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Security guards for anti-abortion group charged with battery

Apr. 09, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Two security guards hired by an anti-abortion group are facing misdemeanor charges after using pepper spray on counter-protesters outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in a San Francisco suburb, authorities said Friday. Ishatpal Momi, 27, of...

Feds charge 3 more in massive California unemployment fraud

Apr. 09, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Friday that they have charged three Southern California women with using prison inmates' names to bilk a state agency out of a combined nearly $1.25 million in coronavirus-related unemployment benefits, the latest allegations in an ongoing...

Joseph scores 24, Pistons beat Kings 113-101

Apr. 09, 2021 01:19 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cory Joseph had a season-high 24 points and seven assists in his first game against his former team, Jhalil Okafor made a timely return after missing nearly two months following knee surgery, and the short-handed Detroit Pistons beat the Sacramento Kings 113-101 on...

California man pleads guilty to killing Montana man

Apr. 08, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A California man has agreed to plea guilty to negligent homicide in the killing of a Montana man during an altercation last summer outside a Whitefish bar, according to court documents. Xavier Chenault, 22, of Sacramento, faces 15 years in prison...

Man accused of strangling "I-5 Strangler" won't face death

Apr. 08, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of strangling the California serial killer known as the “I-5 Strangler” won't face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Amador County District Attorney Todd Riebe said he had filed first-degree murder charges...

Curry, Warriors use furious finish to hold off Bucks 122-121

Apr. 07, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry’s tender tailbone much-improved, the two-time MVP led one of those furious finishes that defined Golden State during recent years and all those NBA Finals runs. Kelly Oubre Jr. converted a pair of free throws with 7.7 seconds left to...

Bucks slip past Kings 129-128 without Antetokounmpo

Apr. 04, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 33 points to go with 11 assists and seven rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Sacramento Kings 129-128 on Saturday night. Brook Lopez had 26 points and...

Kuzma's season-high 30 points lead Lakers past Kings 115-94

Apr. 03, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 10 of his season-high 30 points in the fourth quarter and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Sacramento Kings 115-94 on Friday night. Dennis Schroder had 17 points and eight assists as the Lakers bounced back from...

Audit: Contact tracing in California failed to meet goals

Apr. 02, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite promises from Gov. Gavin Newsom to build an “army" of contact tracers to contain the coronavirus pandemic, a new audit says California mustered less than half of the number promised. But even if the staffing goals were met, it would...

2 California tech companies bringing new facilities to Reno

Apr. 01, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two California tech companies have announced plans to bring their businesses to Reno, and local economic development officials say they’re perfect examples of the type of firms they’re targeting as part the effort to diversify the region’s economy. ...