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Blustery, cold storm adds to California's big snowpack

Feb. 06, 2023 10:34 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A blustery weekend storm added to California's big mountain snowpack, leaving icy conditions in the Sierra Nevada early Monday. Chains were required on sections of Sierra highways, but a backcountry avalanche warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area expired...

Stefanovic, Carlson help Utah extend Cal's skid to 7 games

Feb. 05, 2023 20:17 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lazar Stefanovic had 15 points and six assists, Branden Carlson had his third double-double of the season and Utah beat California 61-46 on Sunday, the Runnin' Utes' fifth consecutive win in the series. Carlson finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and four...

Osborne, Jones lead No. 14 UCLA women past Arizona St. 82-63

Feb. 05, 2023 17:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charisma Osborne had 23 points, Londynn Jones added 20 off the bench, and No. 14 UCLA pulled away in the second half, defeating Arizona State 82-63 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak. Osborne made 7-of-15 shots, including 4-of-7 3-pointers, and was 5 of...

3 killed in crash near LA involving driver fleeing police

Feb. 05, 2023 16:51 PM EST

SOUTH GATE, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed and one person was injured in a crash involving a driver who was fleeing police near Los Angeles early Sunday, authorities said. The two-vehicle collision occurred around 2 a.m. at an intersection in the city of South Gate,...

Man gets prison for fatal crash while fleeing Border Patrol

Feb. 05, 2023 11:40 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who crashed a car while fleeing U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California, killing one of his passengers, has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison, prosecutors said. Two people were critically injured in the crash on Christmas Day...

Curry injures left leg leading Warriors over Mavs 119-113

Feb. 04, 2023 23:40 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry went down and the Golden Warriors once again had to fight like crazy to close out a game. Curry had 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds before injuring his left leg defending a drive late in the third quarter, and the defending NBA champions...

Tribes, researchers debate final fate of P-22, famed LA puma

Feb. 04, 2023 21:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The life of Los Angeles’ most famous mountain lion followed a path known only to the biggest of Hollywood stars: Discovered on-camera in 2012, the cougar adopted a stage name and enjoyed a decade of celebrity status before his tragic death late last year. The...

Man held for California school fight, gun threat to students

Feb. 04, 2023 14:01 PM EST

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A man who allegedly punched three players during a girls' high school basketball game in Corona, California, and then pulled a gun on other students has been arrested, police said. Thaddis Brooks, 39, of Perris, was arrested Thursday in connection with a...

Hunt ends for mountain lion that attacked California boy

Feb. 04, 2023 13:54 PM EST

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials have called off the search for a mountain lion that attacked a 5-year-old boy who was on a hiking trail in rural Northern California, saying there was little chance of capturing the animal. The California Department of Fish...

Electronic pollbook security raises concerns going into 2024

Feb. 04, 2023 11:46 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — They were blamed for long lines in Los Angeles during California’s 2020 presidential primary, triggered check-in delays in Columbus, Ohio, a few months later and were at the center of former President Donald Trump’s call for supporters to protest in Detroit during last...