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FILE - In this May 30, 2019 file photo, tents housing homeless line a street in downtown Los Angeles. Nonprofit health care system Kaiser Permanente today announced it will be the first private sector contributor to Newsom's newly announced fund to combat homelessness in the state, committing $25 million to the effort. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Kaiser pledges $25M to California housing fund

Jan. 17, 2020 6:37 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Calling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order last week creating what he proposes to be a $750...

Snow covers the land by Steven's Pizza in Skykomish, Wash., along Highway 2, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Skykomish, Wash. Volunteers brought food and supplies here for local Skykomish residents stranded without power or access to food. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP)

Storms cut power in Washington state mountain towns for days

Jan. 17, 2020 4:41 AM EST

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms saw some relief as convoys brought in food and other supplies. The storms have dumped several feet of unusual snow on parts of western...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, drives around Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Clippers won 122-95. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Leonard scores 32 as Clippers beat Magic 122-95

Jan. 17, 2020 2:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adept at operating at whatever gear his team needs, Kawhi Leonard has been in selfish mode of late, and the Los Angeles Clippers are better for it. Leonard scored 32 points, Montrezl Harrell had 21 and the Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 122-95 on Thursday night. Leonard also had five...

This photo from video provided by KCBS-TV shows firefighters treating civilians outside a burning apartment building in Glendale, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The fire injured multiple people, including two firefighters who crashed through a collapsing first floor into the basement. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. (KCBS-TV via AP)

Firefighters, tenants injured in Glendale apartment fire

Jan. 17, 2020 1:59 AM EST

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — A fire in an apartment building in a Los Angeles suburb injured eight people Thursday, including two firefighters who crashed through a collapsing first floor and landed in the burning basement, authorities said. The fire firefighters suffered only minor injuries. News video showed...

Southern California routs Cal for wins in 8 of its last 9

Jan. 17, 2020 1:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's hot shooting from the second half of last Saturday's game at UCLA, carried over to Thursday night against California. The Trojans made 50% from the floor and sank 14 3-pointers in their 88-56 rout over the Golden Bears. Jonah Mathews scored 19 points and Daniel...

Pepper lifts UC Davis past Long Beach St. 85-82

Jan. 17, 2020 1:04 AM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Pepper scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a key defensive rebound with three seconds to play and UC Davis held off Long Beach 85-82 on Thursday night. Trailing by as many as 20 points, Long Beach closed to 83-81 with seven seconds left on Chance Hunter's...

Diane leads Cal State Northridge over UC Riverside 80-68

Jan. 17, 2020 12:51 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Lamine Diane had 36 points as Cal State Northridge beat UC Riverside 80-68 on Thursday night. Terrell Gomez had 17 points for Cal State Northridge (7-12, 2-1 Big West Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. Elijah Harkless added 11 points. Angus McWilliam had...

No. 15 Gonzaga women whip Santa Clara, earn best start ever

Jan. 17, 2020 12:04 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for her second career double-double and No. 16 Gonzaga cruised to its 15th straight victory 67-52 over Santa Clara on Thursday night. The victory marked the best start in school history for the Bulldogs (17-1,...

Ross scores 20 as Pepperdine beats Loyola Marymount, 75-67

Jan. 16, 2020 11:44 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Skylar Chavez had 15 points and seven rebounds for Pepperdine (9-9, 2-2 West Coast Conference). Kameron Edwards added 13 points and seven rebounds. Kessler Edwards had 12 points and eight rebounds. Erik Johansson had 19 points for the Lions (7-11, 1-3). Jordan Bell added 14 points,...

Florida Panthers goaltender Sam Montembeault (33) makes a save against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Boyle scores winner, Panthers hold off Kings 4-3

Jan. 16, 2020 11:19 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Montembeault came off the bench to help the Florida Panthers hang on for a win. Brian Boyle scored the eventual winning goal and the Panthers held off a late surge to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Thursday night to win their third straight game. Montembeault made 23 saves for...