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Suspected California burglar winds up ensnared in wiring

Apr. 19, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of trying to steal copper from a San Diego-area building had to be rescued Monday when he fell through the skylight and became entangled in copper tubes and wiring, police said. A passerby reported hearing someone calling from...

Daughter succeeds California elections chief in Legislature

Apr. 19, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The daughter of California's top elections official succeeded her mother in the state Legislature Monday, adding to a long tradition of frequent family connections among lawmakers. Dr. Akilah Weber won the San Diego area's 79th Assembly...

California allows fans for US Opens if vaccinated or tested

Apr. 19, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

A limited number of spectators will be allowed at the U.S. Women's Open in San Francisco and the U.S. Open in San Diego in June provided they are vaccinated or can show proof of a negative test for the coronavirus. The USGA announced the policy Monday after consulting...

Intensity up as Dodgers, Padres start season series

Apr. 19, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

The Dodgers and Padres weren't about to pace themselves. The NL West rivals have 19 games scheduled against each other this season, and if the first three were any indication, that should be a treat. The Dodgers took two of three — and there was no shortage of...

Hosmer delivers late for Padres in 5-2 win over Dodgers

Apr. 18, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Round 1 is in the books, and the heavyweight Padres and Dodgers didn't disappoint. “I think it was no secret that the whole baseball world was locked into this series," San Diego slugger Eric Hosmer said. “Everybody enjoyed the matchup.” ...

Betts makes diving grab as Dodgers beat Padres 2-0

Apr. 18, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mookie Betts made an outstanding diving catch and Clayton Kershaw starred on the mound and at the plate, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers top the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Saturday night in another compelling thriller between the NL West rivals. Kershaw...

DeGrom strikes out 9 in row as Mets split with Rockies

Apr. 17, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out nine straight batters against Colorado on Saturday, falling one shy of matching Tom Seaver’s major league record. He fell short of the record and nearly missed a win. DeGrom finished with 14 strikeouts to lead...

Mets' deGrom strikes out 9 in row, 1 shy of Seaver's record

Apr. 17, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom struck out nine straight batters against Colorado on Saturday, falling one shy of matching the major league record set 51 years earlier by Mets great Tom Seaver. DeGrom became just the ninth pitcher to strike out as many...

Seager's homer in 12th sends Dodgers to 11-6 win over Padres

Apr. 17, 2021 04:18 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Whew! And still 18 more to go. Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer on Tim Hill's first pitch of the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 Friday night in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between...

Ex-porn site worker pleads to sex trafficking conspiracy

Apr. 17, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former bookkeeper for a now-defunct California-based website called GirlsDoPorn pleaded guilty Friday to a federal conspiracy charge involving women who were coerced or tricked into appearing in sex videos for the site. Valorie Moser, 38, worked for...