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How California Housing Stacks Up Split Into Three States

IRVINE, Calif./ July 18, 2018 (STL.News) — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released an analysis showing what the three California housing markets would look like if the state is split into three new states per a proposal that has qualified for the state’s November ballot. For this analysis, ATTOM … Continue reading How California Housing Stacks Up Split Into Three States

LOS ANGELES | Joe Jackson buried in same LA-area cemetery as son Michael

LOS ANGELES — Jackson family patriarch Joseph Jackson has been buried in the same Southern California cemetery as his late son Michael. A source close to the family who is not authorized to speak publicly said Joe Jackson was laid to rest Monday in a private ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale. Jackson died … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Joe Jackson buried in same LA-area cemetery as son Michael

AP source: Durant will sign 2-year deal with Warriors

Kevin Durant is staying with the NBA champions. LeBron James might be moving much closer to them. Durant has decided to sign a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the deal cannot become official until the league’s offseason … Continue reading AP source: Durant will sign 2-year deal with Warriors

CLEVELAND | LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears

CLEVELAND — LeBron James flew back to Los Angeles from a family vacation in the Caribbean. He could be there longer than usual. Hours before NBA free agency opened with the three-time champion as its most coveted prize, James returned Saturday to Southern California, where he has two homes and a film production company. The … Continue reading CLEVELAND | LeBron returns to LA to plot next move as free agency nears

SEATTLE | Smuggler who used helicopters to deliver drugs sentenced

SEATTLE — A Canadian man who leased helicopters and used them to run a cross-border drug-shipping empire, helping meet the American West’s appetite for high-grade marijuana before states began legalizing the drug, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Colin Martin, 46, was responsible for delivering thousands of pounds of “B.C. Bud” from British Columbia … Continue reading SEATTLE | Smuggler who used helicopters to deliver drugs sentenced

PHOENIX | Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

PHOENIX (AP) — For most of their half-century of existence, the Phoenix Suns have coveted a big-time center. In 1969, they lost the coin flip with Milwaukee for Lew Alcindor, now known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and chose Neal Walk at No. 2. The closest they came was Alvan Adams, an All-Star on some very good … Continue reading PHOENIX | Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif | ‘Wedding Crashers’ star Vince Vaughn busted at DUI stop

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest in a Southern California beach town, police said. Vaughn was busted early in the morning at a sobriety checkpoint in Manhattan Beach. He was released from custody later in the morning, police employee Nisha Bhagat said. … Continue reading MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif | ‘Wedding Crashers’ star Vince Vaughn busted at DUI stop

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif | Tesla in Autopilot mode crashes into California police car

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California. Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach. He says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. The police SUV ended up … Continue reading LAGUNA BEACH, Calif | Tesla in Autopilot mode crashes into California police car