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The L.A. teacher strike may be over, but observers warn there’s no ‘clear path forward’ for how LAUSD can afford its new contract

By Taylor Swaak | LA School Report The L.A. Unified school board has approved a contract with its teachers union that officials admit they can’t fully afford, calling the deal’s sustainability into question as the district receives repeated warnings from the county that it’s in severe financial straits. To shoulder about $840 million in added costs through 2021, district officials say they’re largely relying on more state funding and a 2020 California tax referendum — neither of which are guaran...
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Habs Prospect Nick Suzuki Set to Shine at World Juniors

VANCOUVER — He has yet to play an NHL game, but Canadian national junior team forward Nick Suzuki already has experienced quite a journey in the pro ranks. The 19-year-old from London, Ont., was selected 13th overall by the expansion Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL draft. But prior to this season, Suzuki was the centre-piece in a trade that sent him to the Montreal Canadiens, along with Tomas Tatar and a 2019 draft pick, in exchange for ex-Habs captain Max Pacioretty. “Just to start off my ...
Tags: London, Sport, Canada, Finland, Vancouver, Victoria, Las Vegas, Jim Morris, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, NICK, Vegas, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, OHL


Jets Squeak by Canucks on Scheifele Late Goal

VANCOUVER — Mark Scheifele’s goal with 1:32 left in the third period game the Winnipeg Jets a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks Saturday night. Scheifele scored his 22nd of the season from the left face-off dot on a give-and-go play with defenceman Dustin Byfuglien. Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit made 40 saves for his first NHL shutout in 38 career games. The Jets (24-10-2) have 11 wins in their last 13 games (11-2-0). It was Winnipeg’s eighth straight victory over the Canucks. Winnipeg Jets...
Tags: Sport, Wheeler, Jets, Vancouver, Jim Morris, Hockey, NHL, Winnipeg, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Winnipeg Jets, Blake Wheeler, Byfuglien, Tyler Myers, Jacob Markstrom, Josh Leivo


Canucks Beat Predators – Pettersson Converts Penalty Shot

VANCOUVER — Rookie Elias Pettersson scored on his first NHL penalty shot as the Vancouver Canucks used a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Pettersson was awarded the penalty shot with 71 seconds left in the second period after being hauled down on a breakaway by Nashville defenceman Mattias Ekholm. On the shot, Pettersson weaved his way across the ice then tucked the puck past goaltender Pekka Renne’s toe for a 4-1 lead. The 20-year-old Swede,...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Nashville, Vancouver, Jim Morris, Hockey, NHL, Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks, Jake Virtanen, P K Subban, Canucks, Rinne, Eriksson, Loui Eriksson, Horvat


Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull to Retire After Nearly 40 Years in Animation

After decades at the helm of Pixar, co-founder Ed Catmull is retiring. The 73-year-old co-founded Pixar in 1986 alongside Steve Jobs and John Lasseter, and helped shepherd the cutting-edge computer animation studio into becoming the global animation giant it is today. Ed Catmull retires from his role as the president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios after 32 years at the helm of Pixar and nearly 40 years in the animation technology industry, Variety reports. In summer 2019, Catmull...
Tags: Movies, Steve Jobs, Disney, Andrew Millstein, Jim Morris, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, John Lasseter, Morris, Variety, Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn, Pete Docter, Bob Iger


Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull to Retire

Ed Catmull, a longtime leader at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, has announced plans to retire. Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein will continue in his place, as Catmull transitions to an advisory role that will end in summer 2019. More to come. Read the announcement below: Dr. Ed […]
Tags: News, Andrew Millstein, Jim Morris, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Ed Catmull, Walt Disney Animation, Catmull, Pixar Co


Amazon eyes a move into home shopping TV with possible Evine buy

Amazon has now passed 100 million subscribers for its Prime loyalty shopping program, underscoring its growth as an e-commerce, cloud services and streaming media behemoth. But it’s also looking beyond the internet, at more traditional ways to reach consumers. An industry source claims that Amazon is interested in making a buy in TV home shopping. Specifically, we’re told there have been acquisition discussions between Amazon and Evine Live, which operates a pay-TV home shopping channel of th...
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Amazon eyes a move into home shopping TV with possible Evine acquisition

Amazon has now passed 100 million subscribers for its Prime loyalty shopping program, underscoring its growth as an e-commerce, cloud services and streaming media behemoth. But it’s also looking beyond the internet, at more traditional ways to reach consumers. An industry source claims that Amazon is interested in making a buy in TV home shopping. Specifically, we’re told there have been acquisition discussions between Amazon and Evine Live, which operates a pay-TV home shopping channel of th...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Ecommerce, Media, Nbc, Tech, Bradley Cooper, M&a, Jim Morris, North America, Hsn, Qvc, Segel, Startek, Bozek, Evine


The Florida Panthers Get A Win In Vancouver, But Their Minds Are On The School Shooting

from Jim Morris of the CP at the Globe and Mail, The Florida Panthers won in Vancouver Wednesday night but their hearts were back home. Many of the Panther players were emotional after their 4-3 victory against the Vancouver Canucks, their thoughts focused on the massacre at a high school near the team's practice facility. At least 17 people were killed in the shooting at Parkland, Fla. "It was tough," said Jamie McGinn, who scored a power-play goal in the win. "You turn on th...
Tags: Sport, Vancouver, Jim Morris, Florida Panthers, Jamie McGinn, Vancouver Canucks, PARKLAND Fla


Hirtle Callaghan hires SEI vet for senior client engagement director

Pennsylvania-based investment firm Hirtle Callaghan has named Jim Morris as senior client engagement director. Previously, Morris worked over 30 years at SEI Investments where he was senior vice president in both the SEI institutional asset management group and SEI private bank unit. PRESS RELEASE WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hirtle Callaghan, pioneers of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) model, announced today the addition of Jim Morris, an accomplished insti...
Tags: Trends, People, Pennsylvania, Jim Morris, Morris, Jim, Finance Committee, SEI Investments, Global Solutions, Hirtle Callaghan, OCIO, Hirtle Callaghan Hirtle Callaghan, Hirtle Callaghan America, Relationship Management, Arthur Andersen Co, Erica Evans


2 more children die, raising mobile home fire toll to 5

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two more children have died as a result of the Dec. 21 fire at a Davenport mobile home park. Davenport interim fire marshal Jim Morris said in a news release Wednesday that 9-month-old Isabella Smead and 4-year-old Skylar Smead “succumbed to injuries sustained in the fire” at the Five […]
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The First 100 Gays

WASHINGTON ― Saturday marks President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. In case you haven’t read an analysis of his failures, his lies or what grades he deserves for his performance over the past three months, don’t worry: there are over  833,000 takes to choose from. Enough. It’s time to expend brain power on something else. Nobody wants another think piece on the first 100 days. But the first 100 gays ? Nobody has done this. Until now. Here are the first 100 gay people in Am...
Tags: Apple, Google, Rachel Maddow, News, Minneapolis, Congress, California, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fbi


‘Toy Story 4’ Delayed Again, ‘The Incredibles 2’ Moved Up

Two Pixar films are swapping release dates. Disney has announced that Toy Story 4 has been delayed again, and will be replaced with The Incredibles 2 in the June 2018 release slot. Why is Toy Story 4 delayed? Learn more, after the jump. The Incredibles 2 will now hit theaters on June 15th, 2018 while Toy Story 4 will now be released on June 21st, 2019. Disney insiders are saying that the two films are swapping dates “thanks to an accelerated production schedule for Incredibles 2.” However, ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Animation, Sequels, Jim Morris, Pixar, Toy Story, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Buzz, Andy, Rashida Jones, Riley, Woody, Lasseter, Walt Disney Animation


No More Pixar Sequels Currently In Development Beyond ‘The Incredibles II’

Pixar has been going a little sequel crazy as of late. And while the Emmerville animation studio has a better track record of sequels than most, Pixar president Jim Morris confirms that there are currently no plans to sequelize Ratatouille, Up, WALL-E, or Inside Out. In fact, beyond the announced sequels the studio is slated to make, Pixar is only currently developing original ideas — four new films which have no attachment to any previous Pixar franchise. Pixar president Jim Morris told Ent...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Jim Morris, Pixar, Entertainment Weekly, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Morris, Russell, Carl, Pete Docter, Remy, Ratatouille, Lee Unkrich, Disney/Pixar


Watch the First Finding Dory Clip!

Watch the first Finding Dory clip Disney•Pixar has released the first Finding Dory clip, which you can watch in the player below! Walt Disney Pictures will release the animated sequel on June 17.  Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness leads the forgetful Dory on a quest to find where she came from. “The movie wil...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Jim Morris, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Cleveland, Dominic West, Ray, Diane Keaton, Charlie, Jenny, Bailey, Marlin, Becky, Hank


A New Finding Dory Trailer Surfaces

Disney•Pixar releases the new Finding Dory trailer Disney•Pixar has released the new trailer for the long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, featuring returning stars Ellen DeGeneres and Albert Brooks back in their classic voice roles. Watch the new Finding Dory trailer below! Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness lead...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Jim Morris, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Cleveland, Ellen Degeneres, Dominic West, Albert Brooks, Ray, Diane Keaton, Charlie, Jenny, Bailey, Marlin


New Finding Dory Spot Reveals More Footage from Pixar’s Latest

Disney•Pixar releases a new Finding Dory spot Disney•Pixar has released the new spot for the long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, featuring returning stars Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres back in their classic voice roles. Watch the new Finding Dory spot below!Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness leads the forgetfu...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Jim Morris, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, Cleveland, Ellen Degeneres, Dominic West, Albert Brooks, Ray, Diane Keaton, Charlie, Jenny, Bailey, Marlin


Finding Dory Video Introduces Us to Hank, Pixar’s Oldest Character

Finding Dory video introduces us to Hank, Pixar’s oldest character On this fine first day of April, Disney•Pixar has released a new Finding Dory video that makes a startling revelation about their “newest” octopus character Hank. Apparently, Hank has been Pixar’s most recurring Easter Egg in all their movies since the first Toy Story! Don’t believe us? Check out the video below featuring Ed O’Neill and director Andrew Stanton!  “Every Pixar fan knows that we love Easter Eggs,” said Stanton, w...
Tags: Movies, California, Kaitlin Olson, Jim Morris, Pixar, Cleveland, Dominic West, Ray, Don, Charlie, Jenny, Bailey, Marlin, Becky, Hank, Stanton


Meet the New Finding Dory Characters!

Take a look at some of the new Finding Dory characters as well as a few returning favorites! Disney•Pixar has released, via USA Today, a series of images that show off the Finding Dory characters. In the gallery viewer below, you can take a look at a dozen new images featuring the film’s aquatic cast! Returning Finding Dory characters include Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), Marlin (Albert Brooks), Nemo (Hayden Rolence), Mr. Ray (Bob Peterson), Crush (Andrew Stanton) and Squirt. New characters include...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Kaitlin Olson, Jim Morris, Pixar, Usa Today, Dominic West, Nemo, Dory, Andrew Stanton, Movie News, Marlin Nemo, California Marine Biology Institute, Tank Gang Set, Andrew Stanton John Carter


Finding Dory International Poster Reunites an Iconic Trio

Disney•Pixar releases the new Finding Dory international poster Disney•Pixar has released the new Japanese theatrical poster for the long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, featuring our best look yet at the iconic trio from the first movie reunited. Check out the Finding Dory international poster in the gallery below! Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta ray...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Jim Morris, Pixar, Diane Keaton, Nemo, Dory, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marlin Nemo, Dory Ellen DeGeneres, California Marine Biology Institute, Tank Gang Set, Eugene Levy Findng Nemo, Andrew Stanton John Carter


The New Finding Dory Poster is Here!

Disney•Pixar releases the new Finding Dory poster Disney•Pixar (via Ellen) has released the new theatrical poster for the long-awaited sequel Finding Dory. Check out the Finding Dory poster in the gallery below! Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness leads the forgetful Dory on a quest to find where she came from....
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Ellen, Jim Morris, Pixar, Diane Keaton, Nemo, Dory, Movie News, Marlin Nemo, Dory Ellen DeGeneres, California Marine Biology Institute, Tank Gang Set, Eugene Levy Findng Nemo, Andrew Stanton John Carter


Legislative logjam freed; House OKs Louisiana cigarette tax hike

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --State Representatives Jim Morris, R-Oil City, left, and Sam Jones, D-Franklin, right, view information on a computer during the afternoon House session of the Louisiana Special Legislative Session Wednesday. Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- House Democratic Caucus Chairman Gene Reynolds, of Minden, left, and House Republican Caucus Chairman Lance Harris, of Alexandria, visit Thursday before the Louisiana House of Representatives take up an increase in ci...
Tags: House, Jim Morris, Louisiana, Alexandria, Minden, Patrick Dennis, House Republican Caucus, Oil City, Lance Harris, Gene Reynolds, Sam Jones D Franklin, MARK BALLARD House Democratic Caucus, Louisiana House of Representatives


New Finding Dory Trailer: Ellen DeGeneres Goes on an Underwater Road Trip

Disney•Pixar releases the new Finding Dory trailer Disney•Pixar has released the new trailer for the long-awaited sequel Finding Dory, featuring returning stars Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres back in their classic voice roles. Watch the new Finding Dory trailer below! Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness lead...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Jim Morris, Pixar, Ellen Degeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Nemo, Dory, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marlin Nemo, Dory Ellen DeGeneres, California Marine Biology Institute, Tank Gang Set


New Finding Dory Posters are Hiding in Plain Sight

Disney•Pixar releases four Finding Dory posters Disney•Pixar‘s long-awaited sequel Finding Dory has revealed four new posters featuring the elusive title character via Regal, AMC Theaters, Ellen and Cinemark. Check out the Finding Dory posters in the gallery below! Finding Dory picks up six months after the first movie, with Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) living a quiet life among the clown fishes. After going with Nemo on a class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, her home sickness leads the ...
Tags: Movies, California, Disney, Ellen, Jim Morris, Pixar, Diane Keaton, Nemo, Dory, Regal AMC, Cinemark, Pixar Animation, Movie News, Marlin Nemo, Dory Ellen DeGeneres, California Marine Biology Institute


Fremont: School district crowns 2016 Spelling Bee champs

On Jan. 29, Fremont Unified School District crowned its latest group of champions at its 2016 district Spelling Bee at Weibel Elementary School. All six top finishers will represent FUSD at the Alameda County Spelling Bee on March 12. From left, Sanmeet Lohokare, fifth place, Elementary Education Director Debbie Amundson, Danielle Barrido, third place, Emily Lung, sixth place, Megha Govindu, fourth place, district board Trustee Desrie Campbell, Abinayaa Murugupandiyan, second place, district boa...
Tags: Jim Morris, Spelling Bee, Fremont Unified School District, Weibel Elementary School All, FUSD, Alameda County Spelling Bee, Sanmeet Lohokare, Debbie Amundson Danielle Barrido, Emily Lung, Trustee Desrie Campbell Abinayaa Murugupandiyan, Yang Shao Aaryan Shah


Old/New Baseball Movies: Mean Dads Edition

Jim Morris and Dennis Quaid, who played him in "The Rookie." Both are Mean Dads, undoubtedly.
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Walt Disney Animation, Pixar Promote Andrew Millstein, Jim Morris to President

Walt Disney Animation’s Andrew Millstein and Pixar’s Jim Morris have been promoted to president at the toon studios. The two executives will continue to oversee business operations and production at the respective companies. They report to Ed Catmull, president, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. “We’re fortunate and proud to have an abundance of strong... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Disney, Biz, Andrew Millstein, Jim Morris, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Walt Disney, Ed Catmull, Walt Disney Animation, Walt Disney Animation Pixar, Andrew Millstein Jim Morris