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April 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFC champion 49ers gear up for draft with 13 picks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - With 13 draft picks, Trent Baalke has built quite the board of potential players. A board that is well prepped but could change quickly as the draft unfolds.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Warriors move on in series without Lee

DENVER (AP) - Stephen Curry laced up his shoes before practice without so much as a soul around him.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NBA Playoff capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Paul's running jumper with a tenth of a second left gave the Los Angeles Clippers a 93-91 victory over Memphis on Monday night and a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Belt ninth-inning single lifts Giants past D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt hit a game-ending single to left-center with one out in the ninth, Buster Posey tied it with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Monday night for their seventh straight home victory.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Athletics drop season-high 4th straight

BOSTON (AP) - Oakland's longest winning streak against Boston since 1932 came to an abrupt end Monday night.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reddick and Moss visit young bombing victim

BOSTON (AP) - Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss of the Oakland Athletics visited an 11-year old boy Monday who was injured a week ago in the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Yadier Molina drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller's strong start Monday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals returned to the site of their Game 5 NL division series victory last season with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

April 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Home sales slip slip as supply remains tight

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes dipped in March as the supply remained tight. But the sales pace remained ahead of last year's.

April 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Netflix's subscriber gains catapult stock

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix's move to compete against traditional cable-TV channels with original programming is pulling in more subscribers to its Internet video service and winning back investors who doubted the company's ability to cultivate distinctive entertainment.

April 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Audit: Vegas taxis overcharged $15M to airport

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Clark County taxicab drivers taking tourists on the scenic route to and from the airport overcharged their passengers an estimated $14.8 million last year, according to a legislative audit released Monday.

April 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Oak Valley Bank: Net income of $1.3 million for first quarter

OAKDALE − Oak Valley Bancorp - the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank - recently reported consolidated net income of $1.3 million for the first quarter.

April 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


New York City proposes raising age for cigarette purchases to age 21

NEW YORK (AP) - No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in the city under a proposal unveiled Monday to make it the most populous place in America to set the minimum age that high.

April 22, 2013 | | Nation


Odd News

VIETNAM POLICE SEIZE 53 KING COBRAS FROM CAR: HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnamese police say they have seized 53 king cobras from a car in Hanoi and arrested the driver.

April 22, 2013 | | Nation


Bill jeopardizes tax-free online shopping

WASHINGTON (AP) - States could force Internet retailers to collect sales taxes under a bill that overwhelmingly passed a test vote in the Senate Monday.

April 22, 2013 | | Nation


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NFL suspends 3 players for violating drug policies

Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Guzan, US seek to maintain momentum

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Brad Guzan is intent on following his disappointing spring with a title in the CONCACAF Gold Cup

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley replaces Dempsey as US captain

CHICAGO (AP) - Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign 4 players on busy day

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks signed former Harvard defenseman Patrick McNally to a two-year contract Thursday and forwards John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg and Micheal Haley to one-year deals.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Scouting director fired amid hacking scandal

ST.LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Smoltz is 1st HOFer following TJ surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Game goes on for Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Although the Los Angeles Angels' season hasn't been particularly good, it has been interesting in a lot of bad ways.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods starts well at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Another early Wimbledon exit for Nadal

LONDON (AP) - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broken rod doesn’t dampen day on Delta

It's been a little over a year since I've been bass fishing.

July 03, 2015 | Jarod Ballardo | Sports Columns


Fernandez outduels Cain in 2015 debuts

MIAMI (AP) - Matt Cain's season debut Thursday came without the hype or souvenir masks accompanying the return of his counterpart, Jose Fernandez.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir dominates for 8 innings as A’s blank Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir wanted to establish control of the inner half of the plate early on. From there, it was just a matter of commanding his pitches, expanding the zone and keeping the hitters off balance.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Panfino Patisserie whips up success

Pastry chefs Phil and Ema Soria opened the doors to their café - Panfino Patisserie - which offers gourmet food and pastries six months ago believing that Manteca would respond favorably. And the community has.

July 03, 2015 | By MOINCA CANE Bulletin correspondent | NEWS


Hold your nose in SF

Downtown San Francisco feels like a large public toilet without enough janitors. More than once this year, I've seen men drop their pants in public places - including at Fifth and Market - to leave a smelly mess on the sidewalk. You can walk for blocks and never escape the stench of stale urine. At lunchtime, I see street people passed out on high-traffic sidewalks, and I am afraid to walk around them.

July 03, 2015 | | Other Views


Ways your lawn can survive drought

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July 02, 2015 | | Letters


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