LOS ANGELES (AP) - While the Los Angeles Clippers threw alley-oop passes off the backboard and jumped to a 43-point lead, the Lakers needed two late 3-pointers from a guy on a 10-day contract just to avoid the worst offensive performance in franchise history.
Valencia High graduate Alison Lee shot a final round, 1-over 73 to finish at even par in the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage Sunday.
The Master's College baseball team has won 14 of its last 15 games - running out to a 27-6 Golden State Athletic Conference record and a first place lead.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most - farmers.
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) - One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring the inroads Islamic extremists have made in recruiting young people to carry out attacks against their own country.
BERLIN (AP) - The profile that has emerged of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz has become more troubling by the day.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state's battered image after a backlash over its religious objections law.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The high-octane "Furious 7" peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning $143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the domestic box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.
I'm curious. Since so many Republicans seem to enjoy finding and investigating scandals, why haven't they opened one of those fancy panels they seem constantly to open on Democrats with the goal of investigating those senators who broke the law in signing and negotiating with the Iranian government.
In the Santa Clarita Valley we are faced with guidelines mandated by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board for wastewater disposal limits, and we are provided with some solutions from the SCV Sanitation District, which has done its homework.
One day I'd like to ask those women just what they were thinking as they made their way in the early morning to the place where, just days before, they had watched him be buried. They watched as his body was hastily wrapped in linen and put in a tomb hewn from solid rock. They watched as a huge stone was rolled over the opening, and the Roman guard sealed the tomb with the official seal. It was preparation day and Sabbath was beginning. Proper preparation of the body would have to wait.
We've been graded on the curve for long enough, Gov. Jerry Brown said last week. Now it's time for strict standards - and a failing grade should be costly.
Thousands of kids gathered Saturday morning to scope out the best egg hunting ground at Central Park in Saugus.
Toxicology test results conducted on the body of a man who died in the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles show he died accidently of a drug overdose, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Hector Santiago pitched seven innings in another superb outing at Texas, C.J. Cron had three hits with a career-high six RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 13-0 on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings to outduel Matt Harvey, Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers survived their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Saturday night.
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) - A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.
A couple of kids playing with fireworks sparked a small brush fire Saturday evening in Saugus, a county fire official said. The flames were quickly doused before it reached any homes or structures.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago - but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over.
Hundreds of hungry residents, many with kids, loaded up their plates and slathered on the syrup this morning at the Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club's annual Fourth of July pancake breakfast.
LONDON (AP) - About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback from a set and a break down against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) - The fate of six women - four of them dead, two missing for months - has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city as relatives seek clues, seemingly in vain, to whatever happened to their loved ones.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a "yes" or "no" will have on the country's youth.
NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.