AP-CA--California News Digest 1:30 pm, CA
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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE
PARADISE, Calif. — No one is left in Paradise. Abandoned, charred vehicles clutter the main thoroughfare, evidence of the panicked evacuation a day earlier as a wildfire tore through the Northern California community. Nine people have been found dead. Entire neighborhoods are leveled. The business district is destroyed. In one day, this Sierra Nevada foothill town of 27,000 founded in the 1800s was largely incinerated by flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do. By Paul Elias and Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 1158 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Will be updated with developments throughout the day.
— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-THE LATEST
— CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-NEWS GUIDE
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES
MALIBU, Calif. — Two people were found dead and scores of houses from the celebrity mansions of Malibu to the mobile homes of seniors in the suburbs burned in a pair of wildfires that stretched across more than 100 square miles of Southern California, authorities said Saturday. By Jonathan J. Cooper and Andrew Dalton. SENT: 756 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: Will be updated throughout the day.
LOS ANGELES — Rich or not, famous or not, there was no reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state’s north. Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim Kardashian West were among the celebrities who joined thousands of others in evacuating from the affluent coastal city that is as well-known as its residents. By Lynn Elber. SENT: 868 words, photos, video.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Democrat Harley Rouda has declared victory over Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in a closely fought congressional contest in Southern California. However, votes continue to be counted in Orange County and The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the race. Sent: By Michael R. Blood. Sent: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated when new vote total is released around 5 p.m.
CALIFORNIA BAR SHOOTING
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they’ve learned, but at least one Instagram post he made after beginning the massacre has emerged as an early focus. By Jonathan J. Cooper and Michael Balsamo. SENT: 680 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: will be updated as developments warrant.
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LOS ANGELES — Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the first-place Milwaukee Bucks into Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game started at 12:30 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers visit the Sacramento Kings. By Rob Gloster. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.
STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford hosts Oregon State. By Rick Eymer. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — J.T. Daniels leads USC against California in a key game for both teams’ Pac-12 South title hopes. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 7:30 p.m.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State, in its final home game of the season, looks for its third straight win against a Pac-12 South foe when it faces 2-7 UCLA. By Bob Baum. UPCOMING: 700 words. AP Photos. Started at 11 a.m.
FBC-T25--SAN JOSE STATE-UTAH STATE
LOGAN, Utah — No. 14 Utah State takes an eight-game winning streak into Saturday afternoon’s game against San Jose St. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Started at 10 a.m.
FBC-UNLV-SAN DIEGO STATE
SAN DIEGO — San Diego State tries to keep its Mountain West Conference West Division title hopes alive when it hosts UNLV. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits. 7:30 p.m.
SAN DIEGO — Davidson plays San Diego at Torero Stadium. 2 p.m.
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