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Beede's pitching, hitting lead Giants past Brewers 8-3

Jul. 14, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After having 11 days off between starts, Tyler Beede had to shake off some rust in the first inning before he quickly took control on the mound. He looked sharp at the plate, too, in leading the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Beede pitched...

Gamel's RBI double in 9th lifts Brewers past Giants 5-4

Jul. 14, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Gamel picked a great time to break out of a slump. Gamel's pinch-hit double in the bottom of the ninth drove in Ryan Braun with the winning run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday night. "It was a big hit," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. "A...

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7

Jul. 13, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The San Francisco Giants went into the All-Star break playing solid baseball. Buster Posey made sure they kept up their winning ways in their first game back. Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night....

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California

Jul. 12, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state's last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and...

California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

Jul. 12, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reality TV show "Jersey Shore." Others recognize Hardy as...

2 'mischievous' teenagers jump fence at US nuclear reactor

Jul. 12, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two "mischievous" teenage boys jumped a security fence at a research reactor in the San Francisco Bay Area but there was no threat to the facility that uses highly enriched uranium that could be used to make a nuclear bomb, authorities said Friday. The trespassers jumped a security...

Report: PG&E ignored repairs on aging power lines

Jul. 10, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric, which is blamed for some of California's deadliest recent fires, knew for years that dozens of its aging power lines posed a wildfire threat but avoided replacing or repairing them, it was reported Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal, using company documents...

California asks US to end plan to drop rat poison on islands

Jul. 10, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials were urged Wednesday to withdraw a proposal to drop 1.5 tons of rat poison on remote islands off the coast of California to kill a mice infestation until they address questions on the impact to wildlife. The California Coastal Commission heard public comment...

Tourist run over in San Francisco after car break-in

Jul. 10, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say they are searching for two suspects accused of running over a tourist who was taking their photograph after catching them breaking into a car in the parking lot of a San Francisco museum. KTVU-TV reports that the victim , his son, and the car's owner were in the Legion of...

California's Dixie School District to be renamed

Jul. 10, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Trustees of the Dixie School District voted Tuesday to change the name of the 150-year-old district, which critics linked to the Confederacy and slavery. Dixie will be renamed the Miller Creek Elementary School District, trustees decided. The vote was 3-1 with one abstention....