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Giants make Alyssa Nakken first female major league coach

Jan. 16, 2020 7:41 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new Giants manager Gabe Kapler. Major League Baseball confirmed Nakken is the first woman coach in the majors. Nakken is a former softball standout at...

Teen dies while trying to help friend on Sacramento freeway

Jan. 16, 2020 1:40 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage girl fatally hit by a car on a Sacramento freeway was trying to help another teen who had run away from a youth home. California Highway Patrol officials say the accident occurred after a “very distraught” teenage girl left the Sacramento...

2 hurt in propane tank explosion at Sacramento homeless camp

Jan. 16, 2020 10:43 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials in Sacramento say two people in a homeless encampment suffered burns when a propane tank exploded. The Sacramento Fire Department reported the incident on its Twitter account Thursday morning, saying the explosion ignited a small grass fire. Two people were being...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox (5) and forward Marvin Bagley III (35) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Doncic gets another triple-double as Mavs edge Kings 127-123

Jan. 16, 2020 1:54 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a night when Luka Doncic set a career high for assists, one of his early passes wound up in the stands. All he could do was watch it and chuckle as he ran back down the court. “It was a bad pass,” Doncic said of his cross-court throw. “I was laughing. He...

Unlicensed California food service fined after illnesses

Jan. 15, 2020 8:35 PM EST

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — An unlicensed food delivery service in the Sacramento area has been fined more than $100,000 after several customers were sickened. The owner of Anna's Kitchen “repeatedly delivered hundreds of meals that had not been kept properly hot or cold for extended periods of time,...

Rare video shows 5 mountain lions together in California

Jan. 15, 2020 4:38 PM EST

JACKSON, Calif. (AP) — Five California mountain lions were seen together on home surveillance video in a rare gathering of the notoriously solitary big cats. The footage was recorded at a rural residence at the edge of the El Dorado National Forest east of Sacramento, KTXL-TV reported Wednesday....

Sacramento hotel workers to get panic buttons

Jan. 15, 2020 1:10 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — All 80 hotels in the city of Sacramento will soon be required to provide “panic buttons” to protect workers from sexual assault and harassment after the City Council voted to approve the measure. The vote Tuesday comes after the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors...

Dallas Mavericks' Dwight Powell, left, passes the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Omari Spellman (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Powell, Doncic lead Mavericks past beat-up Warriors 124-97

Jan. 15, 2020 1:51 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Powell and the Dallas Mavericks had little time to relish another impressive win against the Warriors on the road. It's off to the next stop on a back-to-back in Northern California — a meeting with the Kings in Sacramento on Wednesday. Powell scored 21 points and was...

Reward offered for info about missing son of 2 judges

Jan. 14, 2020 11:27 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two Missouri judges whose 25-year-old son is missing in California are offering a $10,000 reward for information that helps find him. Greene County judges Calvin Holden and Margaret Palmietto announced the reward in a video posted online Monday. Their son, Alex Holden, who also...

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) defends Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)

Gordon's late magic lifts Orlando past Sacramento, 114-112

Jan. 14, 2020 1:28 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Orlando Magic made a pair of costly defensive mistakes in the final 80 seconds. Evan Fournier's quick change of mind and a big shot by Aaron Gordon more than made up for it. Gordon made a three-point play with 1.1 seconds remaining, and the Magic beat the Sacramento Kings...