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Reds' Pham slaps Giants' Pederson over fantasy football beef

May. 28, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson said Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham slapped him prior to Friday's series opener over a dispute about their fantasy football league. While the Giants warmed up in the outfield, Pham confronted Pederson and smacked...

San Francisco police say officers shot, killed 2 men

May. 27, 2022 22:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police shot and killed two men in a confrontation last week after being called to help a man who was being attacked, police said Friday. Police Chief Bill Scott provided information about the shooting at a virtual town hall Friday after facing...

Giants' Kapler refusing to take field for anthem in protest

May. 27, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Friday he will refuse to take the field for the national anthem in a protest over the nation’s political direction following this week’s school shooting in Texas. “I don’t plan on coming out for the anthem...

California, New Zealand announce climate change partnership

May. 27, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Top officials from California and New Zealand signed a pledge Friday agreeing to help fight climate change by sharing ideas and best practices, including how to put millions more electric vehicles on the road. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, and New Zealand...

Firefighters stop spread of California desert wildfire

May. 27, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have stopped the spread of a wildfire in the Southern California desert. The Elk Fire scorched about 250 acres (101 hectares) near Yucca Valley before its forward movement was halted Thursday night, the San Bernardino County Fire Protection...

Today in History: May 27, Queen Mary's maiden voyage

May. 27, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 27, the 147th day of 2022. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, unanimously struck down the...

San Francisco schools ban 'chief' from occupational titles

May. 26, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Unified School District will no longer use the word “chief” in job titles because of concerns from Native Americans. District officials said they haven't decided what they will use instead of “chief.” The San Francisco Chronicle first...

US Census Bureau: Big city losses early in COVID pandemic

May. 26, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the coronavirus pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer...

Longoria, Giants tee off on Mets rookie Szapucki in 9-3 rout

May. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and Joc Pederson hit his fourth in two games as the San Francisco Giants went deep four times in the first two innings off rookie Thomas Szapucki and routed the New York Mets 9-3 Wednesday. Mike Yastrzemski also homered off Szapucki,...

Administration opposes airlines in lawsuit over crew breaks

May. 25, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

The Biden administration has sided against the airline industry and urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a California law that would provide more rest and meal breaks than airline crews are guaranteed under federal rules. The U.S. solicitor general and other...