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It’s over: Garcia defeats Smith for 25th Congressional seat after months of drama

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Saugus, has won a fresh term in Congress as the representative of northern Los Angeles County’s 25th Congressional District after a turbulent campaign that ended in a neck-and-neck race. Challenger Christy Smith conceded the election on Monday, Nov. 30. Garcia won by a razor-thin 333 votes in a skirmish that went right down to the last day of canvassing by the registrar’s offices in L.A. and Ventura counties. The L.A. County Registrar officially certified the county election ...
Tags: Congress, Navy, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Smith, Donald Trump, Ventura County, Trump, Ventura, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Hill, Assembly

Ex-L.A. deputy mayor among 5 new defendants in former Councilman Jose Huizar’s corruption case

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Raymond Chan and four others have been added to the criminal case alleging a widespread corruption scheme led by former City Councilman Jose Huizar, bringing to nine the number of defendants charged as a result of the federal investigation, according to the updated indictment unsealed Monday. The racketeering case lodged in Los Angeles federal court accuses Huizar and close associates of illegally obtaining financial benefits from developers who, in ...
Tags: News, Mississippi, Government, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Las Vegas, Kim, City Council, San Marino, Palm Springs, City Hall, Lee

FG As Time Expires Lifts 49ers Over Rams 23-20 For LA’s First SoFi Loss

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Robbie Gould made a 42-yard field goal as time expired, and the San Francisco 49ers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, sweeping their season series for the second straight year. San Francisco’s win stunned the division-leading Rams and put San Francisco within closer reach of a playoff spot as we enter December. Nick Mullens passed for 253 yards and led two late scoring drives in his first victory as a s...
Tags: La, Football, Sports, San Francisco 49ers, NFL, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Arizona Cardinals, Nfc, Richard Sherman, Levi, Donald, Hill, Gould, Inglewood Calif, Jared Goff

Patrick Mahomes launches a pair of long scores to Tyreek Hill

Mahomes' first touchdown to Hill traveled 61.6 yards in the air, the longest of his career. Hill was over 200 yards before the end of...
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Reviewing CJUTF Recommendations: will the Biden Administration go all in with progressive prosecutors?

Right after the election, I blogged a bit (here and here) about some criminal justice reform recommendations from the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force (available here pp. 56-62).  And last week, as explained here, I decided to start a series of posts to spotlight and amplify some recommendations from the CJUTF that ought to be of particular interest to sentencing fans.  This post will focus on prosecutors, and  begin by noting this recent Hill commentary by Miriam Krinsky headlined "Biden can rebu...
Tags: Law, Congress, Biden, Doj, U S Department of Justice, Hill, US Department of Justice, AG, Douglas A Berman, Trump Administration, Miriam Krinsky, Biden Administration, Obama Biden Administration, Biden Sanders Unity Task Force, AG DAG

Rep. Jim Clyburn says that Biden should select more Black appointees for high-ranking administration posts

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina played a pivotal role in President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the South Carolina Democratic Primary in February 2020. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, a close ally of Joe Biden, said that the president-elect has fallen short in nominating Black figures to top positions in the administration, according to The Hill. "From all I hear, Black people have been given fair consideration," Clyburn told The Hill. "...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, California, White House, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New Hampshire, House, Iowa, United Nations, Hud, Ohio

Biden reportedly considering a retired four-star general to lead US military, would be first Black defense secretary if confirmed

US Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of United States Forces - Iraq, presents a coin for an enlisted soldier at Operating Base Adder, Iraq. Defense Department President-elect Joe Biden is adding to his list of potential defense secretaries a retired US Army general, according to an Axios report published Friday. Lloyd Austin is a Black four-star general with over four decades in the military. If confirmed, Austin would be the first Black defense secretary in the US. Visit Business I...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Iraq, Defense, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Austin, United States, United Nations, Army, Pentagon, Biden, Donald Trump

Nikki Champion: Outdoor Adventurer Helping Keep Backcountry Safe

Imagine boots on snow for 12 months a year. From the towering peaks of Denali and Rainier, to the powder-filled backcountry of Utah's Wasatch Range, that's the life of Nikki Champion. It's a long way from the young girl who was chasing gates as a ski racer in Michigan. Today, she's a vital link in helping keep Utah's backcountry safe as a forecaster with the . As her name implies, Nikki truly championed her own path–moving from Michigan to Colorado to attend college and quickly discovering ...
Tags: Utah, National Weather Service, Colorado, Montana, Washington, Sport, West, Alaska, Skiing, Moab, Wisconsin, Michigan, Salt Lake City, Denver, Pacific Northwest, Forest Service

Updated vote count for 25th Congressional District race expected Friday

An updated vote count in the 25th Congressional District is set to be released after 4 p.m. Friday with Republican Rep. Mike Garcia leading Democratic Assemblywoman Christy Smith by 387 votes. Smith’s chances of unseating Garcia in the northern Los Angeles County congressional district continued to wane Tuesday when she was only able to reduce his lead by 13 votes. Garcia had a 400-vote lead going into Tuesday’s count. An unknown number of ballots remain to be counted in the 25th Congressional D...
Tags: Elections, News, Government, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Biden, Smith, Ventura County, Trump, State, Garcia, Los Angeles County, Hill, Rodriguez, Palmdale

Hill's: Feed the Love

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Short-handed UCLA loses to San Diego State in season opener

San Diego State forward Matt Mitchell shoots as UCLA guard Jules Bernard, left, defends during the second half of Wednesday’s season opener in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., left, is called for charging on San Diego State guard Terrell Gomez (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds San Diego State guard Jordan Schakel, left...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Smith, Ucla, Chris Smith, Bruins, Hill, Cronin, Aztecs, SDSU, Viejas Arena

Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 12: Tom Brady ‘Bounces Back With A Big Performance’

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Tags: Sports, New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, NFL, Derek Carr, Tennessee, Cbs, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Fantasy Football, New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings, CBS Sports

For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is a day of mourning

Now in its 50th year, the National Day of Mourning involves a few hundred Native Americans and nonnative people gathering on Cole's Hill, overlooking Plymouth Rock, to consider Thanksgiving from the perspective of Native Americans. CNN's Victor Blackwell reports.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Hill, Victor Blackwell, Plymouth Rock

Trump loyalist put in top Pentagon post after purge 2 weeks ago now leads transition to incoming Biden administration

Kashyap "Kash" Pramod Patel listens as U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement. Alex Wong/Getty Images The Pentagon has officially started the transition process, but there are questions about the man in charge. The senior defense official leading the Pentagon transition is Kash Patel, a man widely seen as a Trump loyalist who was installed at the Pentagon following a leadership purge earlier this month. Unlike his predecessor, who was perhaps more equipped to handle the transition p...
Tags: Politics, News, Russia, Defense, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Transition, General Services Administration, Pentagon, National Security Council, Chris Miller, Biden, Donald Trump

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 12: Derek Carr Looking Sharp For Raiders

By Matt Citak (CBS) — The fantasy regular season has two just weeks remaining. At this point of the year, your playoff scenarios should be quite clear. You are either battling for a first-round bye, working on improving your playoff seeding, fighting to clinch your spot in the postseason or already eliminated from playoff contention. Chances are, if you fall into that final category, you aren’t still looking for recommendations on the waiver wire. For those of you still in the playoff hunt, only...
Tags: New York, Washington, Cowboys, Sports, Frank Gore, Raiders, Derek Carr, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dolphins, Chicago, New Orleans, Chargers, Cbs, Fantasy Football, Philadelphia

GOP’s Garcia leads by 400 entering today’s updated count in 25th Congressional District

LOS ANGELES >> An updated vote count in the 25th Congressional District race is scheduled to be released later today, with Rep. Mike Garcia leading Assemblywoman Christy Smith by 400 votes and claiming victory. “After a long, tough fight, I am proud to earn the privilege of serving CA-25 for another two years,” Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, said in a statement released Friday night. “With only a few remaining ballots to be counted, victory is clear.” Smith called Garcia’s declaration of victory “dang...
Tags: Elections, News, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Biden, Smith, Ventura County, Trump, State, Garcia, Hill, Rodriguez, Antelope Valley

Morning Docket: 11.24.20

* Law enforcement personnel have filed a lawsuit to stop the legalization of marijuana in South Dakota. The Super Troopers would have never done this... [Hill] * The New York Attorney General is suing the Buffalo diocese for an alleged "sex abuse cover-up." [BBC] * New Jersey has passed a new law aimed at protecting home addresses and other information of judges and other public officials after the family of a New Jersey federal judge was attacked earlier this year. [NBC News] * The Attor...
Tags: Google, New York, Law, Marijuana, Bbc, South Dakota, New Jersey, Antitrust, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Hill, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Esther Salas, Attorney General of Indiana, The Attorney General of Indiana

Taysom Hill matches Daunte Culpepper's historic feat in first career start; Sean Payton evaluates performance

Hill and Culpepper are the only QBs to accomplish this feat in their first career start
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Top Picks for Healthy Food!

Whether you are a local and needing to grab a quick bite to eat, or a visitor looking for some good restaurants we all need to fuel up! Being on the run or traveling can make eating healthy a challenging endeavor to say the least. Regardless of your nutritional stance (Keto, Paleo, Whole 30, Vegan, Vegetarian, or Doritos and Beer), how we fuel ourselves plays a primary role in how we feel and perform on the slopes. We grabbed a few of our top picks for healthy eating options. Many of these resta...
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Is Taysom Hill the Saints’ Quarterback of the Future?

Hill led the Saints to victory in his first career NFL start at QB. How he performs over the next few weeks has huge implications for...
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Chiefs Take Late Lead, Carr Throws Last-Minute INT In Raiders 35-31 Loss To KC

LAS VEGAS (AP/CBS13) — A last-minute touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Travis Kelce followed by a late Derek Carr interception led the Kansas City Chiefs to avenge their only loss in the last 12 months with a 35-31 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday night. Showed a lot of heart tonight. Just not quite enough. Onto the next. — Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) November 23, 2020 Mahomes passed for 348 yards and led two go-ahead scoring drives in the frantic...
Tags: Football, Sports, NFL, Raiders, Derek Carr, Ap, Sammy Watkins, Las Vegas, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City, Andy Reid, Travis Kelce, Vegas, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carr

Best Business Books of All Time

What business books should I read? Below is our must-read list of the best business books of all time. Perhaps you are a beginner just entering the business world or are looking for the best entrepreneur books. Or perhaps you are an experienced professional seeking the best management books. Or maybe, just maybe, you want to find the best books on how to run a small business. Reading great business books is one of the most cost-effective methods to become a whip-smart business person. As busine...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, New York, Steve Jobs, Jay Z, Sales, Nike, Tesla, Ted, Fbi, New York Times, Bill Gates, Peter Thiel, Richard Branson, Omaha

A new CDC report found that Kansas counties who complied with a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases compared to counties that didn't

President Donald Trump opted against wearing a face mask at a press conference in May, while flanked advisers Drs. Deborah Bird and Anthony Fauci, who wore face masks. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images A Friday report from the Centers for Disease Control found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases of the disease, while counties that opted out saw an increase by 100%. While experts have long agreed that masks are a key part of limiting the spread of COVID-19,...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Kansas, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kelly, Hill, Centers for Disease Control, Kansas Department of Health, Johns Hopkins University

Trump considers targeting birthright citizenship with executive order in his last weeks in office, report says

President Trump is seen at a White House briefing on November 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President Trump is reportedly considering putting out an executive order in his final weeks in office to target birthright citizenship, according to two sources who spoke to The Hill.  Ending birthright citizenship — which guarantees citizenship to anyone born on US soil, regardless of the citizenship of their parents — has been something Trump's talked about doing since his 2016 campaign. ...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Supreme Court, California, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Ap, United States, News UK, Paul ryan, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Antonin Scalia

Garcia’s lead is up a tick as vote count in tight 25th Congress race nears finish line

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Saugus, widened his lead as the roller-coaster race for the northern Los Angeles County’s 25th Congressional District seat wound down to its final days, according to updated results posted Friday, Nov. 20, by the California Secretary of State’s Office. Democrat challenger Christy Smith trailed the incumbent by 446 votes as of Friday afternoon. Garcia extended his lead as the counting of ballots continues by the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder’s office. His margin was 422 votes...
Tags: Elections, News, Congress, California, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Wisconsin, Biden, Local News, Smith, Detroit, Kamala Harris, Southern California

Taysom Hill to start: Why Saints made move, what to expect from QB, fantasy outlook and what his NFL stats say

The Saints will have a much different look with Hill, who got the nod over Jameis Winston
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Saints pull QB shocker with Taysom Hill over Jameis Winston

Here’s the definitive proof that the Saints are not bluffing about Taysom Hill’s bright future at quarterback. Hill, not Jameis Winston,...
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AMA Hall of Famer and Original Wrecking Crew Member Bill Tuman Dies at 99 Years Old

What a Life He Lived Bill Tuman, who is one of the most influential folks in motorcycling, has died. He was 99 years old. Tuman is known as one of the original Indian Wrecking Crew members and an AMA Hall of Famer. Tuman began racing flat track in the 1940s. He had a very successful racing career from 1947 to 1955. He won five AMA Grand National Championships. He was known by his nicknames Rockford Rocket and Bullet Bill. Indian Motorcycle had its Wrecking Crew that dominated from 1950 to 1953....
Tags: Motorcycles, Indian, Ama, Hill, Sturgis, Motorcycle News, Indian Motorcycle, AMA National, AMA Hall of Famer, Tuman, Bill Tuman, AMA Hall of Famer Tuman, Rockford Rocket and Bullet Bill Indian Motorcycle, Ernie Beckman Bobby Hill

Perry Minasian, Kim Ng offer MLB a familiar yet different breed of executive

It’s an interesting time to be a general manager of a Major League Baseball team. The Angels’ Perry Minasian and the Marlins’ Kim Ng have been working in MLB in some capacity since the 1990s. They were collecting paychecks from clubs long before Chaim Bloom, the Red Sox’s top executive, wrote his first article for Baseball Prospectus in 1997, or James Click did the same in 2003. Those four – Minasian, Ng, Click and Bloom – were the last four people to be hired to helm a baseball operations depar...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Toronto, Atlanta, Sport, NG, Blue Jays, Soccer, Queens, Gm, Manhattan, Mlb, Miami, Watson, Evans, Philadelphia

With narrowed majority, Democrats on Hill face hurdles joining Biden Cabinet

Congressional Democrats harboring dreams of joining President-elect Joe Biden’s administration are facing a math problem.
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