Chauvin verdict ‘one small step toward justice,’ Southern California activists say

Hours after a jury in Minneapolis convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, African American activists and faith leaders across Southern California expressed relief and shared their hopes to continue the fight for racial equality and justice. As community leaders processed the verdict Tuesday afternoon, April 20, they said they realized the magnitude of the verdict, but also that much remains to be done. “It’s a major, but minor victor...
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Quick Recap- Detroit/Dallas

The Wngs failed to start the game on time and found themselves down 3-0 after 20 minutes. Dallas basically sat on the lead and won 5-2. Detroit goals are below. Team Stats Continue reading "Quick Recap- Detroit/Dallas"
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Urgent timeline set by federal judge to put roofs over Skid Row’s homeless

A federal judge has set out a whirlwind schedule for the city and county of Los Angeles, issuing an order Tuesday, April 20, demanding that the Skid Row’s homeless be housed or sheltered by October. U.S. District Judge David Carter, who presides over a labyrinthine case in which plaintiffs argue that public officials have not done enough to address Los Angeles’s homelessness crisis, ordered up the urgent timeline, arguing in a 110-page order that “for decades in Los Angeles, the desperation of i...
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Trey Lance pulls closer to Justin Fields, Mac Jones in NFL draft betting odds

Trey Lance was once a long shot to go No. 3 overall, but he’s closed the gap between himself, Mac Jones and Justin Fields.
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Six ways to say goodbye: how English clubs announced Super League pull-outs

London (AFP) – Statements from all six English clubs after their withdrawal from football’s proposed European Super League: – Arsenal – “It was never our intention to cause such distress, however when the invitation to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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VOTE: Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, April 23

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective region. Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote. Click on the newspaper links bel...
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VOTE: Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week, April 23

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select Athletes of the Week for their respective region. Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote. Click on the newspaper links below t...
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Fairfield Teen Gives Ultimate Gift, Donates Organs To 5 People Including Close Family Member

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LA County leaders: Chauvin verdict brings hope, but work continues

Accountability. A path to healing. For one man and his family: Justice. For the country: But one step in a larger journey toward racial justice, too long deferred. Those were the reactions from Los Angeles County’s elected officials on Tuesday, April 20, in the wake of a Hennepin County jury finding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of all three counts he faced — including murder — for killing George Floyd last year. Floyd, a Black man, died May 25 when Chauvin kneeled on hi...
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Photos: Reaction from around the country to guilty verdicts in death of George Floyd

A former Minneapolis police officer was led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday after a jury found him guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. The verdicts against Derek Chauvin, which came a day after jurors were handed the high-profile case, led to an immediate and emotional aftermath in Minnesota and elsewhere. Across the country, small gatherings and celebrations popped up as people remembered Floyd’s li...
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Prep roundup: David Diaz dazzles for Birmingham soccer in rout of El Camino Real

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. LAKE BALBOA – Some players are extra-ordinary. They stand out one way or another. It might be super speed, unbelievable skill, or a never-quit attitude. Whatever it is, it’s undeniable. All those attributes described Birmingham Charter soccer player David Diaz’ performance in Tuesday afternoon’s 4-0 win over West Valley League rival El Camino Real at home. Diaz stood out in every facet. The junior forward ...
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For Ducks, it’s status quo after cancellation of Ontario Hockey League season

The Ontario Hockey League’s announcement Tuesday that it would not play this season because of a spike in COVID-19 cases throughout the province confirmed the inevitable, as far as the Ducks were concerned. Jamie Drysdale and Jacob Perreault won’t return to their junior teams. Under normal circumstances, the Ducks would have had the option of sending Drysdale and Perreault, their first-round draft picks last October, back to the OHL to fine-tune their games before making the jump to the AHL or N...
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English Soccer Teams Abandon Plans to Join Rebel European Super League

Plans to launch the controversial European Super League among elite soccer teams lie in tatters after the six English clubs previously involved said that they had withdrawn. They appear to have misjudged the scale of negative reactions from government and fans. Plans for the breakaway league were announced on Sunday and would have seen upwards […]
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Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard to miss at least 3 games

In an effort to do right by their star, especially with the postseason looming, the Clippers announced a few hours before Tuesday’s game in Portland that they’re keeping Kawhi Leonard on the sideline for at least the next three games. Leonard recently has been managing what the team describes as a sore right foot and will be re-evaluated next week, the Clippers said. They’re scheduled to host Memphis on Wednesday and to play in Houston on Friday this week. “He wants to play, he wants to get out ...
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Super League in ruins as all six English clubs pull out

London (AFP) – The proposed European Super League appeared dead in the water on Wednesday after all six English clubs withdrew following a furious backlash from fans and threats from football authorities. Manchester City, Manchester... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Fans reject Americanization of European soccer: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 219, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover the failed attempt of The Super League to Americanize European soccer. Everything that we dislike about the way American traditional sports is... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Document: Kristin Smart was once buried in backyard of murder suspect’s father

By BRIAN MELLEY LOS ANGELES  — A California college student missing for nearly 25 years was once buried in the backyard of the home owned by the murder suspect’s father, authorities said in a court document. The body of Kristin Smart, which has never been found, was recently moved from the home of Ruben Flores, a prosecutor said, according to a document filed Monday and posted on social media by a reporter for The Tribune of San Luis Obispo. Ruben Flores, 80, has pleaded not guilty to a charge o...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 360 new cases and 33 new deaths as of April 20

Los Angeles public health officials reported 360 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,229,641 as of Tuesday, April 20. Officials reported 33 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 23,668 deaths since tracking began. There were five fewer hospitalizations reported since Monday, lowering the official count of hospitalizations to 465. The California Department of Public Health’s vaccines dashboard said more than 6,565,565 vaccines doses have been distribu...
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LA County to triple number of electric-car charging stations

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, April 20, to close gaps in the region’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, including finding ways to locate stations in low-income communities. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl co-authored a motion to create a “Zero Emission Infrastructure Plan” focused on expanding the number of charging stations countywide. “It is not surprising that the vast majority of the electric vehicles in L.A. County and the charging stations t...
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Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended April 18 is based on reporting from the independent booksellers of Southern California, the California Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Hill We Climb: Amanda Gorman 2. Klara and the Sun: Kazuo Ishiguro 3. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig 4. First Person Singular: Stories: Haruki Murakami 5. The Four Winds: Kristin Hannah 6. Northern Spy: ...
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LA County DA George Gascón details plans for new crime reduction division

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón on Tuesday formally announced a reorganization of the vaunted Hardcore Gang Unit to reduce crime in troubled neighborhoods. The disbanded unit will be replaced by the newly established Community Violence Reduction Division, which will be staffed by experienced prosecutors who will collaborate with the Los Angeles Police Department and other community partners, Gascón said in a statement. Prosecutors initially will be assigned to three of the LAP...
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Two Games In Two Nights

This is a very quick turnaround. Two games in two nights makes for at least one tired team. Yesterday's game wasn't too bad. It was kind of boring actually. The good news is, the home stretch is in sight, and we'll soon be able to forget about another awful season.    It's a Live Blog!
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Kurtis Patterson and Lloyd Pope among players heading to Northern Territory

The one-day and T20 competitions aim to make use of the dry season in the Top End
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Southern California elected officials react to Chauvin verdict

Here’s how Southern California’s elected officials responded Tuesday, April 20, after a Minnesota jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd: Gov. Gavin Newsom: “The hard truth is that, if George Floyd looked like me, he’d still be alive today. No conviction can repair the harm done to George Floyd and his family, but today’s verdict provides some accountability as we work to root out the racial injustice that haunts our society,” Newsom said. “We must contin...
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April 20, 2021 Lisbon, Mt. Valley, Mt. Abram, Dirigo, Buckfield, Richmond

April 20, 2021 Lisbon, Mt. Valley, Mt. Abram, Dirigo, Buckfield, Richmond: – Lisbon Licensed to Lakers Timing – Contractor License HY-TEK’s Meet Manager 4/20/2021 MVC Outdoor Track Week 1 – 4/20/2021 Lisbon, Richmond, Buckfield, Dirigo, Mt. Valley,Mt. Abram Lisbon High School Team Rankings – Through Event 38 Female Team Scores Pl...
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Angels hope José Quintana can benefit from change in position on rubber

ANAHEIM — The Angels are optimistic that a small tweak can help José Quintana reverse the disturbing trend from his first couple of starts. The veteran left-hander decided over the winter to move more toward the third base side of the pitching rubber, but in the time since his last start on April 10, he and the Angels decided to shift back to the first base side. He will get to test it out on Wednesday afternoon, when he starts the final game of the series against the Texas Rangers. “We give the...
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With Anthony Davis’ return, Lakers can work out a closing lineup

Whether it’s Thursday, Saturday or maybe even a little longer, the Lakers figure to add a powerful weapon when Anthony Davis wedges back into the lineup in the coming week. It was easy to sense two months’ worth of fatigue and burnout from patchwork lineups and rotations as forward Kyle Kuzma offered some sentiments on Davis’ imminent return: “His ass better play. … Hopefully, he’s ready to go.” The Lakers (35-23) are a team that has been desperately waiting to be whole – not just because Davis ...
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Mental health services to greet LA County students returning to campuses

As students come back to school campuses throughout Los Angeles County, they will be greeted by an assortment of mental health services and other new resources following a taxing year for everyone, based on a motion unanimously passed by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 20. The motion instructs the county’s director of mental health, in collaboration with the superintendent of schools and the L.A. County Office of Education, to address the mental health needs of students as they transi...
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Supervisors push teamwork to put an end to cash bail in LA County

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, April 20, put into motion two major steps toward criminal justice reform — setting aside more than $117 million to close Men’s Central Jail and urging prosecutors, public defenders, courts and law enforcement to work together to develop a plan to replace cash bail. The end of cash bail for defendants unable to pay comes on the heals of a California Supreme Court decision last month finding it unconstitutional to hold someone behind bars while ...
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