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San Diego woman living in van gives up all 300 of her rats

Oct. 17, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman living in a van in San Diego with her pet rats has agreed to give them up — all 300 of them. The San Diego Union-Tribune says the San Diego Humane Society went to the woman's van near Del Mar on Oct. 8. Authorities found rats had clawed into upholstery, burrowed into the...

Coast Guard seizes $92M of cocaine, brings it to San Diego

Oct. 17, 2019 10:32 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cocaine valued at an estimated $92 million was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard from boats in the Pacific Ocean has been brought to San Diego. About 6,800 pounds (3,084 kilograms) of cocaine were offloaded from the Coast Guard cutter Alert on Wednesday. The Coast Guard says the cocaine was...

Pack of handsome wild dogs debuts at Bronx Zoo

Oct. 15, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A pack of handsome brothers is getting settled at New York's Bronx Zoo. The foxlike wild dogs — called dholes (dohlz) — were born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2016. The trio, named Roan, Apollo and Kito, have brownish-red coats dappled with white markings, and bushy...

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Oct. 15, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial. Hunter faced significant odds of winning the...

The Latest: Columbus statue defaced in Southern California

Oct. 14, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on Columbus statues defaced around the country (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A statue of Christopher Columbus in a Southern California park was found to be vandalized with red paint on the federal holiday honoring the 15th century Italian navigator. The San Diego...

Agnew's late TD pass helps San Diego St. beat Wyoming 26-22

Oct. 13, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Agnew threw two touchdown passes, including a 12-yarder to Daniel Bellinger with 2:09 to play, and San Diego State beat Wyoming 26-22 on Saturday night. Agnew completed 21 of 32 passes for 209 yards. Juwan Washington had 83 yards rushing and a score on 21 carries and added a 15-yard...

California utility faces gripes over deliberate blackouts

Oct. 10, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even as the winds gusted dangerously as forecast, California's biggest utility faced hostility and second-guessing Thursday for shutting off electricity to millions of people to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized Pacific Gas & Electric and...

The Latest: PG&E cuts power in San Francisco Bay Area

Oct. 10, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on power outages in California (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric has begun shutting off power to the San Francisco Bay area, adding more than 200,000 customers to a sweeping blackout that already has left a million people in the dark. The utility said...

Trial for US Rep. Duncan Hunter is delayed to Jan. 22

Oct. 7, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial date for Congressman Duncan Hunter on corruption charges has been delayed eight days to Jan. 22, closer to California's March 3 primary to decide if the Republican lawmaker will advance in his bid for a seventh term. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge...

Warren aims to build appeal in Republican strongholds

Oct. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren was greeted by Republican activists chanting "Stop impeachment!" as she strode toward baggage claim at a Nevada airport. There were more protesters at a Carson Center rec center where she spoke, including one atop hay bales yelling "Trump 2020" until he was hoarse....