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SACRAMENTO, Calif. | GOP’s McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy blasted his home state of California as out of touch Wednesday, criticizing leaders for increasing the gas tax and failing to get a handle on long lines at the Department of Motor Vehicles. At the same time, the Republican defended the Trump administration’s policies on taxes and … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | GOP’s McCarthy slams California Democrats, faces heckling

OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif— Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. Jean Segura had four hits to help the Mariners closed within 2 1/2 games of the A’s for the second AL … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

REDDING, Calif. | Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

REDDING, Calif. — A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty. The outpouring of support for an 81-year-old man and his wife started after Rachel Pilli made a Facebook post offering to … Continue reading REDDING, Calif. | Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. Paxton was facing the third batter in the first inning Tuesday night when Jed Lowrie lined a ball back up the middle, hitting the pitcher … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

SACRAMENTO, Calif | APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

SACRAMENTO, Calif— California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment. The proposal obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday specifically bans those charged with murder, rape and other sex crimes from participating and … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | APNewsBreak: California may redo law to treat, free suspects

OAKLAND, Calif. | Defendant to ask to move California warehouse fire trial

OAKLAND, Calif. — An attorney for a man accused of illegally converting a warehouse where a fire killed three dozen people at an unlicensed concert said Monday he will ask a judge to a trial to a different California county after a judge threw out his plea bargain. Alameda County Judge James Cramer stunned the … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Defendant to ask to move California warehouse fire trial

CAMARILLO, Calif | Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93

CAMARILLO, Calif — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says that’s 53 cents a gallon higher than at this time last year. Lundberg said Sunday it appears unlikely prices will continue to rise … Continue reading CAMARILLO, Calif | Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93

SACRAMENTO, Calif | Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif— A Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures is waging an expensive battle with the real estate industry over rent control in California. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has poured more than $12 million into a November initiative it’s spearheading. The measure known as Proposition 10 would let cities and … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot