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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 that sparked 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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Friends, family stand by Santa Clar...

Friends, family stand by Santa Clara County jail guard accused of murdering inmate

SAN JOSE -- For as long as his family can remember, 28-year-old Jereh Catbagan Lubrin dreamed of a career in law enforcement -- as a police officer, maybe someday working for the Pentagon, even the FBI.
California gas tax increase: Brown ...

California gas tax increase: Brown administration meets with Republicans, presents roadway repair plan

The plan would generate roughly $3.5 billion annually, said one source with knowledge of the proposal. Most of the money would come from raising the gas tax 6 cents, increasing the diesel tax by 11 cents and creating a new $65 vehicle registration fee.
Silicon Valley's $415 million poach...

Silicon Valley's $415 million poaching settlement finalized

Federal judge finalizes $415 million settlement that ends lawsuit over illegal hiring practices in Silicon Valley
Crews fight 450-acre fire in rural ...

Crews fight 450-acre fire in rural Northern California

Evacuation orders for 60 people remain in effect for a rural area of Lake County as crews rush to quell a wildfire burning through timber in steep terrain.
85-year-old Northern California man...

85-year-old Northern California man faces murder trial, prosecution rejects dementia claims

An 85-year-old man accused of stabbing his wife to death will stand trial after the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office dismissed an evaluation that found the man to be mentally
Governor Brown signs measure to pro...

Governor Brown signs measure to provide earthquake tax relief

Residents and businesses affected by last summer's Napa earthquake were given a boost on Tuesday.

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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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Fight Schedule

Fight Schedule

At Dresden, Germany, Juergen Braehmer vs. Konni Konrad, 12, for Braehmer's WBA World light heavyweight title; Agron Czila vs. Grigol Abuladze, 12, cruiserweights.
ACLU wants feds to withhold funds f...

ACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body cameras

The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle ? the ACLU of Southern California.
Petersen returns to Boise as Huskie...

Petersen returns to Boise as Huskies face No. 23 Broncos

Boise State lined up the home game on Dec. 6, 2013. At the time, the thinking was it would be the most anticipated non-conference matchup in school history.
Big settlement in tech wage case ha...

Big settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era

A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
3 California correctional deputies ...

3 California correctional deputies arrested in inmate death

An inmate at a county jail died of multiple blunt force injuries and three Northern California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in his death at a county jail, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
1 dead after small plane crashes in...

1 dead after small plane crashes into California driveway

A small plane grazed the roof of a Southern California home and crashed in a driveway Thursday, killing one person and critically injuring another, authorities said.

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SF Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum done...

SF Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum done for season due to hip injury

The San Francisco Giants confirms that two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher, Tim Lincecum, is done for the season due to a hip injury and underwent arthroscopic surgery Thurdsay.
Jack Sock retires midmatch vs. Rube...

Jack Sock retires midmatch vs. Ruben Bemelmans

Jack Sock, a 22-year-old American, was the latest victim of the heat wave that has gripped the 2015 US Open, as he withdrew from his second-round match Thursday after collapsing to the court.
Source: Jason Pierre-Paul plans to ...

Source: Jason Pierre-Paul plans to return to Giants next week

Jason Pierre Paul plans to return to the New York Giants next week and the team will examine his hand and make a determination about when he might be available to play, according to a source.
Judge rules in favor of Tom Brady i...

Judge rules in favor of Tom Brady in Deflategate; NFL appeals decision

Tom Brady has won his appeal against the NFL, with U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman criticizing commissioner Roger Goodell for dispensing "his own brand of industrial justice."
New Safety Review Ordered at Pentag...

New Safety Review Ordered at Pentagon's Anthrax Labs

Anthrax contamination found at one lab, Pentagon officials said.
'Significant' Video Found in Fox La...

'Significant' Video Found in Fox Lake Cop Killing, Police Say

Authorities searching for the three responsible for the death of a police officer in Fox Lake, Illinois, say they have a "significant" video from the fatal shooting.

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Freeway wildlife corridor in Santa ...

Freeway wildlife corridor in Santa Monica Mountains is feasible, study says

LOS ANGELES ? Mountain lions and other animals would be able to cross a busy Southern California freeway and find new homes if the state adopts a proposal to build a long-planned wildlife bridge, according to a new study. The landscaped animal...
Former students from Corinthian Col...

Former students from Corinthian Colleges could receive state income tax break

SACRAMENTO ? Californians who had their student loans forgiven after the collapse of Corinthian Colleges this year could get a state income tax break. Senators on Tuesday unanimously approved excluding the forgiven debt from the students? gross...
Judge eyes ordering murder trial in...

Judge eyes ordering murder trial in California pier shooting

SAN FRANCISCO ? A judge was considering Thursday whether to order a Mexican national who has been deported from the U.S. five times to stand trial on a murder charge in a San Francisco shooting that became the focus of the national immigration...
3 California correctional deputies ...

3 California correctional deputies arrested in inmate death

SAN JOSE, Calif. ? Three California correctional deputies were arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate at a county jail, sheriff?s officials said Thursday. Santa Clara County sheriff?s spokesman Sgt. James Jensen said the...
School drug counselors accused of b...

School drug counselors accused of bilking state of $46 million

LOS ANGELES ? Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn?t have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need of help. Neither group necessarily fared well under counseling programs run by a Long Beach company for...
New soil-moisture-mapping satellite...

New soil-moisture-mapping satellite loses an instrument, NASA says, but will carry on

LOS ANGELES ? A NASA satellite launched just seven months ago has lost the use of one of two science instruments, but the space agency said Wednesday that the mission to map global soil moisture will continue. The radar instrument aboard the Soil...
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