60th anniversary: The first presidential candidates debate on television

Sixty years ago, on Sept. 26, 1960, a debate between major party presidential candidates was shown on television for the first time. The presidential hopefuls, John F. Kennedy, a Democratic senator from Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, the vice president of the United States, met in a Chicago studio to discuss U.S. domestic matters. There …

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130th anniversary: A look at the sequoia trees in the nation’s second National Park

The giant sequoia Sequoia National Park is closed due to massive fires burning nearby that have resulted in the loss of more than 100 structures and thousands of evacuations. The nation’s second national park would be celebrating its 130th anniversary Sept. 25. Jurassic park? The oldest known redwood fossils date back more than 200 million …

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Jamal Murray’s style points can’t match the Lakers’ deep stable

Jamal Murray spent Thursday night hanging letters on the Lakers. Add it all up and he probably won five simultaneous “horse” games. The problem for Murray, and Denver, is that you have to play “rhinoceros,” or something even more multi-syllabic, to beat the Lakers. The letters were too plentiful and the limbs too long, especially …

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Protester struck by SUV at Breonna Taylor demonstration In Hollywood

A protester in Hollywood was struck Thursday night by an SUV speeding by a crowd of marchers on the second night of protests related to the killing of Breonna Taylor by Louisville Metropolitan Police Department officers. Shortly before 9 p.m., a black SUV sped by the crowd, striking a protester before speeding away again. The …

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Walker Buehler passes test as Dodgers beat A’s to win another series

LOS ANGELES >> Secure from red alert. Walker Buehler’s right index finger passed its final regular season test with flying colors — none of them red or inflamed. Buehler went four scoreless innings before a parade of relievers completed a three-hitter in a 5-1 Dodgers win over the Oakland A’s Thursday night. The win gave …

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Denver’s Jamal Murray climbs up reputation rung in NBA playoffs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. >> However these Western Conference Finals turn out, observers will agree on at least one thing: Jamal Murray has raised his game. The fourth-year guard is the highest draft pick on the Denver Nuggets’ roster, landed at No. 7 in 2016. At the time, Nuggets coach Michael Malone thought he was …

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Dodgers prepare for postseason with quarantine time

LOS ANGELES >> Bubble up. The Dodgers, like playoff-bound teams across MLB, went into quarantine Wednesday night in hopes for a postseason uninterrupted by positive coronavirus tests. The Dodgers players and coaching staff were expected to move into a Los Angeles hotel for the duration of the regular season and next week’s Wild Card Series, …

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Festival Pass: How to watch Ohana and Bonnaroo online this weekend; more streaming shows

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. I’m worried about Simon Le Bon. Not the Duran Duran frontman, but my houseplant (a stunning calathea ornata beauty star I named after the singer) that has spider mites. I’ve mentioned it …

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Long Beach Gives day tops $1 million goal hours early

Long Beach Long Beach Gives topped its $1 million goal on Thursday, Sept. 24 — a day dedicated to raising money for local nonprofits. “It’s going wonderfully well,” Niko Galvez, campaign manager for Long Beach Gives, said about halfway through the giving day. “It’s just so great seeing the nonprofits cheering each other on — …

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Out & About: Events and postponements in the Long Beach area Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Sept. 25 Movie Showing: Los Angeles Arts Society presents Pop-up Drive-in cinema showing of “Grease,” Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd., Gardena. 7:30-10 p.m. $25 per vehicle. 310-217-0404 or eventbrite.com. Flu Shots: Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center, Vermont Pavilion driveway, 25825 S. Vermont Ave., Harbor City. Free. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. healthy.kaiserpermanente.org. Movie Showing: Los Angeles …

ادامه مطلبOut & About: Events and postponements in the Long Beach area Sept. 25-Oct. 1