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Activist urges California leaders to halt PG&E bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers Tuesday not to let the utility go bankrupt because it could mean less money for wildfire victims. “I’m mad, I think we should all be mad,” Brockovich said as she stood outside […]
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Sacramento soccer team gets new lead investor in bid for MLS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire Ron Burkle has become the new lead investor in the Sacramento Republic soccer team. Club CEO Kevin Nagle said Tuesday that Burkle’s investment will help the team in its quest to move from the second-tier United Soccer League into Major League Soccer. Sacramento is among the contenders for an expansion […]
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Former Kings executive pleads guilty to defrauding team

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former top Sacramento Kings executive has pleaded guilty to siphoning $13.4 million from the team to buy Southern California beachfront properties, according to court records. The records show former chief revenue officer Jeffrey David pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of wire fraud and identity theft. He faces a maximum […]
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Settlement reached in wrongful death suit against deputy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a California man killed by a sheriff’s deputy in 2016 is set to receive a $7 million settlement from Sacramento County. The Jan. 11 settlement relates to officer James Spurgeon’s killing of Chad Irwin outside his home in the Sacramento suburb of Citrus Heights, the Sacramento Bee reported […]
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Sierra Canyon boys and girls basketball are No. 1 in CIF, state rankings

It is rare that the No. 1-ranked boys and girls basketball teams in the state are from the same school, but Sierra Canyon this season has joined that special group. For the Sierra Canyon boys basketball team, nothing has changed. The Trailblazers are 20-1 overall and remain the No. 1 team in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 and CalHi Sports rankings. The team has also been atop the Daily News rankings since the start of the season. Sierra Canyon is rolling through its competition despite top-...
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California no-bail law on hold until 2020, when voters get a chance to overturn it

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — The nation’s first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday. A referendum that qualified for the 2020 state ballot would overturn the law signed last year by then-Gov. Jerry Brown, Secretary of State Alex Padilla said in a statement. The law would replace bail with a risk-assessment system — although it’s still unclear how the system will work. The law scheduled to go into eff...
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California voters must approve law to end bail before trial

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday. A referendum that qualified for the 2020 state ballot would overturn the law signed last year by then-Gov. Jerry Brown, Secretary of State Alex Padilla said in […]
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PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of California wildfires who are suing the nation's largest utility... [Author: [email protected]]
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Kings’ Shumpert stopped by security at Blazers locker room

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped from going into Portland’s locker room by arena and Trail Blazers security after Sacramento’s 115-107 victory Monday night. Shumpert apparently was angry at Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, who set a hard screen in the second half. “Some stuff needed to be between me and him, […]
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California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers must now deal with the fallout of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s announcement it will file for bankruptcy. That will include looking at how to keep ratepayer costs down, ensure wildfire victims get the money they’re owed and rethink California’s energy picture in the […]
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Kings beat Trail Blazers 115-107 despite 35 from Lillard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 16 points and made a key 3-pointer with 1:30 remaining, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107 on Monday night. Fox also had nine assists, Buddy Hield scored 19 points and Marvin Bagley III added 13 points and 11 rebounds. Sacramento has won three straight […]
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What’s Really at Stake in the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike

Can California provide sufficient resources to support an effective public education system? Or will charter schools cripple it?
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Bogdanovic scores 22 to lead Kings past Hornets, 104-97

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had his second straight double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the road-weary Charlotte Hornets 104-97 on Saturday night. De’Aaron Fox and Buddy Hield each scored 21 points for the Kings, who improved to 10-3 against Eastern Conference teams […]
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Brandon Boyd’s layup lifts Idaho State over Sacramento State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Boyd scored the winning layup with two seconds to go to lift Idaho State over Sacramento State 72-70 on Saturday night. Boyd drove past Chibueze Jacobs and finished from the right side of the lane . Sacramento State’s Jordan Tolbert missed a half-court heave at the buzzer. The Bengals (7-7, […]
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US judge recommends overturning California terror conviction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal magistrate on Friday recommended overturning the controversial 2006 conviction of a California man accused of attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan and plotting an attack in the United States. Hamid Hayat, now 36, who was then a young cherry-picker from Lodi, has served about half his 24-year sentence. […]
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California governor brings personal touch, fresh focus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom held his toddler son during his inaugural address, spent nearly two hours discussing his state budget with reporters and engaged in two Twitter spats with the president. Newsom, 51, took office Monday and quickly dove into governing the nation’s most populous state, but with a different focus and […]
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Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings won the battle behind the 3-point line and never trailed in a victory against the Blake Griffin-less Detroit Pistons. Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Kings went 9-of-22 on 3-pointers in a 112-102 victory Thursday night against the Pistons, […]
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California governor offers $144 billion budget, ups savings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $144 billion general fund budget in his first spending plan Thursday, up 4 percent from the current year. The new governor’s budget includes $13.6 billion to build the state’s reserves and to pay down state debt and its growing pension liability. It’s in keeping with […]
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Gov. Newsom offers $144 billion California budget, ups savings

By JONATHAN J. COOPER SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $144 billion general fund budget in his first spending plan Thursday, up 4 percent from the current year. The new governor’s budget includes $13.6 billion to build the state’s reserves and to pay down state debt and its growing pension liability. It’s in keeping with his promise to follow in the fiscally frugal path of his predecessor, termed-out Gov. Jerry Brown. Like Brown, Newsom said he is girding the state ag...
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The Latest: California's McCarthy backs Trump fire comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Trump's comments on California wildfires (all times local):
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Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief funds

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE SACRAMENTO, Calif. — President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold money to help California cope with wildfires a day after new Gov. Gavin Newsom asked him to double the federal investment in forest management. Trump once again suggested poor forest management is to blame for California’s deadly wildfires and said he’s ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to stop giving the state money “unless they get their act together.” FEMA could not immediately comme...
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California bill would require businesses to offer e-receipts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to require businesses to offer electronic receipts unless customers ask for paper copies under legislation proposed on Tuesday. Many businesses and consumers already are moving toward e-receipts, said Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco. But he said a law still is needed because many […]
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Fox scores 20, Kings beat Magic 111-95 to stop 4-game skid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 20 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 111-95 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Getting a little swagger back after blowing fourth-quarter leads in all four of those losses, the Kings went ahead by double digits in a dominant second […]
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CA Governor Slams WH’s ‘Corruption And Incompetence’ In Inaugural Speech

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle lines with President Donald Trump, pledging to enact “progressive, principled” policies as the antidote to the White House’s “corruption and incompetence.” “People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang in the balance,” Newsom, 51, declared to a crowd of hundreds packed into a tent outside the Capitol. Newsom took the helm as California’s 40th...
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California’s Newsom sworn in as governor, rebukes White House in inaugural address

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was sworn in Monday and immediately drew sharp battle lines with President Donald Trump, pledging to enact “progressive, principled” policies as the antidote to the White House’s “corruption and incompetence.” “People’s lives, freedom, security, the water we drink, the air we breathe — they all hang in the balance,” Newsom, 51, declared to a crowd of hundreds packed into a tent outside the Capitol. Newsom took the helm as Cali...
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Housing Market Cooldown Continues As Inventory Increases in December

– Time on Market Grows in Some Large Metros – Inventory increased 5 percent nationally in December, 10 percent in larger markets – Overall, 15 percent of listings saw price reductions – For-sale homes in 40 percent of large markets experienced a longer time on market – Median listing price in December was $289,000 Santa Clara, CA – Jan. 3, 2019 (PRNewswire) The U.S. housing market showed continuing signs of cooling in many of the nation’s largest metros in December. According to realtor.com®’s D...
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What Jerry Brown Means to California

Tracing the strands of the retiring governor and his family offered a way to make sense of the Golden State.
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From Brown to Newsom, California to see new style, substance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Gov. Jerry Brown cedes power to Gavin Newsom, it will be the first time since 1887 that California has had consecutive Democratic governors. But California isn’t getting a carbon copy in substance or style. Newsom becomes governor Monday, concluding the 80-year-old Brown’s four terms leading the nation’s most populous state. […]
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From Brown to Newsom, California to see new style, substance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Gov. Jerry Brown cedes power to Gavin Newsom, it will be the first time since 1887 that California has had consecutive Democratic governors. But California isn’t getting a carbon copy in substance or style. Newsom becomes governor Monday, concluding the 80-year-old Brown’s four terms leading the nation’s most populous state. […]
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10 things to know about California’s new Democratic governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gavin Newsom will become California’s 40th governor on Monday, succeeding fellow Democrat Jerry Brown. Here are 10 things to know about the next leader of the nation’s most populous state: —Served as lieutenant governor from 2011 to 2019 and San Francisco mayor from 2004 to 2011. —Married to Jennifer Siebel Newsom, […]
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