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Darnold, No. 11 USC out to sustain sudden offensive surge

Southern California hopes a comeback from a 21-7 halftime deficit against Utah was all it needed to get its offense on track. The Trojans’ rally for a 28-27 victory last week featured quarterback Sam Darnold improvising and scrambling, running back Ronald Jones II scoring a touchdown for his 13th straight …

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Gov. Brown poses for photos while north state is burning

While California is ravaged with wildfires, dozens of residents have died and many more are missing, hundreds of firefighters are risking their lives, thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed and millions of dollars of revenue and value lost. Yet, Gov. Jerry Brown poses with the Women’s Caucus as …

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Blazes light up California pot farms ahead of legalization

Desperate to see if wildfires had damaged his farm, Marcos Morales gunned his four-wheel-drive station wagon along the hidden dirt roads that crisscross Sonoma County vineyards. After evading police roadblocks and passing vintners’ well-tended pools and houses, he finally arrived to a disheartening sight: Scores of his marijuana plants had …

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Eagles Midseason Highlights | Sierra Nevada College

October 18, 2017 Crosscountry In the Eagle’s second match, at the University of California, Riverside, Jose Ortiz set a personal best at the 5K mark and finished the 8K at 27:52, ranking 5th among conference runners. Christopher Pouch ran a personal best of 30:47 despite limited training, and Victoria Woods …

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The Latest: States suing to force insurance subsidy payments

The Latest on President Donald Trump and health care legislation (all times local): 12:01 p.m. State attorneys general say they’ll immediately seek a court order to force the administration to keep paying health insurance subsidies that President Donald Trump has ordered stopped. The office of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra …

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Driver killed, children hurt in suspected DUI crash

The driver and a 5-year-old child were ejected from a minivan during a rollover crash west of Coulterville that the CHP suspects is a DUI case. The driver, 28-year-old Sarah Nicole Cahoon of Coulterville, was killed in the crash. Passenger Michael Boesen was thrown about 50 feet from the 2002 …

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Wooing Amazon with sun, fun … and giant buttons

Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon’s much-vaunted second headquarters that they’re brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons. Literally. The Associated Press talked to the leaders of more than 50 cities or metropolitan regions about the …

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