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LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles man upset about The Boston Globe's coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the news media was arrested Thursday for threatening to travel to the newspaper's offices and kill journalists, whom he called the "enemy of the people," federal prosecutors said. By Alanna Durkin Richer and Brian Melley. SENT: 670 words, photos. UPCOMING: Update from 2 p.m. court appearance.


SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Whether a California lawmaker lives in the district they represent would be determined solely by voter registration under a bill on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill passed the Assembly on Thursday. It would clarify that other factors such as where a lawmaker owns property can't be considered when determining where a legislator lives. SENT: 280 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated with additional legislative action; session expected to go into evening.




Ports and ground terminals in nearly every state handle goods that are now or will likely soon be covered by import tariffs. Port executives worry that this could mean a slowdown in shipping that would have ripple effects on truckers and others whose jobs depend on trade. The Associated Press analyzed government data and found that from the West Coast to the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico, at least 10 percent of imports at many ports could face new tariffs if President Donald Trump's proposals take full effect. By Business Writer David Koenig. SENT: 1,252 words, photos. HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 12:01 A.M. PDT FRIDAY. THIS STORY MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST OR POSTED ONLINE BEFORE 12:01 A.M. PDT FRIDAY.



SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities are searching for a Canadian woman and her daughter who were reported missing after arriving in California for a camping trip. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 200 words by 2 p.m.


SAN FRANCISCO — A high school was locked down Thursday because of a report that a gun was fired on campus, a San Francisco schools spokeswoman said.




— JUVENILE DNA SAMPLES — The California Supreme Court says juveniles whose felonies are reduced to misdemeanors under a voter-approved measure are not entitled to have their DNA removed from a state database.

— LAKE TAHOE-DEATH — Police say a 74-year-old South Lake Tahoe man whose body was pulled from the lake on Monday may have drowned while attempting to retrieve his model airplane that crashed in the water.


— FULLERTON POLICE CHIEF-LEAVE — A Southern California police chief and one of his officers have been named as suspects in an off-duty battery on an emergency medical technician.

— WAR CASUALTY IDENTIFIED — Remains found at an underwater site have been identified as those of a naval aviator from Bakersfield whose aircraft vanished during a Vietnam War mission on Sept. 21, 1966.

— TEJON RANCH — A proposal to build a community of 19,000 homes on vast Tejon Ranch north of Los Angeles has advanced.



NEW YORK — Google is toeing the line between helping you save time and creeping you out as it turns to machines to suggest email replies on your behalf. The customized auto-responses come in the latest version of Gmail on the web and expand on a feature already available on Android devices and iPhones. By Technology Writer Mae Anderson. SENT: 677 words, photos.


— TV-DIRECTOR DIVERSITY — A new study says that the TV industry's hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row.

— PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS-KEVIN FEIGE — Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige is set to receive the prestigious David O. Selznick Achievement Award at the 2019 Producers Guild Awards. Photo.



NEW YORK — Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatize postpartum depression has never before had so many high-profile sufferers willing to share their stories. Add Serena Williams to the list. The 23-time Grand Slam champion playing in the U.S. Open took to Instagram last month after a loss in San Jose, California, to describe her feelings of inadequacy as a mother since the birth nearly a year ago of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 836 words, photos.


When "Sons of Anarchy" debuted in 2008, creator Kurt Sutter repeatedly heard the same comparison: it was the poor, white working class version of the HBO mob series, "The Sopranos." Now that "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off "Mayans M.C." is set to launch, Sutter says he is prepared for it to inevitably be called the Latino rendition of the popular motorcycle gang drama. By Russell Contreras. SENT: 850 words, photos.


— PEOPLE-ALEC BALDWIN — Alec Baldwin has pulled out of playing Bruce Wayne's father in the "Joker" movie. Photo.



SAN FRANCISCO — The Sacramento Kings say federal authorities are investigating a former top executive after team officials uncovered suspicious financial transactions. By Paul Elias. SENT: 395 words.


STANFORD, Calif. — Bryce Love set the bar pretty high in his record-setting junior season that made him the Heisman Trophy runner- There are a few tricks that he wants to add this season that should make defending Love and No. 13 Stanford even more challenging for defenses starting with the opener against San Diego State. By Josh Dubow. SENT: 715 words, photos.


LOS ANGELES — Outside linebacker Porter Gustin was still the hardest working player at No. 15 Southern California even as he recovered from a torn meniscus in his left knee. Already known for his commitment to eating right and working out, Gustin began waking up at 5:30 a.m. to begin a lengthy regimen of icing down and stretching out the ligament. By Dan Greenspan. SENT: 587 words.


LOS ANGELES — Chip Kelly has revealed little and promised even less during the past few months leading up to his much-anticipated debut at UCLA. Leave it to the inscrutable coach with a revolutionary history to move to Hollywood and still strive to stay completely out of the spotlight. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 5 p.m.


Some of the things to watch in Week One of the Pac-12 Conference football season. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 2 p.m.


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams have gone from one of the NFL's biggest surprises to one of the top Super Bowl favorites in just one year. The Rams are the favorite in the NFC West but could be challenged by a San Francisco 49ers team that was rejuvenated by the addition of Jimmy Garoppolo last season. Arizona and Seattle are trying to get back into contention. By Pro Football Writer Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 850 words, photos.


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers wrap up the preseason against the Los Angeles Chargers. By Pro Football Writer Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


— FBN--DUMERVIL RETIRES — Pass rusher Elvis Dumervil is retiring from the NFL after 12 years.


SEATTLE — Backups will get the majority of the attention when the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders close out the preseason on Thursday night. The teams meet in the regular season in London in mid-October. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


NEW ORLEANS — The Los Angeles Rams visit the New Orleans Saints in the final preseason contest for each team. Coaches will be focused less on starters than on players trying to make the squad, and in this case, not giving away too much in advance of their scheduled regular season rematch. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 5 p.m.


HOUSTON — Houston's Justin Verlander opposes Andrew Heaney when the Astros open a four-game series with the Angels. Verlander, who ranks second in the AL with 229 strikeouts, has won his last two starts. By Jeremy Rakes. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 5:10 p.m.


LOS ANGELES — Rich Hill takes the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who return home riding a five-game winning streak to take on the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


OAKLAND, Calif. — Frankie Montas (5-3) will be recalled from Triple- A Nashville to start for Oakland in the opener of a four-game series against Seattle on Thursday night. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.


SAN DIEGO — German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies, who trail Arizona by one-half game in the NL West, open a four-game series against the rookie lefty Eric Lauer and the last-place San Diego Padres. By Bernie Wilson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


— BKN--WARRIORS-WEST RETIRES — David West, a key big man off the bench for the Golden State Warriors' past two championship seasons, has retired. By Sports Writer Janie McCauley. SENT: 150 words, photos. UPCOMING: Will be updated.


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