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Sierra snow closes Tahoe schools, slows traffic; more coming

Dec. 01, 2022 22:15 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The first of back-to-back winter storms brought one foot (30 centimeters) of snow and an avalanche warning to the Sierra Nevada on Thursday, closing schools at Lake Tahoe and intermittently shutting down interstate traffic west of Reno. A winter storm warning...

Monk and Barnes score 22 each, Kings beat Pacers

Dec. 01, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Barnes and Malik Monk each scored 22 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Indiana Pacers 137-114 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Monk has scored 20 points or more in five games this season for Sacramento (11-9). ...

Booker scores 44, Suns top Kings 122-117 for 5th straight

Nov. 29, 2022 01:20 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Devin Booker had 44 points, eight rebounds and six steals, and the Phoenix Suns extended their winning streak to five with a 122-117 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. “That's kind of what I get paid to do,” Booker said. “I was...

Suspect in killing of 5 at Colorado club held without bail

Nov. 23, 2022 19:51 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance Wednesday as the suspect sat slumped over in a chair. Anderson...

Pepper, Anigwe spark UC Davis over Sacramento State 82-71

Nov. 23, 2022 01:42 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Pepper finished with 24 points and eight assists, Christian Anigwe scored 22 and UC Davis defeated Sacramento State 82-71 on Tuesday night. Pepper sank 8 of 15 shots, made all seven of his free throws and grabbed six rebounds for the Aggies (4-1)....

Republican Kiley captures California US House seat

Nov. 22, 2022 19:53 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican Kevin Kiley, a state legislator who became a conservative favorite for his pointed and relentless criticism of Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, captured a U.S. House seat Tuesday in northeastern California. With 83% of ballots counted, Kiley...

Kings beat Pistons 137-129, extend winning streak to 6 games

Nov. 20, 2022 21:28 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 33 points and seven assists and the Sacramento Kings extended their winning streak to six games with a 137-129 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. “This is the best basketball he’s played in his career," Harrison Barnes...

California governor set to release $1B for homelessness

Nov. 18, 2022 20:50 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom agreed to release $1 billion in state homelessness funding he testily put on pause earlier this month, but only if local governments agree to step up the aggressiveness of their plans going forward to reduce the number of unhoused people in...

McRae scores 14, Sacramento St. defeats UC Merced 58-43

Nov. 18, 2022 18:10 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Callum McRae had 14 points in Sacramento State's 58-43 victory against UC Merced on Friday. McRae had 14 rebounds for the Hornets (3-1). Cameron Wilbon scored 12 points while going 6 of 10 from the field. Hunter Marks recorded nine points and finished 2 of...

Fox scores 28 points, Kings beat Spurs for 5th win a row

Nov. 18, 2022 01:58 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 28 points and eight assists and the Sacramento Kings beat the San Antonio Spurs 130-112 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. “He’s playing hard," Monk said about Fox. “He usually takes a couple plays off, but Mike...