SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died after his car plunged off a winding, cliffside road south of San Francisco and landed on a beach more than 200 feet (60 meters) below.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada.
THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada.
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were:
1st:4 Big Ben-2nd:12 Lucky Charms-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: 1:46.34
(1st: 4 Big Ben, 2nd: 12 Lucky Charms, 3rd: 7 Eureka; Race Time: one: 46.34)
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Rahm is motivated, even if he’s not feeling well.
The top-ranked Spanish star had two birdies and two bogeys Thursday in an even-par 72 in the first round of the Fortinet Championship, leaving him well back of the leaders at Silverado Resort and Spa.
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were:
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were:
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Brittney Sykes scored 17 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 74-68 on Thursday night to keep their playoff hopes alive.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — No matter how many sacks Aaron Donald racks up, he doesn't stop thinking about the quarterbacks who got away.
Donald’s first game in his 30s last Sunday looked like most of his performances from his 20s for the Los Angeles Rams.
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A man living under a stolen identity and a female inmate have been charged with using a drone to smuggle drugs into a Southern California jail, prosecutors said Thursday.
The drone is suspected of carrying heroin, methamphetamine, Xanax and muscle relaxers into the Theo Lacy Facility in the city of Orange last Sunday, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California imposed more safeguards on youth service organizations Thursday to protect against future child abuse complaints like those that drove the Boys Scouts of America into bankruptcy last year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday approved two measures to slice through local zoning ordinances as the most populous state struggles with soaring home prices, an affordable housing shortage and stubborn homelessness.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fifty-five people were charged with conspiracy and racketeering-related crimes as part of a sweeping “takedown” of a California prison-based gang that federal authorities said was responsible for brutal street violence in northern and central parts of the state.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his NL-leading 39th home run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Thursday to earn a series split.
The Padres moved within half a game of the idle Cardinals for the second NL wild card at 76-70.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With flames advancing toward the signature grove of ancient massive trees in Sequoia National Park, firefighters on Thursday fought fire with fire.
Using firing operations to burn out flammable vegetation and other matter before the wildfire arrives in the Giant Forest is one of several ways firefighters can use their nemesis as a tool to stop, slow or redirect fires.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has been slow to distribute rental assistance money for residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, and the state risks forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds, auditors said Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th, but Chad Pinder’s two-run single spurred a third-inning rally and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chargers QB Justin Herbert found out less than a minute before last season’s Week 2 game against the Kansas City Chiefs that he would take his first NFL snap.
Nearly a year later, Herbert has emerged as one of the top young quarterbacks in the league, going into another big Week 2 game as Los Angeles hosts Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys.
Facebook removed almost 150 accounts and pages linked to anti-lockdown demonstrators in Germany, the company announced Thursday, under a new policy focused on groups that spread misinformation or incite violence but who don't fit into the platform's existing categories of bad actors.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Still stinging from a loss to an old rival, Utah is back on the road this weekend to face another former conference foe with an unbeaten record and plenty to gain from a win over the Utes.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Train service was halted Thursday for the next two weeks as crews shore up unstable ground along cliffside railroad tracks in coastal Southern California.
The planned closure between the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo station in southern Orange County and the Oceanside stop in northern San Diego County is expected to last until Oct.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California Supreme Court justice said Thursday that he will leave after next month to head an international think tank, giving Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom his second appointment to the high court.
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were:
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The director of Covered California said Thursday he will step down early next year, prompting a national search for a new leader of the nation's largest state-based health insurance marketplace.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts guard Quenton Nelson faces a daunting task every time he faces defensive tackle DeForest Buckner in practice.
The two All-Pros look for flaws and tip-offs when they square off.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Commodores coach Clark Lea is the latest attempting to build a football program at Vanderbilt.
He admires what David Shaw has accomplished at Stanford, marrying football success with academic excellence.
Southern California is wounded. It's smarting after losing at home to Stanford, watching any College Football Playoff hopes evaporate, and finally dismissing Clay Helton as head coach after years of conjecture about his job security.
NEW YORK (AP) — TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has surrendered to a California prison to serve her sentence in a New York case against the group’s spiritual leader.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California coach Justin Wilcox finds himself in some unfamiliar territory, still searching for the Golden Bears' first win of the season after a couple of frustrating close losses.
LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0) at INDIANAPOLIS (0-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Rams by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook
SAN FRANCISCO (1-0) at PHILADELPHIA (1-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: 49ers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin spent four years on Jon Gruden's staff in Tampa Bay in the early 2000s, helping mold a defense that won a Super Bowl and gleaning what he could from his fiery boss.
Nearing two decades later, the lessons Tomlin — now in his 15th season as the head coach in Pittsburgh — learned from Gruden endure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there is an early game that can measure the progress UCLA has made under Chip Kelly, it is likely to be Saturday night when the 13th-ranked Bruins host Fresno State.
The last time the two teams met at the Rose Bowl was 2018, when Kelly was in his first season.
DALLAS (0-1) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Los Angeles by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook
Fresno State (2-1) at No. 13 UCLA (2-0), Saturday at 10:45 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network).
Line: UCLA by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ATLANTA (AP) — It's a back to school season like no other for students, teachers and parents across the U.S. Schools have opened nationwide this fall only to find thousands of students and their teachers sickened by the coronavirus.
Jalen Hurts won over the city of Philadelphia with one outstanding performance.
Now he gets to play in front of a packed stadium at home for the first time knowing how well he played last week won’t matter.
LAS VEGAS (1-0) at PITTSBURGH (1-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Steelers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The recall election that once threatened to derail California Gov. Gavin Newsom's political future has instead given it new life, offering a rare midterm vote of confidence that could fuel an ambitious legislative agenda featuring new coronavirus vaccine mandates, housing for the homeless and health insurance for people living in the country illegally.
Los Angeles Angels (71-74, fourth in the AL West) vs. Chicago White Sox (83-62, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Alex Cobb (7-3, 0.00 ERA) White Sox: Reynaldo Lopez (3-2, 2.05 ERA, .84 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
San Diego Padres (75-70, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (95-51, first in the NL West)
San Francisco; Thursday, 3:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: TBD Giants: Kevin Gausman (14-5, 2.65 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 201 strikeouts)
Oakland Athletics (78-67, second in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-79, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-2, 5.24 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Royals: Daniel Lynch (4-4, 5.33 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)
LA Galaxy (11-8-5) vs. Minnesota United FC (8-8-7)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Minnesota United FC -122, Los Angeles +296, Draw +287; over/under is 2.5 goals
San Jose Earthquakes (6-9-9) vs. Austin FC (5-15-4)
Austin; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC +102, San Jose +246, Draw +259; over/under is 2.5 goals
Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 19 Arizona State at No. 23 BYU. After winning their first two games by 27 points each, the Sun Devils (2-0) get their first big test of the season.