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Florida reports largest, single-day increase in coronavirus cases

Florida reports largest, single-day increase in coronavirus cases ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases as its daily average death toll continued to also rise. According to state Department […]

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Politics as usual can’t solve America’s problems: Richard Boddie

Politics as usual can’t solve America’s problems: Richard Boddie Hi, I’m Richard Benjamin Boddie. “I was born a highly privileged white lad” on Oct. 19, 1938 in Elmira, New York, the son of Mary Lavinia Johnson Boddie and Rev. Charles Emerson Boddie. OK, not quite. The parents, the location and date are true. But didn’t […]

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Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike pulling off challenging balancing act in the ‘Wubble’

Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike pulling off challenging balancing act in the ‘Wubble’ Asked what it would mean to succeed in the “Wubble” — WNBA players’ term for their version of the NBA bubble — the Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike cited teammate Candace Parker, who said last week: “This season doesn’t have an asterisk next to it, it’s […]

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The short-timer president and the foreign college students

The short-timer president and the foreign college students The short-timer current president wants all schools in the land to open “quickly and beautifully” this fall. If you hadn’t read that he briefly and inconsequentially attended a military academy, Fordham and the University of Pennsylvania, you might well think: Is this a person who has ever […]

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Proposition 16 will bring discrimination in the name of equality: Michelle Steel

Proposition 16 will bring discrimination in the name of equality: Michelle Steel Over two decades ago, California set a clear standard by passing a constitutional amendment that put the state on a path to towards true equality. Proposition 209, passed by voters in 1996, adopted language from the 1964 Civil Rights Act to prohibit the […]

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Riverside County now using 100% of licensed ICU beds as coronavirus cases rise

Riverside County now using 100% of licensed ICU beds as coronavirus cases rise Riverside County was using 100% of its licensed intensive care beds Friday, July 10, as hospitals rushed to convert regular hospital beds for ICU use. No patient is going without proper care, county spokeswoman Brooke Federico said Friday night, because the county […]

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Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers’ phones, reports say

Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers’ phones, reports say By Tali Arbel, The Associated Press Amazon has told employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app, according to reports and posts by Twitter users who said they were Amazon […]

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Community organizations are returning to their 19th century roots

Community organizations are returning to their 19th century roots When I needed to donate a box of vegetables recently, I called a nonprofit in my Queens neighborhood in Queens, New York, that organizes low-wage immigrant workers. The organizer, Will Rodriguez, said, “You know, Rinku, we don’t usually do this stuff, but we just had to […]

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Laemmle’s Claremont 5 movie theater, closed by coronavirus, is for sale

Laemmle’s Claremont 5 movie theater, closed by coronavirus, is for sale Fans of Laemmle’s Claremont 5 worried last August that the movie theater might close as part of a purported sale of the beloved chain. But they breathed a sigh of relief in November when the owners, after shedding two locations, called off the sale. […]

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Del Mar Opening Day consensus picks for Friday July 10

Del Mar Opening Day consensus picks for Friday July 10 The consensus box of picks comes from handicappers Bob Mieszerski, Art Wilson, Terry Turrell and Eddie Wilson. Here are the picks for Friday, July 10 for racing at opening day at Del Mar. Trouble viewing on mobile device? See consensus picks Enjoy the consensus horse […]

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