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Bruce McDougal prepares to defend his home as the Bond Fire burns though the Silverado community in Orange County, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Californians flee as strong winds push fire through canyons

Dec. 3, 2020 10:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful winds pushed flames through Southern California canyons early Thursday as an out-of-control wildfire burned near homes and forced residents to flee. The blaze in Orange County's Silverado Canyon began late Wednesday as a house fire that quickly spread to tinder-dry brush as...

FILE - This July 26, 2018, file photo shows people lining up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico. A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the border early in the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Search persists for parents of 628 kids separated at border

Dec. 2, 2020 11:53 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing Wednesday that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search. Parents of 333...

San Francisco Giants' Alex Dickerson watches his solo home run against the Colorado Rockies during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OF Dickerson, Giants agree on $2.1 M, one-year contract

Dec. 2, 2020 11:51 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outfielder Alex Dickerson agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract Wednesday with the San Francisco Giants for the 2021 season to avoid salary arbitration. Right-hander Trevor Gott reached a $700,000 deal, while lefty Wandy Peralta received a $925,000 contract, outfielder Austin...

Strahm gets $2.05 -year contract with Padres

Dec. 2, 2020 11:42 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres agreed to a $2.05 million, one-year contract with left-handed reliever Matt Strahm on Wednesday. They also tendered contracts to their five remaining arbitration-eligible players, outfielder Tommy Pham and right-handers Dan Altavilla, Zach Davies, Dinelson Lamet and...

This Nov. 13, 2020 photo provided by the San Diego Humane Society shows a young bobcat at the San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif. The young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire has been returned to its native habitat and will be released back into the wild. The San Diego Humane Society says the 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 from Ramona Wildlife Center and taken to an area near the site of the El Dorado Fire that has abundant food and water sources.(San Diego Humane Society via AP)

Bobcat burned in California wildfire set for release to wild

Dec. 2, 2020 8:36 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire will be released back into the wild, the San Diego Humane Society announced Tuesday. The 7- to 9-month-old female was picked up on Tuesday from the group's Ramona Wildlife Center. A state Department of Fish and...

In this photo provided by DePaul Athletics, DePaul's Lexi Held (10) drives as Texas A&M's Jordan Nixon (5) defends during a women's NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Chicago. It's a common sight to see players and coaches wear masks on the sideline so far this season during college basketball games to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The DePaul and Creighton women's basketball teams are among a few squads that have taken it a step further with their players wearing the masks while they are on the court playing. (Steve Woltmann/DePaul Athletics via AP)

Basketball in a mask? Rare but not unheard of in pandemic

Dec. 1, 2020 5:00 PM EST

It is not unusual to see players and coaches wearing masks on the sideline as the college basketball season gets going. The DePaul and Creighton women's teams have taken it a step further: Their players are wearing masks while they are on the court competing. “The first week I complained every day, but now...

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, after an explosion and fire onboard the ship at Naval Base San Diego. The Navy on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, said that it will decommission the warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

Nov. 30, 2020 6:06 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson this summer caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard to warfighting capabilities would cost $2.5 billion to $3 billion and take...

Navy says it will decommission warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage in July

Nov. 30, 2020 3:06 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy says it will decommission warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage in July.

Johnson leads San Diego St. over UC Irvine 77-58

Nov. 27, 2020 9:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keshad Johnson came off the bench to tally 14 points to carry San Diego State to a 77-58 win over UC Irvine on Friday. Matt Mitchell had 11 points for San Diego State (2-0). Aguek Arop added seven rebounds. Jordan Schakel scored only 3 points despite coming into the contest as the...

Israeli animal rights activists wearing protective gear demonstrate against the spread of coronavirus among mink in Denmark's fur industry ahead of international Fur Free Friday, in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

The Latest: Tennessee won't mandate vaccines in its schools

Nov. 24, 2020 7:10 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s governor says that once coronavirus vaccines become available, they will be optional in the state’s K-12 public schools. Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that vaccines will be very important for Tennessee to “ultimately really be able to handle” the...