SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Federal ocean scientists have found the wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people. NOAA's James Delgado says the sinking of the City of Chester is the second-worst shipwreck to occur within the bay. Three-dimensional images of the wreckage are being released today.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FAA says a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to San Diego diverted to Los Angeles because of an engine issue. United Flight 284 landed without incident at 7:27 a.m. today. There are no immediate details of the nature of the problem with the aircraft, a twin-engine Boeing 757.
LARKSPUR, Calif. (AP) - Archaeologists and Native Americans are clashing over Indian remains and artifacts that were dug up at a construction site in Larkspur, but then reburied at an undisclosed location. Archaeologists say the site held a treasure trove of information and should have been preserved for future study. But The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria say the items belonged to their ancestors, and how they are handled is no one's business but the tribe's.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - A protest over the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy briefly led school officials to lock down a high school campus. The Press Democrat reports that about two dozen Santa Rosa middle school students marched onto the campus of a local high school yesterday to mark the six-month anniversary of Andy Lopez's death.
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The City Council is scheduled Wednesday to take the first step in calling for residents to conserve water on a voluntary basis following the third straight winter with below-average rainfall.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of gunning down his ex-wife in their Lakeside home and then trying to commit suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide.
A San Diego State student awoke to find a man rummaging through her apartment near campus early Wednesday, police said.
An 18-year-old student has been hospitalized and is undergoing a psychological evaluation after allegedly threatening her parents with a knife.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year.