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Pro football returns to San Diego, along with tailgating

Feb. 17, 2019 9:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two years after the Chargers left their home of 56 seasons, pro football returned to San Diego on a cold, rainy winter Sunday, with a different dynamic mixed in with a beloved local tradition. On the field at SDCCU Stadium, the San Diego Fleet of the new Alliance of American Football,...

Rare owls thrive in ghost town near Los Angeles airport

Feb. 17, 2019 5:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers have discovered a group of rare owls thriving in a nature preserve near Los Angeles International Airport, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The 10 burrowing owls are the most seen at LAX Dunes Preserve in 40 years, the Los Angeles Times reported. Among the raptors are...

Authorities remove cougar from tree outside California home

Feb. 17, 2019 3:57 PM EST

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a very big cat — a mountain lion — from a tree outside a home in the Southern California desert. The homeowner called authorities Saturday after spotting the animal near the edge of the San Bernardino Mountains. San Bernardino County...

'Black Panther' costume designer blazes trail to inspire

Feb. 17, 2019 10:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film "Black Panther," Carter believes she...

Bruins knock off Kings 4-2 for 5th straight win

Feb. 17, 2019 2:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlie McAvoy and the Boston Bruins made one last push in the third period. It worked. McAvoy scored with 1:13 remaining, and the Bruins beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory. McAvoy scored on a backhand after Alex Iafallo tied it for Los...

Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants

Feb. 16, 2019 12:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants. The Department of Justice exceeded its authority and violated the constitution by requiring...

Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Feb. 15, 2019 11:15 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to...

The Latest: Flood warning for California river cancelled

Feb. 15, 2019 10:05 PM EST

GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on storms hitting the West (all times local): 7 p.m. Authorities have cancelled a flood warning for a Northern California community where a river fed by a fierce storm rose above flood stage. The National Weather Service issued the warning for an area near Guerneville...

LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

Feb. 15, 2019 3:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department on Friday further limited when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation. The department has reduced the number of misdemeanor charges that can trigger an inmate's transfer to...

Security guard arrested in shooting outside LA synagogue

Feb. 15, 2019 3:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested a security guard on suspicion of shooting a self-described First Amendment activist after the two engaged in a videotaped confrontation outside a Los Angeles synagogue and school. Edduin Zelayagrunfeld, 44, was arrested Thursday for investigation of assault with a deadly...