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'Super bloom' swarms force California city to say no more

Feb. 07, 2023 18:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small California city that was overrun by visitors four years ago when heavy winter rains produced a “super bloom” of wild poppies has a message for the public after this year's deluge: Do not come. You could be arrested. The poppies are beginning to bloom...

IRS urges special refund recipients to delay filing taxes

Feb. 07, 2023 17:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is recommending that taxpayers hold off on filing their tax returns for 2022 if they received a special tax refund or payment from their state last year. Last year, 19 states offered diverse programs that offered inflation relief...

Execution scheduled for Missouri man convicted of killing 4

Feb. 07, 2023 17:30 PM EST

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to halt the execution of a Missouri man convicted of killing his live-in girlfriend and her three young children nearly two decades ago — apparently clearing the way for the execution to proceed. Attorney Kent...

Exelixis: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 17:04 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Exelixis Inc. (EXEL) on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $30.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Alameda, California-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Losses,...

What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?

Feb. 07, 2023 08:55 AM EST

Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold: 1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California) 2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California,...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Feb. 07, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Champaign News-Gazette. February 3, 2023. Editorial: Invest in Kids program a good way to help those in need Helping poor kids get a good education has near-universal appeal. There’s not much on which Springfield Democrats and Republican agree. ...

Oaktree Specialty Lending: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 06:11 AM EST

LOS ANGLES, Calif. (AP) — LOS ANGLES, Calif. (AP) — Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp. (OCSL) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $13.2 million. The Los Angles, California-based company said it had net income of 22 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment...

Thompson scores 42 points with 12 3s, Warriors beat Thunder

Feb. 07, 2023 00:56 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With star teammate Stephen Curry sidelined, Klay Thompson kept shooting and took care of the offensive load the Golden State Warriors were missing without their reigning NBA Finals MVP. Thompson scored 42 points with a season-high 12 3-pointers, Jordan Poole...

Riverside County deputies kill man armed with spike bat

Feb. 07, 2023 00:29 AM EST

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Riverside California sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man diagnosed with schizophrenia Monday after he came towards them with a spike-tipped baseball bat, authorities said. Deputies were called to a home in Moreno Valley just after 12:30 p.m. by a...

Blustery, cold storm adds to California's big snowpack

Feb. 06, 2023 15:20 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A blustery weekend storm added to California's big mountain snowpack, leaving icy conditions in the Sierra Nevada early Monday. Chains were required on sections of Sierra highways, but a backcountry avalanche warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area expired...