Racing! Del Mar finishes its fall meeting

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we say goodbye to Del Mar this year and await Los Alamitos on Friday. Stewards’ rulings We’re back with more rulings here on the conclusion of a long holiday weekend, although the rulings are from earlier. –Trainer Jerry Wallace was…

By JohnValbyNation December 2, 2019 0

Thousands without power in Lake Arrowhead area because of winter storm

Thousands of people in the Lake Arrowhead area were without power Sunday after heavy snow and strong winds resulted in widespread outages in the San Bernardino Mountains, officials said. About 8,000 Southern California Edison customers were affected in mountain communities, including Skyland, Twin Peaks, Running Springs, Cedar Glen, Forest Falls and Crestline, where many residents…

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Poway residents report discolored tap water; city checks for contamination

POWAY, Calif. —  Poway residents were ordered to boil tap water before drinking it, and restaurants remained closed Sunday after officials became concerned over the weekend that a recent rainstorm may have contaminated the city’s water system. Residents started reporting discolored tap water on Friday. City crews tested the water at those first locations and found…

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Newsletter: How L.A. County buries its unclaimed dead

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Monday, Dec. 2, and here’s a quick look at the week ahead. Newsletter Get our Essential California newsletter Monday is Cyber Monday, a term made up by marketers to encourage consumers to buy things online on the Monday after Thanksgiving. But it’s also a great…

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'Frozen 2’ wins Thanksgiving box office, but 'Knives Out,' 'Queen & Slim' open strong

Disney’s “Frozen 2″ dominated the box office once again in its second weekend, adding $123.7 million through the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including $85.3 million Friday through Sunday (a small 35% drop), for a cumulative total of $287.6 million, according to estimates from measurement firm Comscore. “This was the Thanksgiving box office bounty the industry…

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What's on TV Monday: 'Making It' on NBC

SERIES The Voice The top 10 perform. 8 p.m. NBC All American Spencer (Daniel Ezra) can’t get excited about his football ranking and gets some guidance from Layla (Greta Onieogou) in this new episode. 8 p.m. The CW The Great Christmas Light Fight Lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and interior designer Taniya Nayak return as celebrity…

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