Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics.
The River Cats split a doubleheader with the host Tacoma Rainiers on Sunday, losing the first game 1-0 and winning the second 8-3 to give Steve Scarsone his 500th career managerial victory.
A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
The public is invited to a free forum on drought and water issues at Sierra College in Rocklin on Tuesday, which is also Earth Day.
Toward the end of last season, those following the A’s started to see Josh Donaldson getting more starts in the No. 2 spot in the order, with Jed Lowrie behind him. That plan, meant partly to get Donaldson more at-bats and batting behind leadoff hitter Coco Crisp, continued into the first week of this season -- and has already changed.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon.