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Ripon tennis tops Riverbank to stay unbeatten

Ripon High tennis continued its winning ways Tuesday, defeating visiting Riverbank 6-3 in a Trans Valley League match.For the Indians (2-0 in the TVL, 3-0 overall), Nik Lengert and Hailey Johnson w...

March 25, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | High School Sports

After 1st division title in 39 years, Warriors want more

OAKLAND(AP) - One goal down, still more to go.That's the message the Golden State Warriors are giving after winning the Pacific Division for the first time in 39 years. Now they're trying to secure...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Alameda County to join talks about new Oakland stadium

OAKLAND (AP) - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for th...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Change to extra points likely in NFL

PHOENIX (AP) - Spice it up.The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.While team owners didn't vote on any extra-p...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Kings win 4th straight

PHOENIX (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins scored 24 points, all but four coming in the first three quarters, and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 108-99 on Thursday nigh...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Bendtner gives Denmark win over US

The pattern since last spring is familiar: The United States does well in the first half and fades as the final whistle approaches.Nicklas Bendtner took advantage of a defense that gave up two more...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies’ win

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Fr...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cover design unveiled for new Harper Lee novel ‘Watchman’

NEW YORK (AP) - The cover for Harper Lee's new novel will surely remind you of the cover for her old one. On Wednesday, HarperCollins unveiled the jacket art for Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," the une...

March 25, 2015 | | Nation

Councilman’s petitions named famous non-residents, ends bid

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A 12-year Allegheny County councilman has withdrawn his nominating petitions - and thus ended his last re-election bid - in grand style. Seventy-three-year-old William Robinson's...

March 25, 2015 | | Nation

Man shoots, kills San Jose officer who was checking on him after suicide threat

SAN JOSE (AP) - A man threatening to commit suicide unleashed a barrage of gunfire on Northern California officers called to check on him, killing a 14-year veteran of the San Jose Police Departmen...

March 25, 2015 | | State

FACEBOOK’S MESSENGER

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. ...

March 25, 2015 | | Nationwide

House panel passes bill banning IRS from using private email

WASHINGTON (AP) - IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee. The issue ga...

March 25, 2015 | | Nationwide

Heinz buys Kraft to build food giant

NEW YORK (AP) - Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create o...

March 25, 2015 | | Nationwide

Gomez uses offense and defense, leads Brewers

PHOENIX (AP) - Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesda...

March 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Oakdale Testicle Festival March 30

OAKDALE - Tickets are now on sale for the 34th Annual Oakdale Testicle Festival which will be held on Monday, March 30, at the FES Hall in Oakdale.The event is co-sponsored by the Oakdale Rotary Cl...

March 25, 2015 | | People & Entertainment

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