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Lawmaker seeks apology for Obama-Hitler comparison

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A Jewish lawmaker said Wednesday that he wants an apology from a Republican candidate for California governor who compared President Barack Obama's gun control policies to those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea's Kim Jong Il.

March 05, 2014 | | State


Game show host Geoff Edwards passes away at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and '80s host of TV game shows including "Jackpot!" and two incarnations of "Treasure Hunt," died Wednesday, his agent said. He was 83.

March 05, 2014 | | State


Netanyahu: California can recycle wastewater, desalinate

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and sign a pro-business agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown.

March 05, 2014 | | Nation


Judge: California didn’t weigh water bank’s impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A state judge ruled Wednesday that California water managers failed to consider the environmental impacts of running one of the nation's largest water banks.

March 05, 2014 | | Nation


LA mayor in Mexico: Obama should cut down on deportations

MEXICO CITY (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama should cut deportations of migrants and focus resources on the 2 million people in the U.S. who are eligible to become citizens, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday during a visit to Mexico's capital.

March 05, 2014 | | State


Lawsuit suing to reinstate canceled health benefit plans

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state lawmaker who is running for state insurance commissioner said Wednesday that he is suing California's health benefits exchange for wrongly cutting off more than 1 million insurance policies and for what he called wasting taxpayer money on useless marketing campaigns.

March 05, 2014 | | State


House wants to delay health care penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Barack Obama.

March 05, 2014 | | Nation


Congress poised to undo flood law

WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.

March 05, 2014 | | Nation


Target tech chief resigns as firm overhauls security

NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp.'s executive ranks have suffered their first casualty since hackers stole credit card numbers and other personal data of millions of the retailer's shoppers last year.

March 05, 2014 | | Nation


Anna Brouwer

Anna Brouwer, age 89, passed peacefully at Bethany Home and went to be with her husband and the Lord on February 26, 2014. Anna was born September 4, 1924 in Hull, Iowa. Her parents were Coenradina and Herman Zwakenberg, who had emigrated from Holland in 1910.

March 05, 2014 | | OBITS


Chester (Chet) Arthur Esenwein Jr.

Chester (Chet) Arthur Esenwein Jr. passed away early on Saturday from natural causes, after major surgery. He was 77 years old. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 1936. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy where he earned his veteran status in the Vietnam War. He was well known as the best auto detailer in Manteca, owning his own detail business for many years.

March 05, 2014 | | OBITS


Ash Wednesday services today in Manteca and Ripon churches

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent. In Catholic churches, it's the day the faithful receive the sigh of the cross on their foreheads in ashes.

March 05, 2014 | | NEWS


NorCal woman charged in mom’s hammer killing

NEWARK (AP) - A Northern California woman has been charged with murder after her elderly mother was beaten to death with a hammer, authorities announced Tuesday.

March 05, 2014 | | State


Warriors hand Pacers rare home loss

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Klay Thompson seized the moment twice Tuesday night.

March 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Luongo sent to Florida on busy NHL trading day

NEW YORK (AP) - NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.

March 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NHRA series heats up in Sonoma

SONOMA - The latest weather forecast may call for continued 100-degree days in the foreseeable future, but there will be plenty of thunder and lightning in ...

July 28, 2017 | By DALE BOSOWSKI | Sports Columns


Seager homers twice as Dodgers rally past Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager hit two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers top pick Solomon Thomas signs

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Solomon Thomas signed his contract, rushed to the locker room to throw on a jersey and cleats, and ran out to the ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seager homers twice as Dodgers rally past Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager hit two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders may be without Donald Penn as training camp begins

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders arrived in Napa on Friday for the start of training camp amid reports that left tackle Donald Penn plans to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports




MLB plans Asian, England games

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manuel backs up historic Olympic win with world championship

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships.

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Donna Merle Price-Hannon

A Ripon resident for many years, Donna Merle Price-Hannon went to be with the Lord on the morning of Saturday, July 15, at Sutter Hospital ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Douglas Wade Hickman

Douglas Wade Hickman, 49, was taken to be with the Lord on July 25, 2017 in Ripon, CA. He passed away at home surrounded by ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Arnold John Pasma

Arnold John Pasma, 89, entered into eternal rest on July 27, 2017 in Modesto. He was born on March 11, 1928 in Hawarden, Iowa. Arnold ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Alice Verdelle Gibbons

Alice Verdelle Gibbons, daughter of Robert P. Rhoads and Gladys Alice (nee Berndt) Rhoads, was born in Glendale, California on October 29, 1930 and died ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


John Michael Lopes

John Michael Lopes, age 85, passed away peacefully at Bethany Home in Ripon, California, on July 25, 2017, after a 2 ½ year hiatus from his ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


William Gregory “Greg” Prince

William Gregory "Greg" Prince, 66, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on July 25, 2017 in Lathrop. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland ...

July 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Cyborg’s long journey to UFC glory could end in Anaheim

LA MIRADA (AP) - Most mixed martial artists put only a token effort into their public workouts during the week before a big fight. Their actual ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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