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Who is Usha Vance? Yale law graduate and wife of vice presidential nominee JD Vance

Jul. 17, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Usha Chilukuri Vance, Yale law graduate and trial lawyer, was thrust into the spotlight this week after her husband, JD Vance, was chosen as Donald Trump’s running mate in the 2024 presidential election. Chilukuri Vance, 38, was raised in San Diego, by Indian...

California passed a law to fix unsafe homeless shelters. Cities and counties are ignoring it

Jul. 17, 2024 15:37 PM EDT

Now that the Supreme Court has granted cities more power to ban sleeping outside, homeless Californians face a crucial decision: Try to get into a shelter, or risk going to jail. Those able to find a shelter bed will step into a world rife with reports of violence, theft, health...

Border arrests plunge 29% in June to the lowest of Biden's presidency as asylum halt takes hold

Jul. 15, 2024 20:30 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Arrests for illegally crossing the border from Mexico plunged 29% in June, the lowest month of Joe Biden's presidency, according to figures released Monday that provide another window on the impact of a new rule to temporarily suspend asylum. Arrests totaled 83,536...

Winston, beloved gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, dies at 52 after suffering health problems

Jul. 15, 2024 17:30 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Winston, a western lowland gorilla who was a favorite attraction at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, has died at the age of 52 after suffering multiple health problems, officials said. The park said Winston was euthanized Saturday after veterinarians...

d'Arnaud hits two homers, drives in 4 runs in Atlanta 6-3 win over San Diego

Jul. 14, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud had two home runs and four RBIs, Chris Sale pitched five solid innings for his major league-leading 13th win and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Sunday in the final game before the All-Star break. "He had a big day," Braves...

PriceSmart: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 10, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SAN DIEGO (AP) — PriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) on Wednesday reported profit of $32.5 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Diego-based company said it had net income of $1.08. The warehouse club operator posted revenue of...

Pair of giant pandas from China acclimating to new home at San Diego Zoo

Jul. 09, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two giant pandas sent from China to the San Diego Zoo last month are acclimating well to their new home, the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance said Tuesday. The pandas, Yun Chuan and Xin Bao, are not on public display yet but the zoo released the first photos of the...

MRI results on quad of Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez come back clean

Jul. 07, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The MRI results on Seattle center fielder Julio Rodríguez came back clean on Sunday, one day after he left in the first inning of the Mariners game against Toronto because of right quad discomfort. The young Mariners star shouldn’t be out for long, and could even...

Pair of giant pandas from China arrive safely at San Diego Zoo

Jun. 28, 2024 14:36 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two giant pandas from China have safely arrived in Southern California, where they will be cared for as part of an ongoing conservation partnership, the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance said Friday. The pandas, Yun Chuan and Xin Bao, will spend the next several...

Pair of giant pandas on their way from China to San Diego Zoo under conservation partnership

Jun. 27, 2024 03:47 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pair of giant pandas are on their way from China to the U.S., where they will be cared for at the San Diego Zoo as part of an ongoing conservation partnership between the two nations, officials said Wednesday. Officials with the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance...