Latest California News

Kane's 3 goals in 1st lead Sharks past Hurricanes 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — While the Carolina Hurricanes dominated play in the first period, it was Evander Kane who put the puck in the net. Kane became the first San Jose player to score three goals in the opening period and the Sharks beat the Hurricanes 5-2 on Wednesday night for their third straight...

Henrique scores twice as Anaheim rallies to beat Buffalo 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim's power-play unit put plenty of work in leading up to Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres in trying to jump start the unit that had gone scoreless in the first six games. Getzlaf and the Ducks ended up getting their first power-play goal at the most...

Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...

Ramsey 'overjoyed' by LA move; Rams eager for long-term deal

Oct. 17, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams fully understand the risks they took in acquiring volatile cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The defending NFC champions believe the potential rewards are well worth it. "You want guys with some swag, some personality," coach Sean McVay said Wednesday while he...

Joe Maddon returns to Los Angeles Angels as manager

Oct. 16, 2019 10:41 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Joe Maddon is back under the halo. Maddon agreed to a three-year deal to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former bench boss of the Chicago Cubs with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career....

APNewsBreak: Skeleton unearthed beneath California peak

Oct. 16, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were closing in on the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field. Closer inspection revealed a fractured human skull. Tyler Hofer and his climbing partner moved rocks aside and...

'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife killed; son shot by deputies

Oct. 16, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies summoned to the home by a 911 call found Valerie Lundeen Ely, 62, dead with multiple...

Raiders sign TE Darren Waller to contract extension

Oct. 16, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed tight end Darren Waller to a multiyear contract extension. The team announced Wednesday the deal to keep Waller from becoming a restricted free agent next offseason. Waller has been one of the biggest bright spots for the Raiders this season. He leads...

Stanford seeks 12th straight win against rival UCLA

Oct. 16, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — After a sluggish stretch in September, Stanford looks to be rounding into form just in time for a matchup against the Cardinal's favorite opponent in recent years. Stanford has shaken off a three-game losing streak to win back-to-back games, including a victory over then-No. 15...

California earthquake alerts to become available statewide

Oct. 16, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earthquake early warning alerts will become publicly available throughout California for the first time this week, potentially giving people time to protect themselves from harm, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services said Wednesday. The nation's first statewide quake warning system...