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Kobe Bryant fans gather to watch memorial at Santa Ana City Hall About 70 people saw the memorial as it was broadcast live from Staples Center.

Harvey Weinstein, already facing up to 25 years for NY conviction, could get 28 more in LA case LOS ANGELES - Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein - found guilty Monday of rape and felony sex crime counts in New York - still faces serious charges in Los Angeles that could land him a longer prison sentence. Weinstein, 69, was acquitted of the most serious New York charge - predatory sexual assault.

Where did all our old quarantine facilities go? A century ago, California had a quarantine station on Angel Island that held 400 beds, a hospital, disinfecting plant, laboratories and convalescence quarters. Today, that facility and similarly is…

The Latest: College star says Gianna Bryant was just rising The Latest on the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in downtown Los Angeles :.

Lake Oroville Floating Campsites Reservations Things To Do There are ten floating campsites on Lake Oroville. Reservations available April through October. Exact locations of the floating campsites depend on lake elevation. Detailed information on the locations will be provided at check-in. 10 Floating Campsites - 198 Standard campsites - 15 horse sites.

Curt Seeden: It's time to play ball in Fountain Valley Fountain Valley Girls Fastpitch Softball will hold opening ceremonies at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Opening day games are Saturday. League officials say Fountain Valley Girls Fastpitch Softball emphasizes sportsmanship, fellowship, self-coordination and teamwork.

Vanessa Bryant sues helicopter firm over death of Kobe, daughter Vanessa Bryant's Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit names Island Express Helicopters, Island Express Holding Corp. and the estate of the helicopter's pilot, Ara Zobayan, who also died in the Jan. 26 crash. Island Express officials could not be reached for immediate comment.

Trashed Valentine’s Day balloons show no love for the ocean or its wildlife Rich German of Laguna Beach collected 31 discarded balloons the weekend after Valentine’s Day while aboard a personal watercraft near his home.

Couple lost in Northern California woods survived on muddy water and fern fronds A couple who went missing in the woods of Northern California for a week survived by drinking from a muddy puddle and eating fern fronds, said rescuers who had given up hopes of finding them alive.

A Livermore Valley wine experiment three years in the making Livermore Valley Vintners’ Collective is six winemakers making six different wines from the same grapes and set of rules. Will you be able to tell the blends apart? Will they?

Vanessa Bryant sues helicopter operator for deaths of her husband Kobe and daughter Gianna The widow of Kobe Bryant has sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed her husband and her 13-year-old daughter last month.

LIVE UPDATES: Thousands Honor Kobe And Gianna Bryant In Public Memorial Officials were reminding fans without tickets to avoid the area. The memorial set to get underway at 10 a.m., with thousands of fans lined up to get in as early as 6 a.m.

KFC’s donut chicken sandwiches go on sale today The limited-time menu item features an Extra Crispy chicken fillet slapped between two glazed doughnuts.

California Takes the Lead in Regulating PFAS Chemicals in Drinking Water California finds itself once again taking the lead by setting regulatory standards stricter than the rest of the nation. At issue is the nearly ubiquitous presence of certain PFAS chemicals in drinking water, a problem being addressed to varying degrees by many states and federal regulators.

A year after Marine disappears on High Sierra hike, family still unsure what happened Marine Matthew Kraft left on a 2-week backcountry trek Feb. 24, 2019 and hasn’t been seen since.

California carrying national economy, in spite of Trump's roadblocks Upon hearing about his impeachment and the allegations that President Trump has told more than 15,000 documentable lies during his almost 1,100 days in office, his supporters generally have one major rejoinder: The economy is doing great. That's been true for most of the Trump presidency.

Report: Vanessa Bryant Files Lawsuit Against Helicopter Company In Kobe Crash 26, Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed when the helicopter they were riding in crashed in the Calabasas hills amid heavy fog.

Massive crowd in India greets President Trump with welcoming embrace and admiration of the United States AHMEDABAD, INDIA - President Donald Trump basked in India's welcoming embrace on a day that featured a mega-rally with cheering crowds, a mutual admiration show with his counterpart and a sunset tour of the famed Taj Mahal.

Good Samaritan killed after San Mateo crash identified The man had pulled over to check on a three-car pileup when a car struck him early Friday morning, according to CHP.

The Best Dishes Eater Editors Ate This Week, February 2020 So over a lunch of nigiri and sushi rolls at Taihei in Monterey Park, a friend and I shared a hefty cauldron filled with shrimp, chicken, fish cakes, napa cabbage, and mushrooms - all cooked in a fortifying dashi broth. Hiding underneath the abundant vegetables and proteins were wonderfully sticky orbs of mochi.

California dreamin': A beginner's guide to the San Francisco Silent Film Festival Could there be a finer thought in a grey week such as this one than a burst of California sunshine? Maybe there's one, the gilded interior of the Castro Theatre in the heart of San Francisco, which truly has to be seen to be believed.

Visiting the Skyline & the Gaslamp District, San Diego. After checking out of my hotel, I walked around Orange Ave. street for a bit. It was near the hotel and thought it was worth exploring. I found out that they actually had quite a few shops and cafès. I took a break and got a latte at 1134 Coffee shop.

Tahquitz Canyon Palm Springs Day Trip It is truly one of the crown jewels of southern California's early history. Situated just west of Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, Tahquitz Canyon is home to an idyllic desert environment just on the edge of modern civilization.

Warriors’ Chase Center welcomes 1 millionth guest with all of this Chase Center has been incredibly busy since opening in September in San Francisco, hosting not just Warriors games but also many sold-out concerts.

Kobe & Gianna Bryant: A Celebration Of Life Los Angeles prepares to say goodbye to Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

Beach weather in February? Warm temperatures on tap for Southern California this week Anyone longing to break out their swimsuits and body boards will have cause to celebrate this week, as warming temperatures will bring beach weather to large swaths of Southern California.

Orange Unified's science centers will open next school year at high schools The science centers are the flagship projects of the district's $288 million Measure S, approved by voters in 2016 to finance improvements and construction through the sale of bonds. To repay the bonds, property owners have had about $29 per $100,000 of assessed value added each year to their property tax bills.

How To Watch The Kobe Bryant Memorial Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna will be remembered Monday with a public memorial service at Staples Center.

Adopt A Pet: Leah SAN DIEGO - Six year old Leah is a short-haired Tortie who is looking for her forever home! Leah is described to be a low key cat who likes to spend her day lounging or snuggling on someone's lap. She is a perfect cat who has been looked over entirely at the shelter.

San Diego State University basketball drops to number five after loss to UNLV - Kansas is back on top of the college basketball world after knocking off Baylor in a matchup of Big 12 heavyweights, while the Bears dropped to No. 2 in The Associated Press men's poll Monday after their nip-and-tuck loss in Waco. The Jayhawks received 62 of 64 first-place votes from the national media panel to take over the No.

Farewell’ director Lulu Wang bartends at LA restaurant while answering questions for 5 hours After earning accolades last year for her emotional masterpiece The Farewell, director Lulu Wang asked Twitter in early February what it would be like for her to do a Q&A while bartending somewhere in LA.

Mummenschanz: The Art of No Noise What Mummenschanz does isn't quite dance, not exactly clowning, nor is it mime, but it might be a combination of all three in something that might be best described as physical poetry. Regardless, if the point of art is to open your heart, then Mummenschanz is directly on task.

Fremont woman allegedly planted smoke bomb in Walmart Kali Lynn Farrell, 25, was testing out a method of distracting employees during future thefts, Milpitas police said.

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty; Attorneys Seek To Dismiss New Charges In Hate Crime Hoax Case A new indictment filed earlier this month charged Smollett with six counts of disorderly conduct, accusing him of filing false police reports that he was attacked on the way home from Subway in the middle of the night in Streeterville in January 2019.

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco On one of my visits to San Francisco, I decided to go see Alcatraz Island. Myself, and a few friends I was working with at the time, took the tour boat over from the Fisherman's Wharf area. It's a short ride and before you know it, you're there.

California's Snowpack Shrivels, Raising Fears of Future Wildfires It's estimated to support $1.4 trillion in economic activity and 16 million U.S. jobs. That's one twelfth of the total U.S. domestic product. From month to month and year to year, snowpack levels from California east through the Rockies will vary, perhaps even more dramatically due to climate change.

Stars And Athletes Pay Tribute At Moving Kobe Bryant Public Memorial Only ticketed attendees will be allowed anywhere near the event and will be required to show their tickets to a Los Angeles police officer or staff member to gain access. The following streets are closed:. KPCC producer Pablo Cabrera will be inside Staples Center.

City Council District 5 candidate Joe Leventhal wants to improve roads and work to fix homelessness SAN DIEGO - The City Council race for District 5 is heating up with less than two weeks until the March primary. Local attorney, former ethics commissioner Joe Leventhal joined us on Good Morning San Diego to share some details on how he plans to improve our roads and work to fix homelessness in San Diego.

Harvey Weinstein Convicted In Sexual Assault Trial Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been convicted by a New York jury in the most prominent case sparked by the #MeToo movement. He was remanded into custody to await sentencing in March. The jury found Weinstein guilty on two counts; a criminal sex act for assault on Miriam Haley and third-degree rape of Jessica Mann in 2013.

Fans Don Custom-Made Clothes Paying Tribute To Kobe, Gianna Bryant With gifts, flowers and signs prohibited from the service, some fans went the extra mile to show their love and devotion to Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.

Harvey Weinstein Trial: Guilty On 2 Counts, Not Guilty Of More Serious Charges Criminal sexual act carries a maximum of 25 years, and rape in the third degree carries a maximum of four years.

A new voting system in L.A. raises the stakes for California's primary Ballots have been fully redesigned; thousands of neighborhood polling places are gone, replaced by fewer regional voting centers; and once there, millions of Angelenos will use new touch-screen devices approved by state officials just weeks ago. Voters across the county had their first experiences with the new process over the weekend.

Fans Share Their Thoughts, Memories Of Kobe Bryant Share your memories of Kobe and how he touched the lives of you and your family.

Senior hikers lost in forest on Valentine's Day found alive 1 week later According to Schneider, the two hadn't eaten in over a week and survived by drinking water from a puddle. He added that they were suffering from hypothermia and were unable to walk when they were found, and Kiparsky had lost her shoes.

Watch Live: Kobe Bryant Memorial in Los Angeles A public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at Staples Center in Los Angeles is expected to host some 20,000 people, including celebrities, athletes and fans.

Kelso Dunes & Depot Mojave Desert Trip Kelso Dunes are spectacular at nearly 700 feet high. Kelso dunes and Kelso Depot make an interesting stop on a trip through the Mojave Desert.

Favorite Photography Spots: San Francisco Check out our other blog posts about our travels to San Francisco! 4 Days in San Francisco. California Road trip. Top US Landmarks. Pier 39. Admittedly, this isn't my most favorite spot to take pictures of in San Francisco. It's a very touristy area and therefore very crowded.

Car hits crowd at German carnival; several injured BERLIN - A car drove into a crowd at Carnival procession in a German town on Monday, injuring several people, police said. A large number of police are at the scene in Volkmarsen, about 280 kilometers southwest of Berlin, and the driver was arrested, Northern Hesse police said.

In Los Angeles, a Hug That Seems to Never End In my entirely unscientific research, this is the way that some people in Los Angeles - you know, the clichéd touchy feely types the city has always been associated with - seem to greet each other.

Memorial ceremony set for kobe bryant, helicopter crash victims Zeidman and Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore on Friday stressed that the ceremony will not be broadcast on any of the outdoor screens at Staples Center or in the adjacent L.A. Live plaza. "This is, to be clear, a ticketed worldwide event at this location," Moore said.

Early Voting Underway In California IStockEarly voting is underway in California’s presidential primary election. Voting began Saturday and will be available through 8 p.m. on Election Day. Secretary of State Alex Padilla says a record 20.5 million people are registered to vote.

California OKs first community solar program under new building standard, troubling rooftop advocates Under the program, customers can still add rooftop solar and batteries to their homes. But other stakeholders are wary of the precedent that the solar program could set.

Rain or Shine on a Sunny Day My balcony consistently brings me love. Rain or shine, it never disappoints. I have six days left here. And with each one, I find myself sitting out here and just staring. My gaze carries me far and near, while Taylor sits next to me, sometimes gnawing on a bone I bought for him from Mollie Stone.

Mystery Of Malformed Fish In California Solved By Analyzing 'Ear Rocks' Fish showing a deformed spine caused by selenium pollution. In 2011 researchers of NOAA and the University of California noted a high number of deformed fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River, California. More than 800 specimens of Sacramento splittail were collected, still alive, but showing malformations of the spine.

Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast SEOUL, South Korea - The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but posed new threats far beyond.

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment Press conference after Harvey Weinstein found guilty on two counts in sex assault case. bit.ly/397fMRS. Posted by KUSI News on Monday, February 24, 2020.

CALIFORNIA voting as BERNIE pushes for NPPs - FBI arrests hacker from CA-25 race - OC fights feds on CORONAVIRUS - BECERRA defies TRUMP on ABORTION Bernie Sanders cast that system as a potential source of disenfranchisement during a Friday appearance in Santa Ana.

'Didn't Deserve To Die Like She Did': Drew Carey Gives Emotional Tribute To Ex-Fiancee Amie Harwick The show aired Sunday, about a week after Harwick’s death and featured a setlist of songs the couple used to listen to together.

3.5 Million Homes in California At the far end of the hall is a bright master bedroom with an en suite bathroom that has a double vanity and a Japanese-style soaking tub in addition to a walk-in shower. One guest room off the hallway has exposed wood beams and is large enough for a king-size bed, while the other could be used as a home office.

What You Get for $3.5 Million in California A 1923 beach house in Marina del Rey, a hillside home in Corona del Mar and a Spanish-style complex in Ojai.

California’s ban on shark fins doesn’t stop the trade from passing through its ports California may have banned the shark fin trade years ago, but the container is hardly the only one of its kind passing through the state's bustling ports: A recent report from the Natural Resources Defense Council estimated that hundreds of thousands of pounds of shark fins from Latin America transit West Coast and other U.S.

20 Awesome Events Happening In Southern California This Week: Feb. 24 - 27 Celebrate Mardi Gras with food and music. Take in the beauty and ritual associated with Iranian weddings. Celebrate Black History Month with "The Black Version," a music lecture, a Women in Film panel discussion or a matinee of Daughters of the Dust. TV fans can check out events with A Million Little Things or a conversation with Sam Esmail.

Man Dies After Jumping Out of California Ambulance The man, who may have been suffering from mental health issues, slipped out of restraints Saturday and pushed past the attendant to open the ambulance's rear door, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said. The patient landed in southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Encinitas and managed to jump the center divider.

Essential California: Kobe's public memorial and more in the week ahead Expect the conversation to be dominated by Kobe Bryant's memorial on Monday, as 20,000 mourners will fill downtown Los Angeles' Staples Center - "the house that Kobe built" - to celebrate the lives of the 41-year-old Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter, who were killed alongside seven others in the helicopter crash in Calabasas.

Most California cities refuse to retreat from rising seas. One town wants to show how it's done As coastal cities in California fight to defend their homes and roads from sea level rise, the small city of Marina is taking a different path, banning seawalls and adopting a policy known as managed retreat.

'We Shouldn't Have to Carry It Alone': How The Public Mourning Of Kobe Bryant Has Helped LA Heal One more time, Kobe Bryant has united L.A. and, even in death, given us something to root for: our collective healing. The very public mourning of Kobe Bryant culminates Monday with what is essentially a televised wake for him and Gigi at Staples Center, an arena he helped build both in fame and financial status.

Roads Closed, Checkpoints Set Up Ahead Of Kobe Bryant Memorial Several streets in Downtown Los Angeles will be shut down and experience more traffic than usual Monday morning ahead of the public memorial service for Kobe Bryant at Staples Center.

Could free transit for kids help California beat climate change? California lawmakers are considering giving everyone 18 and under free rides on public transit. But will that really create a generation of lifetime riders?

Couple found after getting lost in woods for eight days during Valentine's Day walk 'to see sunset' An elderly couple have been found alive more than a week after they went missing during a hike on Valentine's Day, reportedly to watch the sunset. Carol Kiparsky, aged 77, and Ian Irwin, aged 72, were discovered in a forest area in northern California with "slight hypothermia", according to the county sheriff.

U.S. college students choosing Baja California school over state universities Department of Education data, the average annual in-state college tuition in California was $14,229 for the 2018-19 academic year. Tuition at CETYS is only slightly less at $12,000 a year, but there is no requirement that students live on campus for their first year.

The California Wine Industry Sets Ambitious Export Goal Among Surplus Talks Hundreds of wine industry professionals gathered at the Culinary Institute of America at Copia in Napa, California, on Tuesday, February 18, for the inaugural Export 2020: California Wine Global Export Conference, a day to think about California wine in the global marketplace.

Controversial Immigration Policy Takes Effect; SoCal Community Health Clinics Are Ready The updated public charge rule could scare away low-income immigrants from getting health care. But SoCal community clinics are prepping.

Three Dead, 18 Hurt in California Bus Rollover Several passengers were thrown from the bus, and one of the dead was trapped under the vehicle after it landed on its roof shortly after 10 a.m. off Interstate 15 in Pala Mesa, an unincorporated community about 45 miles north of San Diego, North County Fire Protection District spokesman John Choi said.

New pedestrian-bike lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge closure planned The new pedestrian-bicycle route will be closed for parts of the next three weeks for inspection work.

Berry growers commit to 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries of North America will soon receive an environmentally-friendly update to their plastic packaging.

California Bald Eagle Eggs May Never Hatch, Experts Say Two California bald eagle eggs have passed their normal incubation time and may never hatch, experts said. The eggs in a nest at Big Bear Lake have been seen daily on streaming video from a camera positioned at the nest, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported Friday.

Motorist found dead after car hits home in Marin County A motorist was pronounced dead in San Rafael on Sunday after the car crashed into a hillside home in the Dominican neighborhood.

Tacos on the Beach I will let you in on a secret. This is not my first visit here. Many years ago a friend asked me to drive her and her family to the ocean which I was happy to oblige. I left it up to her to pick the beach. She said to me sheepishly, "Well, I heard there was a Taco Bell on the beach, we kind of have to try that, right?" Hey whatev.

Just say no to California's drug-making plan Gavin Newsom just announced his intention to have the state contract with generic drug manufacturers to make drugs to sell to state residents, presumably at lower cost than they're available on the market today. But the plan won't deliver much in the way of savings.

California woman, man accused of triple homicide over rent dispute Police have arrested a 20-year-old woman and her boyfriend, both of whom are accused of killing her roommates over a possible rent dispute in a Southern California home.

The California Governor's Reorganization Plans As such, a GRP is actually a bill that is submitted to the Legislature for approval, after consideration by the Little Hoover Commission at least 30 days prior to the GRP's submission to the Legislature. The LHC's role is set forth in California Government Code Section 8523, which was put into statute in 1974 by Chapter 1242.

Song of the Day: Yuri - Esofact Urple Eeple and Isturite's aka ESOFACT's latest track 'Yuri', leads the way for their self-titled debut EP, out via Chillage Records. Their EP possess a conducive yet groovy production, coming together with small interesting echoing elements throughout the four tracks.

Column: Newsom hopes to broker a peace treaty in California's water war. Some worry he'll cave to Trump But history sides with the doubters. "I love reading all that, 'Hey, he's naive. He's being misled,'" Newsom recently told a forum sponsored by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, his voice rising with a touch of sarcasm.

Final Preparations Underway For Monday Morning Kobe Bryant Memorial The celebration of life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, as well as the seven other victims of the helicopter crash, is less than 12 hours away.

Cocoa For The Cure: Brentwood Boy Is Raising Money To Find Cure For Twin Sister's Genetic Disorder One twin's mission to make a kinder world for his sister and to cure Angelman syndrome is bringing out the angels in others.

Clerk killed in Whittier 7-Eleven robbery is identified; search for gunman continues Saturday at 8438 Santa Fe Springs Road, where the clerk now identified as Maninder Singh Sahi, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Whittier Police Department watch commander. "Preliminarily, it appears the suspect entered the store with a semi-automatic handgun with the intent to commit a robbery.

Man Struck By Cars, Killed On 170 Freeway A man was killed Sunday night after he walked onto the 170 Freeway and was struck by multiple cars.

Area roundup: Southern California defeats Washington State in women's basketball Alissa Pili poured in 32 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Southern California held off Washington State 66-60 in Pac-12 Conference women's basketball action on Sunday in Pullman. Pili knocked down 12 of 18 shots from the floor for the Trojans with a 3-pointer.

What the What is a Spatula? I felt like a really, honest-to-goodness historian the other day. There was a disagreement amongst a few of us as to what to call a certain kitchen tool. In order to settle the dispute, I was able to call up a historical document that proves my side of the argument was correct.

U.S. Department Of Health To Prepare Point Mugu Naval Base For Possible Coronavirus Quarantine It is unclear at this time if the preparation of the naval base as a possible site for coronavirus quarantine is related to the fight to keep coronavirus patients out of Costa Mesa.

National Transportation Safety Board to Investigate California Bus Rollover That Killed 3 Federal investigators are sending a team to the scene of a charter bus crash crash that killed three people and injured 18 others on a rain-slicked highway near San Diego, officials said Sunday.

Frieze Art Week in LA Written by Nancy Kay Turner: Outside it was all Diebenkorn blue skies, bright light and a balmy 72 degrees as visitors gathered to enter the big white tent at Paramount Studios for the second, eagerly awaited Frieze LA. Thursday was VIP day and Friday, when I went, was press day.

Driver, 4 Passengers In Custody Following CHP Pursuit The driver of the black GMC Yukon led law enforcement officers on a pursuit that crisscrossed the Los Angles area, ultimately ending near the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Telegraph Road in the Commerce area with the driver and front passenger jumping out of the vehicle.

Sheriff Villanueva Introduces New Program Enabling County Inmates To Vote Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder / County Clerk Dean Logan spoke at the Century Regional Detention Facility for women about the program, which allows eligible inmates to register to vote and cast ballots inside the facility.

Pleasanton police seek home-invasion armed robbery suspects Police were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects who carried out a home-invasion robbery early Sunday at a Kottinger Ranch home, authorities said.

Are you really real?’ Volunteers recount vivid new details in finding missing Palo Alto couple A high school senior and a man and dog on their first search find missing Palo Alto couple deep in the woods near Tomales Bay.

Secret Gem of Seattle: Focus Beauty and Brows Raise your hand if you want to wake up every morning looking and feeling your personal best? Focus Beauty and Brows founder, Christina Chang, has dedicated her life to providing the highest quality of services and products to making that dream a reality.

Kenwood Cabernet Sauvignon I have been trying to keep consistent here, but both my Bride and I have been out of sorts for the entire month of January and half of February. Thankfully I had enough articles stockpiled and the most of the time I was able to keep up a flow of writing, as we both tried to keep each other in good shape.

Linda Kelleher: Why Democrats can't win in Northern California I am writing this to explain why I chose to run as a nonpartisan, as well the reason Democrats cannot win in north state. First let me address the common misconception, that I chose to run against the Democrat candidate. On Dec.

Santa Clara County employees threaten another strike SEIU Local 521, which represents 12,000 county workers, said it will strike at the end of the week if the county doesn’t reach a settlement by Thursday.

Our Hojo Getaway : information and review Our Family finally got to visit the Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Play ground. We were excited for many reasons… Water playground, walking distance to Disneyland, and because we love lil getaways! This place didn't disappoint. Im going to share my Top 5 favorite things about the HOJO hotel along with what comes along with your stay!

Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crash BARSTOW — A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged ba…

'Ill-Informed And Legally Baseless': Federal Government Urges Court To Lift Injunction On Transfer Of Coronavirus Patients To Costa Mesa The federal government has called the city of Costa Mesa's attempt to block the transfer of coronavirus patients to the city "ill-informed and legally baseless."

Boys, 13, charged with murder in California library fire Murder charges have been filed against two 13-year-old boys suspected of starting a blaze that killed two firefighters at a central California library. Police said the boys were arrested after they were seen running from Porterville City Library shortly after flames erupted on the afternoon of Feb.

Man drives Jeep off 6-story roof of Santa Monica garage SANTA MONICA - A man drove his Jeep off the the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage early Sunday and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, authorities said.

SDSU Dance Marathon raises money for Rady Children's Hospital patients SAN DIEGO – Dance Marathon at SDSU is the largest philanthropic organization on SDSU’s campus. Since 2015, Dance Mararathon at SDSU has raised over 1 million dollars for children battling cancer and other illnesses at Rady Children’s Hospital. KUSI’s Kacey McKinnon went over to SDSU to get details on the Dance Marathon.

Poway native serves with helicopter squadron at Naval Air Station North Island SAN DIEGO – Poway native and U.S. Navy Airman, Cody Hood serves with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 3, working with one of the Navy’s most advanced helicopters at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego. KUSI’s Kacey McKinnon went over to Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado to talk to Hood about working with HSC 3.

No. 15 Oregon State ends a four-game losing streak, rolls California 76-63: Game at a glance 15 Oregon State ended a four-game losing streak with a sensational second half as the Beavers whipped California 76-63 Sunday afternoon at Haas Pavilion. Leading by one at halftime, Oregon State outscored California 37-19 during the first 13 minutes of the second half to help pull away for the win.

LeBron’s Clutch Jumper Sends Lakers Past Celtics 114-112 Ahead Of Kobe Bryant Memorial LeBron James scored 29 points and put the Lakers ahead on a fallaway jumper with 30 seconds to play, and Los Angeles split its season series with the Boston Celtics with a 114-112 victory Sunday, ahead of Monday's memorial for Kobe Bryant and the eight others who died in a helicopter crash last month.

Helen Woodward Animal Center seeks home for a special pair of puppies SAN DIEGO - KUSI's Kacey McKinnon went over to the Helen Woodward Animal Center where they're seeking a home for a special pair of puppies. One puppy who goes by the name of Star is deaf and nearly blind and so she relies on her brother Denver to be her guide.

Man drives Jeep off 6-story roof of Los Angeles-area garage A man drove his Jeep off the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage early Sunday and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, authorities said.

2 SUV passengers killed in 91 Freeway crash in Yorba Linda The crash occurred a little after 3:25 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported.

Inside Look: Auction House Founder Gives Tour Of 'Largest Collection Of Lakers Memorabilia In The World' Kohler gave CBS Los Angeles Sports Director Jim Hill a behind-the-scenes look at the memorabilia he's collected over the years and stores in a 1,200-square-foot space.

At U.C. Irvine, to Honor Kobe Bryant Is to Win The Lakers star was a fixture at the college, not far from his home, in the off-season. The Anteaters are trying to instill a “Mamba mentality” as a way to recognize their connection to him.

Places to Eat in Monterey, California After a fun morning completing the 17-Mile Drive, we headed a very short distance north to Monterey for lunch. It was a beautiful and sunny day as well as a holiday so I shouldn't have been surprised by all the traffic and people, but it was nuts!

2 Dead In Triple Shooting In Adelanto Authorities on Sunday were investigating a triple shooting that left two dead and a third person injured in Adelanto.

Don't Send Them Here: Local Officials Resist Plans to House Coronavirus Patients In California and Alabama, plans to house evacuees with the virus in federal or state facilities are meeting with resistance from local political leaders.

Rest as Revolution It was a deeply relaxing weekend on my end. On Saturday it was waxing by day and Cacao ceremony by night. During the ceremony, I came to a deep realization that so many of us are lonely – we…

SOULCAL performs for KUSI SAN DIEGO - SOULCAL joined KUSI for a performance of:. "Best of my Love" "Bad Girls"

California's 17-Mile Drive After incredible days driving the Big Sur coast and hiking in Pinnacles National Park, we decided to spend the last day of our long weekend taking a road trip from Carmel-by-the-Sea back to San Francisco for our 9:30 p.m. flight home. I had no idea how expensive it would be to stay in Carmel and Monterey-yikes!

How social media threatens to hijack the 2020 elections SAN DIEGO – Smart Tech Youtuber, Owen Video joins KUSI to explain how social media threatens to hijack the 2020 elections. Even local elections can easily be influenced by social media if the algorithms are manipulated. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, In Studio Guests.

California couple missing for 8 days found alive, police call it 'a miracle' A couple missing for over a week in Northern California were found alive on Saturday morning by rescuers who had given up hope of finding them alive. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said at a news conference that Carol Kiparsky, 77, and Ian Irwin, 72, were found around 10 a.m.

Girls Water Polo: Bishop's 10, Carlsbad 5 Over at Coggan Pool for the Girls Water Polo Open Division Final between the Bishop's Knights and Carlsbad Lancers. Sierra Martin score four goals for the Knights as she leads Bishop's to their second straight Open division championship. Bishop's wins this one 10-5.

UPDATE: I-15 SB traffic towards California clears up following 6-mile backup Traffic on Interstate 15 southbound towards California following a 6-mile backup earlier in the day. ORIGINAL STORY There's heavy traffic on Interstate 15 southbound towards California. RTC reports a 6-mile backup on the interstate. Expect delays. Below is a look of I-15 near Primm.

February is American Heart Month SAN DIEGO – SCAD survivors Ellen Robin and Caroline Silva Knaplund join KUSI in honor of American Heart Month. American Heart Month draws attention to the need to build awareness of cardiovascular diseases. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, In Studio Guests.

Girls Basketball: La Jolla Country Day 74, Mater Dei 38 In the Open Division Girls Basketball quarterfinals, it's the La Jolla Country Day Torreys hosting the Mater Dei Crusaders. Mater Dei's Kayanna Spriggs finished with a team high 14 points and Torreys' Paris Atchley also had 14 points.

Mardi Gras Crawl to travel down El Cajon Boulevard today until 5 p.m. SAN DIEGO – Tootie Thomas the Executive Director of El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association and Lips San Diego joins KUSI along with Shirley Ng from Shrimp Heads with details on The Third Annual Mardi Gras Crawl. Stops along the Crawl will include craft breweries and local eateries with food and drink specials.

All Sports Report: Saturday February 22, 2020 Men's Basketball: Baylor @ Kansas. Men's Basketball: UNLV @ SDSU. Men's Basketball: Gonzaga @ BYU. Girls Basketball Open Division Quarterfinal: Mater Dei @ La Jolla Country Day. Girls Water Polo Open Division Final: Bishop's vs Carlsbad. Padres Spring Training.

5-Year-Old Injured In Deadly Bus Crash Near Fallbrook Transferred To Moreno Valley Hospital The bus driver, from Whittier, was questioned by officials and voluntarily gave a blood sample. Investigators said the driver, whose name has not been released, was cooperating fully with the ongoing investigation.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumps into California politics to help House Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a hero to many progressives and a prodigious fundraiser, is singling out a California Democrat as one of a handful of "bold swing district" House members worthy of her supporters' campaign donations. With call-outs on her website and on Twitter, the New York Democrat has helped Orange County Rep.

How the Iwo Jima flag raising became a symbol of American dreams How the most deadly battle for the Marines in WWII has lasting symbolism.

Couple who disappeared on Valentine's Day hike found alive in California A couple who disappeared more than a week ago while on vacation at a cottage in California were found alive, authorities said on Sunday. The Marin County Sheriff's Office wrote on Twitter that Carol Kiparsky, 77, and Ian Irwin were recovering after being transported to a local hospital by helicopter.

Tesla Model 3 outsold all other EVs combined in California in 2019 The Tesla Model 3 extended its dominance over the California auto market last year, selling more cars than all other EVs combined in 2019, according to the California New Car Dealers Association. In addition, when removing other Tesla models from the count, the Model 3 sold more than twice as many cars as all other manufacturers' EVs combined.

Man leaps from ambulance, is killed on California highway A 23-year-old man jumped out of the back of a moving ambulance and was struck by a car and killed on an interstate near San Diego, authorities said.

A California Modest Suggestion A modest suggestion for helping California in their desire for a borderless experence with the Rest of World.

Springlike weather brings out hungry bears, lions in California It wandered around, sniffing garbage, and eventually wildlife officers sedated it and transported it back to the national forest. The bear was just hungry, most figured. Last Sunday in the Bay Area, the story wasn't so benign.

County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar to launch "The Other Side Academy" SAN DIEGO - County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar joins KUSI with details about the non-profit organization "The Other Side Academy." "The Other Side Academy" is an organization where criminals, homeless, and those with substance abuse issues can change their lives.

Video: San Diego Firefighters Free Dog From Railing In Balboa Park San Diego firefighters came to the rescue of one unlucky dog last week.

CIF Southern California 2020 girls water polo brackets, state playoff matchups: Preview all 3 Divisions The brackets for the 2020 CIF Southern California girls water polo state playoffs have been released. First-round matchups start Friday, Feb. 28. In the Division I bracket, Laguna Beach, Foothill, Bishop's and Carlsbad received the top four seeds.

Sen. Sanders files Articles of Impeachment against himself for Russian election interference "Let me be clear. Russian interference caused a Constitutional Crisis in 2016, and fairness demands that we have another Constitutional Crisis in 2020." When reporters asked Sanders if he knew the Constitution says impeachment begins in the House of Representatives, Sanders said the Constitution doesn't matter when our democracy is under attack.

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes Killed In Crash Of Self-Made Rocket In Mojave Desert Mike Hughes, a daredevil known by his nickname "Mad Mike," was killed Saturday when the self-made rocket he was riding in crashed after launching in the Mojave Desert south of Barstow. The fatal crash took place shortly before 2 p.m.

Southern California vs. Utah odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Feb. 23 predictions from proven model Before entering any Southern California vs Utah picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine. This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has crushed its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread the past three years, returning $2,770 to $100 players.

My Ritual With Kobe Bryant We took the same walk together every time he played in Dallas. But it was the 17-year-old I first met in Los Angeles in 1996 that I can’t stop thinking about.

Carl DeMaio's campaign for the 50th Congressional District SAN DIEGO – Republican Candidate Carl DeMaio joins KUSI to discuss his campaign for the 50th Congressional District. DeMaio’s campaign priorities are border security and combating homelessness. Categories: California News, Good Morning San Diego, In Studio Guests, Politics.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence The Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California ran an exhibit entitled "Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles Of Science Fiction and Fantasy" from May 2019 through May 2020. Included on display were some vehicles from the Steven Spielberg film "A.I.

2nd person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade rou…

Feds to investigate California bus rollover that killed 3 - Federal investigators are sending a team to the scene of a charter bus crash crash that killed three people and injured 18 others on a rain-slicked highway near San Diego, officials said Sunday.

Darrell Issa's campaign for the 50th Congressional District SAN DIEGO – Republican candidate Darrell Issa joined KUSI to discuss his campaign for the 50th Congressional District. Issa will be holding a “Protect the Second Amendment” campaign stop in San Marcos tomorrow to talk about protecting the Second Amendment from Democrats.

Knott's Berry Farm Discount Tickets Knott's Berry Farm, Southern California's most affordable theme park offering adventure and fun for all age groups. With the price of a single ticket to Disneyland going for over $100.00, a family of four can visit Knott's for about half the price of a visit to Disneyland California.

Girls' water polo: Southern California Regional pairings Girls' water polo: Southern California Regional pairings.

Olga Diaz's campaign for San Diego's 3rd Supervisorial District SAN DIEGO – Democratic candidate for San Diego’s 3rd Supervisorial District, Olga Diaz joins KUSI with details on her campaign. Diaz’s campaign focuses on supporting clean air policies, funding mental health programs, addressing the climate action plan, and finding solutions for chronic homelessness.

The complete list of L.A. Times endorsements in the California primary 145 - Adan Montalban As a deputy district attorney, Montalban has wide experience across a range of criminal cases, including murder and gang prosecutions. Office No. 150 - Manuel Alejandro Almada Almada is not one of the more experienced deputy district attorneys, but he is a well-regarded trial lawyer.

California Solar Mandate weakened by Commission's definition of community solar Since the California solar mandate is new, this first update by the CEC could have a strong impact on how the mandate will be approached by home developers and the state's other utilities.

June Yang Cutter's campaign for State Assembly in District 77 SAN DIEGO - Republican candidate for State Assembly District 77, June Yang Cutter joins KUSI with details on her candidacy. Yang Cutter's campaign revolves around her advocacy for California's middle class.

Brian Maryott's campaign for the 49th Congressional District seat SAN DIEGO – Candidate Brian Maryott joined KUSI with details on his campaign for the 49th Congressional District seat. Maryott’s campaign focuses on reducing federal tax rates and expanding student tuition aid programs. He rejects the push to socialize the health care system.

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes Dies In Homemade Rocket Crash In Calif. Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes died after his homemade rocket crashed shortly after takeoff near Barstow, California.

Remembering Kobe: Visit these 50 murals on your next Southern California trip A #GirlDad tribute leads a father and daughter on a journey to see the art inspired by Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

California prisooners are graduating from college Brantley Choate, director for the Division of Rehabilitative Programs in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, has been central to building the Cal State LA program.

California does the two-step on adding more taxes One of the reasons it's more expensive to live in California than in Texas is that in Texas, the two-step is a dance, while in California, the two-step is a trick to raise your taxes. We're seeing it now with Proposition 13 on the March 3 ballot. This measure authorizes the state to borrow $15 billion from investors by issuing bonds.

Lupus Foundation of Southern California raises Lupus awareness SAN DIEGO – Janet Silva the Director of Community Outreach at Lupus Foundation of Southern California joins KUSI with the founder of Male Lupus Warriors, Emmitt Henderson III with details on their upcoming event “A Man’s Journey with Lupus.” The event is March 11th at 396 Harding Street, Carlsbad, CA 92081 and will commence at 5:00 p.m.

2 Horses Die At Los Alamitos Race Track In Cypress Two horses died Saturday at Los Alamitos racetrack in Cypress.

Car Flies Off 6-Story Parking Garage In Santa Monica, Lands Across The Street A sport utility vehicle in Santa Monica flew off a six-story parking garage, landing on a building across the street.

San Jose’s Sapigao named poet laureate San Jose resident Janice Lobo Sapigao was named as the sixth Santa Clara County poet laureate at a Feb. 10 meeting of the county Board of Supervisors. Sapigao will serve in the honorary role throug…

Bay Area dissatisfaction: Rich, poor, young and old unhappy here Despite a booming economy and regional treasures, residents overwhelmingly tell our pollsters that life in the Bay Area is getting worse, with homelessness, high housing prices and traffic topping…

One idea, two cool things: desalinated water and renewable energy Several sites, including Camp Pendleton, are being considered. Plant could serve Orange County.

Valley Water completes work at McKelvey Park in Mountain View Valley Water’s work on a flood protection project at McKelvey Park in Mountain View, which incorporates great recreational benefits for our community, is complete. And soon, residents will hear two…

Woman dies in crash outside Port of Oakland A woman died early Sunday from injuries suffered when her vehicle crashed into a parked trailer Saturday night at the Port of Oakland, authorities said.

See 400-pound bear stroll through California neighborhood - CNN Video California authorities tranquilized a 400-pound bear, after the creature was spotted taking a leisurely stroll through a residential neighborhood in Monrovia. CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS' Jake Reiner has the story.

Four contend for seat of Supervisor Scott Haggerty, who is stepping down after 24 years The race is on to fill three seats on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and plenty of money is being given to candidates.

Are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry eyeing Kylie Jenner’s former Malibu rental house? Although they’re currently bunking up in a $14 million Vancouver mansion, it’s long been widely speculated that ex-royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry eventually plan to settle in Los Angeles, wh…

Travis AFB’s infected people must go – but where? Rebuffed by one facility, infected cruise passengers now await the outcome of tests and legal wrangles. The federal government says that everyone who tests positive for the virus must be moved out…

Palace Market - Point Reyes Station, California We stopped at this market in Point Reyes station because we ran out of chocolate for s'mores. We left with artisan chocolate, fresh local cheese, and French net market totes. My mom had a bag like this when I was a kid. She must've bought it in 1970-something.

Disbanded Thai party says gov't colluded in 1MDB scandal Bangkok - Thailand's disbanded opposition Future Forward Party attacked the government Sunday for allegedly colluding with Malaysia's former prime minister to cover up the 1MDB financial scandal, for which former Malaysian leader Najib Razak is now standing trial.

Highway 1 It's the classic American road trip, first taste for many tourists of the open road in the US. The stuff dreams are made of. It tops many lists of best roads in the world, and rightly so. Highway 1 has breathtaking views around every corner. The road itself starts on the border of Oregon and California and runs all the way down to San Diego.

More Russian weapons for Serbia despite US sanction threats BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia has received a sophisticated anti-aircraft system from Russia, despite possible U.S. sanctions against the Balkan state, which is formally seeking European Union membership.

'This is a miracle': California couple found alive after getting lost on Valentine's Day hike Rescuers searched with drones and dogs but had given up hope after Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin went missing near Inverness.

Italian authorities announce a stop to Venice's famed carnival events in bid to stop spread of new coronavirus MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate MILAN - Italian authorities announce a stop to Venice's famed carnival events in bid to stop spread of new coronavirus.

'Promises kept' mantra doesn't always match Trump's reality WASHINGTON - "It's been three years of promises made and promises kept, but we're just getting started,." That line from Vice President Mike Pence is a hallmark of how he introduces President Donald Trump to campaign rally audiences. Last week, he delivered versions at rallies in Colorado Springs and Las Vegas.

Winning California's Democratic presidential primary isn't as simple as it sounds On March 3, the Democratic presidential campaign will be far from over and the arcane rules for winning in the Golden State will come into play. California will send 494 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wis., this July. Most of them - 271 delegates - will represent one of the state's 53 congressional districts.

Pope cautions against "unfair" Middle East peace plans ROME - Pope Francis has cautioned against "unfair" solutions aimed at ending the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

German cities cancel carnival parades because of gusty winds BERLIN - Several cities in western Germany canceled their traditional carnival parades on short-notice Sunday, citing severe weather conditions including gusty winds and heavy rains.

List of sports events affected by the new virus from China World indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021. Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 cancelled. Asian indoor championships in Hangzhou from Feb. 12-13 cancelled. Tokyo Marathon on March 1: Restricted to elite runners. Nagoya Women's Marathon on March 8: Restricted to elite runners.

Missing hikers rescued after more than a week in California forest - CNN Video An intense search in Northern California ended when rescue teams found a couple in their 70s who went hiking more than a week ago and got lost in dense forest, said Sgt. Brenton Schneider of the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

Q&A: His name’s on the menu. But this Walnut Creek restaurant owner might bus your table, or carry out your pie Walnut Creek’s Rocco Biale grew up in the restaurant industry. He’s held just about every job in food service, from busboy to owner. Biale recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of hi…

Disneyland’s Magic Happens parade taps ‘American Idol’ alum Todrick Hall for new musical score The new twice-daily Magic Happens parade launches Friday, Feb. 28 along Main Street U.S.A.

Fridges hurt the environment. Here's how California wants to regulate them Refrigerators — especially big ones used by supermarkets — emit potent greenhouse gases, as do air conditioning units and dehumidifiers. California is cracking down.

Dotson leads Western Carolina past The Citadel, 96-84 - Carlos Dotson had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Western Carolina beat The Citadel 96-84 on Saturday night. Dotson hit 9 of 11 from the free throw line. Matt Halvorsen added 21 points and Mason Faulkner had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Western Carolina.

Op-Ed: My friend has dementia and wants to end her life. California's assisted-suicide law excludes her Estimates that 690,000 Californians over the age of 65, currently have Alzheimer's disease. That is surely enough to warrant attention from the legislature. Dementia is an odd condition. It can lead to memory lapses and muddled thinking in some areas, while in other areas, there is clarity.

End California's Illegal Discrimination Against Pro-Lifers Imagine being exposed to bigotry simply because of your deeply held morals. Now imagine that the discrimination you're experiencing is coming from your own state's government.

Israel says it shot Gazans placing bomb along border; 1 dead JERUSALEM - The Israeli military said Sunday it shot two Palestinian militants trying to place an explosive device along the border with Gaza - one of whom was killed according to a Palestinian official.

Patterson carries Prairie View over Ark.-Pine Bluff 69-61 - Devonte Patterson had 25 points as Prairie View got past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69-61 on Saturday night. Patterson made 9 of 11 from the free throw line. He added nine rebounds. Antione Lister had 15 points and six rebounds for Prairie View, which earned its fifth straight victory.

Moore scores 20 to lift DePaul past Georgetown 74-68 CHICAGO - Charlie Moore had 20 points as DePaul broke its eight-game losing streak, topping Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday night. Moore hit 8 of 10 foul shots. He added seven assists. Romeo Weems had 19 points for DePaul. Paul Reed added 12 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocks.

Daredevil dies during homemade rocket launch in California A self-styled daredevil has died after a rocket in which he launched himself crashed into the ground. "Mad" Mike Hughes, 64, died after the homemade rocket crashed on private property near Barstow, California, on Saturday afternoon, the Daily Press of Victorville reported.

Radebaugh scores 22, Northern Colorado tops Idaho State POCATELLO, Idaho - Jonah Radebaugh scored 22 points as Northern Colorado defeated Idaho State 85-72 on Saturday night. Kai Edwards had 18 points for Northern Colorado, which has won four in a row. Kur Jockuch added 17 points. Jared Stutzman had 17 points for the Bengals, whose losing streak reached 11 games.

Mike Hughes: Daredevil who wanted to prove Earth is flat dies after crashing homemade rocket A daredevil pilot who believed the Earth was flat has been killed after his homemade rocket crashed shortly after take-off in California.

Seven dead in Turkey, others trapped under buildings as earthquake strikes western Iran, Turkish interior minister says MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate ANKARA, Turkey - Seven dead in Turkey, others trapped under buildings as earthquake strikes western Iran, Turkish interior minister says.

Leonard and the Clippers host the Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies vs Los Angeles Clippers. Los Angeles; Monday, 10 p.m. BOTTOM LINE: Kawhi Leonard leads Los Angeles into a matchup against Memphis. He ranks seventh in the league averaging 27.3 points per game. The Clippers are 21-13 in conference games.

Leaupepe leads Loyola Marymount past Portland 66-58 - Keli Leaupepe had a season-high 25 points as Loyola Marymount beat Portland 66-58 on Saturday night. Eli Scott had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Loyola Marymount. Erik Johansson added 12 points. Portland totaled 18 first-half points, a season low for the team.

Seven dead in Turkey as 5.7 earthquake strikes western Iran ANKARA, Turkey - Seven people were killed in Turkey in a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck western Iran early Sunday morning, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said. The quake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy and affected villages in the Turkish province of Van.

Ducks face the Golden Knights on 3-game skid Vegas Golden Knights vs Anaheim Ducks. Anaheim, California; Sunday, 10 p.m. BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim enters the matchup with Vegas as losers of three in a row. The Ducks are 8-10-1 against the rest of their division. Anaheim averages 10.5 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL.

Germany's Hamburg city in elections marked by climate issues BERLIN - Voters in Hamburg, Germany's second-biggest city, go to the polls Sunday to pick a new regional assembly in an election that's been dominated by the issue of climate change. The city state has been governed by a coalition of the center-left Social Democrats and the environmentalist Green party for the last five years.

PD Editorial: California bullies a vegan cheesemaker Yet shoppers are savvier than officials think. Almond and rice milk cause no confusion, nor does peanut butter. As long as Miyoko's products are clear that they are plant-based and vegan, which they are, shoppers will be fine. There's not even much chance they'll grab the wrong product by mistake.

South Korea president declares highest disease alert, says officials should take 'unprecedented, powerful' steps MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea president declares highest disease alert, says officials should take 'unprecedented, powerful' steps.

Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL's new Mr. 700 has a chance Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all. Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals has, for decades, loomed as one of hockey's most untouchable records. The "Great One" set the bar so high it appeared out of reach for even the NHL's best scorers.

Moscow targets Chinese with raids amid virus fears MOSCOW - Bus drivers in Moscow kept their WhatsApp group chat buzzing with questions this week about what to do if they spotted passengers who might be from China riding with them in the Russian capital. "Some Asian-looking have just got on. Probably Chinese.

Brown scores 25, Seattle defeats Cal State Bakersfield 69-54 SEATTLE - Terrell Brown scored 25 points as Seattle defeated Cal State Bakersfield 69-54 on Saturday night. Morgan Means had 11 points and six rebounds for Seattle. Delante Jones added 11 points and Riley Grigsby had eight rebounds. Brown shot 9 for 10 from the foul line and collected six rebounds.

Schumer raises security concerns on TSA's use of TikTok app WASHINGTON - The Senate's top Democrat is raising questions about the Transportation Security Administration's use of the China-owned video app TikTok, citing potential national security concerns and a ban by the Department of Homeland Security. Sen.

Manuel scores 19 as Montana defeats Montana State 59-54 - Kendal Manuel had 19 points as Montana held off Montana State 59-54 on Saturday night. The Grizzlies led 51-37 with 4:43 remaining in the second half before the Bobcats made four of their last six shots and added eight free throws in eight attempts.

Iran's leader says fears of new virus used to stifle voting TEHRAN, Iran - Officials in Iran haven't announced the full results from parliamentary elections two days ago, but on Sunday the country's supreme leader accused enemy "propaganda" of trying to disuade people from voting by amplifying the threat of the coronavirus.

Israel's Lieberman stills holds keys to future government JERUSALEM - Israel finds itself in a familiar place after a tumultuous election campaign - with maverick politician Avigdor Lieberman still seemingly in control of the country's fate.

Heidegger lifts UC Santa Barbara over UC Davis 70-56 - Max Heidegger posted 17 points as UC Santa Barbara defeated UC Davis 70-56 on Saturday night. Amadou Sow had 16 points for UC Santa Barbara, which earned its fourth straight home victory. Devearl Ramsey added 13 points and seven rebounds. JaQuori McLaughlin had seven assists.

Toffoli has 3-point game, Canucks rout Bruins 9-3 VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks routed the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night. Troy Stecher had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points, and J.T Miller had three assists.

Homeowner found dead in Santa Ana; suspect arrested after pursuit The body of the elderly woman was found in the 1200 block of S. Baker Street. A K-9’s bites helped capture the suspect.

Sanders Alleges Disenfranchisement As Lead In California Slips Bernie Sanders leads the California primary in every major poll, but a key part of his base has been slow to turn out in early voting.

Singer Pharrell is making music on Miami's restaurant scene MIAMI - Grammy award-winning singer Pharrell may have been fired from three different McDonald's as a teen, but that didn't stop him from opening what has become one of the hottest restaurants in Miami.

Tripp scores 29, Pacific beats Santa Clara 87-74 - Jahlil Tripp scored 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Pacific beat Santa Clara 87-74 on Saturday night. Tripp added six rebounds and five assists. Austin Vereen scored 14 points and Jahbril Price-Noel added 12 for Pacific.

LAPD Celebrates First Korean American Promoted To Deputy Chief Dominic Choi has become the first Korean American promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief, the LAPD announced Saturday.

Willborn leads UC Riverside past Cal Poly 61-49 - George Willborn III posted 17 points as UC Riverside defeated Cal Poly 61-49 on Saturday night. Arinze Chidom had 14 points and seven rebounds for UC Riverside, which snapped its five-game losing streak. Dominick Pickett added six rebounds. Cal Poly scored 16 first-half points, a season low for the team.

And the Zuccini Bread Disappeared - 70 In this edition I share a family story about how a loaf of zuccini bread went missing when I was growing up. I realize when telling that story how I could have been nicer to my mom.

AP Top International News at 1202 a.m. EST MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate Cases rise in S Korea, China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak Proof at Murphys Creek TheatreMurphys Creek Theatre - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Healthier Living Managing Chronic Health Conditions WorkshopCalaveras Health and Human Services...

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes Dies During Attempt To Launch Homemade Rocket Well-known daredevil "Mad Mike" Hughes reportedly died after a homemade rocket crashed.

New Mexico St. beats Texas Rio Grande Valley 78-62 - Jabari Rice had 20 points as New Mexico State won its 16th straight game and clinced the Western Athletic Conference regular season championship, getting past Texas Rio Grande Valley 78-62 on Saturday night. Terrell Brown had 18 points for New Mexico State.

Brazilian transgender dancer shatters Carnival parade taboo SAO PAULO - When dancer Camila Prins entered Sao Paulo's Carnival parade grounds, a costume of feathers clinging to her sinuous body, she fulfilled a dream of feminine beauty nearly three decades old.

Analysis Sanders' path has echoes of Trump's 2016 campaign WASHINGTON - A burn-it-down candidate is topping a splintered field of more moderate contenders and setting the party's establishment wing on edge. It's how Donald Trump began his unlikely march to the Republican nomination in 2016. And four years later, it's how Sen.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:. 25-37-39-61-62, Powerball: 11, Power Play: 3.

Car Crashes Into Hydrant, Causes Power Outages Near Universal City The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported outage alerts for Universal City, Studio City and Hollywood Hills.

Warren rallies packed Seattle crowd, slams Bloomberg SEATTLE - Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren rallied a rowdy crowd in Seattle Saturday night as ballots for Washington state's March 10 presidential primary began arriving in mailboxes of the state's nearly 4.5 million voters. "I'm not in this fight to talk about change.

Kunkel scores 22 to lead Belmont past E. Kentucky 83-70 - Adam Kunkel had 22 points as Belmont won its eighth straight game, topping Eastern Kentucky 83-70 on Saturday night. Tyler Scanlon had 14 points for Belmont. Grayson Murphy added 13 points, seven assists and seven steals. Ben Sheppard had 10 points.

2/21/20 Boys Basketball: Orange Glen 54, Point Loma 51 Orange Glen hosting Point Loma in a Division 2 boys basketball quarterfinal match up. The Pointers are led by Gabriel Harrison, Trent Bell and senior captain Tyloer Morris. The Patriots get 16 points from Adam Nieves while junior Mickey Chew leads all scorers with 21 points as Orange Glen wins 54-51 to advance…

Judge blocks health officials from moving 50 patients with coronavirus to California city "A federal judge has temporarily blocked state and federal officials from moving as many as 50 Americans infected with the coronavirus to a city in southern California for quarantine.

Photoessay: California light I'm pretty sure I've remarked previously on the particular quality of light that places of moderate latitudes by a sea seem to have - the other two that come to mind are Lisbon and Tokyo.

Obama DHS whistleblower found dead with gunshot wound in California Philip Haney, a former Homeland Security Department official during the Obama administration who blew the whistle on his own agency, was found dead Friday with a gunshot wound about 40 miles east of Sacramento, California.

87-Year-Old Man Killed In Double Hit-And-Run Accident Around 4 a.m., police responded to the corner of Eighth Street and Westmoreland Avenue, where the man had been hit by a white four-door BMW sedan traveling eastbound on Eighth Street.

Early Voting Begins In LA County 11 Days Ahead Of March 3 Primary Los Angeles County revamped its voting system this year in hopes of getting more people to the polls.

'Why here?' Costa Mesa, OC officials question feds' plan for coronavirus quarantine site Local leaders are angry about lack of notice, information about possible use of Fairview Developmental Center; plan blocked until Monday court hearing.

Llewellyn helps Princeton slip past Dartmouth 65-62 - Freshman Jaelin Llewellyn tossed in 21 points to help Princeton fend off Dartmouth 65-62 on Saturday. Llewellyn sank 7 of 15 shots from the floor, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, for the Tigers. He added four rebounds and four assists.

Quickley's 26 points lift No. 10 Kentucky past Florida 65-59 - Immanuel Quickley scored a career-high 26 points, including 15 of Kentucky's 17 during a decisive second-half stretch as the 10th-ranked Wildcats pushed past Florida 65-59 on Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

Anaheim, California - My Solo Disney Trip! I know people always associate Disneyland with family-friendy because it is a great place to hang out with friends or go for a birthday party, but I knew I wasn't about to watch my Disneyland Annual Pass expire without completing a solo trip! First of all, you should never be afraid to go to Disneyland, or do anything, by yourself.

Hopkins'double-double lifts Texas Southern past MVSU 94-92 - Justin Hopkins had a career-high 24 points with 10 rebounds as Texas Southern edged Mississippi Valley State 94-92 on Saturday. John Jones had 19 points and Tyrik Armstrong added 16 points and six rebounds for Texas Southern. Eden Ewing had 10 points.

Warm weather coming to Southern California after light rain, snow on Saturday The coastal and inland areas of Southern California saw less than an inch of rain Saturday, but the mountain areas above 5,500 feet saw up to 3 inches of snow.

Infections soar in S Korea to 556 cases; 4th patient dies SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea has reported more than 120 new virus cases and the country's fourth fatality, raising the total number of those infected to 556.

South Korea reports more than 120 new virus cases, 4th fatality, raising the country's total to 556 MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea reports more than 120 new virus cases, 4th fatality, raising the country's total to 556.

2/21/20 Boys Basketball: Calvin Christian 46, Holtville 29 Calvin Christian hosting Holtville in a Division 5 quarterfinal in boys basketball. The Vikings are led by Jonathan Heraz and Jared Garewal. The Crusaders get 13 points from Brandon Nelson while 6′ 10″ freshman Martin Gumwel scores a game high 22 points as Calvin Christian wins 46-29 and advance to the semifinals.

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status MyMotherLode.com - The Mother Lode's Local News, Sports, Weather, Movies, Classifieds, Yellow Pages, Real Estate WASHINGTON - Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing front-runner status.

New Jersey governor reveals likely cancerous kidney tumor Phil Murphy has what is probably a cancerous tumor on his kidney and will undergo surgery next month to remove it, he said Saturday. "Friends - I've got a tumor on my left kidney and will undergo a partial nephrectomy in early March to remove it," the 62-year-old governor tweeted.

Viktor Hovland shoots 64 to take Puerto Rico Open lead RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico - PGA Tour rookie Viktor Hovland shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the windy Puerto Rico Open. "Hopefully, I just continue doing what I have been doing the first three days," Hovland said.

Daredevil 'Mad' Mike Hughes dies in rocket crash near Barstow The Science Channel, which has scheduled the series "Homemade Astronauts" to premiere this year, and TMZ reported that Hughes, 64, was aboard the rocket and perished in the accident. A video posted on Twitter shows a parachute separating from the rocket just after launch and then moments later, the rocket falling from hundreds of feet nose-down.

The losing streak is over: UW Huskies stifle California in win to avoid 10th straight defeat They harassed, hassled and harried California with a disruptive defensive attack that left the Golden Bears bewildered and befuddled to the delight of the crowd of 8,873 at Alaska Airlines Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Patberg, Berger help No. 24 Indiana women beat Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS - Ali Patberg had a season-high 29 points, Grace Berger scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half, and No. 24 Indiana beat Minnesota 75-69 on Saturday. Berger made 9 of 12 from the field, grabbed nine rebounds and had five assists.

2020 Primary: A Few Technical Stumbles As LA County Opens Doors To New Voting Centers The day got off to a rocky start, but a new era of in-person voting has officially begun in L.A. County. Welcome to voting in 2020:. The L.A. centers are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Tuesday, March 3rd - still the official Election Day - when the hours are extended from 7 a.m.