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Giants come up short in 6-5 loss to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hunter Pence had just sent a liner into the gap in left-center, and as he headed toward second base he figured the San Francisco Giants had completed a ninth-inning comeback against the Washington Nationals.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Immigration reform activists rally

BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Hundreds of people from across California descended Wednesday on Bakersfield by car and bus to rally for an immigration overhaul that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants lacking legal status.

August 14, 2013 | | State


State news briefs

GUN RANGE MANAGER HELD FOR BEING FELON WITH GUN: CORONA (AP) - The manager of a Southern California shooting range is fighting arrest for being a convicted felon in possession of a gun - in fact, lots of them.

August 14, 2013 | | State


Once listless losers, Dodgers chase record

The beautiful people are back, and actor Danny DeVito dropped by the other night, too. Dodger Stadium was always a place to be seen, but now they come because there really is something to see:

August 14, 2013 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports Columns


Altidore's hat trick leads US to 4-3 win vs Bosnia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored a hat trick Wednesay to lead an impressive second-half comeback by the United States, which scored all of its goals in the second half to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3 in a friendly in Sarajevo and extend its record winning streak to 12 games.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers defense eager to face Chiefs QB Alex Smith

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Over all those years and thousands of practice snaps, the stingy San Francisco defense never got to put a hit on Alex Smith.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers defensive lineman Dobbs suspended for Week 1

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs said he agrees with the NFL's decision to suspend him for one game without pay for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy that happened last season.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders lose LT Veldheer to torn triceps

NAPA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders sustained a significant blow Wednesday with the news that starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A's, Rangers keep Rosales busy with roster moves

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adam Rosales is a wanted man in the AL West race.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pat J. Terrell

Pat J. (McPherson) Terrell, age 79, entered into rest on August 7, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on November 9, 1933 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Eva Mae (Roark) McPherson and Carroll Egbert McPherson. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Ben O. Terrell Sr, her daughter, Shelly Jo Terrell Walden and her brother, Herschel Lee McPherson.

August 14, 2013 | | OBITS


Frank V. Gomes

On July 9, 2013 the good Lord called home Frank V. Gomes. Frank passed away in his sleep at his home in Crescent City, CA.

August 14, 2013 | | OBITS


Struggling SF falters again on the road

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders high on RB’s body of work

NAPA (AP) - Rashad Jennings takes every precaution he can to keep his body in top shape necessary for an NFL running back.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No tent is better than no coffee

After work Friday I hustled home to take the second to last test for my research methods class. Once I finished (I got an 88 percent - I haven't been an 'A' student since high school) I threw some clothes in a bag. I know many might consider the act of throwing clothes in a bag as "packing", but "packing" implies that there was logic and thought used. When the bag was full, I zipped it and waited for Kurt.

August 14, 2013 | Jeff Lund | SPORTS


Suspended Dominican slugger heading home

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Suspended Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz is heading home Wednesday to the Dominican Republic, where he will work out before returning to Texas later this month. General manager Jon Daniels said Cruz will spend about 12 days in the Dominican, where the All-Star right fielder has a home gym and the team has a complex he will visit.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Afonso Valentim

Afonso Valentim, 87, entered into rest on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in Manteca. He was born in Porto, Portugal on February 7, 1928.

September 03, 2015 | | OBITS


Landa wins 11th SVuelta stage

CORTALS D'*ENCAMP, Spain (AP) - Mikel Landa of Spain raced ahead to climb the final ascent alone and win the 11th stage of the Spanish ...

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fast Jack on track with Funny Car record act

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jack Beckman is a survivor.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray gives up milestone homer to Pujols as A’s lose to Angels

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray's teammates had just given him a nice boost with three runs in the bottom of the first after the Angels ...

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Edward DeBartolo Jr. finalist for Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Edward DeBartolo Jr., who as owner of the 49ers helped build one of the NFL's dynasties, is a finalist for the ...

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena moves forward in Slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) - The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open - the first true Grand Slam in tennis ...

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants swept out of LA in 2-1 loss to 1st-place Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After staggering through 26 games against playoff-contending teams with a 10-16 record, the San Francisco Giants face a slew of lesser competition.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

Merry Christmas, Mr. Commissioner. Enjoy your lump of coal.

September 03, 2015 | JIM LITKE | Pro Sports


Mormon mission serves 209

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has opened a mission in Modesto serving Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop as well as the rest of ...

September 02, 2015 | | NEWS


State tells firm: Stop tapping Sierra springs

SONORA (AP) - Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later ...

September 02, 2015 | | State


FBI: Defendant in kidnapping blamed vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness ...

September 02, 2015 | | State


Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 passes on

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her ...

September 02, 2015 | | State


California data shows arrests racial disparity

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and ...

September 02, 2015 | | Nation


LA school drug counselors charged in $46M fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn't have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need ...

September 02, 2015 | | State


William Edward Johnson

Bill was the beloved patriarch of the Johnson family. He was committed to serving his community first as a US Marine in the South Pacific ...

September 02, 2015 | | OBITS


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