Ballot battle in town of Alameda pits multiunit housing against slow-growth policy

While proponents of Measure Z say they are not interested in losing any existing historic buildings, some opponents still worry that could occur. Joyce Boyd, who lives in a three-unit Victorian she restored 19 years ago, called Article 26 a “firewall” against speculators and unlimited development. She also said that getting rid of it is […]

Walton Goggins on the Emotional End of

Boyd Crowder lives! Walton Goggins’s Kentucky-fried criminal was supposed to die in Justified’s pilot, but producers changed their minds after they felt the chemistry between Goggins and Timothy Olyphant, Boyd’s bromantic nemesis, Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens. Like Wile E. Coyote, Boyd cheated death for six seasons and shockingly survived the series finale, where he is […]

Protest Is Part Of The Black American Tradition. Young Activists Are Reshaping The Movement In Their Image.

“There was a shift happening from placing all of our anger and rage on the murderers to an acknowledgment of that rage but adding an aspect of ‘what is next, and how can we prevent a next?’” Livingston said of police reform over the past several years. “A lot of us had this reformist thinking […]

Chicago removes Columbus statue from Grant Park in dead of night

“The Italian American community feels betrayed,” Pasquale Gianni of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, said in a statement, according to WLS-TV in Chicago. “The Mayor’s Office is giving into a vocal and destructive minority. This is not how the Democratic process is supposed to work.”

DJ Uiagalelei and Trevor Lawrence ‘cut from the same cloth’

Uiagalelei is a 247Sports Composite five-star recruit and the No. 1 ranked pro-style quarterback in the recruiting class of 2020. During Clemson’s fall training camp, offensive coordinator Tony Elliott was asked how the freshman compared to Lawrence at the same age.

ProHockeyTalk’s 2020 NHL free agency tracker

It’s time for NHL Free Agency! The off-season is under way and with the market opening Oct. 9 there will be plenty of action this fall. Some teams have already been busy getting their 2020-21 rosters in order. Check back here for all of the signings that teams will be making in hopes of improving […]

Look for New Orleans voices on PBS’ ‘Driving While Black’ tonight; see preview

The program offers interviews with African Americans sharing their personal stories, along with historians, authors and journalists, also including: Eric Avila (professor of history, UCLA), Tamara Banks (journalist), Spencer Crew (interim director, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian), Walter Edwards (chairman, Harlem Business Alliance), Carolyn Finney (author), Kathleen Franz (author), Alvin Hall […]

Vikings short on healthy corners at Thursday’s practice

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks it’s crazy that Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer would be on the hot seat as a result of the team’s 1-5 start to the season, but he could help turn up the heat with a strong outing against Minnesota this weekend.

Vikings rule out Holton Hill, Mike Hughes

The team announced that Holton Hill and Mike Hughes have been ruled out for the game. Cameron Dantzler was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list earlier this week and is likely to miss the game, although there is a chance he could return to action.

Detroit’s Young Pitchers Go Through Some Growing Pains

Mize, the No. 1 pick in the 2018 draft, showed some of his potential in a September start when he took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against the Chicago White Sox, but he mostly struggled through his seven starts. Neither Mize nor Skubal had pitched above Double-A before this year, and because of the […]