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PG&E boss says it wasn’t fully ready for California outages

Nov. 19, 2019 10:56 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t fully prepared for the effects of its unprecedented outages last month even as it plans to shut off power to about 375,000 people...

Ruling backs asylum seekers at border prior to policy shift

Nov. 19, 2019 9:53 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a partial ban on asylum does not apply to anyone who appeared at an official U.S. border crossing before the policy was announced in July, a decision that may affect thousands of people. The Trump administration announced July 16 that it would deny asylum...

Records: Man sent warning before wife, sons were killed

Nov. 18, 2019 8:24 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Court records say a San Diego man who shot his estranged wife and three sons to death before taking his own life had sent the woman a photo of a handgun and the warning: “it’s sure happening.” Police on Monday said 31-year-old Jose Valdivia killed 29-year-old Sabrina...

Family: Boy on life support after San Diego murder-suicide

Nov. 17, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Family members say a 9-year-old San Diego boy who survived an apparent murder-suicide that left his parents and three brothers dead is on life support. Police say the child’s father is suspected of shooting his sons and their mother before turning the gun on himself Saturday....

Parents, 3 sons die in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Nov. 16, 2019 8:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A husband and wife and three of their young children died Saturday morning at the family’s San Diego home in what police believe was a murder-suicide sparked by a bitter divorce. Police Lt. Matt Dobbs told reporters that officers arrived at the home shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday...

San Diego continues PFL dominance with 52-20 win

Nov. 16, 2019 8:22 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reid Sinnett threw four touchdown passes and San Diego beat Morehead State 52-20 to clinch the Pioneer Football League championship on Saturday. The Toreros (8-2, 7-0) are headed to the playoffs for the fourth straight season and for the fifth time in the last six seasons. It’s San...

The Latest: Police say deaths were result of family dispute

Nov. 16, 2019 5:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in San Diego (all times local): 2:35 p.m. San Diego police believe the deaths of three young boys and their parents were the result of a domestic dispute involving a husband and wife who were apparently going through a divorce. Police Chief David Nisleit told a...

Jean Rivier, expert on stress hormones, dies at age 78

Nov. 16, 2019 2:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jean Rivier, a chemist who led groundbreaking research on stress and helped discover drugs that treated endometriosis and prostate cancer, has died. He was 78. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Rivier died in San Diego Wednesday from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Rivier...

Agnew throws for 323 yards, San Diego St. beats Fresno St.

Nov. 16, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Agnew completed 33 of 47 passes for 323 yards, a touchdown and an interception, and San Diego State beat Fresno State 17-7 on Friday night. Agnew is the first San Diego State passer to eclipse 300 yards since Quinn Kaehler threw for 326 yards against Air Force on Nov. 21, 2014. The...

Flynn, Mensah help SDSU beat Grand Canyon, 86-61

Nov. 14, 2019 1:01 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — First a win at BYU and then finally, a win against pesky Grand Canyon. It’s been a big five-day stretch for San Diego State, which dominated inside and outside against Grand Canyon to win 86-61 Tuesday night. Malachi Flynn and Nathan Mensah each scored 14 points. KJ Feagin added 13...