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Kraken's AHL franchise in Palm Springs delayed by 1 year

Sep. 16, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken will split its players among several American Hockey League teams for its inaugural 2021-22 season with plans for their own AHL franchise in the Palm Springs area delayed by a year. Oak View Group and the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation announced plans Wednesday to...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2002 file photo, singer and actor Trini Lopez poses in Dallas. Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, has died. He was 83.  Filmmaker P. David Ebersole confirmed that Lopez died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., from COVID-19.  (Cheryl Diaz Meyer/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Trini Lopez, 1960s-era singer mentored by Sinatra, dies

Aug. 11, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was 83. Filmmaker P. David Ebersole, who just finished shooting a documentary on...

A firefighter battles a brush fire at the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday afternoon, prompting authorities to issue new evacuation orders as crews fought the blaze in triple-degree heat. The blaze began as two separate fires Friday evening in Cherry Valley, an unincorporated area near the city of Beaumont in Riverside County. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

Aug. 1, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for thousands of people as firefighters fought the blaze in triple-degree heat. An unspecified number of homes were in the path of the flames but were not in imminent danger, CalFire captain Fernando...