Buttigieg returns to LA, continues to put focus on California as Super Tuesday awaits

Pete Buttigieg, right, Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate, addresses an audience during a Town Hall Hosted by Fox11 and the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future, at the Bovard Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb 20, 2020. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer) Pete Buttigieg, Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate, addresses an audience […]

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High school girls basketball: 5A second round recap, No. 18 seed Mountain View shocks No. 2 Farmington

Mountain View was the only higher-seeded team to win in the 5A second round as Samiana Suguturaga scored 26 points for second straight playoff game FARMINGTON — The Mountain View curse struck again for a Farmington High School girls team on Thursday night. No. 18 seed Mountain View stunned No. 2 seed Farmington in the […]

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Man arrested after London mosque attack

Credits  (Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images) Alt Text  Regents Park mosque Stabbing incident is being regarded as attempted murder One-Minute Read Friday, February 21, 2020 – 6:32am A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing inside a London mosque yesterday. The victim, in his 70s, was injured in what The […]

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Warriors blitzed by Rockets’ small-ball lineup in 135-105 loss

SAN FRANCISCO — Entering Thursday evening’s game, both forward Draymond Green and head coach Steve Kerr expressed skepticism over the long-term viability of the Rockets’ small-ball starting lineup. But, in the Warriors’ 135-105 loss to the Rockets at Chase Center, the one-game results led to a convincing win for a team pushing the boundaries of […]

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High school girls basketball: 6A second round recap, No. 3 Westlake survives Jordan’s upset bid as all top seeds advance

Sophomore Jill Lungren hit the game winner with 1.5 seconds remaining to spoil Jordan’s second half comeback SARATOGA SPRINGS — Westlake was reminded that anything can happen in playoff basketball on Thursday night, but Jill Lungren made sure the Thunder learned the lesson in a victory. The sophomore hit a jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining […]

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TJ Haws carries No. 23 BYU to win over Santa Clara, setting up big showdown with No. 2 Gonzaga

Santa Clara Broncos forward DJ Mitchell (0) tries to block but fouls Brigham Young Cougars guard TJ Haws (30) at Brigham Young University in Provo on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News Late in the game, TJ Haws took control. The Cougar senior helped BYU score on 14 of its final 15 […]

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$13.7 million grant for LAX will bolster security

Los Angeles International Airport officials said this week the $13.7 million it will receive from the U.S. Department of Transportation for “perimeter fence installation” will fund part of its planned Secured Area Access Post project. The SAAP is designed to provide a secure access point to the Airport Operations Area on the west side of […]

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LA getting 155 zero-emission buses in next 2 years

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation will receive the first of 155 zero-emission buses starting in March as part of what city officials have called the largest purchase of such vehicles in U.S. history. “The clean transportation revolution is not a distant dream, it’s happening on Los Angeles’ streets right now,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said. […]

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Pac-12 basketball: Stanford ends slide, turns back struggling Washington

SEATTLE — Oscar da Silva scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Tyrell Terry added 14 points, and Stanford held Washington to just eight second-half field goals to beat the Huskies 72-64 on Thursday night. The Cardinal (17-9, 6-7 Pac-12) picked up a road win with tournament selection time approaching, snapped a four-game losing streak […]

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Man with ‘crime pays’ tattoo is arrested again

And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Friday, February 21, 2020 – 6:25am A man with “CRIME PAYS” tattooed across his forehead is back behind bars after being arrested for the second time in three months. Donald Murray of Indiana was charged with resisting law enforcement, reckless driving, possession of methamphetamine, […]

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NCS basketball playoffs: Thursday’s results, updated schedule

Boys Open Division Thursday’s opening round No. 1 Dublin (bye) No. 4 Campolindo 70, No. 5 San Leandro 58 No. 2 Salesian (bye) No. 3 Bishop O’Dowd  86, No. 6 Dougherty Valley 60 Wednesday’s semifinals Campolindo at No. 1 Dublin, 7 p.m. Bishop O’Dowd vs. No. 2 Salesian at Pinole Valley, 7:30 p.m. Division I […]

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Ex-boyfriend held without bail in death of therapist Amie Harwick

The ex-boyfriend of Hollywood marriage and sex therapist Amie Harwick was ordered to remain jailed without bail on charges including murder for allegedly throwing the woman from her third-floor balcony in the Hollywood Hills. The coroner’s office determined that Harwick’s death was caused by blunt force injuries to her head and upper body, but on […]

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Pioneering former L.A. Councilwoman Rita Walters dies at 89

Rita Walters, the first black woman ever elected to the Los Angeles City Council and a former member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, died Thursday, Feb. 20, at age 89. Rita Walters, the first black woman elected to the Los Angeles City Council and a former member of the Los […]

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NCS girls basketball: O’Dowd ousts Miramonte in Open Division

OAKLAND — For a third time in a span of 24 months, the Bishop O’Dowd girls basketball team bested Miramonte in the North Coast Section playoffs. The asterisk Thursday night at Laney College is there wasn’t a championship on the line after back-to-back showdowns in the NCS Division II title game the previous two years. […]

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Devils 2, Sharks 1: Can the depth players take advantage of this opportunity?

Sharks managers and coaches have told anyone within earshot in recent days and weeks about the opportunities some players are getting right now as the organization endures a handful of injuries and a boatload of roster moves during what’s become a transitional season. With that in mind, general manager Doug Wilson and interim coach Bob […]

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WCC basketball: Santa Clara battles but falls to No. 23 BYU

PROVO, Utah — T.J. Haws scored 28 points and added nine assists to help No. 23 BYU hold off Santa Clara for a 85-75 victory on Thursday night. Josip Vrankic scored 28 points and collected 11 rebounds to lead the Broncos (18-10, 5-8 WCC), who lost their fourth straight. Tahij Eaddy added 11 points, all […]

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Morgan Stanley agrees $13bn deal to acquire ETrade

Description  Morgan Stanley has announced plans to buy online discount brokerage ETrade in an estimated $13 billion all-stock deal. Credits  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The huge deal is an attempt by the Wall Street lender to diversify and access high numbers of low-risk digital retail investors Reaction William Gritten Friday, February 21, 2020 – 6:26am Morgan […]

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A million trapped Syrians face pitiless government onslaught

Description  A displaced Syrian girl runs in a refugee camp in Atmeh village near the Syrian-Turkish border on February 20, 2020 in Idlib, Syria Credits  Burak Kara/Getty Images The UN has warned that ‘the biggest humanitarian horror story of the 21st century’ could be about to happen In Depth William Gritten Friday, February 21, 2020 […]

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