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7/20/19: The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Sm...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

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6/9/19: Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Saus...

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7/14/19: Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday | Sau...

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6/17/19: “Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

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7/15/19: “Resistance is Fertile” Free Comedy Night...

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4/30/19: Win Tix: El Vez’s: Cinco De Mayo Pre-Part...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

El Vez is the Latin sensation that is sweeping the Nation and the world, following successful tours in Australia, Germany, Spain, Norway, Holland, Austria, England, France, Belgium, Canada and more. > Get Tickets – $20 Adv / $25 Door A modern mul...

4/25/19: Win Tix: Nu-Disco-Funk Act: Escort | Rick...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

Escort, “Brooklyn’s finest disco orchestra,” was founded by producers Eugene Cho and Dan Balis, and is fronted by lead singer Adeline Michele. It’s a setup of four vocalists, two guitars and a bass, a three-piece string section, a drum kit augmented...

4/26/19: Win Tix: Please Do Not Fight: Reunion Sho...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

Started in 2007 as a vehicle for the songwriting stylings of Zen Zenith, the band quickly evolved into a collaborate effort. While the band was lucky enough to feature many talented local San Francisco Bay Area-based musicians during its run, the or...

4/30/19: Win Tix: Summery Indie Rock & Buoyant...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

The songwriting vehicle of Michael Benjamin Lerner, Telekinesis splits the difference between summery indie rock and buoyant power pop. A multi-instrumentalist who usually plays all the instruments on his Telekinesis recordings. > Get Tickets – $...

4/26/19: Win Tix: SOLD OUT: Whiskey Myers “Die Roc...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:26

Built on the Lynyrd Skynyrd Southern rock template, complete with country and blues overtones, Whiskey Myers formed in Elkhart, Texas when housemates Cody Cannon and Cody Tate began writing songs together. Soon enlisting the help of friend and guita...

As the weather heats up, it’s time to fend off mos...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Significant rainfall last winter ended drought conditions in all of California for the first time since 2011, but mosquito experts fear those same downpours have left a breeding ground for … Click to Continue »

Dave Hyde: Chris Grier must draft better for Dolph...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

New era. New blueprint. New coach. New staff. New systems. New quarterback. New personnel structure. New patience. New mantras being recited at new Dolphins practices like, "Early is on time, … Click to Continue »

Illinois joins a growing number of football progra...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

As football players enter the Illinois weight room, a digital monitor catches their eyes. Skill-position players pause to check the screen and see if they've been included in the "speed … Click to Continue »

When it comes to putting women in charge, the Sixe...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

They are on the court, chatting up VIPs. They are in the coaches' meetings, plotting strategy. On the sidelines, scouting competition. In the war room, recommending trades. They're building the … Click to Continue »

Sideline Chatter: Maybe they could just try servin...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Flabby birthday, Ryan Fitzpatrick! The Dolphins QB pinned his offseason weight gain on ... nonstop birthday cake. "The thing with me is I have seven kids," he told Sports Illustrated. … Click to Continue »

Ira Winderman: Has expectation exceeded reality fo...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Pat Riley thinks big. It is what has made him an icon in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. He refuses to settle. Tell him no at your own risk. … Click to Continue »

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aimi...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

The stars have been stars in these playoffs. Kyrie Irving has Boston on the cusp of sweeping away Indiana Pacers. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Golden State are coming off … Click to Continue »

The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored a...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local): 6 p.m. A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting … Click to Continue »

Horoscopes for Sunday, April 21, 2019

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Aries March 21-April 19 Easter Sunday marks the date when Christians believe that Christ, the Lamb of God, rose to new life, after three days in the tomb. This is … Click to Continue »

Pope celebrates Easter Sunday amid bloodshed in Sr...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Pope Francis celebrated Easter Mass on Sunday, marking the most joyful moment of the year for the faithful even as the church faced a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians … Click to Continue »

From our archives: ‘West Sac mayor ends his silenc...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon recently appeared onstage at the announcement of the presidential candidacy of Pete Buttigieg, who is gay. Marcos Bretón’s April 21 column talks about what this … Click to Continue »

Before Mayor Pete, Mayor Chris helped pave the way...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

The story of how West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon became an integral part of a presidential campaign announcement rally last week for Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Paris archbishop mourns Sri Lanka East...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The archbishop of Paris and parishioners of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral are mourning the victims … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Comedian says his campaign has united...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

The Latest on Ukraine's presidential runoff: (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A comedian who has a strong chance to win Ukraine's presidential vote says his campaign already has helped unite … Click to Continue »

Back story: Reporter confronted challenges to expl...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 15:30:23

Watchdog reporter Morgan Cook answered questions about today's story and how she made it happen.

On Game Boy's 30th anniversary, a behind-the-scene...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:35

Richard Moss / Polygon:On Game Boy's 30th anniversary, a behind-the-scenes account of how Nintendo leveraged games like Tetris and Pokémon to appeal to the North American market  —  We look back ahead of the console's 30th anniversary  —  Nintendo...

Officer wounded in South Los Angeles officer-invol...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:25

An officer was shot and wounded in an officer-involved shooting in South Los Angeles Saturday night, officials say.

Sri Lanka explosions: State media says at least 12...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:25

Sri Lanka's state-run newspaper has reported that 129 people have died in a series of Easter Sunday blasts targeting three churches and three hotels.

The Latest: Sri Lanka state media say 129 dead in...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Sri Lanka's state-run newspaper has reported that 129 people have died in a series of … Click to Continue »

Paying women less than men for substantially simil...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

On April 1, I joined with First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and TIME’S UP to launch #EqualPayCA, a campaign to raise … Click to Continue »

Build to Survive: Homes in California’s burn zones...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

After the apocalyptic Camp Fire reduced most of Paradise to ashes last November, a clear pattern emerged. Fifty-one percent of the 350 houses built after 2008 escaped damage, according to … Click to Continue »

Arizona Diamondbacks to visit the Chicago Cubs

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Arizona Diamondbacks (11-10, second in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (9-10, fourth in the NL Central) Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (0-1, 4.64 ERA, … Click to Continue »

Reds aim for series sweep against Padres

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Cincinnati Reds (8-12, fifth in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (11-11, third in the NL West) San Diego; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (0-1, … Click to Continue »

Blue Jays go for series sweep of Athletics

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Toronto Blue Jays (10-12, third in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (11-12, fourth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Aaron Sanchez … Click to Continue »

Fried, Braves to take on Bieber, Indians on Sunday

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Atlanta Braves (10-10, third in the NL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (12-8, second in the NL Central) Cleveland; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Max Fried (2-0, 0.92 ERA, … Click to Continue »

Struggling Rays look to break 3-game slide

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Boston Red Sox (8-13, fourth in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (14-7, first in the AL East) St. Petersburg, Florida; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: … Click to Continue »

Astros take on the Rangers in division matchup

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Houston Astros (13-7, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (11-8, third in the AL West) Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Collin McHugh (3-1, 1.96 … Click to Continue »

Twins aim for series sweep over Baltimore

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Minnesota Twins (11-7, first in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (8-14, fifth in the AL East) Baltimore; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Kyle Gibson (0-0, 7.36 ERA, … Click to Continue »

Marlins aim for series sweep over Nationals

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Washington Nationals (9-10, fourth in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (6-15, fifth in the NL East) Miami; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Stephen Strasburg (1-1, 5.56 ERA, … Click to Continue »

Mariners go after series sweep over Los Angeles

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Seattle Mariners (16-8, first in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (8-13, fifth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Mike Leake (2-1, … Click to Continue »

Philadelphia Phillies to visit the Colorado Rockie...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Philadelphia Phillies (12-8, first in the NL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (8-13, fourth in the NL West) Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Jerad Eickhoff (0-0, 0.00 ERA, … Click to Continue »

New York hosts Kansas City, aims to build on Tanak...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Kansas City Royals (7-14, fifth in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (10-10, second in the AL East) New York; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Jorge Lopez … Click to Continue »

Pirates look for series sweep over San Francisco

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

San Francisco Giants (8-14, fifth in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (12-6, first in the NL Central) Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT LINE: Pirates favored by 1 1/2 runs; … Click to Continue »

Egyptian voters urged to allow el-Sissi rule until...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Egyptian pro-government media are urging a "Yes" vote on the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. Polls reopened … Click to Continue »

Explosions kill at least 138 in Sri Lanka on Easte...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

At least 138 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, … Click to Continue »

Notre Dame’s Paris worshippers displaced for Easte...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:24

Displaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of their beloved monument. The … Click to Continue »

Officer Hospitalized After South LA Shooting

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:22

An LAPD officer was hospitalized after being shot and wounded near 51st Street and Long Beach Avenue in South Los Angeles Saturday night. The Newton division gang enforcement officer is in stable condition and is with his family at LA County-USC hos...

Over 100 Dead in Sri Lanka Hotel and Church Blasts

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:22

Sri Lanka's state-run newspaper has reported that 129 people have died in a series of Easter Sunday blasts targeting three churches and three hotels. The near-simultaneous blasts hit three churches and three hotels frequented by tourists, a Sri Lank...

The French Government officially launches Tchap, i...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:31

Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:The French Government officially launches Tchap, its own messaging app with end-to-end encryption, after patching a security flaw found upon initial release  —  The French government just launched its own messaging app c...

Serena Williams reveals Serena Ventures, a fund sh...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:31

Yomi Kazeem / Quartz:Serena Williams reveals Serena Ventures, a fund she founded in 2014 that has backed 30 startups so far across e-commerce, fashion, and social good  —  Andela, the developer training and outsourcing company with operations in f...