Bill would create month-to-month electric vehicle memberships

A bill that would provide California motorists with easy and affordable access to electric vehicles will be considered by the Senate on Saturday. Assembly Bill 326 creates a legal framework for automakers, commercial truck manufacturers and rental car companies to offer month-to-month electric vehicle memberships as an alternative to the more expensive option of buying, leasing or renting. A broader range of EV drivers Authored by Assembly members Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrance, and Ben Allen, D-Sa...
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Rangers score four runs in the seventh inning to sink Dodgers

Texas Rangers’ Shin-Soo Choo gets past the tag attempt by Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith to score on a sacrifice fly by Jose Trevino in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Texas Rangers center fielder Leody Taveras makes a leaping catch at the wall to take a home run away from Los Angeles Dodgers’ Justin Turner during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/T...
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AP Sources: A’s Acquire La Stella From Angels For Barreto

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Two people with knowledge of the trade tell The Associated Press that the Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder 2019 All-Star infielder Tommy La Stella from the Los Angeles Angels for infielder Franklin Barreto. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity Friday night because the clubs hadn’t announced the deal. La Stella has a $3.25 million, one-year contract that pays $1,203,704 prorated with the Angels, who acquired him from the Chicago Cubs in November 2018. He is ...
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Two-week quarantine for Australia's Victoria and New South Wales players before New Zealand series

It is hoped that fans will be able to attend the matches staged at Allan Border Field
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Sydney FC bank on big-game experience in A-League final

Sydney (AFP) – Sydney FC coach Steve Corica believes his “big-game players” will give the team a key advantage over Melbourne City on Sunday as they gun for back-to-back A-League Grand Final titles. The Sky... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Political protests by NBA players will 'destroy basketball', says Trump

US president denounces Kenosha-inspired boycott of playoffs and warns NFL football season could also sufferDonald Trump has claimed that what he viewed as political activity by the National Basketball Association would destroy the sport.After star players such as Lebron James refused to take the court for playoff games this week in protest at the Kenosha police shooting, the US president expanded his attack on the boycott. Continue reading...
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After a hectic 48 hours, the NBA pushes social justice reforms as it resumes again

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Danny Green was napping in his room hours ahead of a closeout Game 5 against Portland when he awoke to a rapping at the door. It was Randy Mims, LeBron James’ chief of staff and one of the Lakers’ travel party. Emergency meeting, he said, right now. Green barely had time to rub his eyes before he got the news that the Milwaukee Bucks had sat out their playoff game in the same arena in protest of police violence against Black people, hours before the Lakers’ scheduled tip...
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Angels ship Tommy La Stella to A’s for Franklin Barreto

ANAHEIM — The Angels shipped Tommy La Stella to the the Oakland A’s on Friday night, sources confirmed. It is the first of what could be a few deals as they move to rebuild from this disappointing season. Although the clubs had not yet announced the deal, La Stella went down the line in the Angels’ dugout during during Friday’s game hugging his teammates. La Stella, who is set to be a free agent at the end of the season, was sent to the A’s in exchange for Franklin Barreto, a middle infielder wh...
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Angels and Mariners lock arms in show of support on Jackie Robinson Day

ANAHEIM — As the national anthem echoed through an empty Angel Stadium on Friday evening, 14 players stood in center field, with their arms locked, wearing different uniforms but the same number, and representing the same idea. The Angels were off on Wednesday and Thursday, so their players did not have the opportunity to make the statement that so many others chose: sitting out a game in protest of inequality in the United States. On Friday, when they returned to the field on the day that Major...
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Marchers return to streets of LA on anniversary of King speech

Around 100 demonstrators marched through the streets of Los Angeles on Friday evening, Aug. 28, to protest police brutality, call for an end to racial inequality and mark a vital milestone in America’s quest for civil rights. Marchers pointed out it was the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his history-making “I Have a Dream” speech. On the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, I’m at LA City Hall where around 100 protesters are planning t...
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Sparks return to basketball with win over Sun

After a two-day pause to the WNBA season to reflect and regroup after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the league got back to basketball on Friday, with the Sparks taking an 80-76 win over the Connecticut Sun. The Sparks (11-3) came out stagnant on offense. Guard Chelsea Gray, who earlier in the day announced a campaign to donate $50 for each assist this season to help with voting education, was the only member of the team to score more than two points in the first quarter. L.A. fell behind b...
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David Warner, Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade find form before Australia warm-up washed out

Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa claimed two wickets apiece
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Vote No on Proposition 16 to defend state’s respect for diversity and equality

Diversity truly is California’s strength. From Californios and indigenous communities to Americans of all backgrounds who’ve settled here to ongoing rounds of Mexican, Latin American, African, Asian and European immigrants, the multitude of backgrounds and cultures make the Golden State what it is. With every passing year, California’s civil service and public university systems reflect the diversity of the state. From 2014 to 2018 alone, the proportion of California’s state civil service that w...
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Newsom: California ‘actively’ working with Disneyland and other theme parks on reopening plans

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials are “actively” working with Disneyland and other California theme parks on a “very dynamic conversation” about how to reopen the major tourist destinations after coronavirus closures that have stretched for more than five months. Newsom commented on his discussions with Disney and other larger amusement park operators during a news conference on Friday, Aug. 28. “We are working with them,” Newsom said in response to a question about Disney and other amusemen...
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Dodgers, MLB recognize pioneering contributions of Jackie Robinson

It has been a week like no other in baseball history. Already navigating a pandemic that has left stadiums empty and sidelined multiple teams, leaving their schedules riven with canceled games, players have taken the unprecedented step of refusing to play, using their platform to shine additional light on the call for social reform. “It’s been emotional for all of us,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said, particularly of the canceled game Wednesday in San Francisco. “I’m emotionally spent right no...
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Facing color-coded coronavirus blueprint, LA County business braces for slow, stats-based reopening

A new color-coded process for reopening pandemic-shuttered businesses in Los Angeles County and across the state was announced Friday, Aug. 28, promising an easier way for businesses and counties to asses how soon they can fully reopen and a methodical, statistics-based system of getting there. But in L.A. County, where COVID-19 has exacted the highest toll in the state, public health officials warned that local health orders take priority. And concerned business leaders worried that the new sys...
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Salons, barbershops can resume indoor operations Monday under new guidelines

California hair salons and barbershops can resume indoor operations Monday, Aug. 31 under a new four-tier system unveiled Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The system — which the governor described as “stringent and slow” — replaces the state’s current COVID-19 watch list. Services at indoor gyms, bars, nail salons and dining inside restaurants will remain restricted across much of the state. Salon and barbershop owners have been ready to get back to work since the state shut down their facilities a ...
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Smart. Curious. 14. Dead. Fentanyl’s reign of terror widens during pandemic

Alexander Hastings Neville, 14, of Aliso Viejo, died after taking a pill he thought was Oxycontin, but was apparently fentanyl. (Courtesy Neville family) From the boy’s obituary: “Alexander Hastings Neville, 14 years old, died on 23 June 2020 due to an overdose of fentanyl — a drug he mistook for something else.” Alex was a smart, sensitive, curious kid, prone to a philosophical and distinctively teenage anxiety. He had recently switched schools, was learning online due to the pandemic. He als...
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Temporary homeless shelters in San Pedro, Wilmington settling in after nearly 3 months

In their first few months of operation, three temporary homeless shelters in San Pedro and Wilmington have dealt with a coronavirus quarantine, a social-distancing “remodel” to provide more room among beds — and, not unexpectedly, have seen people both come and go. The long-awaited Bridge Home shelters, part of an ambitious city of Los Angeles initiative to set up temporary facilities for those who are homeless, which aim to prepare people for and move them into more permanent housing, opened in...
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Southern California asking prices jump 11%-14% in tight home market

Southern California house hunters are not only having a hard time finding something to buy but the properties on the market have gotten decidedly more expensive. Listing data analyzed by Zillow for the week of Aug. 22 shows asking prices are surging among a paltry inventory of existing homes for sale. Note: Part of the reason price indexes are rising is the changing mix of what’s available to buy. Anything “affordable” is quickly gobbled up! House hunters can only be comforted by record low mort...
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Where to find Arsenal vs. Liverpool Community Shield on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool in the US, we have all of the details for you about the FA Community Shield. The match will be shown live... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Ben Stokes admits 'head wasn't in it' following father's cancer diagnosis

England allrounder arrives in New Zealand to be with family following father's illness
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Mission Hills’ Providence Holy Cross hospital will improve access for deaf

Providence Health System-Southern California, which operates Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, has entered into a settlement in which it agreed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act by ensuring effective communication for patients who are deaf or hard of hearing, it was announced Friday, Aug. 29. The settlement resolves allegations that Providence failed to provide a qualified sign language interpreter or other appropriate assistance to an elderly deaf patient w...
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4 KHL Teams Compete for Moscow City Mayor’s Cup

Three KHL teams from Moscow and one from Podolsk, the Russian capital’s satellite town, started their “own” pre-season tournament yesterday. The Moscow City Mayor’s Cup has been sponsored by the mayor of Moscow since 2008, which is how it got its name. Moscow Mayor Cup (Image courtesy of the mayor and Moscow government) On Thursday, CSKA Moscow played Vityaz Podolsk, and Dinamo Moscow met Spartak. All the teams will play against each other in the round-robin format ending on Aug. 29....
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'The darkest of dark horses': How America's underdog team hopes to stage a coup at the Tour de France

The US-based EF Pro Cycling team at the 2020 Tour de France start in Nice on Thursday. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images The heavy favorites to win the Tour de France, which starts Saturday, are Egan Bernal of Team Ineos Grenadiers and Primož Roglič of Team Jumbo-Visma.No one's really talking about the underdog American team EF Pro Cycling winning the race, but it could surprise, just as it's done by winning nearly every big race in the sport.EF team boss Jonathan Vaughters spoke with Business I...
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Protesters sue Sheriff Villanueva, LA County, for alleged civil rights violations during racial justice demonstrations

A group of demonstrators who protested against the in-custody death of George Floyd and the fatal shooting of Andres Guardado in May and June sued Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the county this week, saying deputies violated their civil rights by using excessive force and mass arrests. Filed by attorneys on behalf of the protesters in federal court on Thursday, the lawsuit seeks class-action status and mirrors a similar complaint brought against the LAPD in June on behalf of Blac...
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Southern California gets a slight reprieve from heat this weekend

Southern California will get a break from extreme heat for a few days starting this weekend – but the reprieve won’t last for long. Yes, high temperatures in inland areas such as Riverside reached about 100 degrees on Friday afternoon, but Saturday, Aug. 29, will bring a slight cooling, National Weather Service meteorologists said. The Inland Empire and Los Angeles County valleys were projected to stay in the 90s, with coastal areas hitting the 80s or high 70s, through early next week. Then, tem...
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LA County warns of growing coronavirus threat to children

Los Angeles County health officials warned again today that the coronavirus can infect children as easily as it can adults, while also reporting three additional local cases of a pediatric inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 infections. “Over 21,000 COVID-19 cases have occurred in children aged 0 to 17 years old,” county public health director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement. “COVID-19 spreads among children the same way it spreads among adults —exposure to symptomatic or asymptomatic pe...
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Woman gets 70 months for San Fernando Valley bank robberies

A woman was sentenced Friday, Aug. 28, to nearly six years in federal prison for taking part in violent takeover-style bank stickups in the San Fernando Valley. Demenia Hawkins, 40, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner to serve five years on supervised release following her prison term. Hawkins pleaded guilty in February to a single count of aiding and abetting armed bank robbery. One of four defendants in the case, Hawkins acknowledged working with crew leader Robert Michael...
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Lute Olson left an indelible legacy on Pac-12 and West Coast basketball

Dan Monson was at the beginning of his tenure as the head coach at Minnesota, and he encountered a dilemma. The top in-state recruit, McDonald’s All-American Rick Rickert, had just committed to Arizona. Usually, that means the kid’s recruitment is over, especially because Monson didn’t want to offend his Arizona counterpart, Lute Olson. But this recruiting battle was important for Monson’s new program, and he told Rickert that he was going to continue his efforts to woo him. Rickert relayed this...
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