CHP SAYS WOMAN JUMPED OFF BRIDGE TO ESCAPE POLICE
SAN RAFAEL (AP) — A Northern California woman is hospitalized after police say she tried to escape arrest by jumping off a bridge into San Francisco Bay.
When California Highway Patrol officers tried to pull a car driven by Kathryn Tynes over around 2 a.m. Sunday, Tynes drove off instead.
The CHP says Tynes eventually pulled over, but got out of her car and jumped off the side of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, dropping about 20 feet into the water.
CHP Sgt. Marcus Bartholomew says after the 30-year-old Novato woman swam away from the bridge, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pulled her out of the water around 3:46 a.m.
Tynes was arrested on suspicion of resisting peace officers and other charges.
INJUNCTION COULD DELAY WAL-MART BURBANK STORE
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposed Wal-Mart store in Burbank could be on hold following a court-ordered injunction that forces the city to suspend its approval of building permits issued to the retailer pending a trial.
The injunction issued Thursday in LA County Superior Court could also force Burbank to prove that Wal-Mart wouldn't cause significant harm to local roadways and businesses.
The newspaper says Judge Robert O'Brien's ruling effectively stops all work on the project until the claims raised in a lawsuit filed by three Burbank residents earlier this year are settled.
KRALL PLAYS 'FLY ME TO THE MOON' FOR ARMSTRONG
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Krall knows how to pay tribute to Neil Armstrong.
The jazz singer-pianist tenderly played the standard "Fly Me to the Moon" during a Saturday concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
She once was lucky enough to share a glass of wine with the first man to walk on the moon, Krall said. The astronaut died Saturday at 82.
"He's probably thinking, 'Do I have to listen to that song again?'" Krall said lightly, after gazing up at the night sky from the stage of the outdoor amphitheater.
4 PEOPLE RESCUED WHEN BOAT RUNS INTO ROCKS
MONTEREY (AP) — Four people were rescued after their boat ran into rocks off the coast of Monterey County.
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Monterey Fire Department responded to the Pacific Grove area around 6 a.m. Saturday after getting a call that the 24-foot boat ran into the rocks when its GPS failed.
The first rescuers on the scene found one person onshore, while other rescuers found two people on the rocks, and state lifeguards pulled a fourth person from the water.
All four people were taken to a local hospital. The person found on the shore was treated for hypothermia, while the three others were treated for minor injuries.