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Slater Homers Twice As Giants Down Kershaw, Dodgers 5-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Slater had his first multi-homer game, Johnny Cueto took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Saturday night. Slater hit solo shots over the wall in center in the third and fifth innings off Clayton Kershaw and became only the seventh player to hit two homers in the same game off the Dodgers’ ace. It was a tough night for Kershaw (1-1), who has traditionally dominated the Giants. The right-hander came into th...
Tags: La, Sports, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Ap, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, Slater, Dodgers, Pence, Johnny Cueto, Kershaw, Justin Turner

While coronavirus cases remain high in LA County, hospitalizations continue to decline

Los Angeles County’s daily coronavirus numbers continued to head in divergent directions on Saturday, Aug. 8. While deaths and cases remained unnervingly high — at 51 and 2,645, respectively — hospitalizations again dropped significantly, with 1,610 confirmed COVID-19 patients. Of these patients, 31% are being treated in intensive-are units, county public health officials said in a mid-day statement. L.A. County’s results arrived as President Donald Trump on Saturday leapfrogged gridlocked congr...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Congress, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Disneyland, Pasadena, Donald Trump, County, Trump

Share Ventures, an LA-based studio for company creation, is MoviePass co-founder Hamet Watt’s next act

Nearly eight years ago, Hamet Watt and Stacy Spikes launched MoviePass, the subscription-based movie ticketing service that captured the minds and dollars of investors and brought thousands of cinephiles a too-good-to-be-true deal for all-you-can watch movie passes. Watt, who came to MoviePass as an entrepreneur in residence at True Ventures, previously founded the brand and product placement startup NextMedium and also spent time as a board partner at Upfront Ventures. Now, the serial ent...
Tags: TC, Entrepreneurship, La, Los Angeles, Tech, Bill Gross, True Ventures, Upfront Ventures, Moviepass, Watt, Pasadena Calif, Stacy Spikes, Hamet Watt, Hamet Watt and Stacy Spikes, Upfront Ventures Alpha Edison, Share Ventures

Chaplains take on new role of caring for the caregivers during coronavirus

Nursing home caregivers say they are scared of becoming infected with the coronavirus and then transmitting it to their children. Food pantry volunteers are wracked with guilt when shelves go bare and someone walks away hungry. Healthcare workers say the toughest part of their day is after their shift because at home, no one gets what they are going through. The counselors, chaplains and social workers who have ministered to local caregivers during nearly six months of working during the coronav...
Tags: News, California, La, Religion, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, New Orleans, Nonprofits, Usc, Northwest, Ontario, PAUL, Richardson, Mann, San Bernardino County

Valley restaurants team up, head outdoors to fight coronavirus slump

Guests watch dolphins off the bow during a trip with Newport Coastal Adventure to view marine life along the coast of Orange County on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) A helicopter waits for guests to board for a new eco-tour put on by IEX Helicopters at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The Heli-Marine Expedition takes tours above Southern California coastline to search the sea for wildlife with marine life expert Dian...
Tags: Business, News, California, La, Restaurants, Sport, Dolphins, Soccer, Williams, Local News, Orange County, Chamber of Commerce, Michael, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, San Pedro

LA leaders, accused of failure to address homelessness, try to show progress to federal judge

A parade of top Los Angeles politicos appeared before a federal judge Friday, Aug, 7, to lay out their plans for creating cabin villages, shared housing programs, safe parking sites and other options for sheltering more than 6,000 unhoused Angelenos who could be relocated from encampments near freeways. The six-hour hearing, held in the chambers of the Los Angeles City Council, was the latest in an unusual series of hearings in this ongoing case, which has created some unprecedented public momen...
Tags: Business, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Ucla, San Pedro, Page, Carter, Lee, John Lee

53 LA County coronavirus deaths reported, but officials believe tech problems are resolved

Public health officials logged more than 50 new coronavirus-related deaths in Los Angeles County on Friday, Aug. 7, with the statistical landscape still clouded by technical snarls at the state level. However, state medical czar Dr. Mark Ghaly said Friday that the snags are nearly resolved and the backlog — affecting as many as 300,000 tests — should begin to clear within 1-2 days. While confusion over the numbers endured Friday, the number of people hospitalized in the county continued to decli...
Tags: News, California, La, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, New Jersey, Long Beach, Pasadena, County, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, LA County, Quest Diagnostics, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB

Coronavirus state tracker: California surpasses 10,000 deaths; hospitalizations have been declining

California has surpassed 10,000 deaths related to the coronavirus, based on updates Friday, Aug. 7, to statewide statistics. California had 181 deaths reported according to unofficial counts from county websites on Friday, raising its total to 10,171 people who have died. The state also had 9,471 new cases of the coronavirus reported. Total cases is at least 547,988. The state’s daily reported hospitalizations have continued to decline. There were 208 fewer hospitalizations (7,277) as of Friday,...
Tags: News, California, La, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, Los Angeles County, LA County, Facebook Related Articles, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze

Two new Firehawk helicopters arrive to battle wildfires in LA County

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has two new Firehawk helicopters in service in time for wildfire season, the department announced Friday, Aug. 7. “With another potentially busy fire season on the horizon, I am confident we have the proper team members and resources in place to help us courageously, skillfully and successfully battle whatever comes our way,” said Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby. The S70i Sikorsky Firehawks, marked as Copters 21 and 22, are now in service, and C...
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29,166 total coronavirus cases and 893 deaths in the San Fernando Valley

As of Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, there were 29,166 documented cases of the novel coronavirus in San Fernando Valley communities, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. There have been 893 total COVID-19 deaths recorded in the core areas of the San Fernando Valley, where 288,612 people have been tested for the virus. Between 8 p.m. July 21 and Aug. 5, there were 6,037 new cases and 92 deaths in San Fernando Valley communities. The Valley communities with the most overall c...
Tags: News, California, La, California News, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Glendale, Long Beach, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Local News, Valencia, Toluca, The Valley, Porter Ranch

Drybar’s Detox For Your Hair

This is the best-smelling dry shampoo.  Periodt. Drybar is the LA-based blowout bar, and they have a host of hair styling products available in their salons and at Sephora stores.   If you like smoky... Visit to read the rest of this article.
Tags: La, Beauty, Sephora, Drybar, Shampoo and Conditioner, Periodt Drybar

Inside the rise of TikTok, the viral video-sharing app wildly popular with teens and loathed by the Trump administration

TikTok, the short-form video app, has become one of the most popular social platforms among Generation Z. It has , and 100 million users in the US alone. However, the future of TikTok's presence in the US is uncertain: The Trump administration is threatening to ban the app, citing national security risks over its ties to China through its parent company, ByteDance. Trump says he'll ban the app if an American company doesn't buy TikTok's US operations by mid-September. He escalated his attack ...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Microsoft, Australia, La, China, Singapore, India, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Linkedin, Bloomberg, Beijing, United States

Parents sue Gov. Newsom, other state officials demanding in-person instruction

More than a dozen Southern California parents, from the Inland Empire to the Los Angeles County coast, have joined forces in a lawsuit against several California officials — arguing that barring in-person classes this fall will hurt students, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A telephone hearing on the lawsuit is scheduled for Aug. 17. Schools, meanwhile, will begin opening this month while the suit is argued. The lawsuit, filed last month in the Central District of California Western Di...
Tags: News, Education, California, La, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, New Hampshire, Associated Press, Riverside County, Anthony Fauci, Melgar, Southern California, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Riverside

Hear Christian Lee Huston Cover Sum 41, Blink-182, & Kid Cudi

LA singer-songwriter Christian Lee Hutson released his Phoebe Bridgers-produced album Beginners at the end of May, and today he's back with a covers EP called The Version Suicides. More »
Tags: Music, La, Blink-182, Kid Cudi, Phoebe Bridgers, Mgmt, Sum 41, Christian Lee Hutson, Christian Lee Huston

Trend Alert: Sunny Yellow Kitchens, 10 Favorites

Noticed and admired of late: bright-spot kitchens in shades of turmeric, mustard, and marigold. Here are 10 standouts ranging in style from urban contemporary to vintage beach cottage, all accented in invitingly warm and sunny—and decidedly not mellow—yellows. Above: Interior designer Lonika Chande painted this new kitchen in multiple coats of Paper & Paint Library’s “Indian yellow” Muga in a glossy finish. See the project in A London Designer’s Remodel for a Demanding Client (Her Mother). Phot...
Tags: Books, UK, London, Matthew Williams, NYC, La, US, South London, Copenhagen, Cape Cod, Benjamin Moore, Kitchens, Yellow, East Village, Interior, Justine

Dockless scooter, bike companies get 3-month reprieve from stricter regulations in LA

Los Angeles’ cavalcade of dockless scooters and bikes will avoid stricter requirements, including new fees and a requirement for locks, at least until the end of the year while the Los Angeles Department of Transportation irons out several key regulations for the fledgling industry. The Los Angeles City Council’s transportation committee technically approved a series of proposed regulations by the LADOT this week, but it delayed the rollout until Dec. 31 and sent the toughest rules back to the d...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, North America, Council, Los Angeles City Council, Spin, Lime, Metro, Valley, LA County, San Fernando Valley

The true story of an unsung female World War 2 hero, resistance fighter and Coast Guard pioneer

By Stuart McClung World War II is replete with stories of courage and heroism in the face of evil. It is gratifying to know that not all of them have seen the light of day and continue to be told. This is especially so for those stories that are obscure or little known and even more so when the defiance occurred in opposition to the Japanese military forces, notorious for their brutality and terror tactics. “The Indomitable Florence Finch: The Untold Story of a War Widow Turned Resistance Fighte...
Tags: Books, Japan, California, La, Sport, Things To Do, Britain, Soccer, United States, Philippines, Manila, Coast Guard, U S Army, Finch, HONOLULU Hawaii, San Fernando Valley

L.A. County tops 200,000 coronavirus cases as undercount creates statewide tangle

Los Angeles County surpassed 200,000 coronavirus cases on Thursday, Aug. 6, prompting public health officials to re-sound the alarm on the pandemic’s toll on low-income communities. Technical glitches, meanwhile, continue to hamper the effort to asses the pandemic’s full scope in the region, which lost another 48 lives to the disease. Countywide,  3,290 new cases were reported. At 201,106 cases since March, the county — the most populous in the nation at 10 million — continues to lead the U.S., ...
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LA aims to increase affordable housing Downtown with proposed zoning changes

The Los Angeles City Planning Department on Thursday, Aug. 6, released plans for an incentive-based zoning system for development projects planned for downtown to include more affordable housing units. The new system would replace the existing program for the Transfer of Floor Area Rights, referred to as TFAR, with what City Planning called a “transparent” Community Benefits Program. “In years past, we relied almost exclusively on TFAR to spur affordable housing in downtown, but with mixed resul...
Tags: Business, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Development, Soccer, Community, Southern California, Inglewood, Clippers, City Planning Commission, City Planning, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Vince Bertoni

Coronavirus live updates: New York City sets up checkpoints; Ohio Gov. DeWine tests positive; LA cutting power to party houses

While New York City is setting up checkpoints for travelers to remind them to quarantine, Los Angeles will cut off power to party houses. Latest COVID-19 news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: New York City sets up checkpoints; don't drink the hand sanitizer; LA cutting power to party houses

While New York City is setting up checkpoints for travelers to remind them to quarantine, Los Angeles will cut off power to party houses. Latest COVID-19 news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: New York City sets up checkpoints; Dr. Deborah Birx's 'different' outbreak; LA cutting power to party houses

While New York City is setting up checkpoints for travelers to remind them to quarantine, Los Angeles will cut off power to party houses. Latest COVID-19 news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 6-13

  Kit Plumridge’s “Plague Punk Steam Punk Goes Viral” is on exhibit at Topanga Canyon Gallery in Topanga. (Photo courtesy of Kit Plumridge)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 6-13.   EVENTS   Atlas Obscura – Wonder from Home: “A Find Dining Experience: Foraging Your Own Meal – Mushrooms and Lichens,” with Lori McCarthy and Felicity Roberts, 1 p.m. Aug. 6 ($25;; “Tyler Thrasher Wonder Hour: Poisonous Plants,” 4:30 p.m. Aug. 6 ($10;
Tags: Facebook, New York, La, Nigeria, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, West, Soccer, House, Aclu, Beethoven, Amy Winehouse, Zambia, Venice

The mayor of LA threatened to cut power and water to houses hosting parties after YouTube and TikTok stars kept gathering despite COVID restrictions

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said officials will cut water and power to houses that host parties, which are currently banned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Eric Garcetti said that the measure would only be used on homes that repeatedly break the rules. The announcement came a day after a huge party that ended in gunfire and one woman dead. Parties have been thrown and attended by high-profile YouTube and TikTok stars in the area, including by Jake Paul. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Youtube, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Lapd, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Times, Southern California, Boston Globe, Dwp, Garcetti, Mulholland Drive, Hollywood Hills, Calabasas, John Hopkins University

Garcetti: LA will shut off water, power at sites of large ‘super-spreader’ parties

Amid reports of large parties that flout coronavirus-spurred public safety orders, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday, Aug. 5, that he will begin authorizing water and power services at the properties of repeat offenders. “The consequences of these large parties ripple far beyond just those parties,” Garcetti said in a series of stern statements delivered during an online video briefing. Starting Friday evening, the Los Angeles Police Department will begin logging and responding to l...
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Rio Linda Man Finds Lost Journal With Heartfelt Letters From Grandma To Granddaughter

RIO LINDA (CBS13) – A Rio Linda man says he found a lost journal filled with emotional letters from a grandmother to her granddaughter. “People can look at it and be like oh it’s just book; it’s just a diary; it’s just pages. But it’s what’s written in it,” Luis Martinez said. Martinez found the journal a couple of weeks ago in a truck set for the auction block at the car auction facility he works. “There was a bunch of trash in it and this was sitting right there on the seat. I grabbed it and s...
Tags: Android, La, Local, Seen On, Sacramento River, Los Angeles, Rio Linda, South Carolina, Martinez, Luis Martinez, Rio Linda News, CBS Sacramento News, Merman Mike, Rio Linda Man, Lola Maxine, Arabella Raine

LA leaders tackling homelessness seek more advice from people directly affected by crisis

As dozens of shelters, housing projects and initiatives move forward as part of efforts to tackle the city’s worsening homelessness crisis, Los Angeles city leaders are now taking some steps to seek the advice of those most directly affected by the challenges of being unhoused. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to explore the forming of a committee made up of people experiencing homelessness, and who could provide their perspectives and expertise on policies affecting ...
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Unagi, the iPhone of scooters, now has a subscription service

Unagi, the portable and design-forward electric scooter company that made a splash with celebs and pop stars, has launched a subscription service. The service, called Unagi All-Access, will be offered in New York City and Los Angeles. The company said it plans to expand to additional markets as it gathers customer feedback and refines the service. Customers will be able to choose from two plans. There will be pay-as-you-go monthly plan that costs $39 per month and a discounted annual plan for $3...
Tags: Transportation, La, New York City, Los Angeles, Tech, Customers, Automotive, Scooters, UC Berkeley, Unagi, Hyman, VOI, Haas Business School, David Hyman Unagi

Longtime LA city employee Ron Deaton dies at 77

LOS ANGELES — Friends and colleagues are remembering Ron Deaton, a longtime Los Angeles city employee and former adviser to the City Council, who died on Tuesday at age 77. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer called Deaton “one of the great problem-solvers in L.A. history.” “He was incredibly smart and effective, full of integrity and deeply committed to the people and institutions of Los Angeles,” Feuer wrote on Twitter. “It was a privilege to work alongside him when I served on the City Counc...
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LA Councilman Jose Huizar’s trial to begin in September; he could get more than 100 years in prison

LOS ANGELES — A Sept. 29 trial date was set Wednesday for suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar, who faces federal charges alleging he ran a $1.5 million pay-to-play scheme in which developers were shaken down for cash bribes and campaign donations in exchange for his support of downtown-area development projects. Prosecutors told U.S. District Judge John Walter that they expect the trial to last about 20 days and that it will involve between 40 and 45 witnesses. Walter questioned wh...
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