• Angels 2B Giavotella out indefinitely

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella has been diagnosed with fourth cranial nerve palsy, a condition that is expected to keep him sidelined indefinitely.

  • In this Monday, April 13, 2015, file photo, mixed martial arts fighter Paige VanZant  poses after her workout at the Ultimate Fitness gym in Sacramento, Calif.  VanZant would love to be the next Ronda Rousey in the cage and on the silver screen, but the up-and-coming strawweight UFC fighter realizes she must do plenty of work to catch up to the dominant bantamweight champion. She takes her next step Saturday, Sept. 5, at UFC 191 in Las Vegas against Alex Chambers. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

    The next Rousey?: VanZant dreams, but knows work comes first

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paige VanZant admires the glitter of Ronda Rousey’s championship belt and the glamour of her Hollywood career. In and out of the cage, the world’s most prominent mixed martial artist is both a hero and a blueprint for VanZant.

  • 49ers cut DL Darnell Dockett, 5 others

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive lineman Darnell Dockett and five other players.

  • Correction: Prison Riot story

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about an inmate’s murder in a California prison riot, The Associated Press, relying on information from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, reported erroneously the status of co-defendant Willie Tate. Corrections officials say Tate was released in 1976. A different inmate with the same name remains imprisoned.

  • QB Josh Rosen debuts when No. 13 UCLA hosts Virginia

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Welcome to the Rosen Bowl, Virginia.

  • Kiyotaka Ise, Senior Managing Officer for Toyota Motor Corporation, speaks at a news conference in East Palo Alto, Calif., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Toyota announced it is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT

    EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers.

    Updated: 1:36 pm

  • In this Dec. 27, 2014, file photo, Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler throws a pass against Nebraska during the first half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game in San Diego. Kessler has already made it through almost every conceivable challenge and distraction at Southern California. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

    No. 8 USC hosts Arkansas St in joyous post-sanctions opener

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Kessler has had eight months to think about everything he wants to see when Southern California opens the next chapter in its storied football history. The quarterback can boil it all down to one concept.

  • In this Wednesday May 27, 2015 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown addresses the California State Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Sacramento, Calif. California’s top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown’s senior aides in 2011 that the governor’s orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state’s groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown’s senior aides in 2011 that the governor’s orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting the state’s groundwater from contamination, one of the former officials has testified.

  • Police officers stand near the body of a victim killed in a shooting at Sacramento City College, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The shooting occurred in a parking lot near the baseball field on the college campus. (Renée C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT

    Shooting at Sacramento college kills 1, wounds 2; man sought

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting on the edge of a Sacramento, California, community college.

    Updated: 11:45 am

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager follows through with his second hit in his major league debut, during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Seager’s debut spoiled by Dodgers’ collapse vs. Padres

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Corey Seager made the most of his major league debut, though it came in a loss.