also offers a telling look at who?s working behind the camera in Hollywood...
Search for possible survivors of mi...

Search for possible survivors of midair crash suspended

LOS ANGELES ? Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting bodies and wreckage. The active search...
Twitter moves to actively seek out ...

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

WASHINGTON ? Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. The announcement...
Official: State employees overpaid ...

Official: State employees overpaid last month

SACRAMENTO ? Officials say California overpaid at least $700,000 to state employees last month and the government wants the money back. The Sacramento Bee reports about 20,000 state employees received extra payments ranging from $37 to $101 per...
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