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Correction: Western Cities-Water-Explainer story

May. 25, 2022 16:24 PM EDT
In a story published May 24, 2022 about where western states obtain their water, The Associated Press mistakenly referred to San Diego rather than the San Diego water wholesaler. The term San Diego has been replaced with San Diego County Water Authority.

Anaheim council voids sale of Angel Stadium amid scandal

May. 25, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim City Council has voted to cancel the sale of Angel Stadium to Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno amid a political scandal that led the mayor to resign. The unanimous vote Tuesday directed the city attorney to void a 2020 agreement to sell the...

Thor hammers Rangers with 8 strong innings in Halos' 5-3 win

May. 25, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one run over eight strong innings of four-hit ball in his longest appearance since returning from elbow surgery, and Jared Walsh homered in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Luis Rengifo and...

Suspect shot after highway patrol officer fired upon in LA

May. 24, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities were searching for a suspect Tuesday after a California Highway Patrol officer was fired upon while driving in East Los Angeles, officials said. A second suspect was shot and wounded when the officer and sheriff's deputies returned fire shortly after...

Federal officer admits sexually assaulting inmate at LA jail

May. 24, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal corrections officer who worked at the main jail in Los Angeles pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a case accusing him of sexually assaulting a female inmate who was in an isolation cell while recovering from COVID-19, prosecutors said. Jose Viera, 49, could...

Man who died in cliff fall was 25-year-old from Los Angeles

May. 24, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — A man who died when he and three other people fell off a Southern California ocean cliff was identified Tuesday as a 25-year-old from Los Angeles, authorities said. The four friends slipped and tumbled about 300 feet (90 meters) onto the beach...

4 people fall off California cliff; 1 dead and 2 badly hurt

May. 23, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Four people fell off a Southern California ocean cliff before dawn Monday and a man was killed and two women were critically injured, authorities said. The fourth person, a man who suffered minor injuries, managed to climb back up from the beach...

Californians could see mandatory water cuts amid drought

May. 23, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened Monday to impose mandatory water restrictions if residents don't use less on their own as a drought drags on and the hotter summer months approach. Newsom raised that possibility in a meeting with representatives...

Bauer grievance hearing begins on attempt to overturn ban

May. 23, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The hearing on Trevor Bauer’s attempt to overturn his unprecedented two-year suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy began Monday before an arbitrator. Bauer was suspended by Commissioner Rob Manfred on April 29, a penalty that if...

Stafford, Rams easing back to work after Super Bowl win

May. 23, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford had an offseason injection in his elbow to quell an unspecified minor injury that nagged him throughout the Los Angeles Rams' run to the Super Bowl. He didn't throw serious passes during organized team activities Monday, and he might...