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LeBron James finishes as NBA assists leader as Lakers fall to Kings

LeBron James finishes as NBA assists leader as Lakers fall to Kings LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. >> One of the shortest Lakers regular seasons in history — and yet also the longest — finally came to an end. It’s been 296 days since a high-profile Lakers-Clippers match-up at Staples Center that kicked off the 2019-2020 […]

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California’s crusade against the gig economy and Prop. 22

California’s crusade against the gig economy and Prop. 22 Reasonable people can disagree whether the business model of Uber, Lyft and other transportation services is a model of flexible part-time work or cruelly exploits non-employee workers. Their drivers, often using their own vehicles, are paid by the ride, giving rise to the term “gig economy.” […]

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Clippers secure No. 2 seed with victory over Denver Nuggets

Clippers secure No. 2 seed with victory over Denver Nuggets Kawhi Leonard #2 of the LA Clippers drives to the basket against Torrey Craig #3 of the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 12, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kim […]

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What’s next? UCLA football looks beyond postponed fall season

What’s next? UCLA football looks beyond postponed fall season Well before the Pac-12 joined the Big Ten on Tuesday in announcing it was canceling the 2020 fall football season and all of its fall sports in hopes of beginning in January and playing through the spring, UCLA had been taking a cautious approach. The Bruins […]

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Reject Proposition 19, a cynical special interest money grab

Reject Proposition 19, a cynical special interest money grab California counties should implement the good part of Proposition 19; the voters should handle the bad part by turning down the ballot measure this November. Portability — taking your property tax bill with you when you move from one California county to another — rightly protects […]

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Chargers coach Anthony Lynn reveals in ‘Hard Knocks’ episode he had coronavirus

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn reveals in ‘Hard Knocks’ episode he had coronavirus The opening scene of “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” had a shocking announcement made by Chargers coach Anthony Lynn. Lynn revealed to his players that he had tested positive for coronavirus earlier in the offseason. “I can’t promise you you’re not going to get […]

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1 Inland restaurant closes due to a coronavirus death; 2 others reopen

1 Inland restaurant closes due to a coronavirus death; 2 others reopen This week’s restaurant closures related to the novel coronavirus pandemic include a restaurant in Redlands whose owner died of COVID-19. Elsewhere in the Inland Empire, another restaurant closed due to financial uncertainty caused by the pandemic and two others announced reopening plans after […]

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Mike Trout’s second homer of the night completes Angels comeback

Mike Trout’s second homer of the night completes Angels comeback Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout, center, is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei […]

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Alexander: Dodgers-Padres is closer to a fair fight

Alexander: Dodgers-Padres is closer to a fair fight Dave Roberts certainly remembers the last time the Padres really believed they had a legitimate shot at catching and passing the Dodgers. He was the Padres’ bench coach in that optimistic spring of 2015, after new general manager A.J. Preller had loaded up on veterans to take […]

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Coronavirus: These maps show every U.S. county’s 14-day case count and cases per 100,000

Coronavirus: These maps show every U.S. county’s 14-day case count and cases per 100,000 Pitch Interactive, a data visualization studio, and Big Local News, a program of Stanford University’s Journalism and Democracy Initiative, created COVID-19 case maps that track coronavirus cases around the globe. The map of U.S. counties and the world map shows how […]

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