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Frederik Andersen has been a calmin...

Frederik Andersen has been a calming force for Ducks

When the Ducks again let up in the second period, when what promised to be another rout of the Calgary Flames turned into a nail-biter, goaltender Frederik Andersen was an island of composure in a noisy, orange-towel-waving sea of emotion.
Ducks give Flames the third degree ...

Ducks give Flames the third degree in 3-0 win and are 6-0 in playoffs

Team Third Period, also known as the Ducks, was bound to surface, sparked by a night of firsts.
UCLA comeback keeps weekend series ...

UCLA comeback keeps weekend series mark perfect

Ty Moore roped a high fastball past a diving first baseman and down the right-field line, enabling Brett Stephens to score the game-winning run from second base to give UCLA a 6-5 walk-off win. The Bruins (33-11) came streaming out of the Jackie Robinson Stadium dugout, rushing to greet Moore at...
Outside Muhammad cartoon contest in...

Outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, 2 gunmen are killed and guard is shot

Two gunmen were killed and a security guard wounded in an attack Sunday outside a controversial Dallas-area event where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said.
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"Freedom of Speech": In the May 3 Arts
Ducks vs. Flames: Three keys to Ana...

Ducks vs. Flames: Three keys to Anaheim's 3-0 win in Game 2

The Anaheim Ducks score two goals in the third period of Game 2 to defeat the Calgary Flames, 3-0, and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series.

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Tributes to Dave Goldberg continue ...

Tributes to Dave Goldberg continue to pour in by way of social media

The CEO of SurveyMonkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg died suddenly Friday night while reportedly traveling abroad with Sandberg.
Health care: Illegal immigrants wou...

Health care: Illegal immigrants would get Medi-Cal under California bill

On Monday, controversial California legislation that would extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally heads to a key vote in the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Uber and Lyft face legal test to sh...

Uber and Lyft face legal test to sharing economy

Uber and Lyft drivers have raised a major legal challenge to a key component of the sharing economy, arguing that they should be labeled employees entitled to greater protections than independent contractors.
California lawmakers consider state...

California lawmakers consider statewide regulation of marijuana dispensaries

The California Legislature is considering multiple -- and conflicting -- plans to impose the first major statewide restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries and growers.
Gov. Jerry Brown's charities rake i...

Gov. Jerry Brown's charities rake in cash through 'behested payments'

California does not put limits on 'behested payments' -- allowing special interests to give to politicians at will.
Report: San Jose's population growt...

Report: San Jose's population growth rate exceeded California's in 2014

In its annual report on population and housing stock, officials at the California Department of Finance said Friday that while the state's biggest cities -- Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose -- continue to grow on par with the past, the state's agricultural region is showing some newer signs of growth, as residents move into once-vacant homes.

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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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White House Brief: Things to know a...

White House Brief: Things to know about Carly Fiorina

Here's a look at key things to know about Carly Fiorina as she steps into the 2016 Republican presidential campaign, expected Monday.
GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to...

GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are set to launch their runs for president on Monday, each with the potential to help the Republican Party win over a more diverse group of supporters in 2016.
'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitn...

'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.
Man arrested on suspicion of steali...

Man arrested on suspicion of stealing plane in Nevada ID'd

A man arrested on suspicion of stealing an airplane from an airport and taking it for a flight over the Las Vegas area has been identified.
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Der...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were:

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Bradley Beal, Wizards hold off Hawk...

Bradley Beal, Wizards hold off Hawks to open Eastern Conference semis

Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points, and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 on Sunday.
Warriors roll past Grizzlies to gra...

Warriors roll past Grizzlies to grab 1-0 series lead

Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.
Sources: Warriors guard Stephen Cur...

Sources: Warriors guard Stephen Curry voted Most Valuable Player for 2014-15

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry has been voted the NBA's 2014-15 Most Valuable Player, according to league sources.
2 Gunmen Killed Outside 'Draw the P...

2 Gunmen Killed Outside 'Draw the Prophet' Cartoon Show

Two people were fatally shot Sunday outside a Garland, Texas, community center that was hosting a show featuring cartoons of the prophet Muhammad.
Poised Andrew Miller caps Yankees' ...

Poised Andrew Miller caps Yankees' first sweep of Red Sox since 2006

Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning on Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke, ...

Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke, reportedly set to hire Craig Counsell

The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke, president and general manager Doug Melvin announced Sunday night, hours after the team's 5-3 victory over the Cubs in Chicago.

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Chief of L.A. port police named in ...

Chief of L.A. port police named in federal corruption, tax evasion case

LOS ANGELES ? A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the chief of police for the port of Los Angeles on corruption and tax charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.Ronald Jerome Boyd, 57, of Torrance is charged in an alleged scheme in...
New app allows users to record poli...

New app allows users to record police and submit videos to ACLU

A free smartphone application that allows Californians to record their interactions with police and then submit their cellphone videos to the American Civil Liberties Union launched Thursday. The Mobile Justice CA app is billed as an easy way to...
Two deny charges in kidnapping, kil...

Two deny charges in kidnapping, killing of 3-week-old Long Beach girl

LONG BEACH - A Thousand Oaks woman and an Oceanside man pleaded not guilty Thursday in the kidnapping and murder of a 3-week-old Long Beach girl and the attempted murders of the baby's parents and uncle. Giseleangelique Rene D'Milian, 48, and Anthony...
California scales back habitat rest...

California scales back habitat restoration for Delta tunnel project

FRESNO ? California officials have dramatically scaled back the habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people.California Department...
California Gov. Jerry Brown orders ...

California Gov. Jerry Brown orders new target for emissions cuts

Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order Wednesday dramatically ramping up this state?s already ambitious program aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, saying it was critical to address what he called ?an ever-growing threat? posed by...
Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $10,000 f...

Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $10,000 fine for water waste during drought

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing $10,000 fines for residents and businesses wasting water in the drought despite his order to cut water use.Brown said Tuesday he's supporting legislation to ramp up enforcement of water restrictions. The move gives teeth...
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