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The G League replacing the NBA’s D-League

The Associated Press

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No retirement talk from Feinstein, oldest Senator

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s oldest U.S. senator looks like she’s sticking around.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | No retirement talk from  Feinstein, oldest Senator Comments 0 Comments

With budget done, lawmakers turn to other issues

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After approving a $125 billion budget last week, California lawmakers are turning their attention to other matters for the last three months ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 6:38 p.m. | | With budget done,  lawmakers turn  to other issues Comments 0 Comments

Tourists descend as temperatures climb toward 120 in Death Valley

DEATH VALLEY (AP) — Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up ...

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Posted: jun. 18, 2017 6:16 p.m. | | Tourists descend as temperatures climb toward 120 in Death Valley Comments 0 Comments

Supervisor Tom Patti hosts Tuesday meeting

Newly elected San Joaquin County Board of Supervisor, Tom Patti, will host a community meeting on Tuesday, June 20, at City Hall located at 390 ...

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Posted: jun. 17, 2017 12:45 a.m. | | Supervisor Tom Patti  hosts Tuesday meeting Comments 0 Comments

California ordering inspections at aging dams

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California is ordering immediate spillway inspections at about 70 aging dams that it believes might not be sound enough to protect downstream communities ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | California  ordering  inspections  at aging dams   Comments 0 Comments

Contra Costa County DA resigns, pleads no contest to perjury charge

MARTINEZ  (AP) — Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson resigned Wednesday and pleaded no contest to perjury over his use of campaign funds for personal ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | Contra Costa  County DA resigns, pleads no contest  to perjury charge Comments 0 Comments

California may allow pot samples at county fairs; home delivery

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow pot samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | California may allow pot samples at county fairs; home delivery Comments 0 Comments

UPS workers fled gunfire that killed 4 at SF facility

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A UPS employee who had recently filed a grievance opened fire Wednesday inside one of the company’s San Francisco packing facilities ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | UPS workers fled gunfire that killed 4 at SF facility Comments 0 Comments

State budget would put limits on University of California

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The University of California system would face new financial restrictions and enrollment targets under a proposed state budget after an audit found administrators ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | State budget would put limits  on University of California Comments 0 Comments

June storm brings rain, snow to parts of NorCal

SACRAMENTO (AP) — “Well so much for summer!”

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Posted: jun. 11, 2017 8:47 p.m. | | June storm brings rain,  snow to parts of NorCal Comments 0 Comments

New York Times sources: Uber discussing CEO leave

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The board of Uber was meeting Sunday to consider placing the CEO of the ride-hailing company on leave, according The New York ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2017 8:46 p.m. | | New York Times sources: Uber discussing CEO leave Comments 0 Comments

$447M Powerball ticket sold in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold in Southern California, and whoever owns ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2017 8:44 p.m. | | $447M Powerball ticket sold in SoCal Comments 0 Comments

California AG slams Trump, defenders

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California’s top law enforcement official blasted his former congressional colleague, House Speaker Paul Ryan, on Friday for suggesting that a lack of ...

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Posted: jun. 10, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | California AG slams Trump, defenders Comments 0 Comments

Fresno man killed by officers had ‘death wish’

FRESNO (AP) — Police described a dramatic and scary scene as they explained their decision Wednesday to shoot and kill a heavily armed man they said ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Fresno man killed by  officers had  ‘death wish’ Comments 0 Comments

Suit hits city’s restrictions on recreational pot growers

FONTANA  (AP) — A lawsuit filed against a California city claims an ordinance makes it unreasonably difficult and expensive for adult residents to grow up to ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Suit hits city’s  restrictions on recreational pot growers Comments 0 Comments

California businesses join, pay for Brown’s China trip

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has company on his trip to China to further his climate change agenda: About 30 California business leaders are along ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | California businesses join, pay for Brown’s China trip Comments 0 Comments

US joins suit against LA over disabled accessibility

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government is taking over a lawsuit that alleges Los Angeles received hundreds of millions of dollars to develop housing accessible ...

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Posted: jun. 08, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | US joins suit against LA over disabled accessibility Comments 0 Comments

Fear of deportation drives people off food stamps in US

NEW YORK (AP) — A crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump has driven some poor people to take a drastic step: opt out of ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:51 p.m. | | Fear of deportation drives people off  food stamps in US Comments 1 Comment

Prosecutor: Teen in texting suicide case wanted attention

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A teenager charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself played a “sick game” with another person’s ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:51 p.m. | | Prosecutor: Teen in texting  suicide case wanted attention Comments 0 Comments

Rescuers chip fallen climber from ice on Alaska mountain

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man trying to climb North America’s highest mountain fell 40 feet (12.2 meters) into a glacier crevasse and got ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:51 p.m. | | Rescuers chip fallen climber from ice on Alaska mountain Comments 0 Comments

Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Before she was charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, Reality Leigh Winner shared sometimes scathing opinions on President ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:50 p.m. | | Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest Comments 0 Comments

Trump wishes Comey luck as allies take aim at his credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and its allies are scrambling for ways to offset potential damage from fired FBI Director James Comey’s highly anticipated ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:50 p.m. | | Trump wishes  Comey luck as allies take aim at his credibility Comments 0 Comments

Police: 3 dead in possible robbery at Fresno home

FRESNO (AP) — A gun battle Tuesday at a Fresno home left three men dead and another wounded in what may have been a home-invasion robbery ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 6:50 p.m. | | Police: 3 dead in possible  robbery at  Fresno home Comments 0 Comments

Irregularities alleged in Democratic chair race

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The losing candidate in the race for California Democratic Party chair said Monday she was cheated out of the party’s top job ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Irregularities alleged in Democratic chair race Comments 0 Comments

Judge allows California bullet train greenhouse gas funding

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California regulators did not abuse their discretion when they decided to pay for the state’s high-speed rail project with money from a ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Judge allows California bullet train greenhouse gas funding Comments 0 Comments

Collector charged in Star Wars items theft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first “Star Wars” film, Obi-Wan Kenobi said, “in my experience there is no such thing as luck.” Steve Sansweet thinks ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | Collector charged in  Star Wars items theft Comments 0 Comments

SF issues subpoenas for Uber, Lyft driver records

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s city attorney issued subpoenas Monday to ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft for records about their drivers and service in ...

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Posted: jun. 06, 2017 1:23 a.m. | | SF issues subpoenas for Uber, Lyft driver records Comments 0 Comments

CLIMBER CONQUERS EL CAPITAN

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Alex Honnold had dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any safety gear for eight years ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2017 5:42 p.m. | | CLIMBER CONQUERS EL CAPITAN Comments 0 Comments

Prison costs $75,560 a year per inmate

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The cost of imprisoning each of California’s 130,000 inmates is expected to reach a record $75,560 in the next year ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2017 5:42 p.m. | | Prison costs $75,560 a year per inmate Comments 0 Comments

Immigration, health care bills advance in California

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Efforts to resist President Donald Trump’s border wall, create a government-run health care system and tackle a statewide housing shortage have cleared ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2017 5:41 p.m. | | Immigration, health care  bills advance in California Comments 0 Comments

Critic says Assembly broke law on transparency

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The California Assembly is being accused of violating a transparency law by voting on 95 bills without making them public three days in ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2017 5:40 p.m. | | Critic says Assembly broke law on transparency Comments 0 Comments

Supreme Court asked to let Trump travel ban take effect

WASHINGTON (AP) — Having so far failed to persuade judges to allow its travel ban to take effect, the Trump administration is turning to the nation ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 11:30 p.m. | | Supreme Court asked to let  Trump travel ban take effect Comments 0 Comments

Fresno 12-year-old wins National Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the finals of the Scripps ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Fresno 12-year-old wins  National Spelling Bee Comments 0 Comments

Modesto’s American Graffiti Car Show & Festival June 9-11

MODESTO —The North Modesto Kiwanis Club expects almost 1,300 classic vehicles – vintage 1979 and older – for its 19th annual American Graffiti Car Show and ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Modesto’s American Graffiti Car Show & Festival June 9-11 Comments 0 Comments

Senate blesses single-payer care bill

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The California Senate voted Thursday to advance a longshot single-payer health care plan that would replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Senate blesses single-payer care bill Comments 0 Comments

Lack of warning at NorCal dam raises alarm

OROVILLE (AP) — The sudden collapse of spillways at the nation’s highest dam has raised alarm among those building, running and regulating big dams around ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | Lack of  warning at  NorCal dam  raises alarm Comments 0 Comments

Police: Video backs officer’s story in fatal teen shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surveillance video corroborates an off-duty federal law enforcement officer’s account that he was being robbed when he killed a 15-year-old boy ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | Police: Video backs officer’s  story in fatal teen shooting Comments 0 Comments

California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Three Democratic governors said Thursday they won’t let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | California, New York,  Washington unite   to back climate pact Comments 0 Comments

California lawmakers pass bills to address housing shortage

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California lawmakers took steps to address the state’s affordable housing shortage Thursday by passing bills to speed construction and generate money for ...

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Posted: jun. 02, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | California lawmakers  pass bills to address  housing shortage Comments 0 Comments

Nurses seek $106B in new state taxes

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A longshot California proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all of the state’s residents could be paid for ...

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Nurses seek $106B in new state taxes Comments 1 Comment

Massive Big Sur landslide added 13 acres to coast

BIG SUR (AP) — A massive landslide that engulfed Central California’s Highway 1 has added 13 acres to the coastline.

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Massive Big  Sur landslide added 13  acres to coast Comments 0 Comments

Homeless up 23% to 11,000 in LA County

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Volunteers who spread out across Los Angeles County counted about 58,790 homeless people, a 23 percent increase from a year earlier ...

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | Homeless up 23% to 11,000 in LA County Comments 0 Comments

Principal accused of firing BB gun at students resigns

TULELAKE  (AP) — A Northern California high school principal has resigned amid accusations that he shot at students with a BB gun during a school function.

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Principal accused  of firing BB gun at  students resigns Comments 0 Comments

Gender-inclusive locker room planned for UC Berkeley

BERKELEY  (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley plans to build a gender-inclusive locker room at its campus gym.

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Santa Barbara reactivates seawater desalination plant

SANTA BARBARA  (AP) — Santa Barbara has completed a $71 million reactivation of its seawater desalination plant to bolster its water supplies.

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Google expands paid Waze carpooling throughout California

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Google is expanding its paid carpool service throughout California, building on an effort to get more traffic-weary drivers to share their rides ...

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Gov. Brown looks abroad for climate changes allies

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Looking for allies in the fight against climate change, California Gov. Jerry Brown heads to China this week in a push to build ...

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Oakland to pay nearly $1M o teen in police scandal

OAKLAND  (AP) — Oakland officials agreed Wednesday to pay nearly $1 million to settle a teenager’s claims that city police officers sexually abused her while ...

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Posted: jun. 01, 2017 12:47 a.m. | | Oakland to pay nearly $1M  o teen in police scandal Comments 0 Comments

Guardsman killed, 3 injured during training

FORT IRWIN  (AP) — One Mississippi National Guard member was killed and three others were injured when their tank rolled over during a training exercise in ...

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