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Pads stars Machado, Tatis say all's well after dugout dustup

Sep. 21, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres All-Stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. stood next to each other and said it's all good between them after their weekend shouting match in the dugout during a season that's been spiraling out of control. Machado shouted and...

Done with delays, Academy movie museum rolls out red carpet

Sep. 21, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The projectors are rolling. The ruby slippers are on. Many an Oscar sits glistening. The shark has been hanging, and waiting, for nearly a year. Nine years after it was announced, four years after its first projected open date, and five months since...

California struggles to conserve water amid historic drought

Sep. 21, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians failed to significantly cut back their water consumption in July, state officials announced Tuesday, foreshadowing some difficult decisions for Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration as an historic drought lingers into the fall. Newsom...

California now has nation's lowest virus transmission rate

Sep. 21, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate of any state following a sharp decline in cases and hospitalizations after a summer surge. The nation's most populous state is the only one experiencing “substantial" coronavirus transmission,...

San Francisco public defender sues court over trial delays

Sep. 21, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's public defender sued San Francisco Superior Court on behalf of nearly 400 people languishing in jail after being denied a speedy trial because of COVID-19 restrictions. San Francisco Public Defender Mano Raju said Tuesday he filed...

Enigmatic Thompson-Robinson epitomizes No. 24 UCLA

Sep. 21, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For anyone looking for the one player who might best define the Chip Kelly era at UCLA, Dorian Thompson-Robinson is the perfect example. The junior quarterback has seen the Bruins progress from a team that had a school-record 20 true freshmen play...

The Latest: California virus spread lower than other states

Sep. 21, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES — California is seeing lower coronavirus transmission than other U.S. states as virus cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 decline following a summer surge. The state is currently the only one experiencing “substantial” coronavirus transmission, the...

2 charged with hate crime in attack on Jewish men in LA

Sep. 21, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two suspects in an attack on Jewish men outside a Los Angeles restaurant last spring were charged Tuesday with a hate crime, prosecutors said. The suspects were part of a pro-Palestinian caravan that stopped near Sushi Fumi on the city's west side...

US govt to probe Zoom's $14.7B Five9 deal for natsec risks

Sep. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

A U.S. government committee that reviews foreign investment in telecom is probing videoconferencing company Zoom's $14.7 billion deal for cloud call center company Five9. In an August filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the Justice Department, which chairs...

University to pay $1.6M to students assaulted by employee

Sep. 21, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State University has agreed to pay $1.6 million to 13 female student-athletes whose complaints about being sexually assaulted by an athletic trainer were mishandled by the university, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The payment is...