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Sailor charged in ship fire was Navy SEAL dropout

Aug. 04, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sailor charged with starting a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard last year was assigned to the ship after dropping out of training to become a Navy SEAL, and he was described by some fellow sailors as a person who had disdain for the Navy, according to...

Pham homers leading off, Padres pile on in 8-1 win over A's

Aug. 04, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a leadoff homer, Austin Nola had four hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres thumped the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Tuesday night. Manny Machado added two hits and scored twice for San Diego. Blake Snell pitched around traffic...

Video shows San Diego police shooting man on his knees

Aug. 03, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police officers shot a man in the back while he was on his knees and appeared to be about to point a gun at authorities, according to video released by the Police Department. Jesus Salvador Valeta, 22, was shot by two officers on the night of...

Power shutoffs should be last resort, regulators warn

Aug. 02, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The president of California's utility regulator warned a top power company Monday that power outages to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires should only be used as a last resort. “We need specifics on where you have improved, where you are...

Off-duty San Diego officer arrested with gun outside bar

Aug. 02, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An off-duty San Diego police officer was arrested outside a bar over the weekend on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a gun, authorities said. Police said the man displayed a personal firearm “in a threatening manner” during...

Cronenworth and Kim lead Padres past Colorado 8-1

Aug. 01, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ha-Seong Kim homered and drove in three runs, and Jake Cronenworth contributed three hits to lead the San Diego Padres to an 8-1 victory Sunday and a split of a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies. The Padres were playing their second game...

Pads star Tatis on 10-day injured list with shoulder trouble

Aug. 01, 2021 01:31 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Electrifying shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday, a day after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season. The Padres announced the move prior to their game...

Márquez homers off Darvish, pitches Rockies past Padres 5-3

Aug. 01, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Germán Márquez got the best of Yu Darvish on the mound and at the plate. Márquez outpitched Darvish and hit a 418-foot home run off his fellow All-Star to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 victory Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. ...

LEADING OFF: Bryant set for SF debut, Tatis on injured list

Jul. 31, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ON DECK Kris Bryant is expected to make his debut for the NL West-leading Giants when they host Houston. San Francisco got the four-time All-Star third baseman in a trade...

Mountain lion caught in California neighborhood back to wild

Jul. 31, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

RAMONA, Calif. (AP) — A young mountain lion captured after roaming an Orange County neighborhood was released to the wild in the Santa Ana Mountains this week. The 1-year-old male cub was captured July 13 after being spotted several times in a neighborhood in Mission...