Tag: California

Live Kobe Bryant Death Coverage and Updates

ImageAira Marqueses, center, comforted her friends after writing tributes to Kobe Bryant near Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday.Credit…Kyle Grillot for The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: The flight needed special clearance to fly through fog. There was no voice recorder in the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, Calif., on […]

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Live Updates on Death of Kobe Bryant: Helicopter Didn’t Have ‘Black Box’

ImageAira Marqueses, center, comforted her friends after writing tributes to Kobe Bryant near Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday.Credit…Kyle Grillot for The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: The helicopter carrying Bryant had no ‘black box.’ There was no voice recorder in the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday, […]

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Kobe Bryant’s Fans in California Remember the Lakers Legend

ImageA memorial was created at home plate on the Orange Coast College baseball field in Costa Mesa.Credit…Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register, via Associated Press Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) On Monday, as more information emerged about the helicopter crash that killed nine people, including Kobe Bryant […]

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The N.B.A. and the World React to Kobe Bryant’s Death: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageCredit…David Walter Banks for The New York Times Here’s what we know so far about the crash. The retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday, along with seven other victims. The helicopter was flying […]

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Junkyard Find: 1987 Jaguar XJ6

<img data-attachment-id="1706466" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/junkyard-find-1987-jaguar-xj6/00-1987-jaguar-xj6-in-california-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1987-Jaguar-XJ6-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1987 Jaguar XJ6 in California junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1987 Jaguar XJ6 in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1987-Jaguar-XJ6-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1987-Jaguar-XJ6-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1706466″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/00-1987-Jaguar-XJ6-in-California-junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1987 Jaguar XJ6 in California junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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In Impeachment Battle, California Stands on the Front Lines

LOS ANGELES — When The Sacramento Bee published a scathing editorial about the impeachment trial last week — using words like “deliberately misled” “betrayed” and “lied” — much of the newspaper’s wrath was directed not at President Trump, but at one of his leading defenders: Devin Nunes, a Republican congressman who represents the Central Valley. […]

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Kobe Bryant, Transformational Star of the N.B.A., Dies in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers basketball star who was one of the greatest to play the game, and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday outside Los Angeles, rocking the sports world and generating an outpouring of grief and shock across the country. The helicopter went […]

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Coronavirus Infections Expanding at a Growing Rate

SHANGHAI — A top Chinese health official warned on Sunday that the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, already extraordinarily rapid, could accelerate further, deepening global fears about an illness that has sickened more than 2,000 people worldwide and killed at least 56 people in China. Adding to the growing alarm, the official, Ma Xiaowei, […]

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LeBron James Joins Forces With Lyft To Provide Youth With Free Bike-Share Memberships

NBA star LeBron James has been dedicated to making an impact in the lives of youth. According to CBS News, the Ohio native recently teamed up with Lyft to surprise teens with free access to bikes. James’ experiences growing up inspired him to participate in the “Lyft Up” initiative. While growing up in Akron he […]

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Overlooked No More: Judee Sill, Singer Whose Life Was Cut Short

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. Judee Sill’s career had all the makings of a great singer-songwriter story. She was at the center of the 1970s folk-rock scene in California, alongside contemporaries like Jackson Browne and J.D. Souther. She became the first […]

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Group of ‘furries’ help police arrest domestic violence suspect outside of California convention

A group of Good Samaritans — all of them dressed in furry animal costumes — helped police arrest a man suspected of domestic violence on Friday. A group of furries was able to help police apprehend a domestic violence suspect in San Jose on Friday. The incident took place outside of the San Jose Convention […]

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Frieda Caplan, Who Enlivened the Produce Aisle, Dies at 96

Frieda Rapoport Caplan, a food distributor who changed the look of American produce aisles and made palates more adventurous by championing kiwifruit, enoki mushrooms, Jerusalem artichokes and countless other once-exotic items, died on Jan. 18 at her home in Los Alamitos, Calif., southeast of Los Angeles. She was 96. Cindy Sherman, head of marketing at […]

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It Took Them 130 Years, but Pasadena Police Have Appointed Their First Female Deputy Chief. And She Black!

Photo: Pasadena Police Department California is thought by many to be the be all end all of progressive states. Apparently, though, there are even pockets of the Golden State that come tardy to the party of breaking down gender and racial barriers. But hey, better late than never, as they say. According to ABC7, the […]

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Kamala Harris Is Said to Be Weighing an Endorsement of Joe Biden

Senator Kamala Harris is weighing an endorsement of Joseph R. Biden Jr., according to multiple Democratic officials familiar with her deliberations. Such a move could lift Mr. Biden’s campaign and perhaps do even more to enhance Ms. Harris’s chances of becoming vice president, but it could also anger her liberal base in California. An endorsement […]

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2nd child molester dies after being attacked at California prison

× 2nd child molester dies after being attacked at California prison CORCORAN, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) —  A second convicted child molester has died after being attacked July 16 by another inmate at the California State Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The second victim, 62-year-old Graham De Luis-Conti, died […]

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A Late Push to Find Wildfire Victims Doubles PG&E Claims

A deadline extension and an aggressive effort to track down victims have doubled the number of damage claims against Pacific Gas & Electric over California wildfires started by its equipment. A filing Tuesday related to the giant utility’s bankruptcy case said more than 80,000 people were now seeking to tap into a relief fund projected […]

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Wanted man who prompted Elizabeth City college lockdown in September arrested in California

ELK GROVE, Calif. – The shooting suspect who caused a local college to be put on lockdown in September has been arrested in California, the Elizabeth City Police Department announced Tuesday. Caprie Anthony Paige Police say on January 20, 23-year-old Caprie Anthony Paige was arrested by the Pacific Southwest Regional Task Forces in Elk Grove, […]

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Three teens dead, three injured after California driver intentionally rammed Prius, authorities say

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CORONA, Calif. (KTLA) – A man intentionally rammed a Toyota Prius, causing the vehicle to slam into a tree, killing three teenage boys who were inside, the California Highway Patrol said Monday. CHP released this booking photo of Anurag Chandra on Jan. 20, 2020. Three other teen boys […]

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