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Survivors remember Pearl Harbor at home this year amid virus

HONOLULU (AP) — Navy sailor Mickey Ganitch was getting ready to play in a Pearl Harbor football game as the sun came up on Dec. 7, 1941. Instead, he spent the morning — still wearing his football padd...

AP Exclusive: Early PG&E blackouts forewarned later problems

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state senators grilling the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. were upset — like millions of other Californians, some spent days in the dark when the nation’s largest uti...

AP Exclusive: Early PG&E blackouts forewarned later problems

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state senators grilling the CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. were upset — like millions of other Californians, some spent days in the dark when the nation’s largest uti...

Native Americans honor 50th anniversary of Alcatraz takeover

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For Eloy Martinez, returning to Alcatraz Island meant a joyous reunion with people he hadn’t seen in decades. It also brought a renewed sense of hope and pride. ...

AP PHOTOS: Museum toasts history of California wine

OAKVILLE, Calif. (AP) — At a spacious Victorian in the heart of California's Napa Valley, light glows from the windows as guests inside study old tools and taste new wines. 1881 Napa...

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962. Authorities on Thursday unveiled 3D-pr...

San Francisco's Chinatown: Night scenes from Grant Avenue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Red lanterns sway in the wind. Streetlamps from the 1930s cast a glare onto century-old buildings. Neon glows from dive bars. A woman makes dragon beard candy in a tiny storefront...

Powerful California storm floods roads, loosens hillsides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heavy rains pounding Southern California for a second day caused flooding and loosened hillsides as officials in fire-ravaged communities warned people to stay off roads over fears ...

BC-US--AP Lifestyles Digest, US

NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR BROADCAST Here is the AP Lifestyles digest for the week of Dec. 18. To receive the AP Lifestyles digest by email, contact sacoca@ap.org. ...

Last seating: Trader Vic's maitre d' retires after 57 years

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — She's worn a gardenia in her hair every day since she started working in 1960 at Trader Vic's, the legendary home of mai tai cocktails. But now Claudette Lu...

'France is a Feast': Photo exhibit celebrates Julia Child

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Napa Valley Museum Yountville features photographs of Julia Child in the years before she became one of America's most popular TV chefs. ...

Wineries eager to make up losses after California wildfires

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A month after deadly wildfires swept through California's famed wine country, hot-air balloons are floating again over Napa Valley vineyards splashed with fall colors. On the heels...

New show of photos by Walker Evans at San Francisco MOMA

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roadside shacks, garbage, circus wagons, subway riders and other ordinary folk: All were favorite subjects of Walker Evans, one of the 20th century's pre-eminent photographers. ...

Bottles sucked dry of wine among charred wildfire remains

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Metal racks sagging with dozens of blackened bottles were among the smoldering remains of a Napa Valley winery destroyed by wildfires that raced through a region famous for its fin...

Smoke seen pouring from Russian consulate in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensi...