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LA Sheriff Says Unsafe Speed Was Primary Cause Of Tiger Woods Crash; No Sign Of Impairment

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Sheriff speaking today about Tiger Woods crash investigation; media report says speed was cause

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has changed plans and decided to provide an update Wednesday morning on the investigation into the February crash that seriously injured pro golfer Tiger Woods. Last Wednesday, Villanueva announced the investigation into the Rancho Palos Verdes rollover crash had been completed — but that details were being withheld due to privacy issues. “A cause has been determined, the investigation has concluded,” Villanueva said at the time. “However,...
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Sheriff speaking today about Tiger Woods crash investigation

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will provide an update Wednesday morning on the investigation into the crash that seriously injured pro golfer Tiger Woods. Last Wednesday, Villanueva announced the investigation into the Rancho Palos Verdes rollover crash had been completed but that details were being withheld due to privacy issues. “A cause has been determined, the investigation has concluded,” Villanueva said. “However, we have reached out to Tiger Woods and his personn...
Tags: Florida, Celebrities, News, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tiger Woods, Woods, Southern California, Los Angeles County, KABC, Tokyo Japan, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Palos Verdes, UCLA Medical Center


Inglewood mayor hospitalized following ‘cardiac event,’ city confirms

Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. is recovering following a “cardiac event” Monday that required emergency surgery and days of hospitalization, according to city officials. City Manager Artie Fields confirmed the medical emergency Thursday after it was first reported by the blog 2UrbanGirls. “On March 8, Monday evening at approximately 5:30 p.m., Mayor James T. Butts Jr. experienced a cardiac event while in his office at city hall,” Fields said in a statement. “He was transported to UCLA Medica...
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LA County rise in deputy-involved shootings, inmate deaths, spurs added calls for sheriff transparency

Los Angeles County’s top watchdog on Tuesday, March 9, voiced concern to leaders over rising numbers of inmate deaths and deputy-involved shootings, saying they are troubling trends for the Sheriff’s Department, which has pushed back on demands for transparency. “Even if you leave out COVID, this year had more (in-custody) deaths than previously,” said Inspector General Max Huntsman, whose office is tasked with oversight of the department and other county offices. “And out on the street, the num...
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Tiger Woods transferred to Cedars-Sinai for further treatment of leg injuries

After two days at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center recovering from emergency surgery to his right leg, Tiger Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for continuing care and recovery, officials said. “On behalf of our staff, it was an honor to provide orthopaedic trauma care to one of our generation’s greatest athletes,” Dr. Anish Mahajan, interim chief medical officer and chief executive officer of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, said in a statement. Woods was moved to Cedars-S...
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What we know: The latest on Tiger Woods' recovery as he is transferred to new hospital

Tiger Woods was moved from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center two days after a car crash left him with serious injuries.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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LA Times on Tiger Woods: 'A Bright Morning, a Bend in the Road, a Horrible Crash'

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Tags: Sport, Golf, Times, Los Angeles Times, Nelson, Woods, LA Times, Hawthorne, LA County, UCLA Medical Center, Rolling Hills, Donnie Nelson, Rancho Palos Verdes, Hawthorne Boulevard, The Armchair Golfer, Alex Villanueva


Vin Scully’s wife, Sandi, dies at 76

LOS ANGELES — Sandi Scully, wife of iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, has passed away at the age of 76. The Dodgers acknowledged Scully’s death with an announcement on Monday afternoon. “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Sandi Scully, the loving wife of Vin and a beloved member of the Dodger family,” Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten said in a statement released by the team. “Sandi was Vin’s biggest fan and was always there in loving support of him at Dodger Stadium until she b...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Mlb, Los Angeles Dodgers, Scully, Lou Gehrig, Dodgers, Vin Scully, Vin, UCLA Medical Center, Stan Kasten, Sandi, Top Stories LADN


As LA County tops 600,000 cases, officials lift ban on indoor worship

As 13,756 new cases reported on Saturday, Dec. 19 pushed Los Angeles County’s total past the sad milestone of 600,000 since the pandemic began — public health officials announced they are modifying stay-home orders to allow for indoor and outdoor worship, in response to recent Supreme Court rulings. Meanwhile, the Associated Press reported on Saturday that the Tournament of Roses was denied a special exemption from the state of California to allow a few hundred fans to attend the Rose Bowl on Ja...
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As LA County tops 600,000 coronavirus cases, officials lift ban on indoor worship

As 13,756 new cases reported on Saturday, Dec. 19 pushed Los Angeles County’s total past the sad milestone of 600,000 since the pandemic began — public health officials announced they are modifying stay-home orders to allow for indoor and outdoor worship, in response to recent Supreme Court rulings. Meanwhile, the Associated Press reported on Saturday that the Tournament of Roses was denied a special exemption from the state of California to allow a few hundred fans to attend the Rose Bowl on Ja...
Tags: Supreme Court, California, Medical, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Kaiser, Associated Press, Pfizer, Pasadena, Richard, Rand, Southern California, Providence, U S Supreme Court, Los Angeles County


Medical teams feel heat as unbounded LA County hospitalizations climb to record 5,763

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Los Angeles County climbed to 5,763, another chilling record, on Friday, Dec. 18 punctuating the pandemic’s deadliest week. The medical-center logjam helped fuel Southern California’s intensive-care unit availability index, which remained at 0% for the record day on the state’s pandemic dashboard. Just since Monday, the county has reported more than 71,000 new cases. Friday’s 16,504 new cases brought the county’s total to 596,721 since the pandemic began. L.A. Cou...
Tags: News, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Lego, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Long Beach, Kaiser, National Nurses United, Pfizer, Lausd, Pasadena, Local News, Legoland California


Moving scenes show the first coronavirus vaccine in the US being administered to healthcare workers across the country

Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images Healthcare workers administered shots to their colleagues across the nation this week, beginning the next long-awaited phase of the pandemic since it began in March. The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine last Friday, and the first batches of the vaccine rolled out earlier this week. The vaccine is said to be 95% effective, experts said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The f...
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Hospitals ‘under siege’ as LA County confronts deadliest-ever coronavirus day, 21,411 new cases

Los Angeles County reported its deadliest day of the pandemic so far on Wednesday, Dec. 16, adding 138 more lives lost to the unrelenting novel coronavirus. Officials warned, however, that the worst is likely yet to come. Average daily deaths reported over the past week in L.A. County now surpass 60, a new high, as a total of 8,568 people have lost their lives here so far. The county on Wednesday also reported 21,411 new cases, another record for daily reports. Not counting the 7,000 that were r...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Healthcare, Long Beach, Pfizer, Lausd, Pasadena, Arcadia, Southern California, Ventura, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Ferrer


L.A. man killed in Gardena crash

GARDENA — A 64-year-old man was fatally injured Wednesday in a collision in Gardena. Thomas Cary Davis Jr., of Los Angeles, was driving a Dodge Ram northbound on Van Ness Avenue, north of 139th Street, shortly before 10:30 a.m., when his vehicle rear-ended a vehicle, according to Gardena Police Department Lt. Christopher Cuff, who said a third vehicle also sustained damage. Davis was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he died, Cuff said. Related Articles Chain-reactio...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Davis, Pasadena, Lapd, UCLA Medical Center, Gardena, Van Ness Avenue, Castaic, Arleta, Top Stories Breeze, Crime and Public Safety, Granada Hills Vehicle


New buildings part of $1.6 billion upgrade project at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center near Torrance

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center near Torrance, one of five trauma centers in Los Angeles County, has begun a $1.6 billion upgrade that will include a new 468,000-square-foot inpatient tower and 198,000-square-foot outpatient building, dramatically reshaping the antiquated facility and improving patient care. Demolition of World War II-era barracks on the hospital’s campus is already underway and the project is slated to be “substantially completed” by mid-2027. The improvement project was “much-neede...
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Whicker: Kevin Rooney’s first year off the sidelines has been as strange as all of ours

There is never enough time, until there is too much. Kevin Rooney did not plan to retire when he did. For 40 years he coached Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks, and he won four Southern Section titles. His players were asked to make good grades, play hard, behave themselves and speak with a civil tongue. Rooney’s strongest epithet was “God bless America!” “People would ask me about retirement,” Rooney said. “I’d say, ‘What would I do that for? I don’t hunt, fish or play golf.’ “I was enjoying what...
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Man shot by deputies at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has died

LOS ANGELES — Authorities said Tuesday that a patient who was shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy inside Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in October has died. Nicholas Burgos Jr., 38, who had been shot multiple times, died on Nov. 1, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office reported. Burgos was hospitalized after the Oct. 6 shooting, which occurred after he used a piece of steel medical equipment to shatter a fourth-floor hospital window, then smashed his way into a room where an injured depu...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Paramount Studios, Soccer, Police Shooting, Lapd, Alfred, Los Angeles County, Burgos, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Granada Hills, Alex Villanueva


UCLA nurses seek timely notification for frontline workers exposed to COVID-19

Registered nurses at UCLA plan to hold a rally Tuesday, Nov. 10 to demand that hospital administration notify frontline workers when they’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and also guarantee routine testing for nurses and other medical personnel. The workers, represented by the California Nurses Association, claim there has been minimal notification from hospital management when coworkers test positive and that contact tracing has been spotty. Nurses must currently complete a daily symptom review via ...
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New report finds increase in Los Angeles County violent hate crimes

Violent hate crimes, especially against transgender people, and religious crimes, particularly against Jewish people, increased in Los Angeles County in 2019, according to an released by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations on Friday, Oct. 23. While the number of hate crimes overall increased by just one incident — 523 in 2018 to 524 a year later —  the authors of the report found that the percentage of violent hate crimes increased countywide. According to the report, of all t...
Tags: Crime, News, Washington, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Social Issues, DEA, Race Relations, Social Justice, Hate, Southern California, Northridge, Lee


LAPD officers wound Fullerton sexual assault suspect outside Hollywood studio

HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles police officers shot at a sexual assault suspect outside Paramount Studios in Hollywood, leading to a 90-minute barricade inside a building on the lot and the arrest early Monday morning of the injured suspect. The suspect was a man under surveillance in the area by Fullerton police conducting a sexual assault investigation, said Fullerton police Corporal Billy Phu. The Fullerton officers attempted to arrest the suspect about 10 p.m. Sunday, he produced a knife and office...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Sexual Assault, Los Angeles, Sport, Paramount Studios, Soccer, Taser, Local News, Police Shooting, Lapd, Paramount, Los Angeles Police Department, LA County, Fullerton, UCLA Medical Center


LAPD swarms Paramount Studios lot, officers search for suspect after police shooting

An officer-involved shooting occurred Sunday night at Paramount Studios in Hollywood and a search was underway for a suspect who may be barricaded inside a building near the front gate. The shooting was reported around 10:45 p.m. at the studio on Melrose Avenue near Gower Street, according to Officer A. Delatorre of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center. NBC4 reported the studio was evacuated and locked down as officers looked from the air and ground to confirm whether the suspec...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Sport, Paramount Studios, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, Police Shooting, Lapd, Los Angeles Police Department, LA County, UCLA Medical Center, McClain, Melrose Avenue, Orris, Gower Street


Video shows LA County Sheriff’s deputy firing on suspect in Willowbrook

WILLOWBROOK — Video surveillance footage shows tense moments in South Los Angeles as a fleeing suspect is chased, then fatally shot, by a sheriff’s deputy in Willowbrook. The imagery, broadcast on ABC7, provides more insight into the death of the Los Angeles man armed with a gun in the unincorporated area near South Los Angeles Friday. The man who died was identified as Fred Williams, 25, by coroner’s investigator K. Weber. While the Sheriff’s Department says there may also be body camera video ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Police Shooting, Lapd, South Los Angeles, Sheriff s Department, UCLA Medical Center, McClain, City News Service, Eric Ortiz, Willowbrook, LA County Sheriff, Fred Williams


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center chief hopes Sheriff will assess actions of deputy who shot patient inside hospital

Officials at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center said Friday that they hope Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will conduct an assessment of law enforcement’s actions after a patient, who was acting erratically, was shot by a deputy inside the hospital more than a week ago. In a statement released Friday, Dr. Anish Mahajan, acting chief executive officer and chief medical officer at the hospital, said the hospital is equipped with “a behavioral response team that is trained to safely de-escalate ...
Tags: Crime, News, Sheriff, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Police Shooting, Alfred, Compton, Los Angeles County, Sheriff s Department, UCLA Medical Center, McClain, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, VILLANUEVA, Mahajan


8 must-read books on the psychedelic experience

Hundreds of millions of dollars are pouring into psychedelics companies right now. With loosening restrictions on clinical research, new therapeutic modalities are being investigated for anxiety, depression, and more. The psychedelic literature is rich with anecdotal accounts and clinical studies. UC Berkeley recently announced the launch of its center for psychedelic research and education, thanks to an anonymous $1.25 million donation. This follows Imperial College London's 2019 founding of ...
Tags: Books, Religion, Depression, Anxiety, Medical Research, Innovation, Silicon Valley, South America, Jesus, Kerouac, UC Berkeley, Imperial College London, Miller, Ayahuasca, Derek, Mdma


Ex-UCLA gynecologist faces 20 additional charges

Dr. James Mason Heaps LOS ANGELES — An obstetrician-gynecologist formerly employed by UCLA now faces a total of 20 felony counts charging him with sexually assaulting seven patients between 2011 and 2018, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Dr. James Mason Heaps, 63, of Woodland Hills, initially faced charges involving two alleged victims. He pleaded not guilty to the newly filed charges Monday and was taken into custody and ordered to return to court on Sept. 1...
Tags: News, Sexual Assault, Office, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ronald Reagan, Bail, Ucla, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, Woodland Hills, Weinstein, UCLA Medical Center, James Mason


Southern California hospitals gearing up for surge in coronavirus cases

Large hospital systems in Southern California are preparing to create more space for coronavirus patients as cases continue to surge in the region and across the state. One ER physician said hospital CEOs “are getting anxious” about the capacity of their facilities to handle the influx, and some are developing staged plans to ensure they can. From Riverside and San Bernardino counties to Los Angeles and Orange counties, the numbers of patients infected with COVID-19 have been climbing dramatical...
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Enter to Win a 2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray Z51 & $20,000!

The 2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray is the first mid-engine Vette in history. We were able to see it in person right before COVID-19 hit and were duly impressed. Suffice it to say, after all of the hype and rumors, the mid-engine Corvette was worth the wait.  Now Omaze is giving you a chance to win a 2020 Corvette Stingray Z51 (and $20,000 cash!) by entering their latest campaign to benefit the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.   Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be c...
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Bruce’s Beach Juneteenth celebration sheds light on Black history in Manhattan Beach

Clear skies and sun poured over the grass area that used to be a Black-owned beach resort in Manhattan Beach on Friday, June 19. The theme was love and unity, with motorists showing solidarity by honking their horns and displaying signs in their car windows that read “Black Lives Matter.” About 50 folks — Black people, other people of color and white allies — laid out their blankets and filled Bruce’s Beach, with family and friends, to celebrate Juneteenth, June 19, 1865, the day African America...
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What You Should Know About CBD for Muscle Recovery

Sportspersons tend to push their bodies to the maximum for it to perform optimally. The way you recuperate is similarly as significant in deciding how well you prepare plus perform. Moreover, knowing how to speed up muscle recovery will assist you to get back out there to the sport you love quickly. With the above in mind, are you aware that CBD has the capability to assist with your sports recovery? It doesn’t matter whether you participate in sprints, play basketball, or even lift weights; C...
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