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Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

Jun. 15, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime time for retailers, the day before Father's Day. The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or...

Correction: US-Film-5B story

Jun. 15, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story June 13 about the new documentary "5B," The Associated Press reported erroneously the year the ward opened at San Francisco General Hospital. It opened in 1983, 1989. A corrected version of the story is below: "5B" documentary tells story of pioneering AIDS caretakers In new...

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers

Jun. 15, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A small tweak to his delivery has produced favorable results for Drew Pomeranz. Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Last-place San...

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win

Jun. 15, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill attacked with pinpoint location and his reliable curveball. Where the 39-year-old pitcher surprised was at the plate. Hill singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight home...

The Latest: Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for 1st time

Jun. 13, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night's Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2,...

California hotel gets $1.6M fine for blocking beach access

Jun. 13, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A posh Northern California hotel was ordered to pay $1.6 million in penalties Thursday for failing to provide public access to its nearby beaches. All beaches in California are open to the public, with rare exceptions, but the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay did not make that clear and...

The newcomers behind 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco'

Jun. 13, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's an unusually chilly and overcast Sunday in Los Angeles when the San Francisco filmmaking team and longtime friends Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot meet for a rooftop brunch a few days after their hometown premiere of "The Last Black Man in San Francisco." "It's like it knew we were...

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2

Jun. 13, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with the bases loaded for the final out of San Francisco's 4-2...

Giants activate catcher Buster Posey from injured list

Jun. 12, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants activated catcher Buster Posey off the 10-day injured list Wednesday before their game against the San Diego Padres. Posey missed eight games with a right hamstring injury sustained in Baltimore on June 1. The six-time All-Star also was out for six games in May...

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias

Jun. 12, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, arguing they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in federal court, is the latest round in a conflict...