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This photo provided by the San Diego Humane Society shows the San Diego Humane Society team transfering a young bobcat back to the wild on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. The young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire has been returned to its native habitat and will be released back into the wild. The San Diego Humane Society says the 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 from Ramona Wildlife Center and taken to an area near the site of the El Dorado Fire that has abundant food and water sources. (San Diego Humane Society via AP)

Bobcat burned in California wildfire set for release to wild

Dec. 2, 2020 12:44 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire will be released back into the wild, the San Diego Humane Society announced Tuesday. The 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday from the group's Ramona Wildlife Center. A state Department of Fish and...

California utilities may cut power as fire danger looms

Dec. 2, 2020 12:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California utilities warned Tuesday that they may cut power to more than 300,000 customers as dry, gusty weather raises the threat of wildfire dangers in the region. The National Weather Service said there are “critical fire conditions" because of Santa Ana winds, low...

In this photo provided by DePaul Athletics, DePaul's Lexi Held (10) drives as Texas A&M's Jordan Nixon (5) defends during a women's NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Chicago. It's a common sight to see players and coaches wear masks on the sideline so far this season during college basketball games to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The DePaul and Creighton women's basketball teams are among a few squads that have taken it a step further with their players wearing the masks while they are on the court playing. (Steve Woltmann/DePaul Athletics via AP)

Basketball in a mask? Rare but not unheard of in pandemic

Dec. 1, 2020 5:00 PM EST

It is not unusual to see players and coaches wearing masks on the sideline as the college basketball season gets going. The DePaul and Creighton women's teams have taken it a step further: Their players are wearing masks while they are on the court competing. “The first week I complained every day, but now...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, after an explosion and fire onboard the ship at Naval Base San Diego. The Navy on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, said that it will decommission the warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

Nov. 30, 2020 6:06 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson this summer caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard to warfighting capabilities would cost $2.5 billion to $3 billion and take...

Navy says it will decommission warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage in July

Nov. 30, 2020 3:06 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy says it will decommission warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage in July.

Winds lessen but fire danger is high in Southern California

Nov. 28, 2020 3:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was nearly restored for thousands of Southern California residents as strong Santa Ana winds slowly weakened, but forecasters said high fire danger will persist throughout Saturday due to the dry air and parched vegetation that could easily burn. At one point Southern California...

Johnson leads San Diego St. over UC Irvine 77-58

Nov. 27, 2020 9:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keshad Johnson came off the bench to tally 14 points to carry San Diego State to a 77-58 win over UC Irvine on Friday. Matt Mitchell had 11 points for San Diego State (2-0). Aguek Arop added seven rebounds. Jordan Schakel scored only 3 points despite coming into the contest as the...

Israeli animal rights activists wearing protective gear demonstrate against the spread of coronavirus among mink in Denmark's fur industry ahead of international Fur Free Friday, in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

The Latest: Tennessee won't mandate vaccines in its schools

Nov. 24, 2020 7:10 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s governor says that once coronavirus vaccines become available, they will be optional in the state’s K-12 public schools. Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that vaccines will be very important for Tennessee to “ultimately really be able to handle” the...

A nurse walks COVID-19 tests back to the tent at the free COVID-19 testing site on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Chelsea Self/Glenwood Springs Post Independent via AP)

The Latest: China reports results of mass testing

Nov. 23, 2020 10:56 PM EST

BEIJING — China has reported new coronavirus cases in the cities of Shanghai and Tianjin as it seeks to prevent small outbreaks from becoming larger ones. The National Health Commission said Tuesday that there were two new locally spread cases in the previous 24-hour period, one in each city. It also...

Judge won't lift San Diego County pandemic restrictions

Nov. 23, 2020 5:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge on Monday denied a request to temporarily restore indoor service at restaurants and gyms in San Diego County that were forced to move operations outside earlier this month to slow the spread of the coronavirus. San Diego Superior Court Judge Kenneth Medel said in his...