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Washington Nationals moving Triple-A affiliate to Rochester

Nov. 19, 2020 6:47 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Washington Nationals are moving their Triple-A affiliate back to upstate New York after two years on the West Coast. The Nationals announced Thursday that they will relocate from Fresno, California, to Rochester of the International League. The change ends the Rochester Red...

FILE - In this on Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, former police chief and Fresno mayoral candidate Jerry Dyer, talks about his proposed homeless housing solution at the Fresno Rescue Mission during a press conference in Fresno, Calif. Dyer, Fresno's Mayor-elect has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an election night dinner with a few elected officials. Dyer, who served as the city's longtime police chief, told the Fresno Bee he went into quarantine after receiving the test results on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (John Walker/The Fresno Bee via AP, File)

Fresno's mayor-elect has COVID-19 after attending party

Nov. 11, 2020 8:56 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno's mayor-elect, Jerry Dyer, has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an election night dinner with a few officials, including a Fresno County supervisor whose diagnosis late last week prompted the Board of Supervisors to close its offices and postpone its meeting by a...

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams, right, celebrates after catching a touchdown pass next to San Francisco 49ers cornerback Emmanuel Moseley (41) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

A look at who's up and who's down at midpoint of NFL season

Nov. 11, 2020 4:15 AM EST

Bill Belichick’s reputation as a general manager has taken a hit since Tom Brady left New England. Meanwhile, players like Davante Adams and Derek Carr are gaining respect as the former Fresno State teammates enjoy career years. Midway through the 2020 season, performance has altered perception all around...

Rivers' 164 total yards, 3 TDs lead Fresno St by Colorado St

Oct. 30, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener set career highs with 311 yards passing and three touchdowns, Ronnie Rivers tied his career best with three scores, and Fresno State scored 31 unanswered points in a 38-17 victory over Colorado State on Thursday night. Rivers carried it 23 times for 95 yards and two...

Ray Lopez delivers supplies to Mountain Mike's Pizza in the Montclair district of Oakland, Calif., where power is turned off, on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Pacific Gas & Electric has cut power to portions of Northern California hoping to prevent wildfires during hot, windy weather throughout the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Trump changes course, approves California relief for 6 fires

Oct. 16, 2020 11:34 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration abruptly reversed course and approved California's application for disaster relief funds to clean up damage from six recent deadly and destructive blazes that have scorched the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday. “Just got off the...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2020, file photo, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, left, and Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley hold a news conference on Orange County's comprehensive plans to safeguard the election and provide transparency in Santa Ana, Calif. California election officials have received reports that unofficial ballot drop boxes were placed in several counties and said these set-ups are illegal. The Orange County Register reports Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, that Secretary of State spokesman Sam Mahood said boxes were reported in Fresno, Los Angeles and Orange counties at locations including political party offices, candidate headquarters and churches. He said the state was looking into the origin of the boxes. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

Oct. 13, 2020 12:37 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's chief elections official on Monday ordered Republicans to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from churches, gun shops and other locations and Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned those behind the “vote tampering" could face prosecution. Republican refused,...

Lori Gonzalez, left, and Rachel Spray carry flowers to the temporary grave marker of Gonzalez's sister and Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center nurse, Sandra Oldfield, at the Sanger Cemetery in Sanger, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Oldfield died after being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Workers at the hospital said they did not have the proper personal protective equipment. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

US medical supply chains failed, and COVID deaths followed

Oct. 8, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

Nurse Sandra Oldfield’s patient didn’t have the usual symptoms of COVID-19 — yet. But then he tested positive for the virus, and it was clear that Oldfield — a veteran, 53-year-old caregiver — had been exposed. She was sent home by Kaiser Permanente officials with instructions...

Sri Lankans wait to give swab samples to test for COVID-19 in Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

The Latest: Sri Lanka bans gatherings amid virus cluster

Oct. 6, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Authorities in Sri Lanka have banned all public gatherings as a new cluster of coronavirus infections expands in the Indian Ocean island nation. Health authorities said early Wednesday that the outbreak centered at a garment factory has risen to 830 confirmed cases while more than...