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San Francisco Bay Area residents feel moderate earthquake

Jan. 16, 2021 11:58 PM EST

AROMAS, Calif. (AP) — People throughout the San Francisco Bay area on Saturday night reported feeling a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that hit the region. The earthquake hit 8:01 p.m and had an epicenter about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) southeast of Aromas, a town of about 2,650 people that straddles Monterey...

Harward lifts BYU past San Francisco 72-63

Jan. 16, 2021 10:43 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Richard Harward recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead BYU to a 72-63 win over San Francisco on Saturday. Alex Barcello had 19 points for BYU (11-3, 2-1 West Coast Conference). Gideon George added 12 points. Caleb Lohner had seven rebounds. Khalil Shabazz had 30 points for the Dons...

Truong's 17 leads No. 20 Gonzaga women past San Francisco

Jan. 16, 2021 5:01 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kayleigh Truong scored 17 points and No. 20 Gonzaga rolled to its 11th straight win 76-52 over San Francisco on Saturday. Freshman Yvonne Ejim added a career-high 10 points for the Bulldogs (12-2, 7-0 West Coast Conference), who went 8 of 12 from 3-point range, shot 55% overall and...

Colorado Rockies' Garrett Hampson, right, is tagged out by San Francisco Giants second baseman Donovan Solano trying to stretch his single during the seventh inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Right-hander Reyes Moronta reaches one-year deal with Giants

Jan. 15, 2021 10:09 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Reyes Moronta agreed to a $695,000, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Friday to avoid salary arbitration. The 28-year-old reliever didn’t pitch during the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season as he worked back from shoulder surgery. There had been hope...

FILE - San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is shown during an NFL football game against Arizona Cardinals, in Santa Clara, Calif., in this Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. The search for a new coach continues for the New York Jets after they completed an in-person interview with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, without apparently reaching a deal.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Jets hire 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as coach

Jan. 15, 2021 12:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability. They think they found their guy in Robert Saleh. The Jets reached an agreement in principle with the popular and energetic San Francisco 49ers defensive...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the baseball National League Championship Series in Arlington, Texas. Wood agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Lefty Wood joins Giants on $3 million, one-year contract

Jan. 14, 2021 9:31 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Alex Wood agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. Wood, who turned 30 on Tuesday, can make an additional $3 million in performance bonuses for games in which he gets 10 or more outs: $125,000 each for 12 and 14, $250,000 apiece...

FILE - This file photo from exclusive video provided by San Francisco TV station KGO-TV, made late Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, shows Derick Ion Almena, right, and Micah Allison, the couple who operated the Ghost Ship warehouse where dozens died in a fire, at an Oakland, Calif., courthouse. Almena, facing a second trial after a 2016 fire killed 36 partygoers at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse he's accused of illegally converting into a cluttered artists enclave, is expected to plead guilty later this month, relatives of several of the victims said. Almena, 50, is expected to plead guilty to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter on Jan. 22, 2021. (KGO-TV via AP, File)

Man accused in fire that killed 36 expected to plead guilty

Jan. 14, 2021 2:50 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man facing a second trial after a fire killed 36 partygoers at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse he’s accused of illegally converting into a cluttered artists enclave is expected to plead guilty later this month, relatives of several of the victims said. Derick Almena, 50,...

FILE - Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith instructs his players during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn., in this Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, file photo. The New York Jets interviewed Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, for their head coaching vacancy. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool, File)

Jets' search continues after 2nd meeting with Titans' Smith

Jan. 14, 2021 12:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets completed their in-person second interview with Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith on Thursday as their search for a head coach continues. Smith had a remote meeting with the Jets on Monday. The team flew him in Wednesday to meet with team chairman and CEO...

FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay, left, talks with quarterback Jared Goff, right, as offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur stands between them during NFL football practice in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Green Bay Packers coach LaFleur and Rams coach McVay say their friendship and shared history shouldn’t have much of an impact on their teams’ upcoming NFC divisional playoff matchup. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Friends as playoff foes: Packers' LaFleur faces Rams' McVay

Jan. 13, 2021 6:33 PM EST

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur and Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay say their friendship and shared history shouldn't have much of an impact on their teams’ upcoming NFC divisional playoff matchup. LaFleur was the Rams’ offensive coordinator in 2017 during the first year of McVay’s...

FILE - In this April 18, 2020, file photo, tents line a sidewalk on Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. A coalition in California is proposing legislation to boost taxes on wealthy multi-national corporations to raise more than $2 billion a year to end homelessness. Supporters say Assembly Bill 71, if approved, would

Proposed corporate tax hike in California would aid homeless

Jan. 13, 2021 6:20 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California coalition is proposing legislation to boost taxes on wealthy multinational corporations to raise more than $2 billion a year to house tens of thousands of homeless people, addressing what has become a worsening problem in the country's most populous state. Supporters say...