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Gov. Brown Seeks Smaller Education, Child Care Cuts

Gov. Brown Seeks Smaller Education, Child Care Cuts

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday dialed back his proposed cuts for schools and child care, citing an improved fiscal outlook since January that could cover $1.5 billion more in general fund spending.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Star-Crossed Salmon Survive Spillway’s Erosion But Suffocate

Star-Crossed Salmon Survive Spillway's Erosion But Suffocate

A quarter-million hatchery salmon survived the near-collapse of the Oroville Dam's spillway last winter, only to suffocate after a pump failed this week, officials said Thursday.Photo Credit: Getty Images photos [Read entire story]

Will Raiders’ move to Vegas be delayed until 2021?

The Raiders and the public entity that oversees their proposed stadium in Las Vegas have a little more than a week to agree on a conditional lease to avoid delays on the team’s relocation. Raiders President Marc [Read entire story]

Predators’ postseason run has turned Music City into Smashville

The Nashville Predators have reached the Western Conference finals for the first time, in the process spreading hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team’s loyal legion of fans. Entertainment stars including [Read entire story]

Candace Parker, LA champs to get WNBA rings after Turkey final

The Sparks postponed their ring ceremony a week because Parker, Jantel Lavender and Essence Carson are still playing overseas in the Turkish League finals. “We have always supported the WNBA athletes who play overseas [Read entire story]

Defending champ Guarnier wins Tour of California opener

The three-time U.S. champion won the opening stage of the women’s Tour of California on Thursday in South Lake Tahoe, pulling away from a reduced bunch on the uphill climb to the finish. Guarnier took advantage of a [Read entire story]

Ducks beat Oilers 2-1, advance to West finals

Nick Ritchie scored the tie-breaking goal early in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended their streak of five Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory at home over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, advancing to [Read entire story]

Dodgers’ Toles has torn ACL, will miss rest of season

Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will need season-ending surgery. Adeiny Hechavarria and rookie J.T. Riddle became the third and fourth players on the left side [Read entire story]

Oakland Fire Inspectors Lack Proper Training Certificates

Oakland Fire Inspectors Lack Proper Training Certificates

A newspaper reports that inspectors for the embattled Oakland Fire Department lack up-to-date training certificates and must complete classes within a week or face dismissal.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

John Daly gets 1st tournament win since 2004

John Daly won the Insperity Invitational in The Woodlands, Texas, on Sunday for his first PGA Tour Champions title. Daly made it interesting by bogeying the final three holes for a 3-under-par 69 and a one-stroke [Read entire story]

Mets suspend Matt Harvey 3 days for violating team rules

Pitcher Matt Harvey was suspended three days without pay by the Mets on Sunday for an undisclosed violation of team rules, the latest hiccup for a club beset by problems on and off the field this season. Left-hander [Read entire story]

Canelo Alvarez outboxes Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dominated a grudge match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night, winning a unanimous decision in a fight that left no doubt who the top active Mexican boxer is. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 [Read entire story]

Blues top Predators to avoid elimination

Dmitrij Jaskin scored in his first playoff game this season and Jaden Schwartz added the winner 25 seconds into the third period as the host St. Louis Blues topped the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday to stay alive in [Read entire story]

Despite Parker’s absence, Spurs top Rockets

Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points apiece to help the San Antonio Spurs, now without point guard Tony Parker, beat the host Houston Rockets 103-92 on Friday to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference [Read entire story]

Cain Roughed Up by Reds, Giants Clobbered After Rain Delay

Cain Roughed Up by Reds, Giants Clobbered After Rain Delay

Matt Cain's resurgent season took a major hit on Friday night in Cincinnati as they Reds scored nine runs off him in 3.1 innings and beat the Giants 13-3.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

FIFA lifts Lionel Messi’s suspension after 1 match

Argentina’s World Cup chances got a lift when captain Lionel Messi was cleared by FIFA on Friday to play in the next three Cup qualifiers after a ban for insulting a referee’s assistant was lifted. Messi served one [Read entire story]

Ariya Jutanugarn defeats sister in LPGA Tour match-play event

Ariya Jutanugarn won a sister showdown at the Lorena Ochoa Match Play in Mexico City, and Lydia Ko, Michelle Wie and Cristie Kerr also advanced Friday. In Wilmington, N.C., Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland [Read entire story]

Wizards beat Celtics in game with 8 technicals, 3 ejections

Eight technical fouls, three ejections and a whole lot of bad blood later, the Celtics and Wizards have themselves a series. Washington built a big lead for the third straight game, holding and extending it this time as [Read entire story]

Hector Sanchez’s bat hits couple at San Diego game

A woman sitting two rows behind the visiting Colorado Rockies’ dugout was struck in the head by a bat that flew out of the hands of Hector Sanchez of the San Diego Padres on Th ursday, delaying the game for 13 [Read entire story]

Rangers even series with Senators at 2-2

Oscar Lindberg scored two goals, Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves and the host New York Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 on Thursday to tie the Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. Senators [Read entire story]