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Drought-stricken California doused by major storm

Oct. 24, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of the state. Drenching showers and strong winds accompanied the...

Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon to $3.44

Oct. 24, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 13 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.44 per gallon. The price at the pump is $1.22 higher than a year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey...

49ers coming off bye seek 1st win vs. Colts since 2001

Oct. 23, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (2-4) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Indianapolis 4-2; San Francisco 1-4. SERIES RECORD: Colts...

Fire-scarred California braces for more storms, flash floods

Oct. 22, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were cleaning up Friday and preparing for a massive storm this weekend that could bring flash flooding to vast areas scorched by fire. ...

Dodgers' Scherzer scratched from Game 6 start vs Braves

Oct. 22, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Max Scherzer will not start Game 6 of the NL Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. The Dodgers made the announcement on Friday night. They did not say why Scherzer will not start and did not say...

Garoppolo set to play for 49ers, Williams could be out

Oct. 22, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo made it through the week of practice completely healthy and will start at quarterback Sunday for San Francisco but the 49ers could be missing left tackle Trent Williams. Garoppolo left a game against Seattle on Oct. 3 with a...

Building inspection: Arena where 2 people fell meets code

Oct. 21, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco building inspectors say the indoor basketball arena in which two concert-goers fell in separate incidents from upper tiers —one fatally and deliberately — roughly an hour apart met code regulations. Patrick Hannan, communications...

12 pounds of fentanyl seized in San Francisco drug bust

Oct. 21, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A drug bust by federal agents and San Francisco police netted 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms) of the deadly narcotic fentanyl and charges against 18 people suspected of supplying drug dealing operations in the city's troubled Tenderloin neighborhood, authorities announced...

Buckner leads Colts into showdown vs. his old 49ers team

Oct. 21, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Fresh off a trip to the Super Bowl in the 2019 season, the San Francisco 49ers had a difficult decision to make. With salary cap room tight and star defensive tackle DeForest Buckner headed into the final year of his contract looking for a big...

California officials prepare to vaccinate children age 5-11

Oct. 21, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health departments across California are gearing up to administer coronavirus vaccines to children ages 5 to 11 in the coming weeks and officials say they are planning "family-friendly" events — including at schools — to persuade parents and guardians to get...