LA County probes 2 deaths of workers, tied to coronavirus outbreak

Two employees of Mission Foods in Commerce who tested positive for coronavirus have died, officials confirmed Thursday, July 30, just days after the giant tortilla-making factory and two other food-processing plants reopened after what public health officials declared “significant” outbreaks.” Los Angeles County Public Health Officer Muntu Davis confirmed that the deaths would be investigated, while also announcing that Mission, along with S&S Foods in Azusa and Golden State Foods in the City of...
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Clippers and Lakers kneel during national anthem

The Lakers and the Clippers staff joined together to kneel during the national anthem, a pre-recorded performance by the Compton Kidz Club, before the Thursday night game in Florida. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers wear Black Lives Matter shirts and kneel during the national anthem prior to an NBA basketball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images via AP, Pool) Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James, second from left, wears a Black L...
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Kevin Durant appears to have fun with Aerial Powers-Andre Iguodala Twitter exchange

"14 is a different breed," Durant tweeted, apparently a reference to the Powers-Iguodala exchange.
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Blue Jackets Sharp In Only Postseason Tune Up

The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Thursday night in Toronto. Let’s discuss our five things we learned from this game. 1. Liam Foudy Didn’t Look Out of Place All eyes were on Liam Foudy. Coach John Tortorella said he was going to play, but wasn’t sure which line he’d start on. Foudy started with Gus Nyquist and Boone Jenner and helped setup a beautiful goal to open the scoring. Foudy connected on a great pass to Jenner to make the score 1-0. We knew the speed ...
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Angels’ Andrelton Simmons optimistic that latest ankle injury isn’t as bad as last year’s

ANAHEIM — Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons isn’t ready to put a timetable on his return, but he doesn’t feel this injury is as bad as the one that cost him five weeks last year. “It’s not as bad as the last one for sure,” Simmons said Thursday night, the first time he’d spoken to the media since spraining his left ankle lunging for the bag on Monday in Oakland.  “I’m pretty optimistic. I’m starting to be able to move around way better than the first two nights.” Simmons has crutches that he us...
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Bruins-Blue Jackets Talking Points: B's show some rust in exhibition loss

The Boston Bruins turned in a mediocre effort in their exhibition loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. Joe Haggerty breaks it all down in his Talking Points.
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Fried dominates, retires first 14, as Braves edge Rays 2-1

Max Fried retired Tampa Bay's first 14 batters and then insisted it didn't feel like a special start. Braves manager Brian Snitker had a different opinion. Fried took a perfect game into the fifth inning and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter as Atlanta beat the Rays 2-1 on Thursday night.
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Bieber strikes out 13, ties record as Indians top Twins 2-0

Cleveland's Shane Bieber tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher's first two starts of the season, punching out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings in the Indians' 2-0 victory on Thursday night. Bieber (2-0) fanned 14 over six scoreless innings on Friday against Kansas City.
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Lazio forward Immobile set for coronation as Europe’s goal king

Milan (AFP) – Lazio’s Ciro Immobile is set to join an exclusive club as the highest-scoring player in Europe this season. In a decade dominated by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the underrated Italian is... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Angels’ Mike Trout placed on paternity list

ANAHEIM — Mike Trout has left the Angels for the birth of his first child. The Angels did not immediately announce on Thursday afternoon whether the baby had been born or the birth was imminent. The baby boy was due on Monday, Trout said last week. The MLB paternity list allows a player to be replaced on the roster for one to three games. Trout would need to rejoin the Angels by Sunday’s game, or the Angels would have to play one player short. Trout does not need to quarantine after his leave. H...
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Cleveland's Shane Bieber silences Twins' bats, Indians win 2-0

Shane Bieber pitched eight innings and struck out 13 Twins batters, giving him a MLB- record-tying 27 through the first two starts of this shortened season.
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Celtic quest for historic 10-in-a-row piles pressure on Rangers

London (AFP) – Celtic launch their quest for a record 10th consecutive Scottish Premiership title this weekend, with Rangers manager Steven Gerrard under intense pressure to stop them. Nearly five months after the coronavirus shut... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Dodgers were ‘shocked’ by Joe Kelly’s eight-game suspension

Joe Kelly’s eight-game suspension landed with a thud in the Dodgers’ clubhouse on Wednesday. “I think we were all pretty shocked,” outfielder AJ Pollock said. “It seemed very, very harsh.” “I think that this is an unprecedented number for a pitcher,” Manager Dave Roberts said. Roberts wasn’t alive in August 1965 when Giants pitcher Juan Marichal clubbed Dodgers catcher John Roseboro over the head with a baseball bat. That incident left Roseboro with a gash in his head that reportedly required 14...
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Gobert lifts Jazz past Pelicans 106-104 in NBA restart

Rudy Gobert sank two free throws with 6.9 seconds left to cap a 14-point, 12-rebound and three-block performance, giving the Utah Jazz a 106-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in the first game of the NBA's restart on Thursday night. New Orleans, which led for most of the game and by as many as 16 points, nearly pulled out the victory as time expired when Brandon Ingram's 3-point attempt rimmed out in a bitter end to his 23-point night. Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points for Uta...
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FA Cup final gives Arteta chance to prove Arsenal are going places

London (AFP) – Mikel Arteta insists even winning the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday will not salvage Arsenal’s season, but a trophy just eight months into his first managerial role will strengthen the... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Golf Themed Business Card Holder

Golf Themed Business Card Holderon Amazon Ridiculous Golf Item of the Week The post Golf Themed Business Card Holder appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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Angels’ Brian Goodwin says it’s important to continue the discussion about equality

ANAHEIM — Brian Goodwin has continued to make a statement during the national anthem, even as some of his Angels teammates did so only on Opening Day. For a simple reason. The racism that Goodwin and other players have been protesting by kneeling during the national anthem still exists. “It’s an important issue,” Goodwin said Thursday. “It’s something that needs to be addressed, and when you have the stage to address it, I feel like you need to use it. And right now, I’m in position to have the ...
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Gene Harbrecht, a longtime Register editor, was a ‘newsman to his core’

He got tear gas in his eyes covering unrest at Kent State. He compared cowboy boots with his childhood hero, Gene Autry. He drove a BMW S1000XR motorcycle. Gene Harbrecht, 67, was killed Thursday, July 30 near his Santa Ana home in a crash that is being investigated as a potential hit-and-run. He is survived by his wife Patt. Harbrecht, an editor at the Orange County Register – and, later, the Southern California News Group – since March 26, 1984, was always ready to go. Trips to spring training...
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Coronavirus Tracker: California reported fewer new cases, deaths and hospitalizations as of July 30

California had at least 6,356 new cases of the coronavirus and 123 new deaths reported as of Thursday, July 30, according to unofficial counts from county websites. Those numbers were down from Wednesday’s tracker report of 11,704 new cases and 183 new deaths. Hospitalizations were down for the third consecutive day in the state with 8,198. That’s 182 fewer than the previous day. While the number of the state’s total cases is 488,410 since reporting began, and 8,989 people have died, there have ...
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Five talking points before Serie A season finale

Milan (AFP) – Juventus have already sealed their ninth Serie A title in a row, but the league’s single-season scoring record could yet be broken and the battle against the drop is going down to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Mets add Dozier at 2B, put Núñez on IL, confirm Maxwell deal

Not long ago, Brian Dozier wasn't even sure he wanted to play this season. Once he made up his mind and joined the New York Mets, it didn't take long to crack the starting lineup. The veteran second baseman was summoned to Citi Field from the team's alternate training site in Brooklyn as the Mets made a flurry of roster moves before Thursday night's series finale against Boston.
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LA City Councilman Jose Huizar indicted on 34 counts in corruption probe

Suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar was indicted Thursday, July 30, by a federal grand jury on 34 counts alleging he ran a pay-to-play scheme in which developers were shaken down for cash bribes and campaign donations in exchange for his help getting high-rise projects through the city’s approval process. The indictment incorporates allegations made in last month’s criminal complaint that charged Huizar, 51, of Boyle Heights, with one count of conspiracy to violate the Racketeer In...
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In San Fernando Valley’s neighborhoods, most homeless are unsheltered

Data released Thursday, July 30, gave a neighborhood-level snapshot of the number of people experiencing homelessness in the San Fernando Valley, where thousands are estimated to be living in tents, vehicles and shelters. The figures were part of a larger release of community and city-level data by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority on the 2020 Homeless Count, which was conducted prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. A review of 33 communities in the Los Angeles Daily News’ cover...
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Report: Big Ten may still not play this fall

The ACC is in. The SEC is in. The Big 10 may be out. Via Pat Forde of, the Big 10 has advised its members that the league possibly will play no football games this fall. A decision on whether to start training camp in time is expected to be made in the next [more]
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LA County warns places of worship to stay outdoors; coronavirus deaths climb past 4,550

Los Angeles County Public health officials on Thursday, July 30, warned that places of worship holding gatherings indoors are defying county health orders and will soon be sent notices of violation. The warning came as the novel coronavirus claimed 41 more lives, bringing the total death toll in L.A. County to 4,552 ,and infected 2,628 more people, for a total of 185,872. More than 2,000 people are hospitalized with the virus, officials said, and 27% of confirmed cases are in intensive care unit...
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LAFC aims to ride momentum against upstart Orlando City

Los Angeles Football Club turned a corner against the Seattle Sounders in the Round of 16 of the MLS is Back Tournament and is now three wins away from being crowned champions. Monday’s 4-1 victory was LAFC’s best performance since the team landed in Orlando. LAFC hopes to maintain that momentum against tournament host and darling Orlando City Soccer Club in the quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. Friday. “Against Seattle, we started very well, picked the tempo up and really pushed the game,” LAFC head c...
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Where to find PSG vs. Lyon Coupe de la Ligue final on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch PSG vs. Lyon on US TV in Coupe de la Ligue final, you’ve come to the right place. In the French League cup final, PSG... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Final game of Cubs at Reds postponed because of rain

The finale of a four-game series between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds was postponed Thursday because of rain. The Cubs are scheduled to return to Cincinnati for a three-game series Aug. 28-30. The rainout slowed Chicago's fast start to the season, with four wins in the first six games.
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Outside group will review violent LAPD tactics used in recent protesters

The Los Angeles Police Commission willl get an outside review of how city police responded, sometimes violently, to widespread protests two months ago in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Commissioners said Thursday they had successfully asked the National Police Foundation to look at the Los Angeles Police Department’s handling of the protests from May 29 to June 7. The nonprofit research organization will not charge to examine LAPD’s “police tactics, deployment, command and control, and...
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