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Gardena Serra falls to Sacramento McClatchy in double overtime, 65-61

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The way regulation ended, Gardena Serra seemed destined to win Friday night's CIF Division I state final at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.

As UCLA season ends, Kevon Looney keeps options open

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Freshman forward Kevon Looney embraced his coaches as he stepped off the court here and walked down the tunnel into the locker room. The loss could be his final game at UCLA.

Nan Tucker McEvoy, last of founding family to run S.F. Chronicle, dies at 95

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday at her apartment in the city after a long convalescence. She was 95.

Buddhist monk, under cloud of suspicion, dies in apparent suicide

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Dao Nguyen served as head monk of Tu Nghiem Temple, one of many small Buddhist houses of worship that dot the neighborhoods of Little Saigon in Orange County.

John Renbourn dies at 70; guitarist was founding member of Pentangle quintet

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

John Renbourn, a masterful acoustic guitarist and founding member of the Pentangle quintet in the 1960s, has died at his home in Scotland. He was 70.

The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

With Congress on spring break, many House and Senate Republicans will probably spend the next two weeks back home touting the resolutions they passed to "balance the budget" within 10 years. But the competing resolutions for fiscal 2016 won't do anything of the sort, no matter what lawmakers...

Fond memories of 'Dr. George' Fischbeck

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: While it was sad to learn of the passing of George Fischbeck, I take joy in having known him. ("'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV," March 25)

Fed chief Janet Yellen expects gradual approach to rate hike

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said the central bank was likely to take a more cautious and gradual approach toward raising interest rates than in the past, reflecting a weak economy and other risks of tightening monetary policy too quickly.

For the record

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Jet crash: In the March 27 Section A, a graphic accompanying an article about cockpit security procedures indicated that the Germanwings Airbus A320 had four engines. An A320 has two engines.

Battle-weary Nigerians hope for change as election nears

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Hours before Boko Haram invaded the northeast Nigerian community of Gwoza in August, the Nigerian army left town. Members of the Islamist militant group proceeded from house to house killing men, boys and even babies.

Town grieves for its native son: Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In this tiny, idyllic town tucked away in southwest Germany, the news hit like a bombshell: Four locals were dead in a plane crash on a French mountain, including a native son who had made good as a pilot, Andreas Lubitz. 

Colorado, Washington square off with Oklahoma, Nebraska over pot law

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The top law enforcement officials in Colorado and Washington are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from states that seek to strike down Colorado laws that legalize recreational marijuana use.

Meditations on Southern California's water lifeline

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

California is not in danger of running out of water in the next year or two, but the climate-change situation is going from bad to worse as we enter the fourth year of drought. At Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, “After the Aqueduct” looks at one big piece of the...

How the White House bungled the Bowe Bergdahl case

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Following an extended investigation, the U.S. Army this week announced serious charges against Sgt. Robert "Bowe" Bergdahl, the soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, then released last May through a prisoner exchange. The Army is seeking a court-martial...

UCLA's best defense against Gonzaga's shooters could be the stadium

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Before Gonzaga arrived at NRG Stadium, forward Kyle Wiltjer, who had played games in big stadiums while at Kentucky, told his teammates what it would be like.

Beauty Bus offers haircuts and hope to L.A.'s terminally ill patients

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A top-of-the-line haircut or manicure is something most people like to indulge in from time to time. But what about people who can’t physically make it out of their homes to a salon or spa to pamper themselves?

Three finalists for Pasadena City College presidency announced

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Pasadena City College officials on Friday named three finalists to be the school's next president.

'We support local police' scrawled on stolen car in pursuit near Disneyland

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The driver of a stolen car with “We support our local police dept.” written on the back window and packed with people led police in Orange County on a winding, speeding chase Friday on streets near Disneyland.

In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness.

Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant to have season-ending foot surgery

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will undergo bone graft surgery on his right foot, ending a disappointing season in which he played just 27 games.

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