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Giants' Cueto goes on 10-day injured list with lat strain

Apr. 15, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained lat muscle. The team said Thursday that Cueto has a Grade 1 strain beneath his pitching shoulder. A corresponding roster move will be made...

Homeless Americans finally getting a chance at COVID-19 shot

Apr. 15, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations — or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups — are finally getting their shots as vaccine supplies increase. While the U.S. government has only incomplete...

Woman who coughed on Bay Area Uber driver pleads not guilty

Apr. 15, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman who was caught on video coughing on and grabbing an Uber driver in San Francisco who ended the ride because she wasn't wearing a mask has pleaded not guilty to assault and other charges, authorities said. Arna Kimiai, 24, entered pleas...

Governor pushes school reopening as many districts resist

Apr. 14, 2021 21:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday urged all California schools to reopen, emphasizing that there are no state or health barriers to getting children back into classrooms and ending distance learning. His frustration was evident: “Money is not an...

Cueto sharp until lat tightness in 6th, Giants blank Reds

Apr. 14, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto’s performance Wednesday ideally would have ended with a tip of his cap. Instead, it left the Giants shrugging their shoulders in uncertainty and wringing their hands with anxiety. Cueto pitched neatly into the sixth inning before...

'Zoom in a Room'? California's schools lag in reopening push

Apr. 14, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frustrated parents in San Francisco have coined a new phrase for their latest classroom reality: “Zoom in a Room." In Los Angeles, students can start going back to school in person, but more than half say they will stick with distance learning. ...

Police officer fatally shot man during struggle over weapon

Apr. 14, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — A police officer in the San Francisco Bay Area fatally shot a man last week during a routine check on an occupied parked vehicle after officers saw what they believed was a firearm on the lap of a passenger, an official said. San Mateo County...

Betts, Bauer star for new fans as Dodgers crush Rockies 7-0

Apr. 14, 2021 02:16 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Mookie Betts has already won a World Series ring and finished second in NL MVP voting while wearing Dodger Blue, he had never been serenaded with long, loud, loving chants of “Mooooookie!” echoing through Chavez Ravine. Los Angeles' fans...

Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly holds up, Giants beat Reds 7-6

Apr. 14, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Down by four runs after a half-inning a day after being shut out, San Francisco just started swinging away. Wilmer Flores' tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh held up in a strange, back-and-forth game that featured four two-run homers in the...

Man who attacked 2 women in SF not guilty of felony assault

Apr. 13, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who attacked two women on San Francisco's Embarcadero was acquitted of felony assault after his attorneys said he suffered a psychotic episode. George Kennedy was acquitted Monday of the felony and convicted only of a misdemeanor charge of...