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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison Tuesday for an audacious Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Trick or treating with his four children on Halloween trumped an international stage devoted to climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday in explaining why he abruptly canceled plans to attend the United Nations gathering in Scotland.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As smoke lingered in the air amid another destructive California wildfire season, former Gov. Jerry Brown invited a group to his ranch for an urgent conversation: What more could be done to save California's forests from wildfires?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California mother and her boyfriend have been convicted of murdering a 5-year-old boy after inflicting “extensive abuse” on the child.
The boy’s mother, Jessica Prater, 37, and her boyfriend Adam Caldwell, 45, were found guilty on several counts related to the 2016 death of Prater’s son, Zachary Prater-Stokes, the Sacramento Bee reported Monday.
Phoenix Suns (5-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (5-5, eighth in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Monday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -2.5
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points and the Indiana Pacers held on after blowing a 15-point lead, beating the Sacramento Kings 94-91 on Sunday night.
Domontas Sabonis had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help Indiana to its first win in Sacramento since 2018.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Skattebo ran for two touchdowns and Sacramento State routed Cal Poly 41-9 in a key Big Sky Conference matchup on Saturday night.
With the win, Sacramento State (7-2, 6-0) keeps pace with Montana State atop the conference standings with two games remaining.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento police dog was stabbed while trying to apprehend a suspect, authorities said Saturday.
The incident occurred Friday night while officers were at a residence to locate a suspect with a warrant for stalking and threats, a Sacramento Police Department statement said.
Indiana Pacers (3-7, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (5-4, sixth in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana hits the road against Sacramento looking to end its five-game road slide.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Richaun Holmes had 23 points and a career-best 20 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings made a franchise-record 22 3-pointers in a 140-110 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento State men's basketball coach Brian Katz is retiring after 14 years due to medical reasons.
Associate head coach Brandon Laird will serve as interim coach for the 2021-22 season.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A week after abruptly canceling plans to attend the United Nations climate summit in Scotland, California Gov. Gavin has receded from public view to deal with with unspecific family obligations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of raping women near Sacramento freeway interchanges several years ago has been arrested after investigators used DNA technology and genealogy websites to zero in on him.
Charlotte Hornets (5-4, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (4-4, seventh in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento and Charlotte face off in non-conference action.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton scored seven of his 20 points during a big run early in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings beat the struggling New Orleans Pelicans 112-99 on Wednesday night.
New Orleans Pelicans (1-7, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (3-4, ninth in the Western Conference)
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Three people, including an active duty Air Force member, have been arrested in the killing of a 19-year-old woman who was last seen leaving a Halloween party over the weekend in Northern California, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Open enrollment for the nation's largest state-run health insurance marketplace began Monday and runs through the end of January.
Covered California sells individual health insurance plans to people who can't get coverage through their job.
Sacramento Kings (3-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (5-1, first in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah plays Sacramento in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy hit a pedestrian who later died from their injuries at a hospital, authorities said Saturday.
Witnesses told investigators the person was standing in the middle of the road in Elk Grove Thursday night with their back to oncoming traffic when they were hit by the deputy in a marked patrol car, the sheriff's office said in a statement Saturday.