LA’s Little Tokyo renames intersection as Rose Ochi Square

The intersection of First and Judge John Aiso streets in Little Tokyo was dedicated on Tuesday, May 4, as Rose Ochi Square, honoring the pioneering Japanese American civic and civil rights leader. Ochi’s widower, Tom Ochi, and lobbyist Darlene Kuba, who requested the intersection be dedicated in Ochi’s honor, joined City Councilman Kevin de Leon, who introduced the motion dedicating the square, in speaking at the ceremony. “Rose Ochi, without a doubt, was an Angeleno and Japanese-American civil ...
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LAX offering delivery service for food at Tom Bradley International Terminal

LOS ANGELES >> Travelers can order food and beverages from certain LAX restaurants to be delivered directly to their gate at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, it was announced today. The program is an extension of the airport’s mobile platform that allows contactless ordering, payment and pickup at restaurants within its terminals through “Our guests have told us they want greater access to airport information and services through their mobile devices so they can have more...
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Clayton Kershaw’s ‘embarrassing’ short start could aid Dodgers

The shortest start of Clayton Kershaw’s career might solve a dilemma for the Dodgers. Kershaw allowed four runs and threw 39 pitches in the first inning of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs and was pulled by Dodgers manager Dave Roberts. “It just wasn’t good,” Kershaw said. “It’s embarrassing. No excuses. I was horrible. “Obviously that’s Doc’s decision (to pull him after one inning). … Obviously, I would have liked to continue to go. But when you’re that bad, you really can’t stan...
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Hield’s 18 Points, 11 Rebounds Help Kings Top Thunder 103-99

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Buddy Hield had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-99 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. It was the seventh double-double of Hield’s five-year career. He made just 5 of 16 shots, but he fell one rebound short of his career-high. Terence Davis scored 18 points and Delon Wright had 13 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists for the Kings, who have won six of nine and still hope to qualify for the play-in tournam...
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Supervisors take step toward ban on single-use plastics limit on county sites

LOS ANGELES >> Los Angeles County is moving to ban single-use plastics, though a vote on Tuesday, May 4, by the Board of Supervisors focused only on county facilities due to concerns about restaurants and food service businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis co-authored a motion to have a number of county departments collaborate on a board policy to eliminate single-use plastics in county workplaces and buildings to the extent feasible. “This prob...
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LA County Mental Health Department to hold free programs on art’s healing power

LOS ANGELES >> May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health is hosting a monthlong series of free community programs and events to highlight the healing power of art and connection for residents of all ages. The initiative, in its fourth year, is called WE RISE. Dr. Jonathan Sherin, who heads the Department of Mental Health underscored the importance of reaching out to others. “Connectedness is vital to mental health and wellbeing, more so now than ...
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Caitlyn Jenner debuts slick TV ad in campaign to unseat Gov. Newsom

LOS ANGELES >> Gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner aired her first campaign video on Tuesday, May 4, in an effort to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom, a slickly produced three-minute ad in which she termed herself a “compassionate disrupter” and cast Newsom as an elitist who has presided over a general decline in the quality of life for Californians. Drawing heavily from Jenner’s status as the 1976 Olympic gold medal winner in the decathlon, the ad shows her standing atop a mountain while touching on...
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Canary Islands Championship Winners and History

The post Canary Islands Championship Winners and History appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Canary Islands Championship Winners and History The Canary Islands Championship is the third leg of ... Read more. The post Canary Islands Championship Winners and History 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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Media report hints LA Mayor Garcetti is candidate for ambassadorship, possibly to India

LOS ANGELES  >> President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Mayor Eric Garcetti for an ambassadorship, possibly to India. According to the news site Axios, which cited people close to the matter, Garcetti is one of multiple people being considered for the post. “Today’s Axios story is speculative,” Garcetti’s communications director, Alex Comisar, told City News Service. “We aren’t going to engage in speculation. We’re 100% focused on ending the COVID pandemic and passing a justice budget for ...
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LA City Council weighs legislation to combat perinatal depression

Four Los Angeles City Council members on Tuesday, May 4, introduced a legislation package aimed at helping pregnant women and new mothers who are struggling with depression and other mental health issues. The package introduced by Council President Nury Martinez, Councilman Paul Koretz and Councilwomen Nithya Raman and Monica Rodriguez includes two resolutions and a motion in an effort to raise awareness, destigmatize and support women who suffer from perinatal depression and other mental health...
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Clippers get Patrick Beverley back, but Serge Ibaka has no timeline

The good news for the Clippers: Patrick Beverley was available to play Tuesday night against the Toronto Raptors. The not-unexpected caveat: The fiery guard would be on a minutes limit. The not-at-all-good news? Center Serge Ibaka is nowhere near as close to returning from the back injury – “lower back tightness,” the Clippers call it – that’s kept him out since March 15, a span of 26 games and counting. “Don’t have a potential return date,” Lue said of the 6-foot-10 center’s ongoing rehab. “I k...
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LA County considers training 100,000-plus employees to intervene against hate

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, May 4, to consider training every one of its more than 100,000 employees about how to intervene when they see a hate crime taking place. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Kathryn Barger proposed the change and also asked their colleagues to declare May Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, fear-mongering, discrimination and hate incidents and crimes against AAPIs have once again resurfaced,” the moti...
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LA County to create team to track, prevent veteran suicides

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, May 4,to establish a review team to track veteran suicides in an attempt to provide more effective intervention. Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl co-authored the motion, saying that despite already shocking numbers, they believe suicides among veterans are undercounted. “Most of us are aware that the statistic nationwide is an estimated 20 veterans a day die by suicide,” Barger said. “But this data is only reflective of nat...
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Dodgers lose in extra innings, get swept by Cubs in doubleheader

Dodgers starting pitcher Trevor Bauer throws to the plate during the second game of their doubleheader against the Cubs on Tuesday at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – MAY 04: Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on May 04, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – MAY 04: Keegan Thompson #71 of the Chicago Cubs ...
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Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
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Prep roundup: Granada Hills Charter baseball continues to impress, shuts out Cleveland

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Granada Hills Charter baseball team moved to 3-0 in West Valley League play Tuesday afternoon with an impressive 7-0 win over Cleveland. The Highlanders have now outscored their opponents 19-0 in the last two games, including Thursday’s 12-0 win over Chatsworth in five innings. Zach Perez struck out seven in four innings, and allowed just one hit. Aaron Chazin was 4 for 4 with two RBIs and Will White h...
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Why NBC is out of touch with legacy Premier League fans: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 221, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • NBC upsets soccer fans with their coverage of Old Trafford fiasco • Latest news about acquisitions of Euro... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Hollywood’s Magic Castle set to reopen for members after COVID-19 hiatus

LA’s most exclusive magic club, the Magic Castle, seen on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, is getting ready to reopen on May 21 after it shut down last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The Dante Room is stacked with tables and chairs on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at LA’s most exclusive magic club, the Magic Castle, as it gets ready to reopen on May 21 after it shut down last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles ...
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LAUSD Board of Education decides not to extend 2021-22 school year

Rather than mandate a longer academic year, schools in the Los Angeles Unified district will only be required to provide the typical 180 days of instruction for the 2021-22 year — although individual campuses will have the option to offer extra class or staff development time, the Board of Education decided on Tuesday, May 4. The board’s unanimous vote, based on a recommendation by district staff, came a day after LAUSD leaders scrapped a proposal by Superintendent Austin Beutner to tack on 10 m...
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Here are the bestsellers at Southern California’s independent bookstores

The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, May 2 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. Whereabouts: Jhumpa Lahir 4. The Four Winds: Kristin Hannah 5. The Midnight Library: Matt Haig 6. Sooley: John Grisham 7. First P...
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Villarreal stand in way of Arsenal v Man Utd Europa League showdown

London (AFP) – Arsenal’s season appeared to be ending with a whimper when they were reduced to 10 men after falling 2-0 behind against Villarreal in last week’s first leg of their Europa League semi-final.... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Guardiola exorcises Champions League demons to lead Man City to first final

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – After a decade of disappointment, Pep Guardiola is back in a Champions League final and just one game away from delivering on his task to make Manchester City champions of... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Rich Eisen Show: Daniel Jeremiah on Dolphins Choosing Jaylen Waddle over DeVonta Smith at #6

NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah and Rich Eisen discuss if the Dolphins made the right choice taking Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle at #6 over his Heisman Trophy-winning teammate DeVonta Smith. The post Rich Eisen Show: Daniel Jeremiah on Dolp
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Shohei Ohtani to return to Angels’ rotation on Wednesday vs. Rays

ANAHEIM — Shohei Ohtani is returning to the Angels’ rotation on Wednesday night, just two days after his start was scratched because he was hit in the elbow by a pitch on Sunday in Seattle. Manager Joe Maddon said Ohtani actually “felt good” on Monday, the day he was originally scheduled to pitch, but they had him wait another day. He threw in the bullpen on Tuesday, and he felt good enough to get the go-ahead to face the Tampa Bay Rays. “He was really eager to pitch tomorrow,” Maddon said Tuesd...
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Fewer people want coronavirus vaccines than are available now in LA County

For the first time this week Los Angeles County had more vaccines than people who wanted to get them, according to the Department of Public Health, marking a critical juncture for the county’s vaccine efforts as it reaches toward a goal of 80% of the eligible population vaccinated. “That means 25% less people were vaccinated than the week before,” said Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Tuesday, May 4. For those who want to get vaccinated, appointments should be more available and there ar...
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Jofra Archer tests his levers for Sussex second XI as return from elbow injury begins

England star gets back to action at Hove, but only with the bat so fa
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In the green room: the 2021 Nikon surf photography awards

This year’s Nikon surf photo of the year award goes to Stu Gibson for his shot Free Fall, featuring surfer Tyler Hollmer Cross taking on Shipsterns in south-east Tasmania. The winner has been selected by a panel of 13 high-profile judges from within the surfing world, including the seven-time world surfing champion Stephanie GilmoreIsabella Nichols escapes after leg rope traps WSL surfer underwater Continue reading...
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Civil rights advocates, supervisors focus on accusations of harassment of shooting victims’ families

In October 2019, at a rally in front of Los Angeles’ Hall of Justice, Jaylene Rea spoke up for the first time about her brother’s fatal shooting by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy earlier that year. Later that evening, she was arrested — without probable cause, lawyers said — as she visited the memorial for her brother, 18-year-old Paul Rea. After being brought to the hospital for a few hours, during which her family was unaware of her whereabouts, she was kept overnight at the Sheriff’s s...
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Man City 2-0 PSG (4-1 on aggregate): Kylian Mbappe absence not to blame for loss - Pochettino

Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino refuses to blame his side's Champions League exit to Manchester City on the absence of Kylian Mbappe.
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County officials urge EPA to quickly clean up DDT dumping off Palos Verdes Peninsula

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will urge the U.S. Congress and the EPA to swiftly assess the environmental consequences and expedite cleanup of thousands of barrels of potentially toxic chemicals sitting on the ocean floor off the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The supervisors unanimously voted to lobby the federal government on Tuesday, May 4, about a week after scientists announced they had discovered more than 27,000 barrels of what could be the banned pesticide DDT laying on the ocean ...
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