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Parents, students rally to resume youth sports competitions

Hundreds of parents and student-athletes from Orange County and across the state rallied on Friday, Jan. 15, to express frustration over the postponement of youth and high school sports competition due to the pandemic, and to push for games to resume safely as soon as possible. They donned face coverings and held signs such as “Save our sports” to rally for #LetThemPlayCA, a grassroots organization of parents, coaches and youth sports advocates. The group, with more than 33,000 members on Facebo...
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Findings of inquest into the death of Andres Guardado are released

The findings of an inquest into the death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado, who was killed near Gardena during a June encounter with two sheriff’s deputies, were released Friday evening. The four-page report, prepared by retired Justice Candace Cooper, who has served on the California Court of Appeals, does not offer any information not already known to the public and concludes that the teen died by multiple gunshot wounds on June 18 in a driveway at 420 West Redondo Boulevard. Guardado’s death “w...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Vega, Kevin Young, Cooper, Los Angeles Superior Court, Andres, Sheriff 's Department, Gardena, Andres Guardado, Guardado, California Court of Appeals, Cristobal, Gascon


LAUSD board president launches reelection bid

Los Angeles Unified school board member Kelly Gonez, who made history last month by becoming the youngest woman to serve as its board president, is already looking ahead to a second term in office. Although the 32-year-old’s current term won’t be up until December 2022 and the primary election for board District 6 is still about a year-and-a-half away, she launched her reelection campaign this week, saying she wants to give herself plenty of time to talk to students, parents, educators and other...
Tags: Elections, Education, Obama, Washington, Sport, Soccer, United States, Lausd, El Salvador, Biden, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Rodriguez, Los Angeles Unified School District, DeVos, Los Angeles Unified


Led by Brandon Ingram, former Lakers have found their place on Pelicans

LOS ANGELES — In the first month of his Lakers tenure, just before he hit a winning lottery ticket, Coach Frank Vogel still felt pretty good about the roster he was inheriting. With Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart, the Lakers wouldn’t have been as good as they were last season with Anthony Davis. But Vogel definitely thought they could be good. “My mindset at that point was that we have a lot of talent around LeBron James,” Vogel said. “We’re going to be a team-first team and those youn...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, New Orleans, Espn, Anthony Davis, Minnesota Timberwolves, Nets, Houston Rockets, Lakers, James Harden, The Lakers, Antetokounmpo, Caruso


Angels to take Shohei Ohtani to arbitration hearing next month

Sometime next month a panel of arbitrators will be hearing a case unlike any they’ve heard before. The Angels on Friday reached agreements with five of their six arbitration-eligible players, the notable exception being Shohei Ohtani. Although the two sides could still agree to a 2021 salary somewhere between the $3.3 million Ohtani requested and the $2.5 million the Angels offered, the case will be determined by a three-person panel of arbitrators. “Both sides agree he deserves a raise, and jus...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Gm, Mlb, Los Angeles Angels, Babe Ruth, Goodwin, Dylan Bundy, Tommy John, Kurt Suzuki, Victor Rojas, Andrew Heaney, Jered Weaver, Minasian


Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson to make Super Smash return

The trio took 31 wickets between them in the recent Tests against Pakistan
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CIF’s Central Coast Section gives OK for high schools to start practices Saturday — with restrictions

One part of California has approved the start of high school sports practices as soon as Saturday, Jan. 16, but teams must adhere to strict social distancing rules. The executive committee for the Central Coast Section, the governing body for high school athletics in five northern California counties — San Mateo, Santa Clara, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz — and a few private schools in San Francisco, approved plans this week for sports teams to return to practice amid the coronavirus pandemic...
Tags: California, Sports, Sacramento, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, East Bay, High School Sports, Bay Area, Ncs, CCS, San Manuel Stadium, Grissom, CIF, High School All Sports, North Coast Section


Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Senators 5 vs. Leafs 3: “We have given up too many goals here through two games… At the same time, I think our offense has been really poor as well”

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 5-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Friday night, dropping the Leafs’ record to 1-1-0 on the season. On what happened after falling 2-1 behind: I sensed that we stopped playing. We lost three or four shifts in a row coming off of that goal. As soon […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Senators 5 vs. Leafs 3: “We have given up too many goals here through two games… At the same time, I think our offense has been really poor as well” appeared first...
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California Highway Patrol issues statewide tactical alert ahead of Inauguration Day

The California Highway Patrol ordered a statewide tactical alert Friday to increase available officers in anticipation of possible civil unrest leading up to the presidential inauguration, authorities said. The alert allows CHP to increase overall awareness and the number of officers available to help protect state highways, state buildings, and the state Capitol in Sacramento. “For many months, the CHP has worked closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure the outc...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Washington, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Lady Gaga, Biden, CHP, Local News, Orange, Donald Trump, Louisville


With Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley out, Reggie Jackson gets a start for Clippers

The Clippers took the court on Friday in Sacramento without two of their veteran guards: Starring Sixth Man Lou Williams was sidelined with a sore hip, Coach Tyronn Lue said, and starting point guard Patrick Beverley was away for personal reasons, per the team. Reggie Jackson – going from zero minutes to starter’s minutes – stood in for Beverley. Entering Friday, Jackson hadn’t played at all in two games. And he hadn’t played more than eight minutes in the two before that. A starter in 348 of hi...
Tags: Sports, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Nba, Espn, Jackson, Reggie Jackson, Brooklyn Nets, Nets, James Harden, Walton, Clippers, Reggie


Senior Living: Don’t let urinary incontinence control your golden years

Jennifer Liu, M.D., MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. (Courtesy photo) As you age, you will notice different changes in your mind and body, like memory loss, vision changes and fatigue. A common change in both older men and women that isn’t as openly discussed is changes in bladder function.  With age, the elastic bladder tissue can toughen and become less stretchy, and pelvic floor muscles can weaken. When this happens, problems with bladder emptying and urinary incontinence (leakin...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 15,051 new cases and 258 new deaths as of Jan. 15

Los Angeles County reported 15,051 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, Jan. 15, bringing the total number of cases to 989,028 according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The county reported 258 new fatalities linked to coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 13,489 since tracking began. There were 191 fewer patients hospitalized by the virus as of Thursday. The total number of patients in L.A. County hospitals is 7,715 with 22% in ICU. The breakdown of people...
Tags: Uncategorized, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Coronavirus


‘Let them Play’ rallies for prep athletes held across state, including one near St. John Bosco

High school athletes want to compete, but state guidelines brought on by the long-running coronavirus pandemic have prevented them from doing that. As a result, “Let Them Play CA” rallies took place across the state at 4 p.m. Friday. The goal is for the state to ease restrictions so high school sports can resume. A list compiled of these parent-driven events showed rallies were scheduled at about 140 spots. Among them was one across the street from St. John Bosco High — home of the defending nat...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local-news, Mark, Daniel, Peninsula, Edison, Whittier, Santa Fe High School, David Young, Palos Verdes, Bellflower, GLENDORA


Historic divides fuel Liverpool, Man Utd rivalry

London (AFP) – When Liverpool and Manchester United clash at Anfield on Sunday, one of the Premier League’s most explosive rivalries will carry an extra edge rarely seen in past meetings despite their trophy-laden histories.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Man Utd face acid test of Premier League title credentials at Liverpool

London (AFP) – Liverpool and Manchester United face off on Sunday as the Premier League’s top two teams for the first time since 1997 — with the rivalry between England’s most successful clubs rekindled by... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Afp, AFP Liverpool


The Edmonton Oilers Need A Goalie

from David Staples of the Edmonton Journal, This in from the Edmonton Oilers, news that back-up goalie Mike Smith needs to go on Long Term Injured Reserve, meaning he will be out at least 10 games. “The Oilers have placed goaltender Mike Smith on Long Term Injured Reserve & have reassigned Olivier Rodrigue (currently in the Austrian National League) to the club’s taxi squad, pending quarantine protocols.”... Oilers GM Ken Holland is now on the hottest of seats. Other NHL GMs know ...
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Bruce Headley, who trained Kona Gold, dies at 86

Bruce Headley, who trained such thoroughbred greats as Kona Gold, Street Boss, Bertrando, Variety Road, Surf Cat and Arson Squad, died Friday morning at Arcadia Methodist Hospital from the effects of a stroke at age 86. Headley, an Arcadia resident, had been slowed the past few years by cardiac issues. He finished his 61-year career with 123 stakes victories, including the 2000 Breeders’ Cup Sprint. Kona Gold ran in a record five Breeders’ Cup Sprints from 1998 to 2002, finishing third in 1998 a...
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Meet Christian Streich, German football’s philosophical coach

Berlin (AFP) – Embattled Bayern Munich face the Bundesliga’s longest-serving current coach on Sunday in Christian Streich, the unorthodox trainer who has made buoyant Freiburg a force to be reckoned with, especially in recent weeks.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Freiburg, Afp, Christian Streich, Christian Streich German, AFP Embattled Bayern Munich


Packers vs. Rams odds, line: NFL playoff picks, 2021 Divisional Round predictions from top expert who's 42-11

R.J. White has his finger on the pulse of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers
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Los Angeles native Amanda Gorman will be youngest poet to read at presidential inauguration

When Amanda Gorman reads one of her poems during the installation of Joe Biden as 46th president of the United States, the 22-year-old Los Angeles native will become the youngest poet ever to appear in a presidential inauguration. Gorman, while young, is no stranger to sharing her work on significant stages. Even before she was named the nation’s first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate in 2017, she’d been invited to the White House during the Obama administration. Among those for whom she has re...
Tags: Books, Obama, Congress, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Things To Do, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, United States, Harvard University, Arkansas, Bill Clinton, John F Kennedy, Associated Press


Beyond Meat expanding to 300,000 square-foot headquarters in El Segundo

While many offices are closed across the region because of the pandemic, Beyond Meat, the popular maker of plant-based burgers and sausage, has signed a $178 million lease in El Segundo for a new headquarters. The 391,000-square-foot building at 888 N. Douglas St. is being developed by Culver City-based Hackman Capital Partners and is expected to be completed this spring. The 1930s facility once housed a bus manufacturing plant for Pickwick Stage Co., and later served as an airplane manufacturin...
Tags: Food, Business, Real Estate, California, China, Sport, Soccer, Starbucks, Manufacturing, Costco, Consumers, Taco Bell, Brown, Denny, Redwood City, El Segundo


London Stadium: Cancelled events will help save £7.4m in taxpayer money

The cancellation of planned showpiece events at London Stadium last year will help save the London taxpayer £7.4m, a new report finds.
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Vaccine shipments unpredictable, says LA County’s chief science officer

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors met in closed session on Friday with Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer to discuss new potential restrictions or other mitigation tactics to slow the spread of new coronavirus infections, though the conclusions of those conversations is still unclear. The board still had not emerged from closed session as of 4 p.m. Friday. Within Los Angeles County, about 219,000 healthcare workers have received their first vaccine doses while about 60...
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Coronavirus vaccine shipments unpredictable, says LA County’s chief science officer

Los Angeles County health officials said on Friday, Jan. 15, their vaccination efforts have been stymied by a short supply of doses and an unpredictable shipment schedule that’s making it tough to plan. Within the state’s most populous county, about 219,000 healthcare workers have received their first vaccine doses while about 60,000 have had their second dose, according to Dr. Paul Simon, chief science officer for the county Department of Public Health. Simon anticipates 200,000 more healthcare...
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White Sox Finalize Deal With Athletics Closer Hendriks

CHICAGO (AP) – Liam Hendriks saw the talent the Chicago White Sox had and knew he wanted to join the team. The move became official on Friday. Chicago finalized a $54 million, three-year deal with the former Oakland Athletics’ closer, another big move as the White Sox set their sights on a championship run. “At the end of the season, my wife and I sat down and made a list of teams,” Hendriks said. “On paper, the White Sox were the team that I wanted to go to.” The White Sox landed the top intern...
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Grading 2021 NFL head coaching hires: Jets get an 'A' for Robert Saleh, Falcons hit big with Arthur Smith

Instant assessments of this offseason's big coaching moves
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Live Report: Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 2nd day

Join us for updates, analysis and colour from the second day of the fourth Test
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Postal Service to remove collection boxes in L.A., O.C. ahead of potential protests

The U.S. Postal Service has announced plans to temporarily remove 14 blue mail collection boxes in Los Angeles and Orange counties as a safety precaution ahead of potential protests. The Postal Service joins many other agencies across the nation making plans for protests leading up to and after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. Experts and law enforcement fear the demonstrations could potentially turn violent, after rioters last week breached the U.S. Capitol. “These are tem...
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Taremi scores, gets sent-off as Porto and Benfica draw

Lisbon (AFP) – Iranian international Mehdi Taremi salvaged a point for defending champions Porto in a 1-1 draw with long-time rivals Benfica on Friday. However, Taremi’s night ended in misery when he was sent-off in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Porto, Benfica, Lisbon, Afp, Mehdi Taremi, Taremi


MLB rumors: Phillies offer new nine-figure deal for free agent J.T. Realmuto; Yankees in on Corey Kluber

Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Friday
Tags: Mlb, Yankees, Phillies, Corey Kluber, Realmuto



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