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

Ashcraft, a former planning commissioner, said developers time and again approach the city to build on vacant lots, but the density limitations make development unfeasible. One property owner wanted to build housing over a CVS pharmacy, but the 10 units he would be permitted to build were not enough to pay for the project. Another […]

Walton Goggins on the Emotional End of

What do you think Justified’s legacy will be?It’s a different dish from all the other ones being served today. It was never meant to be Breaking Bad, The Shield, The Sopranos, The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, or any of our other great dramas. It was a show that was just as likely to be funny as it was to be serious. It […]

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

“I’m able to…not necessarily mimic or replicate what they were doing, because we’re in a different time, but I’m able to learn how strategize, how to reevaluate, and be deliberate,” Livingston said about looking back at figures from the civil rights movement. “I’m also about to take some form of delight and refuge in knowing […]

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

October 12 • Montreal Canadiens sign Tyler Toffoli to a four-year, $17 million contract. (link)link)Alex Pietrangelo to a seven-year, $62 million contract. (link)Joakim Ryan to a one-year, $700,000 contract.Mattias Janmark to a one-year, $2.25 million contract.Lucas Wallmark to a one-year, $950,000 contract.Ryan Graves to a three-year, $9.5 million contract.Brad Richardson to a one-year, $1 million […]

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

“’Driving while Black’ entails so much more than the simply driving while Black. It’s living while Black. It’s sleeping while Black. It’s eating while Black. It’s moving while Black,” writer/scholar Herb Boyd says in the documentary. ”So, when we start talking about the restrictions placed on Black movement in this country, that’s a long history. That goes […]

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

Matthew Boyd, the team’s opening day starter, went 3-7 with a 6.71 ERA and has a lot to prove in 2021. Spencer Turnbull, in his second “full” season, went 4-4 with a 3.97 ERA and looks like he could be a key part of Detroit’s future.