Judge threatens to order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers for California wildfire safety
The federal judge overseeing PG&E Corp.’s criminal probation is considering ordering the beleaguered utility to order more tree trimmers in a move designed to enhance wildfire safety.U.S. District Jud...
The Sacramento Bee
Patrick Reusse: Finally given his chance to lead, Brian Dutcher rides the wave at San Diego State
MINNEAPOLIS — There are 350 Division I men’s basketball programs in the NCAA. There remains one unbeaten: San Diego State, 18-0 overall and 7-0 in the Mountain West heading into Saturday’s game agains...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Healthy 49ers list zero players on injury report ahead of NFC Championship game
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The 49ers won’t be missing any players due to injuries in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game.Tight end George Kittle, who missed Wednesday’s practice with a sore ankle, and defensive...
The Sacramento Bee
2 charged in death of roommate fled to California after the crime, prosecutors say
Two Parsippany men are back in New Jersey to face charges relating to the death of their roommate, who one allegedly struck in the head last summer, killing him, authorities said.Rogelio Laureano-Gonz...
LA's George Lucas museum acquires 'Separate Cinema' archive
The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, the billion-dollar brainchild of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Ariel Investments co-CEO and president Mellody Hobson, has acquired a vast collection known as ...
Kidnapped US teen rescued by police thanks to Snapchat
Los Angeles (AFP) - A California teen who had been drugged and kidnapped was rescued by police this week after using Snapchat to alert her friends to her abduction.Police said the 14-year-old victim o...
Will Bunch: Can America ever choose justice over vengeance?
It might just be America’s greatest moral panic since the Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s. On Jan. 1, a law passed last year by lawmakers in New York state that aimed to end one of the most pernicious...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Under the Hood: Adjusting low-beam headlights
Q: We have a 2017 Nissan Altima and are trying to figure out how to adjust the low beams. We replaced the entire headlight assembly on our 2007 Toyota Highlander and were able to adjust the beams with...
Tribune News Service
Harvey Weinstein defense demands mistrial shortly after jury selection, charging one newly seated juror lied
NEW YORK — She moved from the jury box to the hot seat.Attorneys for the Oscar-winning producer and accused sexual abuser Harvey Weinstein demanded a mistrial Friday over a newly chosen juror, accusin...
New York Daily News
What Lori Loughlin knew: New documents illuminate alleged role in faking daughters' USC athletic profiles
SAN JOSE, Calif. — In November 2017, Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli received the kind of news that any college-bound high school senior dreams of: A letter from the admissions dean at ...
The Mercury News