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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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Whale recovery: Most humpback popul...

Whale recovery: Most humpback populations removed from U.S. endangered species list

The U.S. government on Wednesday removed nine of the world's 14 humpback whale populations from federal endangered species lists, but the whales that migrate through Central California are not among them.
Grizzly bears in California: Reintr...

Grizzly bears in California: Reintroduction push ignites strong emotions

Center for Biological Diversity wants state to study the idea of bringing grizzlies back to wilderness areas, but critics suggest it would be impractical and unsafe to reintroduce the 800-pound predator to the most populated state in the nation.
Hillary Clinton returning to Bay Ar...

Hillary Clinton returning to Bay Area for concert fundraiser

Hillary Clinton will return to the Bay Area Monday for a concert fundraiser headlined by k.d. lang and Lizz Wright in San Francisco. Ticket prices range from $250 to $50,000.
Lobbying for California's 2.3 milli...

Lobbying for California's 2.3 million community college students with a $0 budget

The amateur lobbyists of the Student Senate for California Community Colleges saw big success in this year's legislative session, with five of the seven bills the students championed on their way to the governor's desk or awaiting his signature. Their achievement is even more remarkable considering that they have no real operating budget.
California castle: Handbuilt landma...

California castle: Handbuilt landmark cost owner his marriage, can be yours for $1 million

OAK GLEN, Calif. -- George Jackson, 73, has never been to England. He's never been to Europe. But he has lived in a castle, where the walls are hung with swords.
Nocturnal Wonderland: 428 arrests d...

Nocturnal Wonderland: 428 arrests during Southern California dance music festival

DEVORE -- Over the three-day Nocturnal Wonderland festival, 428 people were arrested and five people were hospitalized, according to San Bernardino County sheriff's news releases.

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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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Miller's finger injury affects Dbac...

Miller's finger injury affects Dbacks' pen in 14-inning loss

The Arizona Diamondbacks used nine pitchers during Saturday night's 5-3, 14-inning loss to the San Diego Padres.
Dodgers' Kazmir roughed up again by...

Dodgers' Kazmir roughed up again by Giants

Scott Kazmir and Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal don't think there's anything to worry about even though the left-hander has given up six runs in back-to-back four-inning starts against the San Francisco Giants.
Upton's 2-run HR in 14th lifts Padr...

Upton's 2-run HR in 14th lifts Padres to 5-3 win over Dbacks

Melvin Upton Jr. lifted a high, fly ball to deep center field with two outs in the 14th inning and watched David Peralta run for the fence and leap.
Sharks strong on road again, go up ...

Sharks strong on road again, go up 2-0 on LA after 2-1 win

Joe Pavelski and Martin Jones took only a moment's satisfaction from a second straight excellent road effort by the San Jose Sharks.
NHL Daily Playoff Glance

NHL Daily Playoff Glance

Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2
NHL Playoff Glance

NHL Playoff Glance

Thursday, April 14: N.Y. Islanders 5, Florida 4

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Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's ...

Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school in Mexico continues today. Workers are struggling in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her.
Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after ...

Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that knocked out power for the whole island and paralyzed the U.S. territory with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to rebuild.
Mexicans dig through collapsed buil...

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

Mexicans are digging frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings looking for survivors of the country's deadliest earthquake in decades.
Alameda Coast Guard ship instrument...

Alameda Coast Guard ship instrumental in massive cocaine bust

The Alameda Coast Guard Cutter Stratton was part of a sizeable drug bust off the California coast where more than 50,000 pounds of drugs were seized in San Diego.
Berkeley schools warn of man trying...

Berkeley schools warn of man trying to lure middle schooler into van

The Berkeley Unified School District is alerting the community Wednesday night about a man who tried to lure a middle schooler into his van. It happened as the girl was waiting for the bus.
Bay Area scientists work toward ear...

Bay Area scientists work toward early earthquake warning system

San Jose State University assistant professor of earthquake geology, Kimberly Blisniuk, said there's no technology to predict earthquakes-so preparation is everything. A five-second warning could save lives.

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A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebu...

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that knocked out power for the whole island and paralyzed the U.S. territory with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out Thursday.
California Highway Patrol investiga...

California Highway Patrol investigating death on 5 Freeway in San Juan Capistrano

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — The California Highway Patrol was investigating the death of person on the southbound 5 Freeway on Wednesday night, emergency dispatchers said. The incident was reported on the 5 just south of the Ortega Highway exit shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20. Information about the victim’s gender, and whether the person […]
Man returns to Newport Beach yacht ...

Man returns to Newport Beach yacht he stole in 2014, and arrested in suspected second attempt

NEWPORT BEACH — The tale of an alleged yacht theft attempt in Newport Beach has a sense of déjà vu. Richard Marco Rodriguez, 35, of Whittier, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 19, on suspicion of stealing a $3 million yacht – the same vessel he stole in 2014, according to authorities. Rodriguez was spotted on the […]
Upcoming events at Cal State Fuller...

Upcoming events at Cal State Fullerton

Current Grand Central Art Center exhibitions The center is at 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana. Events are free. Info: 714-567-7233, grandcentralartcenter.com “Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere: Touching From A Distance.” The exhibit focuses on the fragmentation of public space and the uninhibited actors simultaneously occupying the space of Plaza de la Liberación in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on a particular […]
Angels fall to Indians again, despi...

Angels fall to Indians again, despite late rally

ANAHEIM — Proof of the urgency of the situation for the Angels came in the sixth inning on Wednesday night, when Yusmeiro Petit came jogging in from the bullpen. By using one of his best relievers in a tie game, Manager Mike Scioscia was demonstrating that he understands time is running short and victories are vital. Not […]
Justin Upton?s homer does not count...

Justin Upton?s homer does not count for $1 million Angels paint can promotion

A ninth-inning home run by Angels slugger Justin Upton on Tuesday night appeared to be on the mark for a $1 million stadium promotion when it bounced inside the oversized paint can behind the left-center field fence at Angel Stadium, but the Angels said after the game that the homer would not count for the promotion […]
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