But the couple dozen supporters of Bernie Sanders who had gathered inside the Sports Page bar in the predominantly African American and Latino neighborhood saw only opportunity. In a Field Poll released last week, Sanders had not only cut Hillary Clinton’s onetime 63-point lead in California to six points, he had also trimmed her lead among Latino voters to seven points less than two months before California’s June 7 primary. In October, Sanders trailed by 30 points. … [Read more...] about California Latinos gravitating toward Bernie Sanders
Now, suddenly, the league that was once for everyone seems to be in crisis. Worse, it has no natural constituency. Liberals think it’s dangerous, classist, totalitarian, and cruel. Conservatives think it’s pandering, too “politically correct.” A lot of this is attributable, like so much else, to the president. Dozens of players were protesting the first two weeks of the season, but no one seemed to care … until Trump’s weekend tweetstorm from his golf club back in September. But the fact that we’re even framing this in political terms — the idea that a game in which people throw a ball and tackle each other has somehow become another thing for us all to yell at each other about from our ideological corners — is a large part of the problem. You can no longer watch the NFL without thinking of everything swirling around it off the field. The bigger problem for the league is: So many people just aren’t watching at all. … [Read more...] about Is This the End of the NFL?
"As a San Francisco-based company, we've had our eyes on Southern California expansion for quite some time, so we're very excited to introduce our imaginative, playful and innovative menu to the people of Orange County and Irvine," said Akash Kapoor, who co-founded the operation with his wife, Rana. … [Read more...] about Curry Up Now Opens First SoCal Eatery In O.C.
“As soon as we learned about Ann Curry’s comments to The Washington Post, which we considered relevant to our investigation, a senior NBCUniversal employment lawyer on the investigation team reached out to her directly and they had a conversation on April 25, 2018,” a spokesperson said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Insiders Doubt NBC Did a Thorough Job on Its #MeToo Probe
“Four Good Days” tells the story of an addict, Molly (Kunis), who has been on heroin, methadone, crack, and Adderall for 10 years and shows no signs of recovering. She’s been in and out of detox 14 times, but she always goes back to getting high. In the opening scene, when she shows up at the door of her mother, Deb (Close), who would do anything to save her but feels as if she’s already done everything (and that none of it has worked), the audience is placed in the position of asking the same thing that Deb — or anyone else — would ask. Namely: What’s going to make this time different? … [Read more...] about ‘Four Good Days’: Film Review