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Weaver back on mound for Angels in win over A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Right-hander Jered Weaver returned to the mound after missing about two weeks with a neck injury to throw five solid innings and Mike Trout homered in his second straight game as...

March 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Syracuse edges Gonzaga for spot in Elite 8

CHICAGO (AP) - Every part of it paid off for Syracuse. The Orange learned and persevered during a trying season.When Michael Gbinije and company got in trouble Friday night, they were ready.Gbinije...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Title shot against Kovalev looming for Andre Ward

OAKLAND (AP) - It's seems a foregone conclusion that Andre Ward will get his long-anticipated shot at unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev later this year.That's been the buzz ever sin...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Stanford stuns Notre Dame in regional semifinal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stanford's party crashers spoiled Notre Dame's bid for a sixth straight Final Four appearance.Erica McCall scored a career-high 27 points and No. 4 seed Stanford stunned No. 1...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Spieth, McIlroy, Day advance to weekend

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Jordan Spieth had water on his left and a solid wall of fans on his right on his way to another comfortable victory in the Dell Match Play.The former Longhorn gave the Texas fa...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Vamos Rafa! A popular Nadal tries again at Miami Open

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Rafael Nadal says his return to the Miami Open brings back mostly good memories, even though he's 0-4 in finals.Nadal enters the event for the 11th time Saturday, when he ...

March 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

WAKE UP & SMELL THE COMPETITION

WASHINGTON (AP) - The coffee obsession has reached a new peak: You can now know the altitude at which the beans used for your morning cup of java were grown.Spurred by the popularity of boutique co...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Nevada Oks $9M tax break to build hyperloop test track

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada officials authorized $9 million in tax incentives to a California company set on testing a super high-speed, tube-based transportation system, saying the development was on ...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

A look at 5 common Social Security myths

I probably could write a column called "The Top 100 Social Security Myths." But that would fill up half of the website you are looking at or the newspaper you are reading, and the editors won't let...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Court nixes class action suit over TGIF’s drink prices

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A lawsuit that began over a $1.59 discrepancy for a drink at TGI Friday's cannot proceed as a class action, a New Jersey appeals court has ruled.The court's ruling published Thu...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

For first time, drone delivers package to residential area

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A drone has successfully delivered a package to a residential location in a small Nevada town in what its maker and the governor of the state said Friday was the first fully auton...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Household spending, home building fuel modest US growth

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer spending and home construction are helping sustain modest U.S. economic growth despite problems caused by a strong dollar, low oil prices and an excess of business stockp...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Baby seal found 4 miles from water

FREMONT (AP) - Authorities say a baby seal made it 4 miles from the water to the front yard of a home in the San Francisco Bay Area.Rescuers nicknamed the seal Ozzie after she was found Thursday on...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Manteca educator Dunbar is Woman of the Year

Assemblymember Kristin Olsen, R-Riverbank, honored Manteca educator Tammy Brecht Dunbar as the 2016 Woman of the Year for the 12th Assembly District."Tammy is a role model for teachers and students...

March 25, 2016 | | Nation

Gov. Brown grants 59 pardons on Good Friday

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown granted 59 pardons on Good Friday, in keeping with his tradition of giving pardons to convicted offenders around major Christian holidays including Ea...

March 25, 2016 | | State

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