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Californians bracing for Pacific storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Pacific storm system fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture headed toward California on Monday, triggering warnings of widespread rain that could unleash mudflows even as it brings much-needed snow to the drought-stricken state.

December 02, 2014 | | State


Clear out of large San Jose homeless camp coming

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose city officials began posting notices on hand built structures, tents and tree trunks warning 200 residents of what is likely the nation's largest homeless encampment that the bulldozers are coming.

December 02, 2014 | | State


FBI looking into hack of Sony Pictures

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The FBI has confirmed it is investigating a recent hacking attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which reportedly caused major internal computer problems at the film studio last week.

December 02, 2014 | | State


Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

NEW YORK (AP) - Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.

December 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Cyber Monday gives retailers sales bump

NEW YORK (AP) - Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.

December 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to 36

DETROIT (AP) - At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

December 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Obama wants more police wearing body cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants to see more police wearing cameras to record events like the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, but is not seeking to pull back federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment used to dispel the resulting racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

December 02, 2014 | | Nation


Ferguson, the ‘Local Crime Story’

Last year, Philadelphia abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell stood trial in Philadelphia for the deaths of one woman and seven babies who had their throats slit, but national reporters didn't want to cover it. It's a "local crime story," they said. Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple said that when he asked national reporters about avoiding the Gosnell story, the typical response was "Get out of my face with this agenda-driven stuff, and come back when you have a real story."

December 02, 2014 | By L. BRENT BOZELL III Founder and President of the Media Research Center | Other Views


No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

WASHINGTON (AP) - The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.

December 02, 2014 | | Nation


Don’t Shoot Before All the Facts Are Known

We hand a man a gun and ask him to protect us. If something goes horribly wrong, perhaps in a flurry of panic, we don't rush to punish him. We make sure a criminal justice system meant to protect all citizens also protects him. We blanket him in the presumption of innocence. It's the reason juries are loath to convict and, as happened in Missouri, grand juries are loath to indict officers involved in shootings.

December 02, 2014 | By Debra Saunders National columnist | Other Views


Supreme Court asked to halt execution

HOUSTON (AP) - Attorneys who contend a condemned Texas inmate set to die this week is too delusional for execution asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to halt his lethal injection and determine whether mentally ill people should be exempt from the death penalty because it is unconstitutionally cruel punishment.

December 02, 2014 | | Nation


Magnitude-4.7 quake shakes Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) - A moderate earthquake jostled residents of northern Arizona - a region where quakes are frequent but usually don't produce much damage or alarm.

December 02, 2014 | | Nation


Air Force pilot killed in crash in Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed when an F-16 crashed late Sunday night while returning to its base in the Middle East.

December 02, 2014 | | Nation


Cosby resigns from Temple board

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby resigned Monday as a trustee of Temple University following string of allegations that accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting women over many years.

December 01, 2014 | | Nation


Hendrik C Gaalswyk

Henk was born in the Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands. He immigrated to the USA in 1950.

December 01, 2014 | | OBITS


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Charles Scott Whipple

Charles Scott Whipple died on September 30, 2017 in an automobile accident while vacationing in Maui, Hawaii.

October 16, 2017 | | OBITS


Mary Helen Tompkins

Mary Helen Tompkins (Beech), 68 years old, of Pueblo, Colorado passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017.

October 16, 2017 | | OBITS


Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) - Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins 1st title since doping ban

TIANJIN, China (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions win in 5 weeks

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit

NEW YORK (AP) - Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dale Earnhardt Jr. navigates the chaos in Talladega finale

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. went out without a big bang at Talladega Superspeedway, and that's more than most of his fellow drivers ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants stun Broncos

DENVER (AP) - It was a wipe-out all right, just not the one expected by just about everyone outside the New York Giants.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


1997: EU cross-country boys win first VOL title

Fifty years ago, on October 5, 1967, moving from a second quarter 7-7 tie, Manteca High went on to down East Union High 34-7 in ...

October 15, 2017 | | Sports History


Baha’is plan to celebrate 200th anniversary of founder’s birth

Baha'is in Manteca and Stockton are celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the prophet/founder of the Baha'i Faith ...

October 15, 2017 | | NEWS


Nursing home teaches lessons on life

NEW YORK (AP) - In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a ...

October 15, 2017 | | Nation


An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm

SONOMA (AP) - Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting ...

October 15, 2017 | | Nation


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