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Electric school buses finally make headway, but hurdles still stand

Feb. 25, 2024 11:05 AM EST

The first electric school buses in the United States began running a decade ago in three school districts in California, providing a ride that was much less noisy, smelly and dirty than the diesel buses kids and parents were used to. Yet despite the availability of the technology...

California’s Senate primary could fell two prominent Democrats and elevate Republican Steve Garvey

Feb. 25, 2024 07:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s Senate race was expected to be a three-way Democratic prizefight, but the possibility of a record-low turnout is elevating the chances of Republican Steve Garvey, a former baseball star, and could derail the congressional careers of two prominent progressives. ...

Allen-Eikens scores 20, CSU Northridge takes down CSU Fullerton 65-60

Feb. 24, 2024 23:45 PM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — De'Sean Allen-Eikens' 20 points helped Cal State Northridge defeat Cal State Fullerton 65-60 on Saturday night. Allen-Eikens also contributed five rebounds for the Matadors (18-11, 9-8 Big West Conference). Dionte Bostick scored 18 points while shooting 6...

Takeaways from South Carolina primary: Donald Trump's Republican home field advantage is everywhere

Feb. 24, 2024 23:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump trounced Nikki Haley on Saturday in the South Carolina primary, a victory that emphatically punctuated the depth and breadth of his support among Republican primary voters as he vanquished his lone remaining major opponent in her home state. Trump did...

Tyson, Cone allow California to hold off Oregon, 69-64

Feb. 24, 2024 21:36 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jaylon Tyson and Jalen Cone each hit a pair of free throws in the final 23 seconds to allow California to hold off Oregon 69-64 Saturday to win its third straight game and sweep both Oregon schools in Haas Pavilion. The Golden Bears (13-15, 9-8 Pac-12)...

Tarleton State beats Cal Baptist 82-65 for eighth straight victory

Feb. 24, 2024 20:06 PM EST

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Devon Barnes scored 33 points as Tarleton State cruised to its eighth straight victory, beating California Baptist 82-65 on Saturday night. Barnes also had five rebounds and three steals for the Texans (20-7, 13-3 Western Athletic Conference). Adam Moussa...

Jury convicts Southern California socialite in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

Feb. 23, 2024 23:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California socialite was found guilty Friday of murder and other charges in the hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers in a crosswalk more than three years ago. Authorities said Rebecca Grossman, wife of a prominent Los Angeles burn doctor, fatally...

Police: 7 farmworkers in van, 1 pickup driver killed in head-on crash in California farming region

Feb. 23, 2024 23:09 PM EST

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Seven farmworkers traveling in a van and the driver of a pickup truck were killed Friday in a head-on crash in a farming area in central California, police said. The crash at 6:15 a.m. left the van almost completely crumpled among blooming almond trees near...

Kayakers paddle in Death Valley after rains replenish lake in one of Earth's driest spots

Feb. 23, 2024 22:08 PM EST

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kayakers have been paddling in one of the driest places on Earth after a series of record rainstorms battered California’s Death Valley and replenished Lake Manly. Park Ranger Nichole Andler said Badwater Basin at Death Valley National...

Southern California socialite found guilty of murder in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

Feb. 23, 2024 19:41 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California socialite found guilty of murder in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers.