VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Four people killed in the weekend crash of a small plane in central California have been identified as members of the same family, authorities said Monday.
The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed in heavy fog Saturday evening shortly after takeoff from Visalia Municipal Airport, according to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Terence Davis scored 23 of his 28 points in the second half and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time in four nights with a 104-99 victory Saturday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Davis had 19 carries for 108 yards and two touchdowns, Pierre Strong added 73 yards rushing and a score, and South Dakota State beat No. 4 seed Sacramento State 24-19 on Saturday night in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
Los Angeles Clippers (12-11, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (9-14, 11th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -1.5; over/under is 215
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James returned from a frustrating stint in the NBA's health and safety protocols just in time for yet another frustrating loss for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Luke Kennard scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and hit two clutch 3-pointers in the final minutes, sending the Los Angeles Clippers to a 119-115 victory over the Lakers on Friday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Parts of drought-stricken California may get some rain next week, forecasters said Friday.
A weak weather system passing through Monday and early Tuesday will bring chances of rain to the northern end of the Central Valley and over the mountains, the Sacramento National Weather Service office said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 24 points and Terence Davis added 23 in the Sacramento Kings' 124-115 victory over the shorthanded Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
Richaun Holmes had 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Kings snapped a two-game skid and improved to 3-3 under interim coach Alvin Gentry after a 6-11 start that led to Luke Walton's firing last month.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so.
NORTHERN HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and killing four members of a Sacramento area family in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 had been on probation for a previous DUI and will face murder charges, officials said.
Sacramento Kings (8-14, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (11-10, sixth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Clippers -7.5
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night.
LeBron James has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols, and was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Such a move almost certainly means one of two things: that James, who said earlier this season that he is vaccinated, either tested positive for COVID-19 or had an inconclusive result.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom took the rare step of appointing a sitting California state lawmaker to one of 12 judgeships Monday, triggering a special election for the Los Angeles County seat.
Los Angeles Lakers (11-11, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (8-13, 11th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings host Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers in Western Conference play Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons.
James was too busy making sure Los Angeles got the same decision he wasn't around to see last week in Detroit.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 21 points, Desmond Bane added 18 and the Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of Sacramento’s poor shooting to beat the Kings 128-101 on Sunday night.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A holiday break did nothing to slow Arizona's free-flowing ways.
Coming off their biggest win of the season, the No. 17 Wildcats picked up where they left off before Thanksgiving, dishing out 31 assists to overwhelm Sacramento State 105-59 Saturday night.
Sacramento Kings (8-12, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (9-10, eighth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento visits the Memphis Grizzlies after the Kings took down the Los Angeles Lakers 141-137 in overtime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alvin Gentry said when he became Sacramento's interim coach that it was going to take everyone if the Kings were going to stop their season from spiraling out of control.
On Friday night, they got plenty of contributions up and down the roster.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — AT&T’s Pac Bell subsidiary has settled a lawsuit conservationists filed under a U.S. law more typically cited in Superfund cases, agreeing to spend up to $1.5 million to remove 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of toxic telephone cables that were abandoned on the bottom of Lake Tahoe decades ago.
Sacramento Kings (7-12, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (10-10, 10th in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings visit Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers in Western Conference action Friday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points before being ejected in the fourth quarter, Marvin Bagley III made a clutch 3-pointer with 30 seconds remaining and the Sacramento Kings held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An Oregon-born gray wolf that thrilled biologists as it journeyed far south into California was found dead after apparently being struck by a vehicle, authorities said Wednesday.
Portland Trail Blazers (10-8, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-12, 12th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -2.5; over/under is 224
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly opening fire at a Sacramento Halloween party, killing two men and wounding five other people.
Hykeem Marquis Davis, 21, was arrested in suburban Fairfield and held without bail, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office said.
SACRAMENTO, Callif. (AP) — Tyrese Maxey had 24 points and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers beat Sacramento 102-94 on Monday night, spoiling Alvin Gentry’s debut as interim Kings coach.
Shake Milton scored 16 points and Matisse Thybulle added 15, helping the Sixers to their second win in eight games.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's new coronavirus testing laboratory won't face sanctions for what state officials had called “significant deficiencies” that a whistleblower said threatened the accuracy of its results, authorities said Monday.
The Sacramento Kings fired coach Luke Walton on Sunday after getting off to a disappointing start in his third season in charge.
Walton was informed of the decision a day after a 123-105 home loss to Utah that dropped the Kings to 6-11 on the season after their seventh loss in eight games.
Philadelphia 76ers (9-8, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-11, 12th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Monday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento comes into the matchup against Philadelphia after losing three straight games.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 26 points, Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 14 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double and the Utah Jazz beat the Sacramento Kings 123-105 on Saturday night.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Gable, Cameron Skattebo and Asher O’Hara each had touchdown runs, and Sacramento State beat UC Davis 27-7 on Saturday to win the Big Sky Conference title.
It is Sacramento State's (9-2, 8-0) second title since joining the conference in 1996.
Utah Jazz (9-5, third in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-10, 12th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -7; over/under is 223.5
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 18 of his season-high 32 points in the first half and the Toronto Raptors continued their recent dominance in Sacramento, thumping the Kings 108-89 on Friday night.
Toronto Raptors (7-8, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (6-9, 12th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -3.5; over/under is 218
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The man arrested in the killings of his 7-year-old niece and another man in Sacramento has a lengthy criminal history and had been released from custody in October while he was awaiting trial on charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon, according to court records.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of his 7-year-old niece and another man who were fatally shot in Sacramento Tuesday night during a dispute between neighbors, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An Iraqi refugee initially accused of committing a killing for the Islamic State terror group before coming to the U.S. is eligible to be deported because he lied on his immigration papers, a federal judge decided Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A severe drought prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom last summer to ask the state's nearly 40 million residents to voluntarily reduce water use by 15% this year. New data released Tuesday shows few people are doing that.
Sacramento Kings (6-8, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-9, 12th in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota plays Sacramento looking to end its six-game home slide.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Amazon has agreed to pay $500,000 and be monitored by California officials to ensure it properly notifies its workers about new coronavirus cases, the state's attorney general said Monday.
Sacramento Kings (5-8, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (3-9, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit plays Sacramento looking to stop its three-game home losing streak.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Asher O’Hara accounted for two touchdowns and Sacramento State beat Portland State 49-20 on Saturday night in a key Big Sky Conference matchup.
Sacramento State (8-2, 7-0) kept pace atop the conference standings with Montana State, which beat Idaho earlier in the day.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man wanted for abducting a 3-year-old boy and shooting the child's mother and another person in Sacramento was arrested early Saturday.
The California Highway Patrol deactivated an Amber Alert after police in Hayward, a Bay Area city some 100 miles away by car, pulled him over and found the boy safe and in good health, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Newly released political maps from California's redistricting commission would leave some members of Congress without a political home and others to face off against colleagues in their own party in the 2022 midterm elections, when the state will play a key role in determining which party controls Congress.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government says California is ineligible for about $12 billion in public transit funding because of a long-running dispute over changes to the state's public pension law that the Biden administration recently determined are improper.
Sacramento Kings (5-7, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (4-6, 11th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento visits Oklahoma City looking to stop its three-game road slide.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who confessed to killing his wife and three children was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Fowler posted 17 points as Sacramento State easily defeated William Jessup 89-59 in a season opener on Tuesday night.
William FitzPatrick had 11 points and six rebounds for Sacramento State.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will visit a COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot clinic in Los Angeles County on Wednesday to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to increase vaccination rates heading into the winter season.