Category: News

NAFTA is history as Senate gives final approval to USMCA

WASHINGTON —  Congress gave final approval to the new North American trade accord Thursday, with the Republican-controlled Senate moving swiftly during President Trump’s impeachment proceedings to hand him one of his biggest wins since occupying the White House. There was never any doubt that the Senate would pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement after the House overwhelmingly…

By JohnValbyNation January 17, 2020 0

Soccer on TV: Bundesliga returns and Real Madrid looks to stay hot in La Liga

The Bundesliga’s return highlights televised soccer from Europe this weekend while in Spain there’s a battle atop the table and in England, Liverpool plays a rematch against a desperate Manchester United, the only team it hasn’t beaten this season. Bundesliga: Germany’s top league returns to action Friday after a nearly month-long break with Borussia Monchengladbach…

By JohnValbyNation January 17, 2020 0

Developer of 'poor door' apartment building in San Diego threatens legal action over denial

Pinnacle International was looking to put low-income units in a separate building in East Village development SAN DIEGO —  The developer of a San Diego apartment complex that drew criticism over its plan to separate low-income renters in a different building is threatening to sue over its denial. Vancouver-based Pinnacle International sought to build a project…

By JohnValbyNation January 17, 2020 0

The uncertain fate of West Hollywood's log cabin

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Jan. 17, and I’m writing from Los Angeles. There are hundreds if not thousands of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held across Los Angeles every week, in church basements and community centers and restaurant backrooms. But few meeting venues are better known in L.A.’s sprawling recovery…

By JohnValbyNation January 17, 2020 0

What's on TV Friday, Jan. 17: 'Dynasty' on the CW

SERIES America’s Most Musical Family Blanco Brown performs in the opener of the two-episode season finale. Then, the three finalists perform for judges Ciara, David Dobrik and Debbie Gibson, who will pick the winner. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector While Lincoln and Amelia (Russell Hornsby, Arielle Kebbel) hunt for a…

By JohnValbyNation January 17, 2020 0