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Kennard hits clutch 3s, Clippers hold off Lakers 119-115

Dec. 04, 2021 01:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James returned from a frustrating stint in the NBA's health and safety protocols just in time for yet another frustrating loss for the Los Angeles Lakers. Luke Kennard scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and hit two clutch 3-pointers...

Dry California may get some rain next week

Dec. 03, 2021 12:09 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Parts of drought-stricken California may get some rain next week, forecasters said Friday. A weak weather system passing through Monday and early Tuesday will bring chances of rain to the northern end of the Central Valley and over the...

Sacramento Kings rout shorthanded Clippers 124-115

Dec. 02, 2021 01:59 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 24 points and Terence Davis added 23 in the Sacramento Kings' 124-115 victory over the shorthanded Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Richaun Holmes had 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Kings snapped a two-game skid and...

Prosecute shoplifters under existing laws, governor says

Dec. 01, 2021 21:03 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so. He was responding to a recent run...

Man in crash that killed family was on probation for DUI

Dec. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EST

NORTHERN HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and killing four members of a Sacramento area family in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 had been on probation for a previous DUI and will face murder charges, officials said. ...

Lakers overcome James' absence to beat Kings 117-92

Dec. 01, 2021 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night. The Lakers sent James home earlier in the day after he was placed...

LeBron James in NBA's virus protocols, ruled out Tuesday

Nov. 30, 2021 21:59 PM EST

LeBron James has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols, and was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. Such a move almost certainly means one of two things: that James, who said earlier this season that he...

Current lawmaker rare appointee among 12 California judges

Nov. 29, 2021 22:52 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom took the rare step of appointing a sitting California state lawmaker to one of 12 judgeships Monday, triggering a special election for the Los Angeles County seat. Assemblyman Ed Chau, a Democrat from Monterey Park, will fill...

LeBron has 33 points, Lakers beat Pistons in calm rematch

Nov. 29, 2021 01:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons. James was too busy making sure Los Angeles got the same decision he wasn't around to see last week in Detroit. James had 33 points, nine...

Brooks, Bane lead Grizzlies past poor-shooting Kings

Nov. 28, 2021 21:49 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 21 points, Desmond Bane added 18 and the Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of Sacramento’s poor shooting to beat the Kings 128-101 on Sunday night. Jaren Jackson Jr. added 17 points and nine rebounds, and Brandon Clarke had 15...