California News Digest
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge has overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, calling it a “failed experiment” that violates people’s constitutional right to bear arms. By Don Thompson. SENT: 1130 words, photos.
SAN FRANCISCO — To mark the 40th anniversary of the first AIDS cases being reported in the United States, San Franciscans gathered at the National AIDS Memorial on Saturday to remember the dead and honor those who helped fight against the disease. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos.
ROAD RAGE-BOY SLAIN
YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Family members and friends tearfully remembered Aiden Leos, the 6-year-old boy shot and killed in a road rage incident on a Southern California freeway, at his memorial service on Saturday. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos.
RENO, Nev. — Richard Lopez was a sophomore in high school when he got his first car — a 1971 Datsun 210. He had dropped out of school by the time he discovered his true love: 1961 Chevy Impalas. Before long he was creating award-winning lowrider art and today most everyone in Reno’s lowrider community knows him best as the guy that can make an unlovely jalopy into a sick bomba. Most recently, his work was center stage at the National Automobile Museum’s exhibition, “Low and Slow,” in Reno. By Jenny Kane of the Reno Gazette Journal. UPCOMING: 1,400 words, photos. An AP Member exchange moving early Saturday for use in weekend editions of June 5-6 and beyond. Photos: NVREN601-604
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Justin Upton has homered in four straight home games as the Angels continue their series against the Mariners. Yusei Kikuchi takes the mound for Seattle and will be opposed by Alex Cobb. By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:07 p.m. PT
GLF–US Women’s Open
SAN FRANCISCO — High school amateur Megha Ganne heads into the weekend in contention at the U.S. Women’s Open, trailing 19-year-old Yuka Saso by two strokes. By Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 7 p.m. PDT
BBO–Athletics-Rockies: DENVER — The Colorado Rockies will send Kyle Freeland to the mound Saturday night in the second game of the series against Oakland. The A’s will counter with Cole Irvin. By Dennis Georgatos. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:10 p.m. ET.
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies will send Kyle Freeland to the mound Saturday night in the second game of the series against Oakland. The A’s will counter with Cole Irvin. By Dennis Georgatos. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:10 p.m. ET.
Chicago plays San Francisco at Oracle Park. By Michael Wagaman, UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
ATLANTA __ Clayton Kershaw pitches for the Dodgers and Charlie Morton goes for the Braves as defending World Series champion Los Angeles and Atlanta continue a three-game series. By George Henry. UPCOMING. 650 words with photos. Game starts at 7:15 p.m.
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