Drivers under age 18 would be banned from texting while driving even if they use hands-free devices under a cleanup bill approved by the state Senate.
Reserve Tony Gill scored 19 points, Lorenzo McCloud added 16 and the University of the Pacific held off a second-half surge by UC Irvine to win the Big West Conference Tournament championship with a 64-55 victory Saturday night.
Pacific made sure coach Bob Thomason’s last home game after 25 years at the school was a memorable one, knocking off first-place Long Beach State 71-51 on Saturday.
Justin Davis, the top running back from the state of California, has verbally committed to USC.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl abducted from Stockton.