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McDavid’s 3 points lead Oilers past Sharks 5-2

Nov. 20, 2019 2:16 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Connor McDavid dominated the way he usually does and got plenty of help from his Edmonton teammates. McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Oilers snapped the San Jose...

Bogdanovic makes 7 3s, Kings hold off Suns 120-116

Nov. 20, 2019 1:36 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in two games against Phoenix this season, the Sacramento Kings allowed the Suns to have a 70-point second half. At least this time Luke Walton's team was able to overcome it. Barely. Bogdan Bogdanovic set career highs with 31 points and seven 3-pointers, and...

PG&E begins new mass power shutoff over fire danger

Nov. 20, 2019 1:09 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was set to begin shutting off power Wednesday to some 375,000 people in 18 Northern and central California counties as the region faces extreme fire weather that’s lasted since October. A virtually rainless fall has left brush bone-dry and...

Delaire scores career-high 21 in Stanford's win over UMES

Nov. 20, 2019 1:05 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sophomore Jaiden Delaire has a simple goal for himself and that is to just get better. He took a big leap in the right direction Tuesday night. Delaire scored a career-high 21 points, Oscar da Silva added 16 points, and Stanford beat Maryland Eastern Shore 76-55 in the first-ever...

Man stabbed to death aboard San Francisco area train

Nov. 20, 2019 1:03 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who was stabbed to death aboard a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train Tuesday may have been trying to stop the theft of another rider’s shoes, authorities said. The man was stabbed around 1 p.m. aboard a BART train pulling into a Hayward station. Police were looking into...

The Latest: Man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay train

Nov. 20, 2019 12:58 AM EST

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train (all times local): 10 p.m. Authorities say a stabbing that killed a passenger on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train may have occurred after the attacker tried to steal another rider’s shoes. The...

San Francisco goes to 5-0; beats CSU Bakersfield 100-70

Nov. 20, 2019 12:21 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charles Minland and Remu Raitanen each scored 19 points and San Francisco won its fifth straight game to start the season, beating CSU Bakersfield 100-70 on Tuesday night. The Dons scored the first eight points of the game and led by 10 midway through the half, but the Roadrunners...

Okongwu scores 33 as USC rallies to beat Pepperdine 91-84

Nov. 19, 2019 11:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five games into the season, the freshman and the senior have already developed offensive chemistry. Onyeka Okongwu scored a career-high 33 points, senior Nick Rakocevic had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Southern California rallied from an early pair of double-digit deficits to beat...

PG&E to shut off power to 375,000 people

Nov. 19, 2019 11:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said it will begin shutting off power to about 375,000 people in 18 Northern and Central California counties on Wednesday because of the wildfire threat from another round of dry, windy weather. The state’s largest utility decreased the number of...

PG&E boss says it wasn’t fully ready for California outages

Nov. 19, 2019 10:56 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t fully prepared for the effects of its unprecedented outages last month even as it plans to shut off power to about 375,000 people...