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Sapporo USA to acquire California craft brewer Stone Brewing

Jun. 24, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Sapporo U.S.A. has reached an agreement to acquire popular Southern California-based craft brewer Stone Brewing, the companies announced Friday. Stone will continue to brew its beers and retain its branding, management and workforce while Sapporo produces...

Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic

May. 13, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Over the past three decades Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like none other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido,...

Bracing for her future: Human medicine rescues giraffe

May. 12, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Over the past three decades Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like none other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido,...

Man charged for opening door, walking on wing as jet taxis

May. 05, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man opened an emergency exit of a United Airlines jet, walked onto a wing as the plane taxied at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and jumped onto the tarmac early Thursday, police said. Chicago Police said the passenger on Flight 2478 was arrested and taken...

Man trapped between car and wash machinery at car wash dies

Apr. 16, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — A man died after becoming pinned between his car and car wash machinery at an automated car wash, Escondido police said Saturday. Police Sgt. Chris Leso of the Escondido Police Department said the victim became trapped outside his Scion xB hatchback shortly...