SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California boy who was treated for leukemia and became famous as "Batkid" got to spend time with another superhero after his planned appearance at the Academy Awards was cut. The Academy says Andrew Garfield, who plays Spider-Man on the big screen, spent time on Monday with 5-year-old Miles Scott and his family at Disneyland. Miles battled the Riddler and Joker as Batkid last November in San Francisco.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A driver who plowed into a Riverside bus stop, killing a woman and a 7-year-old girl, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. The Press-Enterprise reports Joe Williams was ordered to serve six months in custody, but his sentence could include a work-release program in lieu of jail time. Williams was indicted after prosecutors told a grand jury that he had a history of blackouts seizures and should not have been driving.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police in Sacramento are investigating a possible attempt to steal the Golden Spike from the California State Railroad Museum. The Merced Sun-Star reports a display case was damaged during a break-in late Wednesday. Park officers say no damage was done to artifacts and no items are missing. The Golden Spike is a twin of the ceremonial spike used by Leland Stanford to join the rails of the First Continental Railroad in 1869.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Coupons.com are close to doubling in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock gained $14.40, or 90 percent, to $30.40 in morning trading. Coupons.com Inc. delivers digital coupons and coupon codes to consumers. The Mountain View company raised $168 million from the IPO.
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