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West Coast dockworkers still talking after contract expires

Jul. 05, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A contract between shipping companies and 22,000 West Coast dockworkers expired over the weekend. But both sides continued to talk and said they want to avoid a strike that could savage an economy already stressed by soaring inflation and supply chain woes. The...

Woman found shot in SUV that crashed on California highway

Jun. 28, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A woman was found shot to death behind the wheel of an SUV that crashed on a Southern California highway early Tuesday, authorities said. Officers responding around 2:30 a.m. to reports of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 710 in Long Beach discovered...

Missing man found dead in Death Valley National Park

Jun. 07, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The body of a Southern California man who had been missing since last month was found in a remote section of Death Valley National Park, authorities said. John McCarry, 69, of Long Beach last contacted a family member by text message from...

Column: Nelly Korda returns to golf not a moment too early

May. 31, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

Nelly Korda has a coach who knows all about top golfers returning from an injury, how patience and belief can be just as critical as any physical therapy. Among the messages Jamie Mulligan offered the 23-year-old Korda is that no one ever returned from an injury too late, even if...

Occidental's Shwayder, SFSU's Jackson receive CalHOPE award

May. 18, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson's battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized. Shwayder, a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Jackson, a basketball player at San...