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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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1 killed, 2 injured after plane cra...

1 killed, 2 injured after plane crash near Truckee Airport, officials say

Officials say one person was killed and two hospitalized after a single-engine plane crashed near the Truckee Airport.
SFMTA deciding on tour bus ban near...

SFMTA deciding on tour bus ban near 'Full House'

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors is set to vote to decide whether to ban tour buses outside the iconic "Full House" in San Francisco.
Disneyland hosting job fair for hot...

Disneyland hosting job fair for hotel, culinary positions

Disneyland is hosting a job fair for full-time and part-time positions in various hotel and culinary roles.
Employee given CEO's personal car a...

Employee given CEO's personal car after leaving at midnight to walk 20 miles to his first day at work

Even though Walter Carr's vehicle broke down the night before his first day on the job, he was determined to show his dedication.
Top stories update: Tuesday

Top stories update: Tuesday

Here are your top Bay Area stories.
Man suspected of raping 4 women and...

Man suspected of raping 4 women and posing as rideshare driver due in court

A man accused of posing as a ride-share driver and then sexually assaulting his passengers is expected in court today.

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Chargers? injury luck ends with bru...

Chargers? injury luck ends with bruising night in Kansas City

Relatively healthy through the first 14 weeks of the season, the Chargers lost a slew of key players in Kansas City, including starting linebacker Denzel Perryman.
Pharoh Cooper gives the Rams severa...

Pharoh Cooper gives the Rams several happy (punt) returns

Second-year receiver set up three first-half touchdowns with his return skills.
Ducks? Adam Henrique on his return ...

Ducks? Adam Henrique on his return to N.J.: ?I?m sure it?ll be emotional?

The veteran center's production and personality over six-plus seasons with the Devils made him a fan favorite
Police arrest mother on suspicion o...

Police arrest mother on suspicion of abusing 13-month-old twins, girl in hospital

Police arrested a 26-year-old Santa Ana woman on Sunday, Dec. 17, on suspicion of physically abusing her 13-month-old twins, sending one girl to the hospital in critical condition, authorities said. The child was taken to the UCI Medical Center on Sunday, unresponsive and with multiple injuries, police said. Santa Ana police detectives arrested Sacil Lucero, […]
Bonsignore: Rams unleash 14 years o...

Bonsignore: Rams unleash 14 years of frustration on Seahawks

Finally equipped with the necessary talent and the right coach and a viable quarterback, the Rams unleashed more than 14 years of anger and resentment Sunday in Seattle.
Facing misconduct investigation, Pa...

Facing misconduct investigation, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson selling team

Facing a growing investigation that accuses him of sexual misconduct and using racist language at work, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he will sell the NFL team after the season.
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