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LA Kings D Drew Doughty out 8 weeks with bruised right knee

Oct. 27, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will be out for about eight weeks with a bruised right knee. Doughty will need six weeks of recovery from the first significant injury of his 14-year NHL career before he begins skating again. The Kings hope...

Rockslide on California central coast shuts down Highway 1

Oct. 27, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A rockslide on the rugged central California coast forced closure of a long stretch of Highway 1 on Wednesday, state highway authorities said. The closure extended from Ragged Point in San Luis Obispo County to Fullers Point in Monterey County,...

$4.9M payout to family of man shot 9 times by California cop

Oct. 27, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of a mentally ill man who was shot nine times by a police officer in a wealthy San Francisco Bay area suburb has received a $4.9 million settlement from the town and county where the officer worked, nearly three years after the 2018 fatal shooting, the...

San Diego makes restaurant street dining permanent

Oct. 27, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego restaurants will be allowed to continue serving customers on sidewalks and in streets following City Council approval of new regulations that make permanent the move outdoors that helped eateries survive the pandemic. The 6-2 vote Tuesday will...

Another California ski resort moves up season opener

Oct. 27, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Another California ski resort has moved up its opening day thanks to this week’s huge dump of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Palisades Tahoe joins Mammoth Mountain in starting its season on Oct. 29. Palisades Tahoe said the...

No. 3 Stanford leads the way as Pac-12 looks to shine again

Oct. 27, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 won't catch anyone by surprise anymore. Not with the way conference teams shined on the national stage yet again. Coaches and players throughout the Pac-12 knew well before last spring's NCAA Tournament that they had one of the most...

After the scandals, Anthopoulos, Click lead teams to Series

Oct. 27, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Anthopoulos walked out of Minute Maid Park following the Dodgers’ wild 13-12, 10-inning loss to Houston in Game 5 of the 2017 World Series. Then in the LA baseball operations front office, he had permission from his bosses to go on a mission while his family returned...

'Atmospheric river' drenches drought-stricken California

Oct. 27, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful atmospheric river storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The weather system weakened as it moved south but still...

Florida judge sends Trump suit against Twitter to California

Oct. 27, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's lawsuit to get his Twitter account restored must be heard in a California court, not a Florida one, under a user agreement covering everyone on the social media platform, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District...

California man arrested in alleged Gaetz death threat

Oct. 27, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A California man has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill Rep. Matt Gaetz days after the Capitol riot in January, court records show. Authorities said Eugene Huelsman, 58, was arrested last week in the Los Angeles area. He was indicted...