Magic Build Big Lead, Stay On Roll In 132-116 Win Over Kings

Isaac made headlines Friday by being the first player to not kneel for the national anthem at Disney, saying he chose to stand because he did not believe the gesture of kneeling and wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt actually equated to helping Black lives.

Are Sacramento Politicians ‘Playing Politics’ To Keep The State Auditor Out Of The EDD?

In response, Assemblyman Patterson said in a statement Wednesday, “Governor Newsom has become notorious for his words – not his actions. It’s our responsibility in the Legislature to not only hold the EDD accountable but the governor as well. I will continue to do both on behalf of the people of California.”

California health insurance rates increase slightly for 2021

FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2013, file photo, Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange, talks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. On Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, Lee announced health insurance premiums for people who purchase coverage through the state marketplace will increase an average of 0.6% in […]

California’s elementary-school reopening rules may favor private schools, charters

But the state’s guidelines were welcomed by several charter and private school groups, which said reopening in-person instruction should be a school-by-school decision rather than being left up to Sacramento. California officials are giving elementary schools the option to apply for waivers because of research indicating that the youngest children are less likely to contract […]

Orlando Magic forward Isaac suffers torn ACL

“That one brought me to tears, and instantly, just because I know how good of a guy J.I. is and how hard he works and how hard he has worked to get back since hurting himself in D.C. That was tough.”

Vehicle malfunction sparked Apple Fire in Southern California

In Northern California, evacuations were ordered after a wildfire that sparked Sunday afternoon spread quickly and burned near homes near the East Park Reservoir in Colusa County. Complicating firefighters’ efforts were temperatures in the area north of Sacramento were expected to hit the upper 90s by Monday afternoon.

NBA wrap: Westbrook helps Rockets edge Bucks, Celtics win

Anthony Davis says sealing West’s top spot had been ‘a long time coming for the Laker Nation’

Kick’n Mule Sports Bar To Open In Danville

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Bay Briefing: What to consider when you’re considering a pandemic pod

• Prisons still far from empty: California’s prison population of 99,000 is its lowest since 1990 and well below its peak in 2006 — and crime hasn’t increased statewide. Court rulings, new state laws, and changes in voters’ attitudes have all contributed to the reduction, but the legacy of prison building and tough-on-crime laws remains, […]

Military helps worn-out nurses, sicker patients in California COVID-19 effort

Over the past two weeks, the U.S. Department of Defense has sent nearly 200 medics and logistics experts to the Valley. The military has also sent nearly 600 personnel to Texas, where a surge in COVID-19 cases is crushing hospitals along the Rio Grande Valley and elsewhere in the state.