BOSTON (AP) - San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York says it feels really good to win a Super Bowl. While the 49ers lost to Baltimore last February, NFL owners awarded the 2016 Super Bowl to the San Francisco Bay Area over South Florida. The game will be played in the 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara that's due to open for the 2014 season.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Federal prosecutors say three men have pleaded guilty in San Diego to planning to kidnap three people who owed money for drugs and bring them to Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. attorney's office says 40-year-old Antonio Zermeno pleaded guilty to conspiracy to kidnapping. Two others - 36-year-old Carlos Alberto Andrade and 31-year-old Luis Miguel Salas - pleaded guilty to the same charge last month.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A 10-time felon charged in the shooting death of a former Oakland Tribune freelance photographer hit by a stray bullet has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges. The Tribune reports that 38-year-old Joe Daniel McNeely, also known as Anthony Lister, entered his pleas yesterday. McNeely was in a gunfight with another man April 5 in East Oakland when 54-year-old Lionel "Ray" Fluker was struck.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - Areas of Point Mugu State Park that have been off-limits since this month's wildfire on the outskirts of Camarillo and Thousand Oaks will reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend. Parks district Superintendent Craig Sap says camping and day-use areas and the backcountry will reopen on May 24. The fire, which erupted May 2 along U.S. 101 about 50 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, threatened thousands of homes.
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