• Trump’s first weeks spawn anxiety, discord at some companies

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have spawned anxiety and even arguments at some workplaces, putting owners — especially at smaller companies — in the position of needing to protect peace and productivity.

  • ‘Firefall’ phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite’s El Capitan

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Mother Nature is again putting on a show at California’s Yosemite National Park, where every February the setting sun draws a narrow sliver of light on a waterfall to make it glow like a cascade of molten lava.

  • Fears remain after evacuation lifted for 200K Californians

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Officials raced to drain more water from a lake behind battered Oroville Dam as new storms began rolling into Northern California on Wednesday and tested the quick repairs made to damaged spillways that raised flood fears.

  • Cousins scores 40 points, Kings hold off Lakers 97-96

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Good fortune overcame sketchy play by the Sacramento Kings in the closing minutes after they blew a 13-point lead.

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  • The Latest: New forecasts factored into end of evacuation

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):

  • Chargers announce season ticket prices for return to LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Chargers have announced season ticket prices for their return to Los Angeles, where they will play the next two years at 30,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson.

  • Fired for Venus Williams remark, ex-commentator sues ESPN

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Tuesday for wrongful termination.

  • Damaged dam system threatens Northern California towns

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 200,000 Northern Californians who live downstream of the country’s tallest dam were allowed to return home Tuesday after two nights of uncertainty, but they were warned they may have to again flee to higher ground on a moment’s notice if hastily made repairs to the battered structure don’t hold.

  • Officials repeatedly said spillway safe before evacuations

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For six days, amid rising waters and heavy rain, officials assured Northern California residents living downstream from a damaged dam that they were safe. Then on Sunday afternoon, a few hours after once again being told they were safe, the alarm was sounded: evacuate immediately. A portion of the dam never tested before was on the brink of failing, sending a 30-foot wall of water rushing down the Feather River and imperiling about 200,000 residents ordered to flee to higher ground.