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California show explores Warhol's social, tech foreshadowing

May. 25, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique. A retrospective of Warhol's work on display in San Francisco captures the...

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

May. 25, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of...

Real estate title firm's lapse exposes data in 885M files

May. 25, 2019 7:13 AM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. First American Financial confirmed the problem Friday after it was reported by the blog Krebs On Security . A flaw in an internet...

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

May. 25, 2019 6:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his...

Family tradition: Chargers' Bosa switches to familiar No. 97

May. 25, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa is hoping to return to form with the Los Angeles Chargers wearing a new, yet familiar, number. The defensive end has switched from No. 99 to 97. Bosa wore that number at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Ohio State. It is also a significant...

Smyly gets first win since 2016 as Rangers rally to win

May. 25, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Drew Smyly has had a long road back from Tommy John elbow surgery, and the Texas left-hander put together a quality start on Friday night that helped earn him his first win in three years. Smyly went a season-best six innings and kept the Los Angeles Angels offense in check long...

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners

May. 25, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland teammate Khris Davis. That's going to be critical in the coming weeks while Davis continues to recover from a sore left hip. Canha went deep for the third consecutive game as part of...

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

May. 25, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco's pitching staff. Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the Giants 18-2 on Friday night in the...

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

May. 25, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Friday night. Vela's goal, a pretty easy touch after a perfect feed in from Eduard Atuesta in the 28th minute made it 2-0....

San Francisco police chief 'sorry' for raid on journalist

May. 25, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist's home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city's former public defender. Chief William Scott told the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday the searches were...