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Dunniway, Skattebo lead Sacramento St. past Cal Poly 49-21

Oct. 02, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Dunniway threw two touchdown passes, Cameron Skattebo scored three TDs, and Sacramento State beat Cal Poly 49-21 Saturday night for the Hornets seventh consecutive road win. The Hornets, ranked No. 5 in the FCS coaches poll, have not yet trailed...

Arizonan sentenced for Vegas-based scheme targeting migrants

Oct. 01, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man who convinced recent immigrants from mainly Asian countries to pay him thousands of dollars each to help them gain U.S. citizenship has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison by a federal judge in Las Vegas, authorities announced. Court...

NBA returning briefly to Seattle; questions of future loom

Sep. 30, 2022 22:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An NBA preseason game may not seem like a benchmark moment, even in a basketball-hungry city like Seattle, but Jamal Crawford believes there's value even in an exhibition. “It reignites a whole new generation of kids who need to see this,” said Crawford, a...

Giants beat Rockies 6-3 to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Sep. 29, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson had a two-run triple and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Mike Yastrzemski, Brandon Crawford and Ford Proctor also drove in runs to help San Francisco beat Colorado...

Machete-wielding man killed by Sacramento County deputy

Sep. 28, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man Wednesday who came at him with a machete, authorities said. Deputies were sent to a home in unincorporated south Sacramento shortly after 8:30 a.m. after a woman called to report that her husband...

California governor approves farmworker unionization law

Sep. 28, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A broadly smiling California Gov. Gavin Newsom joined about two dozen jubilant, cheering farmworkers camped outside the state Capitol Wednesday to sign one of the most contentious bills before him this year, reversing course on a measure to help farmworkers unionize...

Sentencing for man in plot to blow up Democratic HQ delayed

Sep. 28, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sentencing of a California man who pleaded guilty to plotting to firebomb the state Democratic Party’s headquarters and other buildings in Northern California after the defeat of former President Donald Trump was delayed Wednesday after a federal judge rejected a plea...

Thunder acquire forward Maurice Harkless in trade with Hawks

Sep. 27, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired veteran forward Maurice Harkless in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. The Thunder also received a 2029 second-round pick and another draft consideration from the Hawks in exchange for Vít Krejci. ...

Kings look to improve defense heading into training camp

Sep. 26, 2022 22:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Mike Brown has history with De’Aaron Fox. The first-year Sacramento Kings coach, who spent the last six seasons with the Golden State Warriors as an assistant, first got a glimpse of Fox while helping at an Adidas Nations Camp. Fox was in high school at...

California governor rejects mandatory kindergarten law

Sep. 25, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Beyond what they learn academically in kindergarten, students learn everyday routines: how to take care of class materials and how to be kind to their peers, according to Golden Empire Elementary School kindergarten teacher Carla Randazzo. While developing...