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Budget cuts to Burnside Bridge project could mean smaller bike lanes, no Esplanade ramp

Multnomah County is looking to shave about $180 million off the cost of the new Burnside Bridge. A smaller budget for the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project could lead to a narrower cross-section that has less space for walk and biking. Another potential cut could be the cycling ramp from the Eastbank Esplanade up to the new bridge deck. The County announced at a project task force meeting on Monday night that they’ve begun a series of cost-saving studies to determine which course of a...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Projects, Ada, County, Max, Metro, Multnomah County, The County, TriMet, SEIS, Burnside Bridge, Eastbank Esplanade, Jonathan Maus


West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes Collected On June 2 Modesto

MODESTO (CBS13) – The West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected on June 2, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency announced on Friday. The mosquitoes were from the northeastern part of the city, and no human cases have been detected yet. Stanislaus County said it only has one positive sample of the virus. According to Stanislaus health officials, as of June 10, the virus has now been detected in five California counties: Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Kern and Los Ang...
Tags: News, California, Local, Modesto, Yolo County, County, West Nile, Stanislaus County, West Nile Virus, Vector Control District, Stanislaus, Modesto News, Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, Sacramento Yolo Mosquito, Sacramento San Joaquin Stanislaus Kern, Eastside Mosquito


One man's 21-year protest to take down a Confederate monument - and force his Texas town to face its racist legacy

Willie Hudspeth in the spot where the monument once stood, with a picture from from one of his many protests. Andy LaViolette for Insider Willie Hudspeth protested the Confederate monument in his Texas town, almost every Sunday, for 21 years. In June 2020 - one month after the killing of George Floyd - the monument finally came down. Hudspeth's vigils inspired a reckoning about Denton's past, including the forced relocation of the once-thriving Black community known as Quakertown. ...
Tags: Texas, Court, Trends, Square, Kkk, John, Vietnam, City Council, Naacp, Charlottesville, Jim Crow, Black, South, County, Ku Klux Klan, Denton


Yellow Fever Mosquito Detected In San Joaquin County

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Mosquito, Stockton, San Joaquin County, County, Zika, California Department of Public Health, Brookside, Yellow Fever, Aaron Devencenzi, Vector Control District This


Yellow Fever Mosquito Detected In San Joaquin County

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Mosquito, Stockton, San Joaquin County, County, Zika, California Department of Public Health, Brookside, Yellow Fever, Aaron Devencenzi, Vector Control District This


GOP state senators in Pennsylvania started lobbying for an election audit back in December: WaPo

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Julio Cortez/Associated Press GOP senators in Pennsylvania lobbied for 2020 election audits in December, The Washington Post reported. At least one county accepted the offer and submitted to a rec...
Tags: Post, Politics, Maryland, Republicans, Washington Post, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, County, Trump


One dead, one critically injured after pursuit ends in crash in City of Industry

One individual was killed and a second person was critically injured after a vehicle being chased by deputies crashed in the City of Industry on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Undercover detectives a part of a regional task force were conducting an investigation in Los Angeles County when a vehicle watched by authorities sped off, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Ortiz, a spokesperson for the department. A person was killed after a pursuit ended in a crash Wednesday in Ind...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Police Chase, County, Ortiz, Los Angeles County, Sheriff s Department, Eric Ortiz, Top Stories WDN, Drug-related Crime, Top Stories SGVT, LA County Sheriff's Department, Top Stories PSN, Martin Rangel


State Senate passes bill to return Bruce’s Beach to family of original Black owners

A bill that would pave the way for an African American family to regain land in Manhattan Beach that its ancestors had taken from them has passed the state Senate and will now move on to the Assembly. Senate Bill 796, if enacted, would give Los Angeles County the authority to return two parcels of oceanfront land in the city to the descendants of the original Black owners who operated a seaside resort called Bruce’s Beach Lodge about a century ago before Manhattan Beach used eminent domain to st...
Tags: Amazon, News, Government, Senate, Sport, Development, Soccer, Bradford, Social Justice, White, County, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Assembly, Bruce, state Senate


As holiday weekend looms, LA County’s coronavirus numbers continue to slide

Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to tumble on Tuesday, May 25, a positive sign as the planned lifting of virus-related restrictions across the state grows closer and another holiday weekend looms. According to weekly figures released by the state, the county’s average daily rate of new COVID-19 infections fell to 0.9 per 100,000 residents, down from 1.2 per 100,000 residents last week. The continued decline leaves the county firmly anchored in the least-restrictive yellow tier of ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Environment, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Pasadena, County, Southern California, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County


Maricopa County Board demands Arizona Senate leaders and audit vendors hold all documents related to GOP's Cyber Ninjas audit

In this May 6, 2021 file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. AP Photo/Matt York, Pool, File Maricopa County leaders signaled that a lawsuit may be possible following the 2020 election audit. The county attorney requested that Senate leaders and audit vendors retain all documents and communications. The move comes after the audit...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Hobbs, Republican, Donald Trump, County, Trump, State, Maricopa County, KPNX, Adel


LA County maintains tumbling coronavirus infection, fatality numbers

Los Angeles County continued to show progress in subduing COVID-19 today, with less than 300 new cases being confirmed, but officials continued to preach the need for more people to get vaccinated to prevent further spread. “Almost everyone getting infected, being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19 this past few weeks is not fully vaccinated,” Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement. “If you are already vaccinated, please do your part to help those around you that are not yet ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Government, Environment, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, County, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, Ferrer, Board of Supervisors, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


Police: 3-Year-Old Boy Shot in Apartment Dies

Prince George's County police say a 3-year-old boy who was shot while visiting an apartment in Bowie has died.
Tags: County, Bowie, George


Updates: Kobe Bryant’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Kobe Bryant will be posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday afternoon. Six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan will be the presenter for Kobe while Vanessa Bryant will accept on her late husband’s behalf. How to watch: When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. PT Where: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame — Springfield, Massachusetts TV: ESPN Live Stream: WatchESPN app or online. A Twitter List by JHWreporter Related Articles Alexander: Kevin Garnett provided K...
Tags: Sports, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Michael Jordan, Nba, Kobe Bryant, County, Lakers, Alexander, Kobe, Kevin Garnett, Jeanie Buss, Vanessa Bryant, Basketball Hall, Top Stories LADN


Updates: Kobe Bryant’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Kobe Bryant will be posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday afternoon. Six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan will be the presenter for Kobe while Vanessa Bryant will accept on her late husband’s behalf. How to watch: When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. PT Where: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame — Springfield, Massachusetts TV: ESPN Live Stream: WatchESPN app or online. A Twitter List by JHWreporter Related Articles Alexander: Kevin Garnett provided K...
Tags: Sports, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Michael Jordan, Nba, Kobe Bryant, County, Lakers, Alexander, Kobe, Kevin Garnett, Jeanie Buss, Vanessa Bryant, Basketball Hall, Top Stories LADN


With CDC approval, LA County officials quickly expanding coronavirus shots to ages 12-15

Southland health agencies and other providers will begin vaccinating youth aged 12 to 15 against COVID-19 starting Thursday, May 13, with federal authorities giving final approval for use of the Pfizer vaccine on that age group. Shortly after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization advisory committee voted to approve the use of the vaccine Wednesday, the city of Long Beach announced it will begin offering the Pfizer shot to those aged 12-15 starting Thursday. The Los A...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, La, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Pfizer, Nancy Pelosi, Pasadena


With CDC approval, local officials quickly expanding coronavirus shots to ages 12-15

Southland health agencies and other providers will begin vaccinating youth aged 12 to 15 against COVID-19 starting Thursday, May 13, with federal authorities giving final approval for use of the Pfizer vaccine on that age group. Shortly after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization advisory committee voted to approve the use of the vaccine Wednesday, the city of Long Beach announced it will begin offering the Pfizer shot to those aged 12-15 starting Thursday. The Los A...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Pfizer, Nancy Pelosi, Pasadena, Lapd


COVID-19 case rate continues falling in LA County; 18 more deaths confirmed

The rate of new COVID-19 infections continued falling in Los Angeles County on Tuesday, May 11, with new state figures showing the county still safely entrenched in the yellow tier of the state’s economic-reopening blueprint. The state’s weekly release of county-by-county COVID metrics showed Los Angeles County’s average rate of daily new infections falling to 1.4 per 100,000 residents. The rate last week was 1.6. The county’s testing-positivity rate held steady at 0.7%, while the positivity rat...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, India, Environment, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, County, Los Angeles County, U S Food and Drug Administration, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ferrer


LA County’s nursing home complaint backlog won’t end soon

A rise in complaints and the coronavirus pandemic are delaying resolution of a backlog of complaints involving nursing homes and other health care facilities in L.A. County, officials say. About a quarter of “significantly backlogged complaints” that involve these facilities and are about three years old are expected to still be pending in October, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Public Health made the revelation in a formal response to a final report that raised...
Tags: Health, News, California, Government, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Biden, Seniors, County, Southern California, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Medicaid Services, Department of Public Health


Watchdog group sues L.A. County over disclosure of misconduct records

A law enforcement watchdog group is suing Los Angeles County in an effort to force the  disclosure of details of roughly 1,000 misconduct claims and lawsuits against the Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s Office. Attorneys with the UCI Law School Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology clinic filed the public records lawsuit on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of the Human Rights Defense Center, a non-profit law enforcement and prison watchdog group. Officials wi...
Tags: News, Office, Sport, Soccer, County, Los Angeles County, UCI, Los Angeles Superior Court, Sheriff s Department, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Prison Legal News, Human Rights Defense Center, Top Stories LADN, Sabrina Victor, UCI Law School, Crime and Public Safety


Former Palm Springs home of Col. Parker, Elvis’ manager, seeks $2.4 million

A mid-century modern Palm Springs home that once belonged to Elvis Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, for 20 years has come on the market. The asking price is $2.395 million. Colonel Tom Parker, who managed Elvis Presley, pictured smoking a cigar, circa 1955. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Set on a quarter-acre lot in the Vista Las Palmas neighborhood, the house — located just around the corner from the famed “Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway” that sold late last year f...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Housing, Montana, Sport, Soccer, Madonna, Elvis Presley, Las Vegas, Steve McQueen, Pasadena, Presley, Elvis, Palm Springs, County


LA city officials join plan to appeal Judge Carter’s order to house Skid Row’s homeless immediately

The city of Los Angeles has joined the county in announcing that it will appeal a judge’s ruling requiring the entities to offer housing to the entire homeless population on Skid Row by October. Attorneys for the county, meanwhile, filed paperwork Friday asking that the judge place a stay on his order pending a resolution of the appeal. As expected, Los Angeles County has given notice to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that it will fight a federal judge’s order that the city and county mus...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Eric Garcetti, County, Carter, Los Angeles County, LA County, Garcetti, U S 9th Circuit Court of Appeals


LA County coronavirus case rates dip below levels of one year ago

Los Angeles County continued to report exceptionally low levels of coronavirus infections Monday, April 12, now far below what the county was reporting a year ago — shortly after the first stay-at-home order was enacted. Average daily cases are now around 400, while this time a year ago the county was reporting more than 1,000 cases per day in what would become the first surge of the virus, which crested in July. Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health for Los Angeles County (File photo by D...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Britain, Soccer, Long Beach, Disneyland, Pasadena, County, Luke Bryan, Eastside, Los Angeles County, Johnson Johnson, Ferrer, LA County


LA County to close Magic Mountain coronavirus vaccination site, open two others

Los Angeles County will be closing the massive vaccination site at Six Flags Magic Mountain on April 18 and replacing it a day later with two new sites not far away, one at College of the Canyons and the other at Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center. The two sites expect to serve residents up to 2,000 residents combined from both the Santa Clarita and Antelope Valley communities as the county prepares this week to welcome all residents and workers 16 years of age and over to receive a free coro...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, County, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Antelope, Johnson Johnson, Downey, Magic Mountain, North County, LA County, Antelope Valley


It’s time for a shelter-first policy to address Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis

As Angelenos wait in earnest for federal Judge David O. Carter to possibly impose a consent decree on the city and county of Los Angeles, the number of people living on the streets, parks and public rights-of-way is at an all-time high and an alarming amount of  precious people made in the image of God will continue to die. Five precious people living on the streets die in Los Angeles County per day; 270 in January and February of this year alone, up a shocking 49 percent from last year. Sadly, ...
Tags: California, Opinion, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, EMS, County, Los Angeles County, Echo Park, Los Angeles People, Guest Commentary, David O Carter, Rev Andy Bales


State, LA County effort underway to return Bruce’s Beach land to descendants of original Black owners

State and Los Angeles County officials will soon undertake an effort that, if successful, would return a strip of prime Manhattan Beach real estate to the descendants of the original Black property owners, who missed a chance to build generational wealth when city leaders in the 1920s took the land from them. Returning the land, officials and descendants of those owners say, would help rectify a historical wrong. In the early part of the 20th century, Willa and Charles Bruce opened the first sea...
Tags: News, California, La, Senate, America, Sport, Soccer, Bradford, City Council, West Coast, Zillow, Beach, County, Beach Park, Los Angeles County, Assembly


Pembrokeshire’s Pure West Radio celebrates birthday

Online community station Pure West Radio is celebrating three years of operation announcing it has had two million listens since it started. The station says it has had an average of 50,000 listens per week which is approaching nearly half of the population of Pembrokeshire. A new website is also in the works as the team of 75 volunteers enjoy some virtual cake for the occasion. Toby Ellis, Station Manager, said ‘These three years have flown by and what a true test the past 12 months has been...
Tags: Radio, Pembrokeshire, County, Community Radio, Pure West Radio, Toby Ellis


LA County coronavirus numbers continue to ease as Orange tier awaits Monday

As Los Angeles County prepared to roll out significant changes in the days ahead, daily statistics continued to bolster the hope that the pandemic is loosening its stranglehold on daily life here. Public Health officials reported 40 new deaths and 839 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the county’s totals to 23,274 and  1,221,605, respectively. After dropping below 600 for the first time since March 2020 on Friday, the number of people hospitalized with the virus dropped by a tick, to 5...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Mississippi, Education, California, Government, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Fema, Davis, Long Beach, Kaiser


Are you now eligible? Here’s how to get your coronavirus vaccine in LA County

Starting today, 1.4 million people 50 to 64 in Los Angeles County are the latest in a staggered line of groups that since December have made their way to mammoth PODS, community clinics and pharmacies to get coronavirus vaccines. Ready to sign up? Here’s what you need to know: If you’re in the new group — or any eligible group, for that matter — head to the state’s My turn website (https://myturn.ca.gov/) to schedule an appointment at a site in your county. It’s not going to ask you to sign your...
Tags: News, California, Kaiser Permanente, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Long Beach, Kaiser, Ucla, County, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, LA County, Newsom, Cal State LA, Top Stories LADN


Coronavirus alarm rising nationally, as LA County continues to report encouraging statistics

Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday, March 29, echoed warnings from the federal government, urging adherence to physical distancing and masking against the threat of a new surge of coronavirus. “Every time the virus is passed from one person to another, community transmission increases along with the possibility of proliferation of variants,” said Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer in a statement updating the latest human toll of the virus in the county. Even as federal offic...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, News, California, Cdc, Government, Sport, Joe Biden, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Michigan, Associated Press, Pfizer


Strawberry Radio starts Stockport County commentary

Stockport’s Strawberry Radio has partnered with Stockport County to provide live home match commentary. The station launched in September 2019 by the former Imagine FM team, Paul Taylor and Chellce AJ to support provide a local radio service. Paul Taylor told RadioToday: “We are incredibly excited about our partnership with Stockport county. “This is just one of a number of amazing local partners we have made, it’s been a testing year for everyone but there has certainly been a need and grow...
Tags: Radio, Stockport, County, Paul Taylor, Stockport County, Station News, Mark Stott, Strawberry Radio, Chellce AJ