• Rams give Fisher, Snead contract extensions

    In this Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher watches play on the sidelines during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in East Rutherford, N.J. If Tom Brady becomes the NFL’s all-time winningest quarterback on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 he will do it without the guy who’s been on the receiving end of most of his touchdown passes. The Patriots (9-2) will be without tight end Rob Gronkowski this week when they host the struggling Los Angeles Rams (4-7) in their final regular-season matchup with an NFC opponent.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have given coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead contract extensions.

  • Gun-rights backers vow to ‘go on offense’ during Trump years

    In this May 20, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Louisville, Ky. Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly controlled by Republicans. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.

    Updated: 8:36 am

  • Site of deadly Oakland warehouse fire an artist space, maze

    A unidentified man falls to the ground after speaking to authorities outside of a warehouse destroyed by a fire Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. A deadly fire broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The converted warehouse known as the “Ghost Ship” where a deadly fire ripped through a late-night dance party was an artist workspace and illegal home for a rotating cast of a dozen or more residents, those who lived there or visited often said.

  • Players: Kerr’s marijuana admission could spark dialogue

    In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr reacts during the team's NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Oakland, Calif. Kerr, the reigning NBA Coach of the Year, acknowledged he tried marijuana twice in the past 18 months while dealing with debilitating back pain. Kerr told Comcast SportsNet Bay Area's Warriors Insider Podcast with Monte Poole on Friday, Dec. 2, that he used medicinal marijuana but it didn't help. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David West has undergone four surgeries in his long NBA career: left knee, right elbow and right foot twice to fix a couple of toes.

  • The Latest: California governor expresses sadness in fire

    This photo provided by @seungylee14  shows the scene of a fire in Oakland, early Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.   The blaze began at about 11:30 p.m. on Friday during a party at a warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area city.  Several people were unaccounted for.  (@seungylee14 via AP)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly fire in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California (all times local):

  • Fire chief: 9 killed in Oakland, California warehouse fire

    A unidentified man falls to the ground after speaking to authorities outside of a warehouse destroyed by a fire Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. A deadly fire broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters struggled to get to bodies in the rubble Saturday after a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a late-night electronic music party, killing at least 9 people and making the charred structure unsafe for emergency crews to enter. Officials said they feared the death toll could rise as high as 40.

  • Martin Jones stops 31 shots, Sharks beat Canadiens 2-1

    Montreal Canadiens' Shea Weber, front left, and goalie Carey Price, right, defend San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. At left is Sharks' Joe Pavelski (8). (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Martin Jones came within 80 seconds of a shutout. Sometimes, that’s the sort of stingy performance it takes to beat Canadiens goalie Carey Price.

  • San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers

    A crowd watches during a moment of silence for county workers at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday morning. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino, a bell rang 14 times Friday at the city’s Inland Regional Center in honor of the people who died there.

  • Possible faculty member fatally stabbed at USC

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about the fatal stabbing of a professor, The Associated Press misidentified the professor’s school in the first paragraph in some versions. The professor was from the University of Southern California, not the University of California.

    Updated: 12:33 pm

  • Angels’ Pujols out 4 months after plantar fascia surgery

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has undergone surgery on his right foot, possibly sidelining him past opening day.