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No truce: Trump keeps up feud with California during visit

Sep. 18, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump remains on a war footing. With California. Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. But he also made a point of deriding the state's handling of its homeless crisis, and on Wednesday, he issued a...

California Editorial Rdp

Sep. 18, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

Sept. 17 The San Diego Union-Tribune on California homelessness: Given the way President Donald Trump sometimes mocks California; many residents might be inclined to take his recent comments about wanting to help the state with its homelessness problems with a grain of salt. The White House budget actually sought...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Trump gives California grief - but also takes its money

Sep. 18, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely passes up the chance to throw a sharp elbow at left-leaning California, but he showed Tuesday he's more than happy to cash in there with a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to scoop up $15 million from wealthy Republicans in...

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder sues his former lawyers

Sep. 17, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murder by a military jury in July has filed a lawsuit against two defense lawyers and a nonprofit legal defense group — who he had parted ways with on the high-profile case before the trial. Edward Gallagher said in a complaint filed in federal court...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

San Diego man convicted for fire that killed his 2 children

Sep. 16, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego man whose two children died in a fire at their home has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors said Henry Lopez fell asleep with a lit cigarette, sparking a fire in his Rancho Bernardo home in 2017. His 10-year-old son, Cristos, died from burns and his...

Claims of racist taunting at California school football game

Sep. 16, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Administrators are investigating claims that students were subjected to racist taunts during a high school football game in Southern California. The Orange County Register reports players and cheerleaders with Lincoln High of San Diego say they were the targets of racial slurs...

Trump to raise $15M for re-elect in California trip

Sep. 16, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to raise more than $15 million this week during a two-day California fundraising swing. A Republican official familiar with the plans says Trump will raise $3 million Tuesday at a lunch in the Bay Area and $5 million at a dinner that evening in Beverly Hills...

Family IDs San Diego man as 2nd victim of Nevada plane crash

Sep. 15, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A San Diego man has been identified as the second victim who died in the crash of a small private plane in Nevada. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the family of 59-year-old John McCarthy confirmed Saturday that he died in the Sept. 7 crash near Henderson Executive Airport. Authorities...