Posts Tagged California

AP source: Giants, Ryan Vogelsong agree on $4 million deal

In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series in San Francisco. A person with knowledge of the contract says free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong has reached agreement on a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the Giants. Vogelsong's contract with the defending World Series champions is pending a physical, the person said Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the deal. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong visited the Houston Astros this week and had an uncomfortable feeling about how he might fit in, and he had discussions with other teams during the course of this offseason.

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Raiders hire 4 assistants for Del Rio’s coaching staff

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have officially hired four assistant coaches for new coach Jack Del Rio’s staff.

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Tour of California announces team lineup for 2015 edition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sprint stars Peter Sagan and Marcel Kittel will continue their budding rivalry at the Tour of California, the eight-day stage race and key Tour de France prep scheduled to begin May 10.

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Clippers ride big 1st half to 123-84 blowout win over Nets

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, shoots as Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee falls to the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers built a double-digit lead and then turned things over to their reserves, who kept pummeling the Nets.

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A woman with a Mickey Mouse hat walks toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif.  California public health officials urged those who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks where a spreading outbreak originated. Seventy people have been infected.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

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