• California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction

    BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor.

  • Haitians blocked at US border find ‘Mexican dream’

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They’re never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts.

  • Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe’s second swing back with the San Diego Padres was a big one.

  • Holland drops ball on Padres’ squeeze, Rockies lose 4-3

    DENVER (AP) — Rockies closer Greg Holland stretched as far as he could, getting his glove on Matt Szczur as the Padres baserunner dove across the plate.

  • Lights out! After darkness delay, SDSU edges No. 19 Stanford

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — No. 19 Stanford was already on its heels against San Diego State when aging San Diego Stadium plunged into darkness.