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Trump scores a victory in bicoastal battle over tax returns

Sep. 19, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying "to harass" him by seeking the...

Rojas gets clutch hit as Marlins snap 5-game skid

Sep. 15, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jorge Alfaro got some timely advice from a teammate, and he put it to good use. Alfaro hit a massive home run off Madison Bumgarner, Miguel Rojas doubled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and rookie Robert Dugger pitched 6 1/3 solid innings as the Miami Marlins beat...

Thomson leads Sacramento State over Northern Colorado 50-0

Sep. 15, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Thomson threw for a career-high 361 yards and tied a career high with five TD passes to help Sacramento State beat fellow Big Sky member Northern Colorado 50-0 in a nonconference game on Saturday night. Thomson completed 27 of 41 passes with an interception and ran for 53...

Woman arrested after throwing liquid on California Senate

Sep. 14, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California police have arrested a woman who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate, splashing onto lawmakers and forcing them to finish their work in a committee room on the final day of the legislative session....

The Latest: Suspected Senate liquid attacker out on bail

Sep. 14, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an activist who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate. (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The California woman who was arrested after she allegedly threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared...

California college athlete 'fair pay' bill goes to governor

Sep. 11, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday, setting up a potential confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of powerhouse programs like USC, UCLA and...

Trump officials get look at Los Angeles homeless crisis

Sep. 10, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Trump administration visited Los Angeles Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the city's sprawling homeless encampments and efforts to control them, while President Donald Trump directed his staff to develop policy options to address the national crisis of people living on...

Suit targets California hunting rules that allow GPS on dogs

Sep. 10, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Animal rights groups are suing California over rules that allow animals to be hunted with the aid of hunting dogs wearing GPS tracking devices on their collars. The Animal Legal Defense Fund, which filed the lawsuit last week in Sacramento Superior Court, called the hunting method...

The Latest: California governor signs vaccine bills

Sep. 9, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on vaccine legislation (all times local): 5:20 p.m. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed bills to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for children's vaccinations. The Democratic governor acted less than an hour after lawmakers on Monday sent...

California lawmaker, governor reach deal on vaccine bill

Sep. 6, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The author of a hot-button California bill limiting medical exemptions for vaccinations on Friday accepted Gov. Gavin Newsom's last-minute demand for additional changes, setting up a final series of votes before lawmakers adjourn for the year next week. Democratic state Sen....