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“Glee” Actor Mark Salling Dead

HOLLYWOOD—Mark Salling, 35, known by many for his role as Puck on the hit FOX TV series “Glee” has died. TMZ first broke the news the actor died from an apparent suicide on Tuesday, January 30. The actual cause of death has not yet been disclosed by authorities. Salling was convicted of possession of child pornography in October 2017, after...

Berkeley Earthquake Felt In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO—A 4.5 magnitude earthquake struck in Berkeley shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday, January 4. The U.S. Geological Survey noted that the epicenter of the earthquake was 2 miles from Berkeley, California, which had a depth of 8 miles. The USGS website notes that the Hayward Fault runs from San Pablo Bay in the north to Fremont in the...

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies Of Heart Attack

SAN FRANCISCO—The city of San Francisco is mourning the loss of Mayor Edwin M. Lee who died on Tuesday, December 12. According to reports, Lee died after suffering a heart attack. He was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues at the time of his passing. He was transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital before 10 p.m. Monday, Chief...

Wildfires Prompts Mandatory Evacuations Througout LA

BEL AIR—A mandatory evacuation was issued Wednesday, December 6 for residents in Bel Air as the Skirball Fire continued to burn along the 405 freeway. More than 40,000 residents were impacted by the order. The Skirball Fire is presently burning in the hills east of the 405 freeway near the Getty Center. It has spread over an estimated 475 acres...

Matt Lauer Fired From NBC For Sexual Misconduct

UNITED STATES—Journalist Matt Lauer, known for his duties as the anchor of NBC’s "Today" show, was fired following news of an allegation that he sexually harassed a woman a few years earlier. Lauer’s termination was announced on Wednesday, November 29 by his co-host Savannah Gunthrie, and Hoda Kotb. The show is the centerpiece of NBC’s entire news programing; it is...

Serial Killer Charles Manson Dead At 83

BAKERSFIELD—Criminal and former cult leader, Charles Manson, died on Sunday, November 19. He was 83. Manson, who had been imprisoned in the Protective Housing Unit of California State Prison, Corcoran since 1989, was taken to a local hospital in Bakersfield Sunday where he died at 8:13 p.m., according to a press release from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation....

Louis C.K. Admits To Sexual Misconduct Accusations

HOLLYWOOD—Comedian Louis C.K. admitted to sexual misconduct allegations on Friday, November 10 after at least five women accused him of inappropriate behavior. The New York Times published a story on Thursday wherein five women were quoted describing various acts of sexual impropriety they faced from the 50 year-old television star and comic. Two of the women, former comedy duo Dana...

Astros Defeat Dodgers In Game 7, Win World Series

LOS ANGELES—The Houston Astros won their fist World Series by stomping the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, at Dodgers Stadium on Wednesday, November 1. The game was over before it began; Dodgers starting Pitcher YU Darvish was plain awful. The lackluster pitching was a repeat of the disastrous performance in Houston. Only lasting a mere 1 2/3 innings both outings, he...

Terrorist Sayfullo Saipov Attacks Pedestrians, Bicyclists In NYC

UNITED STATES—Eight people were killed and multiple others were injured on Tuesday, October 31, after a suspect used a Home Depot rental truck to plow down pedestrians and bicyclists in lower Manhattan. The suspect has been identified as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who was shot by authorities and is listed in critical condition in a local hospital. Saipov is originally...

Elon Musk Tweets Image Of “Boring Company” Developments

LOS ANGELES—Billionaire and tech magnate Elon Musk publicly released the first image of The Boring Company’s latest project on Saturday, October 28. Musk posted the image on his Twitter account with the caption “Picture of The Boring Company LA tunnel taken yesterday.” The image depicts an underground tunnel, complete with lighting, piping, and tracks. The Boring Company, an infrastructure firm founded...
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