• Reports: NBA could return by July at Disney World in Orlando

    Reports: NBA could return by July at Disney World in Orlando
    For a number of weeks, the NBA has seemed determined to find a track to resume the 2019-20 season – and multiple media reports indicate that plan is finally starting to take shape.
    The Athletic reported Wednesday morning that the NBA hopes to play games again as soon as mid-July, with Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando emerging as a favored location. If games resume, it is widely expected that they will be played without fans present.
    While numerous cities have been rumored to be consider
  • Health systems unite, urge patients to seek timely care amid pandemic

    Health systems unite, urge patients to seek timely care amid pandemic
    A half dozen of Los Angeles County’s largest non-profit health systems announced today that they have teamed up for a public service effort to address concerns that many people are going without important medical care during the coronavirus pandemic.
    The BetterTogether.Health educational campaign is being launched by Keck Medicine of USC, Providence, UCLA Health, Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health and Cedars-Sinai to encourage people to seek timely medical services when necessary and to add
  • Drive-through hiring fair seeks 1,200 security officers

    Drive-through hiring fair seeks 1,200 security officers
    Securitas is looking to hire more than 1,200 security officers in California, with a local focus on cities such as Anaheim, Los Angeles, Ontario, Palm Desert and West Covina.
    The recruitment is part of a bigger push seeking 10,000 new employees nationwide.
    Securitas, which maintains a regional office in Anaheim, will host an online virtual career fair and drive-through hiring events from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Those wishing to schedule a virtual interview can text the word &ld
  • AT&T to drop misleading ‘5G’ marketing for non-5G networks

    AT&T to drop misleading ‘5G’ marketing for non-5G networks
    By Tali Arbel, The Associated Press
    AT&T says it will stop advertising its wireless network as “5G Evolution” after a division of the Better Business Bureau determined that its language was misleading. The network AT&T branded this way is not, in fact, 5G — a new technology for fast wireless data.
    While AT&T and other wireless carriers in the U.S. have now begun rolling true 5G wireless networks, AT&T in December 2018 began talking about a “5G Evolution&rd
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  • Will baboons still jump on cars when drive-thru safari returns to Six Flags Great Adventure?

    Will baboons still jump on cars when drive-thru safari returns to Six Flags Great Adventure?
    A drive-thru safari returning for a limited time as a creative solution to the coronavirus closure of a Six Flags park will recall 1970s vacations when baboons used to jump on the hood of the family station wagon during road trips through the 350-acre wild animal preserve.
    Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey will reopen the Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure on May 29 for passholders and members and May 30 for the general public following an executive order from New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy per
  • Former USC, San Clemente quarterback Jack Sears to compete against old rival at Boise State

    Former USC, San Clemente quarterback Jack Sears to compete against old rival at Boise State
    Former USC and San Clemente All-County quarterback Jack Sears will compete against an old rival at his new school.
    On Monday, Boise State announced the signing of Sears (6-3, 205), who will be immediately eligible with two seasons remaining.
    His main competition for the starting position appears to be former Murrieta Valley record-setting quarterback Hank Bachmeier (6-1, 202), who will be a sophomore in the fall.
    During his first-team All-County season of 2016, Sears dueled against Bachmeie
  • Garlic shortage hits, a side-effect of the coronavirus pandemic

    Garlic shortage hits, a side-effect of the coronavirus pandemic
    Shoppers looking to put garlic in their shopping carts are in some cases coming up empty and in other cases spending more money, as the coronavirus pandemic has helped create a shortage of the aromatic bulb.
    While other factors have contributed to the deficit, the shelter-in-place orders are the main reason shoppers may be finding no garlic, unusually sized garlic or more-expensive garlic in grocery stores, said Ken Christopher, executive vice-president of Christopher Ranch, the famed garlic pro
  • Casino Pauma holds off on reopening, adhering to Gov. Newsom’s request

    Casino Pauma holds off on reopening, adhering to Gov. Newsom’s request
    Casino Pauma in northern San Diego County announced Wednesday, May 20, that it will remain closed until further notice, a move that contrasts with what several other casinos have done.
    Casino officials announced via a news release that they would stay closed to follow the advice of Gov. Gavin Newsom and the guidance of government and health officials.
    “It is very important to the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians and Casino Pauma Leadership that we continue to demonstrate that ‘Wh
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  • Park Life: Shanghai Disneyland reopens after coronavirus closure and Disneyland gets a new president

    Park Life: Shanghai Disneyland reopens after coronavirus closure and Disneyland gets a new president
    What does the reopening of Shanghai Disneyland mean for Disney’s U.S. parks? How long will Disneyland’s third president in less than a year last? Which U.S. theme park will reopen first in COVID-19 era? Find all the latest theme park news in the Park Life newsletter.
    Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here.
    Disney’s Blueprint
    The Shanghai Disneyland theme park in Chi
  • Huntington Beach surfer who died during last week’s swell remembered for love of ocean, life

    Huntington Beach surfer who died during last week’s swell remembered for love of ocean, life
    The surf lesson would start in the parking lot, picking up trash before hitting the ocean.
    When James Ehrlich took his nephew out to try to ride the waves last summer, the seasoned surfer from Huntington Beach made it a point to show then 8-year-old Gus, visiting from New York, the importance of caring for the beach before enjoying nature’s playground.
    Jim Ehrlich, a lifelong surfer and environmentalist known for his deep passion for the sport and nature, died last week on May 11 after a s
  • Dodgers Foundation finalist for ESPN humanitarian award

    Dodgers Foundation finalist for ESPN humanitarian award
    LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers have been named a finalist for ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year award in recognition of the work done by the team’s official charity.
    It is the second consecutive year the Dodgers Foundation has been a finalist for the award, which recognizes the impact made by teams that “use sports to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world.”
    The Sports Humanitarian Awards winners will be announced during the 2020 ESPYs
  • CSUF website focused on academics, wellness and mental health debuts at opportune time

    CSUF website focused on academics, wellness and mental health debuts at opportune time
    Cal State Fullerton has launched [email protected], a website that combines articles, videos and university resources to assist students with questions on academics, physical wellness and mental health.
    The virtual platform, coordinated by Student Affairs, was initially scheduled to be released this summer but was moved up to the end of March in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the abrupt transition to online classes for students.
    “The greatest thing about this website is that it came
  • 18 historic warbirds will fly over Southern California in Memorial Day tribute

    18 historic warbirds will fly over Southern California in Memorial Day tribute
    RIVERSIDE — An 18-plane formation of historic warbirds will fly the skies above the Inland Empire and Orange and Los Angeles counties on Memorial Day, saluting “veterans who gave so much,” as well as health care workers taking risks daily amid the coronavirus pandemic.
    “We came up with the idea after seeing the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels making the rounds,” Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing Operations Manager Bill Prosser told City News Service.
    “We
  • Apple, Google release technology for pandemic apps

    Apple, Google release technology for pandemic apps
    By Matt O’Brien, The Associated Press
    Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.
    The companies said 22 countries and several U.S. states are already planning to build voluntary phone apps using their software. It relies on Bluetooth wireless technology to detect when someone who downloaded the app has spent time near another app user who later tests positive for the virus.
    Many
  • UCLA football adds OL Benjamin Roy commitment

    UCLA football adds OL Benjamin Roy commitment
    UCLA added a fourth member to its 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday with the commitment of offensive lineman Benjamin Roy.
    Roy announced his pledge with a post on Twitter, thanking his parents and coaches for helping him reach this point.
    “I feel in love with this game when I first strapped up my helmet at 7 years old, and my love for football grew fonder and fonder as it became my dream to play Division 1 college football,” Roy wrote. “With the amazing support system around m
  • CSUF theater students premiere ‘High School Zoomsical,’ a virtual parody

    CSUF theater students premiere ‘High School Zoomsical,’ a virtual parody
    What do bored, quarantined theater kids do when challenged to create art that reflects the coronavirus era?
    A group at Cal State Fullerton got the idea to film a parody of the wildly popular Disney show “High School Musical” in Zoom. The theme: “We’re All in This Together Apart.”
    Acting major Molly Renze said the show — which took a month and a half to create and premiered Sunday on YouTube — was a way to overcome her frustration with the stay-at-home or
  • Disney parks could burn through $27 million a day amid COVID-19 pandemic, analysts warn

    Disney parks could burn through $27 million a day amid COVID-19 pandemic, analysts warn
    Disney parks could burn through more than $27 million a day amid an extended coronavirus shutdown that could have significant attendance repercussions well into 2021, according to a new analysts report.
    An analysts report from Wells Fargo Securities entitled “Thanos Returns as Coronavirus” estimates that the shuttering of Disney resorts around the globe amid the COVID-19 pandemic could cost the Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division up to $7.5 billion in operating i
  • Wilner: Time for USC and UCLA to step up and save the Pac-12

    Wilner: Time for USC and UCLA to step up and save the Pac-12
    At precisely 2 p.m. Tuesday, the UCLA athletic department’s Twitter account made the hiring official, welcoming Martin Jarmond as the Bruins’ ninth athletic director.
    Later that afternoon, at 4:23 p.m., Jarmond’s crosstown counterpart, Mike Bohn, did the same:
    “Welcome @MartinJarmond to the Pac-12 and LA, the nation’s number one sports city!!”
    Bohn and Jarmond need to be more than just Twitter pals.
    Finally, after so many missteps and controversies, after all
  • Three CSUF art students create winning videos illustrating the coronavirus experience

    Three CSUF art students create winning videos illustrating the coronavirus experience
    For three visual arts majors at Cal State Fullerton, the abrupt changes and hardships of the coronavirus pandemic proved inspirational.
    When students were told to move out of the dorms in March, Sunshine Hurtienne had about a week to find a place to live. She remembered that classmate YueTong Tsen had mentioned looking for a roommate, so the two started talking and eventually got an apartment together. It was an opportune time for Tsen as well. She had recently been furloughed from her job.
    And
  • COVID-19 has NFL considering helmet face guards that work like surgical masks

    COVID-19 has NFL considering helmet face guards that work like surgical masks
    By PAUL NEWBERRY
    ATLANTA — With an eye toward getting back on the field during a pandemic, the NFL is working on a helmet face guard that might provide the same sort of protection as a surgical mask.
    Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, who heads up the league’s competition committee, said the issue was raised during a conference call about a month ago.
    “A lot of players have played with a clear shield to protect their eyes,” McKay said Tuesday during a video conference
  • How to pay rent when you can’t afford it

    How to pay rent when you can’t afford it
    By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet
    After Megan Pearson’s job as a restaurant server was put on hold because of COVID-19 -related stay-at-home orders, the single mom had to figure out how to come up with the rent for her apartment in Brooklyn, New York.
    “I posted my frustration on Facebook with trying to get through to unemployment the first week,” Pearson says. “I probably made 200 phone calls before I got it all settled.”
    Uncertain whether assistance would arrive on
  • Santa Ana’s Cecilia Iglesias losing in recall, Nelida Mendoza declares herself winner

    Santa Ana’s Cecilia Iglesias losing in recall, Nelida Mendoza declares herself winner
    Returns of a low-turnout recall election in Santa Ana show Councilwoman Cecilia Iglesias on her way to losing her seat and Nelida Mendoza taking her place.
    The results late Tuesday showed 56% of voters saying yes to recalling Iglesias. Meanwhile, of the three candidates who could take over as representative of the the city’s 6th Ward, Mendoza, a member of the Rancho Santiago Community College Board of Trustees, had nearly 43 % of the votes while planning commissioners Thai Viet Phan and An
  • Titan Profile: Club president puts smiles on faces of children, wins Tuffy Award

    Titan Profile: Club president puts smiles on faces of children, wins Tuffy Award
    By CSUF News Service 
    As president of the Cal State Fullerton student organization, Students for Smiles, graduating senior Makayla Herrera led a fundraising effort that raised $5,000 to pay for 20 surgeries for children across the globe in need of cleft lip and palate repairs.
    “With the help of a ‘paint night’ and many other fundraisers, we were able to achieve that goal in one semester,” Herrera said. “All of our members helped to make a difference in children
  • Power of ‘parentese’: Speaking it can make your child a faster learner

    Power of ‘parentese’: Speaking it can make your child a faster learner
    Talk. Read. Sing. You’ve most likely seen the commercials from First 5 California encouraging parents to engage with their babies on a daily basis. Studies have shown that regular language interaction and engagement with loving adults in the earliest days of a child’s life help with brain development.
    “Since its inception, Talk. Read. Sing. has become one of the most successful public health awareness efforts in the nation,” said Erin Gabel, First 5 California’s dep
  • Bidding wars return even in housing market stung by coronavirus

    Bidding wars return even in housing market stung by coronavirus
    By Noah Buhayar, Prashant Gopal and John Gittelsohn, Bloomberg
    It’s the surprise of a spring selling season that’s been anything but normal: Buyers returning to the housing market have been battling over the few available properties.
    While sales are way down, the lack of inventory has propped up prices and led to bidding wars, even as economic fallout from the pandemic mounts and real estate agents adjust to new public health guidelines that have made it more difficult to market home
  • Cheer to these sports movies with these takeout and delivery meals

    Cheer to these sports movies with these takeout and delivery meals
    With all of our favorite sports on hold, we still need some action in our lives! We put together a shortlist of Netflix movies about sports and included some great food options too. These restaurants not only offer takeout and delivery; they are perfect for any sporting event. So get ready to feel like a champion and check out these fantastic restaurants.
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    Courtesy of Pickled Monk
    101 N Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92832
    We all wish we could still go out for a beer right about now, esp
  • California’s costly, questionable extension of benefits to undocumented immigrants

    California’s costly, questionable extension of benefits to undocumented immigrants
    When Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his revised budget this month, he warned that severe and painful cuts would be triggered if the federal government failed to enact the HEROES Act, a $3 trillion aid package proposed by House Democrats.
    But the HEROES Act ran into trouble on the White House lawn. “Nancy Pelosi basically lost me with that package when she has $1,200 checks for illegal immigrants,” administration economic advisor Peter Navarro told ABC News.
    It’s against federal la
  • The Long Beach Dub Allstars talk new music, local politics and more

    The Long Beach Dub Allstars talk new music, local politics and more
    It’s been a long 19 years since the Long Beach Dub Allstars released their last record.
    But this month, fans of the reggae-rockers will finally get to hear new music when the band releases its new self-titled album on May 29.
    It’s a 10-track record described by band members as a more grown-up version of the famously party-loving band that formed in 1997 out of the demise of Sublime after the death of the band’s influential frontman Bradley Nowell.
    The original 10-piece Allstars
  • Greater educational freedom a silver lining to the shutdowns: John Stossel

    Greater educational freedom a silver lining to the shutdowns: John Stossel
    The government has closed most schools.
    So, more parents are teaching kids at home.
    That upsets the government school monopoly.
    Education “experts” say parents lack the expertise to teach their kids.
    Without state schooling, “learning losses… could well be catastrophic,” says The New York Times. Home schooling “will set back a generation of children,” according to a Washington Post column. Harvard Magazine’s “Risks of Homeschooling” ar
  • Producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown launch We are Hear: On The Air to help artists affected by COVID-19

    Producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown launch We are Hear: On The Air to help artists affected by COVID-19
    When friends and award-winning music producers Linda Perry and Kerry Brown began We Are Hear as a record label four years ago, it rapidly evolved into a multi-faceted endeavor that now includes artist management, publishing, live events and a physical storefront, recording and performance space on Ventura Boulevard in Studio City.
    Though the novel coronavirus has halted any of We Are Hear’s in-person activities, it hasn’t stopped Perry and Brown from creating content and insuring a w
  • Coronavirus blame game continues to spread

    Coronavirus blame game continues to spread
    The coronavirus did apparently originate in China. Now President Donald Trump wants to punish that country for its role in letting the virus spread to the United States. This is just another poor excuse to push the same protectionist policies he has always favored. It’s also a way for him to deflect responsibility for the failures of his own administration and the many agencies that intrude daily into our lives.
    Trump’s administration is reportedly exploring the exact details of pote
  • Cedars-Sinai: Coronavirus testing for symptom-free pregnant woman isn’t essential

    Cedars-Sinai: Coronavirus testing for symptom-free pregnant woman isn’t essential
    LOS ANGELES — A study conducted by investigators at Cedars-Sinai suggests that universal testing of asymptomatic pregnant women may not be necessary at every hospital, Cedars-Sinai said Wednesday.
    The investigation was prompted by reports from several large hospitals in New York City that nearly 14% of asymptomatic women admitted for childbirth had tested positive for COVID-19 during the early weeks of the pandemic. The women did not know they were infected.
    In California, infections from
  • Order a dessert for your next birthday parade

    Order a dessert for your next birthday parade
    As we adapt to staying home, we’ll always want to celebrate the birthdays of our friends and family. Whether this means celebrating by a parade on the street or Zoom – desserts should still be involved. Get ready to make a wish, because we have a list of places for your next birthday treat surprise.
    Sprinkles Cupcakes 
    Courtesy of Sprinkles Cupcakes
    Multiple Locations
    When you have your whole family to get dessert for, but everyone likes something different, what do you do? Orde
  • Coronavirus surprise: 14 new home sales at Rancho Mission Viejo project

    Coronavirus surprise: 14 new home sales at Rancho Mission Viejo project
    Opening a new home project in the middle of a pandemic is perhaps a bit of bad timing.
    Remember March? Before we had new tools and rules on how to lower personal contact points for home sales during a pandemic.
    New Home Co. debuted its Sterling community in Rancho Mission Viejo in March with no fanfare in the middle of great economic uncertainty. Two months later, the first phase is “sold out,” the company says, with 14 homes under contract.
    It’s a modest sales burst, and contr
  • Seal Beach opens its beaches on weekends, expand hours ahead of holiday weekend

    Seal Beach opens its beaches on weekends, expand hours ahead of holiday weekend
    The beach and pier are closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Seal Beach, CA, on Thursday, March 26, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)
    A last piece of the coastal re-opening puzzle is complete, with Seal Beach opting to open up on weekends and expand hours to allow the public greater access to the sand and surf.
    City officials this week authorized the city to move into its phase two and three “Beach in Motion” plans, which allow for active-use
  • Orange County will direct $75 million in federal aid to small businesses

    Orange County will direct $75 million in federal aid to small businesses
    Small businesses in Orange County may soon be able to apply for aid in reopening from a county program paid for with $75 million in federal funding.
    Details of the program are still being worked out, including a key issue: what would be considered small businesses.
    Cities, including Anaheim and Buena Park, are rolling out their own programs offering grants of up to $10,000 to very small businesses – in Anaheim, it’s five or fewer workers, and in Buena Park, it’s 10 or fewer.
    Co
  • Two coyotes captured and euthanized after 91-year-old man attacked in Laguna Beach

    Two coyotes captured and euthanized after 91-year-old man attacked in Laguna Beach
    Two male coyotes are dead as authorities search for the animal that attacked a 91-year-old man last week in Laguna Beach.
    But neither matched the DNA of the coyote that bit the man several times as he stooped to pick up a newspaper from his driveway near Oak Street and Temple Terrace early on Friday, May 15.
    The two coyotes were trapped by game wardens from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
    “Both were euthanized,” said Capt. Patric
  • Spring wrap-up Q&A: Savanna baseball coach remembers going out with a come-from-behind win

    Spring wrap-up Q&A: Savanna baseball coach remembers going out with a come-from-behind win
    Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe nowEditor’s note: The Orange County Register is having the area’s spring sports coaches take part in a Q&A about the 2020 season that was cut short by the coronavirus crisis.John Baughman, Savanna baseball
    Q: How are you adapting to being home every day during the spring?
    A: First week was rough, but after that I got into a routine of working out, practicing sports with my three kids (Nate 14, Pa
  • U.S. arrests 2 men accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss’ escape

    U.S. arrests 2 men accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss’ escape
    By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER
    WASHINGTON ) — A former U.S. Green Beret and his son accused of helping aid former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges were arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department said.
    Justice Department spokeswoman Nicole Navas said Michael Taylor, 59, and Peter Taylor, 27, were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday morning in Harvard, Massachusetts.
    The Taylors are wanted by Ja
  • Chapman works on plans to bring students back to campus this fall

    Chapman works on plans to bring students back to campus this fall
    Chapman University officials plan to bring students back to the campus in the fall.
    But how? The university’s 14 various task forces of faculty, staff and administrators are spending the next few weeks answering that question.
    Some ideas: Maybe dorm rooms that once housed three students will only accommodate two. And maybe only 10 students will assigned in a classroom, with the rest following along via Zoom.
    Officials acknowledge that depending on the data of the coronavirus’ future
  • Chapman planning for how to bring students back to campus this fall

    Chapman planning for how to bring students back to campus this fall
    Chapman University officials plan to bring students back to the campus in the fall.
    But how? The university’s 14 various task forces of faculty, staff and administrators are spending the next few weeks answering that question.
    Some ideas: Maybe dorm rooms that once housed three students will only accommodate two. And maybe only 10 students will assigned in a classroom, with the rest following along via Zoom.
    Officials acknowledge that depending on the data of the coronavirus’ future
  • Getting a good night’s sleep is especially important these days

    Getting a good night’s sleep is especially important these days
    Sleep is critical for physical and mental health including immune support and emotional wellness, especially during these challenging times. As people manage concerns with health, finances, family, loneliness and countless other causes of stress, it’s not unusual for sleep to suffer. Although Americans experienced various sleep problems before the coronavirus pandemic, there are new barriers to achieving adequate and restful sleep. Consider addressing lifestyle habits in order to improve o
  • Agent Leigh Steinberg to join SCNG in Zoom conversation

    Agent Leigh Steinberg to join SCNG in Zoom conversation
    Southern California-based NFL agent Leigh Steinberg, who represents quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Tua Tagovailoa among others, will be the featured guest Wednesday, May 20 on the Southern California News Group’s Newsmakers Series on Zoom.
    Steinberg will join SCNG Rams writer Kevin Modesti and Orange County Register senior editor Todd Harmonson in conversation at 5 p.m.
    Readers who would like to sit in on the conversation need to register ahead of time while space is available. Go to htt
  • Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: Adventures in foreign shopping

    Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: Adventures in foreign shopping
    As you may have noticed, I have nothing else to do, so I spend a lot of time thinking about the places I’ve traveled to, and all the ways I’ve managed to screw them up. My friends accuse me of destabilizing long, successful regimes in foreign countries, because usually right after I leave somewhere, the government falls apart. This is no joke. There was a military coup in Thailand, which formerly had a stable government. After we went to Egypt, there was the Arab Spring. And rioting
  • Cyclone batters coast of India, Bangladesh, millions flee

    Cyclone batters coast of India, Bangladesh, millions flee
    By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL and JULHAS ALAM
    NEW DELHI — A powerful cyclone slammed ashore Wednesday along the coastline of India and Bangladesh, where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic.
    Cyclone Amphan, the equivalent of a category 3 hurricane, was packing winds of up to 170 kilometers (105 miles) per hour with maximum gusts of 190 kph (118 mph). Authorities warned it could cause extensive damage to flimsy
  • Body of missing wrestler Shad Gaspard found at Venice Beach

    Body of missing wrestler Shad Gaspard found at Venice Beach
    The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has identified the body found near a lifeguard tower at Venice Beach early Wednesday morning as that of former professional wrestler Shad Gaspard, who went missing Sunday in the waters off of Venice Beach.
    Paramedics were summoned by Los Angeles police officers to an area near Lifeguard Tower 26 about 2:15 a.m., where they found the man’s body, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
    A body found early Wednesday, May 20,
  • Body found near Venice Beach lifeguard tower ‘matches the description’ of missing wrestler Shad Gaspard

    Body found near Venice Beach lifeguard tower ‘matches the description’ of missing wrestler Shad Gaspard
    VENICE BEACH — The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Lifeguard Division said that the body found near a lifeguard tower at Venice Beach Wednesday morning “matches the description” of former professional wrestler Shad Gaspard, who went missing Sunday in the waters off Venice Beach.
    Paramedics were summoned by Los Angeles police officers to an area near Lifeguard Tower 26 about 1:45 a.m., where they found the man’s body, according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angel
  • Thousands evacuated as river dams break in central Michigan

    Thousands evacuated as river dams break in central Michigan
    MIDLAND, Mich. — Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways and the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water” by Wednesday.
    For the second time in less than 24 hours, families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered Tuesday evening to leave home. By Wednesday morning, water th
  • Norco ’80, part 3: Even near ‘Bank Robbery Capital,’ deputies couldn’t know what was coming

    Norco ’80, part 3: Even near ‘Bank Robbery Capital,’ deputies couldn’t know what was coming
    Norco ’80
    The true story of the most spectacular bank robbery in American historyParts
    123of 14If you had robbed a bank in the greater Los Angeles metro area on May 9, 1980, you would not have been alone. Los Angeles was the undisputed “Bank Robbery Capital of the World,” with one-quarter of all bank heists in the United States committed withing the jurisdiction of the L.A. field office of the FBI, which included Riverside and San Bernardino counties. By 1980, an average of six
  • Foothill baseball names assistant Chris Price to replace Vince Brown as coach

    Foothill baseball names assistant Chris Price to replace Vince Brown as coach
    Foothill’s baseball program has found a replacement for its acclaimed coach.
    The Knights announced Tuesday the hiring of assistant Chris Price to replace Vince Brown, who recently retired as Foothill’s coach.
    Price served as an assistant at Foothill the past six seasons.
    His resume also includes working as an assistant under legendary Capistrano Valley coach Bob Zamora.
    “He could not have had better mentors than Zamora and Brown,” Foothill athletic director Doug Case said

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