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California police promote measure to limit fatal shootings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Round two gets underway Tuesday in California’s fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms. State legislators are debating a measure that proponents said would set a national precedent by creating statewide guidelines on when officers can use lethal force and requiring that every officer be […]
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California utility seeks higher rates for wildfire safety

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is asking state regulators for another increase in rates and profits, saying it’s needed for wildfire safety and to attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy. The Sacramento Bee reports Monday that the request and a previous one could result in average PG&E […]
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California Senate OKs ban on hairstyle discrimination

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could become one of the first states to outlaw racial discrimination because of hairstyles — such as braids and dreadlocks — in a move aimed at challenging long-held standards of professionalism in the workplace. The California Senate voted 37-0 on Monday to approve a bill that would update the state’s […]
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Appeals court backs California laws to protect immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday kept in place three California laws intended to protect immigrants, continuing the state's efforts to be a national leader in opposing Trump administration policies.
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Legionnaires’ disease found in adjacent California prisons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legionnaires’ disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results. Preliminary results found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility in Stockton and at two neighboring youth correctional facilities, Corrections […]
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Trump, death penalty, immigration mark Newsom’s 1st 100 days

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has kept up a frenetic pace in his first 100 days, jousting with President Donald Trump, traveling to Central America, placing a moratorium on executions and pledging bold action on housing and clean water. It’s in contrast to Jerry Brown, his predecessor and fellow Democrat who favored […]
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California governor won’t block building in high-fire areas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A desire to live near nature is embedded in California’s ethos, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday as he explained why he doesn’t want to block home building near forested areas at high risk for wildfires. “There’s something that is truly Californian about the wilderness and the wild and pioneering spirit,” Newsom […]
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Sacramento Kings hire Luke Walton as coach

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings hired Luke Walton as their coach Monday, just days after the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with him following three losing seasons. Neither the Kings nor Walton waited long following changes that came just after the end of the regular season. Sacramento fired coach Dave Joerger on Thursday […]
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California man convicted of killing some 150 protected birds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to killing more than 150 protected birds and other wildlife. State prosecutors said Friday that 68-year-old Richard Parker also agreed to pay $75,000 in fines after pleading guilty to crimes related to poaching. Wildlife officers began […]
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High School Musical Explores Themes From The College Admissions Scandal

Granite Bay High School, outside Sacramento, Calif., is staging an original musical called Ranked. It tells a story that eerily reflects the recent college admissions scandal.(Image credit: Yarcenia Garcia/Courtesy of Granite Bay High School)
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Gun groups: Million-plus extended magazines flood California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than a million high-capacity ammunition magazines flooded into California during a one-week window created when a federal judge temporarily threw out the state’s ban, gun owners’ groups estimated Thursday. Reform groups said the projections are self-serving as gun rights organizations try to make the case that magazines holding more than […]
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Kings extend contract of GM Vlade Divac for 4 seasons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have extended general manager Vlade Divac’s contract through the 2022-23 season. The team announced the decision Thursday, one day after finishing its 13th straight losing season — the NBA’s longest active playoff drought. Owner Vivek Ranadive called Divac vital to the rebuilding job. Divac became general manager at […]
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California seeks death penalty in ‘Golden State Killer’ case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty if they convict the man suspected of being a notorious California serial killer who eluded capture for decades. The move comes less than a month after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on executing any of the 737 inmates on the nation’s […]
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California weighs opposing plans to deter killings by police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers begin battling Tuesday over how to cut down on police shootings as they consider two radically different proposals that have stirred an emotional debate over the safety of both officers and those they’re tasked with protecting in the nation’s most populous state. A legislative committee is expected to advance […]
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Clark, Payton help Pelicans rally past Kings 133-129

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ian Clark scored 31 points with a career-best seven 3-pointers, Elfrid Payton had 12 of his 25 points in the final 3½ minutes and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Sacramento Kings 133-129 on Sunday night. Jahlil Okafor added 23 points and 14 rebounds, Solomon Hill had 13 points and Kenrich […]
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Maggots, mice fall into California prison dining hall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Maggots and mice have fallen onto inmates’ dining tables at a California state prison where holes in the roof also allow rain and bird droppings to seep through and streak the walls, according to an inmate lawsuit that charges the state isn’t moving fast enough to repair deteriorating prisons. California has […]
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Judge again halts high-capacity magazine sales in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday halted sales of high-capacity ammunition magazines in California, giving state officials a chance to appeal his order last week that allowed their sale for the first time in nearly 20 years. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez barred further sales until the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of […]
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Federal judge halts sales of high-capacity ammunition magazines in California, pending appeal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judge halts sales of high-capacity ammunition magazines in California, pending appeal.
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El Salvador trip holds family connection for governor’s aide

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is traveling to El Salvador to learn firsthand what is prompting thousands of people to leave and seek new lives in the United States. Joining him is an aide whose father made the same journey to the U.S. nearly 40 years ago. Jesse Melgar is the lead […]
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Fox, Hield lead Kings to 117-104 win over Cavaliers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento’s Buddy Hield shook off a poor shooting start from 3-point range and inched closer to an NBA record. Hield made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, De’Aaron Fox had 16 points and 10 assists and the Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104 Thursday night. “That’s a good win for us,” […]
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Kings bounce back from 25-point loss to beat Cavs 117-104

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox had 16 points and 10 assists, Buddy Hield scored 23 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104 Thursday night. Marvin Bagley III scored seven of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, and Bogdan Bogdanovic added 15 points and eight rebounds for Sacramento. Collin Sexton scored […]
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Troubled California utility names new chief executive, board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A troubled California utility has named a new chief executive and board members amid a bankruptcy proceeding. Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. announced Wednesday it has chosen Bill Johnson as its president and named 10 new directors to its board. Johnson was most recently head of the Tennessee Valley Authority, a […]
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California eyes risk pool as it struggles with costly fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials were struggling Wednesday to find ways for homeowners to afford insurance in fire-prone areas of California and for utilities to survive liability from devastating wildfires that threaten to worsen with climate change. One option on the table is the creation of a new state catastrophe fund backed by tens of […]
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Harden scores 36, Rockets rout Kings 130-105

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — James Harden had 36 points and 10 assists, Houston matched its season high with 26 3-pointers and the Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings 130-105 Tuesday night. Eric Gordon and Danuel House Jr. each scored 19 points, Kenneth Faried added 12 points and 11 rebounds, and P.J. Tucker scored 13. The Rockets […]
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Delay sought on ruling allowing high-capacity ammo magazines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general says high-capacity magazines of ammunition are likely to start flowing into the state for the first time in nearly two decades because of a federal court order tossing out a statewide ban. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Tuesday that he’s asked a federal judge to delay the ruling […]
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Judge blocks California’s high-capacity ammunition ban

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld his earlier decision blocking a California law barring gun owners from possessing high-capacity magazines. San Diego-based U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez on Friday declared unconstitutional the law banning possession of magazines holding more than 10 bullets. California has prohibited buying or selling such magazines since 2000. […]
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California governor to visit El Salvador to talk immigration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he will travel to El Salvador in April to discuss the poverty and violence that’s causing waves of migrants to seek asylum in the United States. It will be Newsom’s first international trip as governor and his latest effort to position California — not the White […]
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California governor to visit El Salvador to talk immigration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday he will travel to El Salvador in April to discuss the poverty and violence that’s causing waves of migrants to seek asylum in the United States. It will be Newsom’s first international trip as governor and his latest effort to position California — not the […]
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California governor criticizes PG&E’s plan for new board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom says Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility operations and safety. Newsom on Thursday publicly called on the troubled utility to change course. His spokesman, Nathan Click, says Newsom’s staff […]
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Hield sets franchise season record for 3s, Kings beat Suns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield had 25 points and set the franchise season record for 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 112-103 on Saturday night. Hield made 7 of 14 from beyond the arc, giving him 245 3-pointers this season. That surpassed the mark of 240 set by Peja Stojakovic in […]
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