Kyle Kuzma, Alex Caruso have built defensive confidence after Lakers’ first-round win

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Kyle Kuzma rang in his first career playoff series win with a glass of wine during Sunday’s early morning hours. The 4-1 series win over the Portland Trail Blazers wasn’t just the sweet cap of an especially long and tense week in the NBA bubble, but also a marker of how he can impact a series. The conversation about the third-year forward this whole season is if he can step back and be the team’s third star — a narrative that LeBron James himself has advanced as well — b...
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Giants Acquire Left-Handed Reliever Banda From Rays For $75K

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The San Francisco Giants acquired left-hander Anthony Banda from the Tampa Bay Rays for $75,000 on Monday, adding depth to their bullpen. Banda went 1-0 with a 10.29 ERA in four outings with one save over seven innings for the Rays before being designated for assignment Sunday. Tampa Bay needed a spot on its 40-man roster. He gave up five runs on five hits with three walks in one inning earlier Sunday against the Marlins in Miami. San Francisco’s payment to the Rays is due o...
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Protesters gather after deputies fatally shoot suspect near South Los Angeles

A Black man who allegedly punched a deputy and had a handgun was shot and killed by deputies Monday afternoon in the unincorporated Westmont area near South Los Angeles. A pretty large crowd is gathered at 109th and Budlong, the scene of a deadly deputy involved shooting today @BLMLA has called people to come out. Several @LASDHQ deputies are holding a line in front of the group as investigation continues. The latest on @CBSLA and #KCAL9 — Lesley Marin (@lesleymarin) ...
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Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot suspect near South Los Angeles

A Black man who allegedly punched a deputy and had a handgun was shot and killed by deputies Monday afternoon in the unincorporated Westmont area near South Los Angeles. The shooting occurred about 3:15 p.m. near West 109th Place and South Budlong Avenue, according to sheriff’s Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez. The man had been riding a bicycle when deputies attempted to stop him for code violations, Navarro-Suarez said. He left his bicycle and ran away but deputies caught up to him and a fight ens...
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Restraining order issued against Glendora mansion owners after large party there

POMONA — A judge Monday temporarily ruled that the owners of a Glendora mansion my no longer use their property for short-term rentals after a large party was hosted there last month despite concerns by health officials that such events could be spreading grounds for COVID-19. Pomona Superior Court Judge Peter Hernandez issued a temporary restraining order sought by the city of Glendora against the homeowners of the property in the 1100 block of East Sierra Madre Avenue. The TRO is good through ...
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Cricket Victoria board elections are good news for Earl Eddings

Ross Hepburn and Penelope Cleghorn took the two available seats
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Supervisors expected to fund body cameras for Sheriff’s deputies

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO, City News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday, Sept. 1, to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff’s Department to fund the roll-out of body-worn cameras to five stations over the next year. The board had set aside $35 million for the cameras without releasing that money to the department. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger co-authored a motion calling for a transfer of funds sufficient to cover the first year of operatio...
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Coronavirus state tracker: Hospitalizations and ICU cases continue decline in California on Aug. 31

According to the California COVID-19 statewide update between Saturday and Sunday, there were 62 fewer hospitalizations due to confirmed COVID-19 and 43 fewer cases in intensive care units. The number of COVID-19 diagnostic test results in California reached a total of 11,373,305, an increase of 141,476 tests since Saturday. The rate of positive tests over the last 14 days is 5.3 percent. There were 4,176 new confirmed cases Sunday. Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these resu...
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Have the 1st Shots Been Fired in the Next American Civil War?

Have the 1st Shots Been Fired in the Next American Civil War? USA –  -( Is the new American Civil War here? For the last couple of years, I have been saying that we have been in a “cold civil war,” but it seems like it is becoming a hot war. On my old podcast (Patriot News), I predicted the next Civil War would start with small scale skirmishes around the cities and then would spread out to the suburbs and finally to the rural areas. These events are what we are seeing around th...
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Farm workers to get protective masks thanks to shipping giant, Port of LA

Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles speaks during a press conference to announce the Port of Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donating 75,000 respiratory face masks to United Farm Workers in Wilmington on Monday, August 31, 2020. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Teresa Romero, President, United Farm Workers of America speaks during a press conference thanking the Port of Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group for donating 75,000 respiratory face masks to United Farm Worke...
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L.A. County board may reconsider structure of homeless services agency

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO, City News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 1,  to consider a suggestion that changes are needed in tracking the results of more than $400 million in spending on dozens of initiatives aimed at curbing homelessness, including restructuring the agency that manages that spending. In a motion pointing to the results of a recent audit of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn sa...
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Listen: Lakers reporter Kyle Goon on life in the NBA bubble and players sitting out

What is life like inside the NBA bubble? Lakers beat reporter Kyle Goon talks about his experience on the “Land O’ Lakers Podcast” with the Kamenetzky Brothers. The conversation covers everything from the players’ decision to sit out last week, the food available to eat and how Kyle manages his time. LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers will play the winner of the Houston Rockets-Oklahoma City Thunder series in the second round. Listen to the full podcast episode here New Land O’ Lakers p...
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White Leads 2020 Michigan Open After One

The post appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Comeback Kid, Brett White, Leads Turtle Creek Casino 2020 Michigan Open Mini-tour player, 27, leads after first round. The post appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
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Rams deal with injuries to Darrell Henderson, Taylor Rapp, Travin Howard

Darrell Henderson won’t play. Cooper Kupp will. That’s the best guess about two important players’ chances of being ready for the Rams’ season-opening game in less than two weeks after hearing coach Sean McVay’s injury updates Monday. The Rams’ health issues this month have been nothing like what people feared when NFL teams went to training camp amid risks of COVID-19 outbreaks and injuries caused by unusual practice schedules. But injuries to Henderson (hamstring), linebacker Travin Howard (kn...
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Don’t allow police reform to slip out of our hands

Over the last few months, Americans across the country and across the political spectrum have rightly demanded reforms to policing. In order for this to be achieved, we need a coolheaded, constructive approach. Vandalism, violence and physical confrontations only detract from the serious and important work to turn legitimate outrage into tangible solutions. In one sadly ironic incident over the past week, protesters surrounded Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, last Thursday and, amid shoving, repeated...
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Italian clubs covet Messi but seek cheaper options

Rome (AFP) – While some Serie A clubs are eyeing Lionel Messi longingly, their mantra as they prepare for the transfer window is “financial prudence”. The notion of Messi resuming his rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Photos: Permanent ‘All Black Lives Matter’ mural takes its place on Hollywood Boulevard

  The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services closed Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue to Orange Drive to begin installing a permanent street mural commemorating the June 14 2020 All Black Lives Matter March that took place in. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Kevin Marshall, Washington DC, takes a photo of Papa Oppong, New York, in the middle of Hollywood Blvd. Tuesday, August 25, 2020. The Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services closed Hollywood Boulevard from H...
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USC extends pause on football, men’s water polo workouts due to positive COVID-19 tests

USC is extending its pause on football and men’s water polo workouts to Sept. 8 due to positive COVID-19 tests in those two programs, the school announced on Monday. The original pause in workouts, which began Wednesday, Aug. 26, had been through Aug. 31 after eight student-athletes in the two sports tested positive for COVID-19. USC tested all student-athletes in the two sports after the initial outbreak and yielded one additional positive test. All student-athletes who tested positive are curr...
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Hair salons, barbershops nervously await L.A. County’s word on indoor clientele

It wouldn’t be long after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new pandemic recovery “blueprint” Friday before Julie Allen’s cell phone blew up with text messages from eager customers ready to get their hair done at her Scissory No. 54 salon in Santa Clarita. “Congratulations!” they declared. Appointments were promptly secured — starting this week. All told, she logged 64 texts as the afternoon wore on, a good sign for a businesswoman whose shop was hit hard by the pandemic. After months of being close...
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The end of the California Judicial Council’s unlawful eviction ban provides key civics lesson

Peggy Christensen is an independent rental property owner in California who relies on her rental income in retirement. She owns a small, eight-unit apartment building. One of Peggy’s tenants has damaged the property, disturbed other tenants, and refused to pay rent for months, even though the tenant hasn’t indicated any change in her ability to pay due to the pandemic. In a normal year, Peggy would have gone to the courts to evict the tenant. But this year, Peggy’s hands were tied, thanks to an ...
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Insomniac Events will bring its Day Trip Festival to San Pedro in 2021

Though Beverly Hills-based Insomniac Events has found success in the virtual world of entertainment amid the coronavirus pandemic, the concert and festival production company is optimistic about the return of live concert events in 2021. Insomniac Events announced Monday, Aug. 31, that it will debut a new, 21-and-older only festival dubbed Day Trip on July 3, 2021 at Pier 46 at the Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro. The open-air venue will feature a slew of house music played across multiple s...
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49ers Place Star Linebacker Fred Warner On COVID-19 List

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – The San Francisco 49ers placed starting middle linebacker Fred Warner on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, less than two weeks before the start of the season. Warner didn’t practice Sunday and then was placed on the COVID-19 list the following day. The list is used for players who either test positive for the coronavirus or have been in close contact with an infected person. Coach Kyle Shanahan said he couldn’t get into details about whether Warner tested positive or h...
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Jaime Barria allows one run, but Angels drop pitchers’ duel against Mariners

Jaime Barria #51 Los Angeles Angels pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 31, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels pokes Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners after he caught a foul ball in the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 31, 2020 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds ...
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Gathering mourns 5,700-plus lives lost to coronavirus in LA County

Flowers placed in front a memorial for the more than 5,700 who have died from Covid-19 in front of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration Monday, August 31, 2020. Los Angeles County continues to see a rise in cases and deaths attributed to COVID-19. Over 236,000 cases have now been confirmed, including 38 new deaths and over 1,100 current hospitalizations. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Essential workers hold candles for fellow workers who have died from Covid-19...
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MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Cubs, Blue Jays get better while Yankees, Braves strike out

At the MLB trade deadline, some teams very clearly achieved their initiatives, while others fell well short         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Put the pedal to the metal and check out Concerts in Your Car

For the past few months, staying indoors has been for the greater good, but a little boring too. While we’ve enjoyed the time with our Netflix, we’ve hoped that there would be some new adaptations to enjoy being out in public, as long as it’s safely abiding by the six-feet-apart rule and wearing masks. Here to the rescue is the Concerts in Your Cars series – LIVE! Drive to Ventura to their 360-degree stage to park your car and enjoy live performances of singing, music, and even comedian stand-up...
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Melsik Baghdasaryan devotes long hours to his UFC dream

Losing is never the plan. And when you’ve been a world kickboxing champion with so much confidence in your striking, transitioning to MMA sounds like a recipe for success. Until it all falls apart in your debut: Takedown. Armbar. Done. One minute and 26 seconds later, your hopes and dreams are shattered. “I was crying for a couple of days,” Melsik Baghdasaryan said of his disastrous 2014 loss to Jay Bogan. That began a circuitous route for Baghdasaryan, who put the sport in his rear-view mirror ...
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State Senate votes to extend eviction moratorium

The California Senate voted 33-2 Monday, Aug. 31, to support an emergency bill that would extend an eviction moratorium due to expire Tuesday. Three Republican senators joined with Democrats in supporting the measure, citing negotiations that brought tenant and landlord advocates together. Sen. Andreas Borgeas, R-Fresno, said last-minute revisions hammered out in near round-the-clock talks helped “make an uncomfortable situation somewhat more tolerable.” “We absolutely need to take action right ...
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Despite temporary COVID-19 closure, butterflies are still flying to this museum

The novel coronavirus pandemic has temporarily closed the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and forced it to take most of activities online, but it couldn’t stop the butterflies from getting out into the real world. The museum announced this week that its popular outdoor Butterfly Pavilion, as well as portions of its 3.5-acre Nature Gardens, will open Sept. 11. The Pavilion is housed in a netted enclosure and will hold hundreds of butterflies and caterpillars from 30 different species...
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Privateer teases new E-161 e-bike with Shimano EP8 & EWS inspired design

Clearly, if you don’t have an e-MTB with Shimano’s new EP8 drive system in the works today, you’re already off the back. We’ve seen a number of releases today with the new tech, and now Privateer is ready to show their hand as well. Technically, the E-161 is not yet a finished bike, but one […] The post Privateer teases new E-161 e-bike with Shimano EP8 & EWS inspired design appeared first on Bikerumor.
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