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Rams hope 3rd time is a charm in NFC title matchup vs. 49ers

Jan. 26, 2022 02:22 AM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are hoping their recent regular-season dominance over the Los Angeles Rams extends to the playoffs. The Niners have swept the season series against the Rams the past three seasons and take a six-game winning streak in the series into the NFC title game on...

California city approves 1st US insurance law for gun owners

Jan. 26, 2022 01:51 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California city voted Tuesday night to require gun owners to carry liability insurance in what’s believed to be the first measure of its kind in the United States. The San Jose City Council overwhelmingly approved the measure despite opposition from...

Curry and Warriors rout Mavericks 130-92

Jan. 26, 2022 01:49 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Klay Thompson is playing a few more minutes now, making pretty passes and knocking down shots from all spots on the floor. Sure, everyone told him to expect rust for a while — and he's not having it. “I really pride myself on my efficiency, so it felt good...

Meet Methuselah, the oldest living aquarium fish

Jan. 26, 2022 01:13 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world. In the Bible, Methuselah was Noah’s grandfather and was said to have lived to be 969 years old. Methuselah the fish is...

Wildfire on California coast near Big Sur is 45% contained

Jan. 25, 2022 22:15 PM EST

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Shifting winds and increased humidity have helped firefighters make progress against a blaze burning in rugged mountains near California’s Big Sur coast, authorities said. The Colorado Fire was 50% contained on Tuesday, according to the California...

San Jose could be 1st to require gun liability insurance

Jan. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EST

Gun owners would be required to carry liability insurance and pay a fee in the city of San Jose that officials say would be the first of its kind in the United States, following a trend of other Democratic-led cities that have sought to rein in violence through stricter rules. The...

San Francisco reports big increase in anti-Asian hate crimes

Jan. 25, 2022 18:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco expressed despair over the increase in reported hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders last year, up an astonishing 567% from the previous year, according to preliminary figures released by the police department on Tuesday. ...

Walmart invests in indoor vertical farming startup Plenty

Jan. 25, 2022 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Tuesday it has taken a stake in agriculture startup Plenty, becoming the first large U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming as a way to deliver fresher produce to its stores. Vertical farmers tout their high-quality produce...

Rams on brink of Super Bowl despite struggling to close wins

Jan. 24, 2022 19:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the third straight week, the Los Angeles Rams took a huge early lead. For the second time in those three weeks, they subsequently gave it all away. The Rams (14-5) got away with it in the divisional playoff round in Tampa Bay, thanks to Matthew...

49ers' improbable run leads them back to L.A. to face Rams

Jan. 24, 2022 19:26 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers didn't know if they would even get another chance when they punted the ball away in the final two minutes of the season finale still needing a touchdown to extend their season. Now after mounting that late-game comeback at SoFi...