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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2019, file photo, a detailed view SDCCU stadium before the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game in San Diego. The school has also begun looking at how it could safely host fans within social distancing guidelines, if fans will be allowed to attend games at 70,000-seat SDCCU Stadium. This season, 39 major college football schools have scheduled 49 so-called buy games worth an estimated $65 million. If coronavirus disruptions cause Power Five teams to play more or only conference games, stretched athletic budgets could face huge holes. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)

Football still a possibility at big 3 Cal State schools

May. 17, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California State University system’s plan for a mostly virtual fall semester due to the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t necessarily close the door on football at its three schools that play in the far-flung Mountain West Conference. San Diego State is looking at having...

4 die in suspected San Jose DUI crash; driver arrested

May. 14, 2020 11:19 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A suspected drunk driver crashed an SUV in San Jose, killing four passengers, authorities said. The 2005 Dodge Durango was speeding when the driver lost control and crashed on State Route 85 on Wednesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. The SUV rolled over several...

Ex-VA hospital chief charged with colleague sexual abuse

May. 14, 2020 9:34 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The former chief of cardiology at a Veterans Administration hospital in Northern California has been indicted for allegedly having abusive sexual contact with another physician, federal prosecutors said Thursday. A grand jury in San Jose indicted Dr. John Giacomini, who remains free...

California city settles police sex assault lawsuit for $1M

May. 3, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A California city agreed to a $1 million settlement with a former police officer who alleged she was sexually assaulted by a lieutenant while the police administration covered up the crime. The city of Brentwood agreed to the settlement in exchange for the woman dropping her...

Several people utilize a beach, Friday, April 24, 2020, in Malibu, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Heat wave draws 'summer day crowd' to California beach

Apr. 25, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spring heat wave drove an uptick of people to California beaches, golf courses and trails on Saturday, leading to the closure of one coastal park as authorities warned people not to swarm recreational areas for fear of igniting a deadly coronavirus surge. Temperatures soared into the...

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 14, 2020 file photo, a woman holds her hand out to have blood collected for a 15-minute test for COVID-19 coronavirus antibodies at a drive thru site in Hempstead, N.Y. Antibodies are the markers of infections that someone already had. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Answers to questions about new coronavirus antibody studies

Apr. 24, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Studies have begun to emerge that try to determine how many Americans have been infected by the new coronavirus. But are they accurate? The results depend on where and how the research is done, and it can be difficult to draw firm conclusions from the early findings, experts said. For...

Very light traffic moves north on Interstate 405, into the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles on Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. In the background is the San Gabriel Mountain range now clearly seen due to the very low pollution. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

California cities project 2-year losses of $6.7 billion

Apr. 24, 2020 9:22 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's 482 cities say they will collectively lose $6.7 billion over the next two years because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting layoffs and furloughs for public workers and potential cuts to basic services such as sanitation, public safety and housing. But that...

A man walks a dog as oil tankers sit offshore Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Huntington Beach, Calif. About three dozen tankers are parked between Long Beach and the San Francisco Bay Area with nowhere to go due to lack of demand and nowhere to store the oil. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New virus timeline: California had 2 deaths weeks earlier

Apr. 22, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two people with the coronavirus died in California as much as three weeks before the U.S. reported its first death from the disease in late February — a gap that a top health official said Wednesday may have led to delays in issuing stay-at-home orders in the nation's most...

2 men freed from jail by California virus order rearrested

Apr. 22, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Two men who were released from jails in California because of the coronavirus outbreak were rearrested and accused of committing crimes shortly after being freed, authorities said. Rocky Lee Music, 32, was charged Wednesday with carjacking a motorist Sunday night about 40 minutes...

Pastor Nicolas Sanchez, right, and sacristan Bernabe Coreas, are reflected on a glass cross on the confessional booth, as they live-stream the celebration of Easter Vigil Mass at St. Patrick Church in North Hollywood, Calif., on Saturday, April 11, 2020. The COVID-19 measures also have changed the way people worship, with churches and synagogues closed and many Passover and Easter services streamed online. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Californians celebrate Easter online, in cars amid pandemic

Apr. 12, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians celebrated Easter online or in their cars as they spent the fourth straight weekend under statewide orders to stay indoors to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Some 5,000 people tuned in to see the famed Easter Sunday service at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral. At least...