Prep Focus: AAA sees more parity, harder battles for teams at the top

Beginning with Mission’s boys basketball Division III title last winter, the last 15 months have been marked by state championships…

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Big Tobacco pouring big money into Prop E

Tobacco companies and opponents of a ban on flavored tobacco products have contributed more than $11.5 million dollars to a…

6 months ago

Three route options presented for downtown rail extension

One day, California’s $77 billion high-speed rail project may glide from Los Angeles to San Francisco’s Salesforce Transit Center. But…

6 months ago

Stranger than fiction

Even though I actively avoid reading negative comments online, a “friend” recently tagged me in a Facebook comment on an…

6 months ago

Legislation reduces risk of e-scooters

Today’s column continues where last week’s left off regarding legal responsibility for injuries caused by hazardously placed Bird, LimeBike and…

6 months ago

The City where you can’t

The story goes that, the day after breaking ground for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, President William H. Taft, the last…

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Leigh Whannell relies on old-fashioned effects in ‘Upgrade’

After making mostly horror movies, Australian-born writer-director Leigh Whannell has crafted his first sci-fi movie, the exciting “Upgrade.” To Whannell,…

6 months ago

Gaiman, Mitchell strive for real punk in ‘Parties’

Not long after Neil Gaiman’s 2006 short story “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” was published, talk of a…

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