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UCLA routs Texas A&M to advance to Sweet 16 – Washington Times

March 20, 2017 8:12:29 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kari Korver scored 21 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and fourth-seed UCLA routed Texas A&M 75-43 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Monday night. Monique Billings and Jordin Canada each added 12 points for the Bruins, who had the largest margin of victory in school history in a tournament game.…

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East Palo Alto: Four 'Sunny Day' defendants plead guilty to murder charges – The Mercury News

March 20, 2017 6:54:18 pm | 0 Comments

REDWOOD CITY — Four men indicted in March 2014 for crimes related to their alleged involvement in East Palo Alto gangs have pleaded guilty to charges including murder and attempted murder, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. On Friday, 31-year-old Raymond Bradford, 27-year-old Roberto Bustos-Montes and 23-year-old Eric Vargas pleaded guilty to…

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Santa Monica High School freshman dies after falling from apartment building while on LSD – Los Angeles Times

March 20, 2017 5:04:54 pm | 0 Comments

A 15-year-old Santa Monica High student died after trying the drug LSD over the weekend and falling from an apartment building balcony, school officials said Monday. In a letter addressed to parents and family members, Principal Antonio Shelton said freshman Andre Zuczek died from major brain trauma. The letter said Zuczek’s family wanted to share…

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THE DRIVE: Comey says no proof of Trump Tower wiretap – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

March 20, 2017 4:56:54 pm | 0 Comments

FBI, DOJ can’t find evidence of eavesdropping; president distances himself from former colleagues; Brady’s Super Bowl jersey found and more headlines for your drive home Monday, March 20, 2017. The Associated Press FBI Director James Comey says the FBI and Justice Department have no information to substantiate President Donald Trump’s claims that former President Barack…

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RISE: Comey to testify before the House intelligence committee – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

March 20, 2017 4:56:54 pm | 0 Comments

Straff and wire reports FBI Director James Comey is slated to testify Monday before the House intelligence committee. The hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. Eastern, will focus on the committee’s investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election campaign. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers also is scheduled to testify. President Donald Trump’s allegations that…

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CLOSING BELL: US indexes end slightly lower – Ridgecrest Daily Independent

March 20, 2017 4:56:54 pm | 0 Comments

Light trading ends in losses for Dow, S&P. The Associated Press NEW YORK — Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Streeton Monday, led by declines in banks. Bond yields fell, which can hurt profits at banks by pushing interest rates on loans lower. Wells Fargo lost 1.8 percent Monday and Bank of America dropped 1.7…

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Missing Lancaster Woman Found – SCVNEWS.com

March 20, 2017 4:55:18 pm | 0 Comments

Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Measure H has been passed. Plus, SCV Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Valencia theft suspect over the weekend. Watch these stories and more on tonight’s edition SCV NewsBreak. Lancaster Sheriff’s Station deputies reported that Drucille Louise Loski was located at 15th Street West/Avenue K by an employee of the care home. She…

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Tehachapi man charged with infant's murder was investigated over Facebook post months earlier – The Bakersfield Californian

March 20, 2017 3:26:13 pm | 0 Comments

Two months before the death of his girlfriend’s son, who was born premature and required extra medical care, a Tehachapi man was accused of asking on Facebook if anyone knew how to kill a child in the hospital, according to court documents released Monday. Daniel McKie, 19, is charged with murder in the death of…

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Palo Alto: Police arrest man, 2 teens in theft of jewelry, electronics from home – The Mercury News

March 20, 2017 2:58:52 pm | 0 Comments

Police have arrested a man from Oakdale, near Modesto, and two 15-year-old Palo Alto boys who police said were responsible for burglarizing a Palo Alto home in February. Jarred Paine, 18, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for residential burglary, committing a felony while out on bail for another felony, and possession of burglary…

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Palmdale Detectives Need Public's Help in Finding a Missing Man – SCVNEWS.com

March 20, 2017 2:44:47 pm | 0 Comments

SetPoint Medical, a Valencia biomedical technology company developing a bioelectronic therapy for chronic inflammatory diseases, announced that global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates Inc. has joined the syndicate of SetPoint Medical investors. The Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley raised more than $20,000 during the inaugural Great Escape Gala at the Hyatt Regency…

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