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Belt's grand slam, 6 RBIs lead Giants over Arizona, 11-6

Aug. 18, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Logan Webb found himself in the middle of a playoff race, and was up to the challenge. The 22-year-old right-hander survived a rocky start and pitched five innings to win his major league debut, leading the San Francisco Giants to an 11-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday...

Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review

Aug. 17, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursing at a...

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings

Aug. 17, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski never experienced a night like Friday. Not in his months in the major leagues, not in the minor leagues and not in Little League. "Not even in video games," the 28-year-old Yastrzemski said. Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th...

LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigation

Aug. 17, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company's longtime general director, including whether it has already started. The union that represents opera singers...

Jury to decide PG&E's role in California wine country fire

Aug. 16, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge presiding over Pacific Gas and Electric's bankruptcy case agreed Friday to allow a state jury to decide whether the power company's equipment ignited a devastating wildfire in California wine country nearly two years ago. State fire investigators have already determined the...

The Latest: Jury to decide PG&E role in wine country fire

Aug. 16, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rulings issued by the judge presiding over PG&E's bankruptcy case (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A state jury will get to decide whether Pacific Gas and Electric equipment ignited a deadly wildfire in California wine country nearly two years ago. State fire...

Longoria, Rodriguez lead Giants in 7-0 victory over Arizona

Aug. 16, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — On his fourth trip to the majors this season, Dereck Rodriguez looked like a pitcher who plans to stay. Rodriguez pitched seven innings of three-hit ball after being recalled from Triple-A Sacramento earlier Thursday, Evan Longoria had a 412-foot homer among his three hits and four RBIs, and...

Giants could accelerate Cueto timeline

Aug. 15, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants could accelerate their timeline for Johnny Cueto to help with their pursuit of an NL wild card. Cueto had season-ending Tommy John surgery a year ago. The right-hander was scheduled to throw 45 pitches in a rehab start at Class A San Jose on Thursday night. The...

California bill updates transgender students' school records

Aug. 15, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California school districts would be required to update their records to reflect the names and genders of graduates who have changed them since getting their diplomas under a bill approved by state lawmakers on Thursday. The measure they sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom is intended to...

California bill updates transgender students' school records

Aug. 15, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a bill requiring school districts to update their records to reflect the chosen names and genders of graduates. Democratic Assemblyman David Chiu of San Francisco said his measure that won final legislative approval Thursday is...