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Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 03, 2021 13:26 PM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league? Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco...

Dry California may get some rain next week

Dec. 03, 2021 12:09 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Parts of drought-stricken California may get some rain next week, forecasters said Friday. A weak weather system passing through Monday and early Tuesday will bring chances of rain to the northern end of the Central Valley and over the...

California coastal areas to see astronomical high tides

Dec. 03, 2021 10:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California coast will experience unusually high tides and possible minor flooding in some areas through Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Friday. The astronomical tides, also known as King Tides, will occur each morning, followed...

Live updates: California reports 2nd omicron case in 2 days

Dec. 02, 2021 21:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES — California is reporting its second confirmed case of the omicron COVID variant in as many days. The Los Angeles County public health department says a county resident is self-isolating after apparently contracting the infection during a trip to South...

California confirms 2nd case of COVID omicron variant

Dec. 02, 2021 21:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Thursday reported its second confirmed case of the omicron COVID variant in as many days. A fully vaccinated Los Angeles County resident is self-isolating after apparently contracting the infection during a trip last month to South...

49ers look to stay hot, travel to face hapless Seahawks

Dec. 02, 2021 18:51 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When San Francisco lost at home in Week 4 to Seattle, a game in which its starting quarterback left injured, it appeared the 49ers' season was about to spiral into a downfall. It ended up being the second setback of a four-game losing streak for the...

Surging 49ers take 3-game win streak to slumping Seattle

Dec. 02, 2021 13:21 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (6-5) at SEATTLE (3-8) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE: 49ers by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: 49ers 5-6; Seahawks 5-6. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 29-17....

Rookie Elijah Mitchell becomes pleasant surprise for 49ers

Dec. 02, 2021 02:56 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Mitchell has been one of the NFL's biggest surprises this season. Whether it's going from overlooked sixth-round project out of Louisiana-Lafayette into one of the league's productive backs as a rookie, or his knack on nearly every run...

Prosecute shoplifters under existing laws, governor says

Dec. 01, 2021 21:03 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so. He was responding to a recent run...

From Square to Block: Another tech company changes its name

Dec. 01, 2021 20:44 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There’s a new Silicon Valley corporate name change on the block. A month after Facebook renamed itself Meta, Square Inc., the payments company headed by former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is changing its name to Block Inc. The...