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Jenkins lifts Pacific past Loyola Marymount 58-49

Jan. 16, 2021 9:21 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Daniss Jenkins posted 18 points as Pacific defeated Loyola Marymount 58-49 on Saturday. Broc Finstuen had 14 points for Pacific (5-1, 2-0 West Coast Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Jordan Bell added 10 points. Pacific closed the game with an 11-1 run. Pacific...

Bell leads Pacific past Santa Clara 79-58

Jan. 14, 2021 8:18 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Bell recorded 17 points and 11 rebounds to carry Pacific to a 79-58 win over Santa Clara on Thursday. Daniss Jenkins had 15 points for Pacific (4-1, 1-0 West Coast Conference). Jeremiah Bailey added 13 points and nine rebounds. Pierre Crockrell II had 12 points. Keshawn...

Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, center, watches the action against Pacific during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stockton, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. With a win over Pacific, VanDerveer will become the winningest women's coach in history breaking Pat Summitt's record of 1,098. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Tara VanDerveer becomes winningest women's basketball coach

Dec. 16, 2020 12:30 AM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer made history, and then took a moment to tell her Stanford players what they mean to her. “The most important thing I can do as a coach is love you,” VanDerveer said. “I love the game of basketball and I want to help you be the best you can be....

Stanford's Tara VanDerveer passes the late Pat Summitt as winningest women's basketball coach with 1,099th victory

Dec. 15, 2020 10:56 PM EST
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Stanford's Tara VanDerveer passes the late Pat Summitt as winningest women's basketball coach with 1,099th victory.
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Anthony Veasna So, acclaimed fiction writer, dead at age 28

Dec. 10, 2020 8:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a highly anticipated debut story collection has died. Anthony Veasna So was 28. His death was announced Thursday by his publisher, Ecco, which did not immediately provide additional details. A native of Stockton, California, who had settled in San Francisco, So once described...

Pacific holds on to beat UC Riverside 66-60

Nov. 25, 2020 9:54 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jeremiah Bailey had 19 points as Pacific topped UC Riverside 66-60 on Wednesday in a season opener. Pierre Crockrell II added 16 points and Daniss Jenkins 10. Broc Finstuen had six rebounds. Wil Tattersall had 17 points for the Highlanders (0-1). Arinze Chidom added 11 points and...

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks during an interview in Stockton, Calif.  Tubbs is one of the youngest mayors in the country and was the city’s first Black mayor. He garnered national attention with his universal basic income program that fights poverty by paying people $500 a month. But despite winning 70% of the vote, Tubbs is trailing a Republican challenger, putting him in danger of losing his seat.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Stockton mayor who pushed guaranteed income isn't reelected

Nov. 18, 2020 5:31 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of the youngest mayors in the country, who garnered national attention for starting a privately funded program to give poor people $500 a month in guaranteed income, conceded that he lost his bid for reelection in his California city. Four years after winning more than 70% of...