August 15, 2016

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Fire roars into California town, wiping out 100-plus homes

Washington PostIn central California, similar conditions led the wildfire near Lake Nacimiento, about 180 miles northwest of Los Angeles, to explode from 2 to nearly...

Cult of Hockey: Taylor Hall shares in collective Oilers failure, so I'm OK it's now McDavid's team

It's also worth noting that following Hall's exit and the arrival of Milan Lucic, Hall's replacement as the team's top left-winger, came this comment from...

Gen Korean expanding to Fremont; iTalico opens in Palo Alto

Gen Korean is an all-you-can-eat, grill-your-own concept with wait staff bringing platters of meat and seafood -- bulgogi, Wagyu beef tongue, shrimp, spicy samgyubsal (pork...

Wynne promises September start to $560M in infrastructure funding at AMO meeting

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Late last year, then-minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin ruled out giving other municipalities access to the land transfer...

Fyvush Finkel, star of Yiddish theater and 'Picket Fences,' dies at 93

Fyvush Finkel, whose 80-year career included starring in numerous Yiddish theater productions in addition to the touring production of Fiddler on the Roof and the...

Will Donald Trump Permanently Alienate Republican Women?

Meghan Milloy has been called all of that because she's a Republican woman who plans to vote for Hillary Clinton. For standing against Donald Trump,...

Watch Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae Bash Barriers in 'Hidden Figures' Trailer

Directed by Theodore Melfi (the man behind the recent Bill Murray vehicle St. Vincent) with original music from Pharrell Williams, Hidden Figures also stars Kirsten...

Modernised Polar Bear Express coach unveiled

Minister of Northern Development & Mines Michael Gravelle said the provincial government 'remains committed to ensuring that northern communities and industries benefit from viable, efficient...

Tropical sea urchins caught between a rock and a hot place

Credit: Michael J. Boyle. The balmy waters of the Caribbean could turn into a deadly heat trap for countless tiny creatures. Authors of a new...

Black Lives Matter - Toronto shuts down Yonge & Dundas intersection; demands justice for Abdirahman Abdi

Attorney General Yasir Naqvi to undertake a similar expanded investigation into police encounters with people living with disabilities, including autism and other cognitive disabilities. An...

Action Required says Ratepayers

Through this action SSMAR volunteers participated with the public input process at the provincial level to the proposed upcoming changes to the Act, including the...

Monday TV Picks: 'Major Crimes' summer run

... the streets of Los Angeles safe. Tonight two of the detectives (Tony Denison and Michael Paul Chan) investigate the overdose of a young Hollywood...

Federal Infrastructure Money Yet To Flow To 5 Provinces

A spokeswoman for Ontario Infrastructure Minister Bob Chiarelli said the province is finalizing its agreement with Ottawa, which would provide the most populous province with...

Monday Morning Mailbag: Rookies Looking The Part

With all of that being said, I thought David Morgan and Laquon Treadwell looked great. I also thought both Trae Waynes and Mack Alexander did...

Real estate transfers for Aug. 15, 2016

Margie C. Enterline, by her agents, Sherry K. Krygowski and Linda J. Zahniser, under power of attorney, to Linda J. Zahniser, Sherry K. Krygowski and...

RING OF FIRE ROAD: Which way? Won't say

Last week, Ontario's Northern Development and Mines Minister, Michael Gravelle, said the province is reviewing the study, which was overseen by a consortium of four...

Bankruptcy watch

10, 2016, Chapter 7. GREENBRIER Brian and Kathy Branch, 19 Turtle Pond North, Aug. 5, 2016, Chapter 13. HARRISON Regina Rae Estes, 1409 Crestwood Drive,...

Motherless Daughters

(blog) (blog)Several years ago I was sitting in a psychologist's office when my personal narrative was unexpectedly uprooted, violently rearranged, and permanently altered as...

Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake burns homes, sends residents fleeing

Approximately 250 homes have been evacuated near Nacimiento Lake as the crews continue to battle the Chimney Fire, said Sgt. Jeff Nichols of the San...

Northern California wildfire forces 4000 to evacuate

USA TODAYIn central California, similar conditions led the wildfire near Lake Nacimiento, about 180 miles northwest of Los Angeles, to explode from 2 to nearly...

My Turn: Don't let right-wing extremists hijack state Senate

... let right-wing extremists hijack state Senate. State Sen. Jeb Bradley speaks in favor of a Medicaid expansion plan on the Senate floor on, March...

Best of MLB: Betts' 3 HRs, 8 RBIs carry Porcello, Red Sox over Arizona

Jackie Bradley Jr. chipped in with a two-run homer for the Red Sox, who closed a six-game homestand at 4-2. What was billed as a...

Photos: Best action shots from Aug. 14 at Rio…

By Glen Barber | gbarber@denverpost.com. PUBLISHED: August 14, 2016 at 9:36 pm | UPDATED: August 15, 2016 at 7:13 am. Previous. Thousands of people visit...

RSL notes: For Chris Schuler, return to MLS is only a 'step in the right direction'

"It's awesome to have him back," head coach Jeff Cassar said. "… He's going to make us better." But Schuler might still ... The Monarchs...

2016 Great Race results: See how your friends and family did

Mason & Grant Air Handling - Chris Mason, Auburn; David Tate, Camillus; Wayne Mason, Auburn; Tate Mason, Auburn. (2:06:56). 9. 13 Lucky Years ..... (1:26:24).