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More mountain snow expected even as powerful blizzard moves out of Northern California

Mar. 04, 2024 08:26 AM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A powerful blizzard that closed highways and ski resorts had mostly moved through the Sierra Nevada by early Monday but forecasters warned that more snow was on the way for Northern California mountains. Sections of Interstate 80 to the west and north of...

Masked shooters kill 4 people and injure 3 at an outdoor party in California, police say

Mar. 04, 2024 04:31 AM EST

KING CITY, Calif. (AP) — A group of men in masks opened fire at an outdoor party in central California, killing four people and injuring three others Sunday evening, police said. Police responded to a reported shooting around 6 p.m. in King City and found three men with gunshot...

Key Northern California highway closed as snow continues to fall in the blizzard-hit Sierra Nevada

Mar. 03, 2024 20:29 PM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A major highway was closed and ski resorts were shut down Sunday as the effects of a powerful blizzard continued to cause problems across the Sierra Nevada, and forecasters warned that more heavy snow was on the way for Northern California. Sections of...

Rafael Nadal shows no sign of problems with injured hip in exhibition loss to Carlos Alcaraz

Mar. 03, 2024 18:44 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There has been plenty of mystery around Rafael Nadal and his health because he has played just 12 official matches since the 2022 U.S. Open. The 22-time Grand Slam winner played an unofficial event Sunday, losing to fellow Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz 3-6, 6-4 (14-12)...

Democratic infighting roils California swing districts that could be key to US House control

Mar. 03, 2024 10:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats have dominated California politics for years, but party infighting heading into Tuesday's primaries could give Republicans an edge in swing U.S. House districts that are expected to help determine control of Congress. In Southern California’s 47th...

A massive blizzard howls in the Sierra Nevada. High winds and heavy snow close roads and ski resorts

Mar. 02, 2024 22:03 PM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A powerful blizzard that a meteorologist termed “as bad as it gets” howled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, closing a long stretch of Interstate 80 in Northern California, forcing ski resorts to shut down, and leaving thousands of homes without power. More...

In a rural California region, a plan takes shape to provide shade from dangerous heat

Mar. 02, 2024 17:41 PM EST

MECCA, Calif. (AP) — When Limba Contreras moved to the desert community of Oasis, California, about 50 years ago, her family relied on a water cooler to keep temperatures inside their home comfortable. Other times, they sprayed each other with a hose outside. But when the heat...

A New Jersey city that limited street parking hasn’t had a traffic death in 7 years

Mar. 02, 2024 17:02 PM EST

Street parking was already scarce in Hoboken, New Jersey, when the death of an elderly pedestrian spurred city leaders to remove even more spaces in a bid to end traffic fatalities. For seven years now, the city of nearly 60,000 people has reported resounding success: Not a single...

JuJu Watkins scores 26 points, leads No. 7 Southern California to 70-55 win over Arizona State

Mar. 02, 2024 16:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The JuJu Watkins show has enthralled college basketball for much of the season, with the Southern California freshman sensation pouring in points at a clip rarely seen by such a young player. Now that the Trojans are heading to the postseason, it might be time...

No. 17 Saint Mary's (CA) faces No. 23 Gonzaga, looks for 25th victory this season

Mar. 02, 2024 04:04 AM EST

Gonzaga Bulldogs (23-6, 13-2 WCC) at Saint Mary's Gaels (24-6, 15-0 WCC) Moraga, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Gaels -2.5; over/under is 139.5 BOTTOM LINE: No. 17 Saint Mary's (CA) will try to earn its 25th victory of the...