This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sentencing of a California man who pleaded guilty to plotting to firebomb the state Democratic Party’s headquarters and other buildings in Northern California after the defeat of former President Donald Trump was delayed Wednesday after a federal judge rejected a plea agreement. Ian Benjamin Rogers, of Napa, pleaded guilty in May to conspiring to destroy the building in Sacramento by fire or explosives, possessing an explosive device and possessing a machine gun as part of an agreement that could bring him seven to nine years in federal prison. But U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he was concerned by statements Rogers made during the pre-sentencing investigation in which he told the probation department he felt very bad for putting himself in a bad situation ”that allowed the government to destroy my life,” according to the statement Breyer read during … [Read more...] about Sentencing for man in plot to blow up Democratic HQ delayed
Click here to read the full article. At the end of Nothing Compares , an exploration of the heyday and downfall of Sinéad O’Connor, director Kathryn Ferguson rolls out a montage of the troubled Irish singer, songwriter and provocateur’s legacy. The clips includes female activists in pop from the last decade — Pussy Riot, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion — as well as abortion-rights and #MeToo rallies and footage of the newly disgraced Catholic Church. More from Rolling Stone 'It Gets Hard to Breathe': Selena Gomez Releases Emotional First Trailer for New Documentary Documentary Producer Sheila Nevins on True Crime, Real Sex, and Being 'Lowbrow' 'Free Chol Soo Lee': The Anti-True Crime Documentary That Exposes Much More Than a Terrible Miscarriage of Justice As heavy-handed as that may sound, it’s easy to see why such a roundup is necessary. It doesn’t feel that long ago that O’Connor, at the peak of her fame, ripped up a photo of Pope … [Read more...] about A New Doc Says Sinéad O’Connor Matters More Than You Think. It’s Right
0 Restaurants & Bars Do you know about the best places to eat on a budget in your neighborhood? Paige Austin , Patch Staff Posted Reply LOS ANGELES, CA — There may soon be a wait at your favorite "undiscovered" restaurant. Michelin Tuesday released its "Bib Gourmand," the list that identifies the California eateries that are big on quality while going light on the wallet. The list includes dozens of hidden gems across Los Angeles County. A total of 151 restaurants across the state landed on the list, which will be part of the 2019 Michelin Guide California set to be released next month. The list recognizes "high quality" eateries at which a diner can enjoy two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less. Not surprisingly, the state's most diverse city has lots to offer in the way of cuisine from around the world. Los Angeles County restaurants making the list were: -- Aburiya Raku -- Adana … [Read more...] about Yummiest, Affordable Eateries Around Beverly Hills Listed
0 Restaurants & Bars Wine Enthusiast editors toured the country looking for the 100 best wine restaurants, and California earned 24 mentions. Emily Holland , Patch Staff Posted | Updated Reply CALIFORNIA — Diners who want a truly fine glass or bottle of wine with their meal — we’re not judging! — don’t want to fly blind and take a chance on a disappointing pour. Wine Enthusiast magazine just published a useful guide that profiles the great wine restaurants in 38 states and Puerto Rico, including California. The magazine compiles the list of the 100 best wine restaurants every year, looking for “eateries that incorporate wine in thoughtful and exciting ways.” The restaurants aren’t arranged according to preference, as a ranking would be, and there’s no matrix for the number of bottles of wine on hand, prices or the types of food the restaurant serves. “Instead,” Wine Enthusiast wrote, “it is a selection of … [Read more...] about Restaurants In California Make Elite Wine Enthusiast List
0 Community Corner Don't resign yourself, just yet, to chicken-dancing alone in your living room. There are options for finding your annual German fix. Susan C. Schena , Patch Staff Posted Reply LOS ANGELES, CA — Just because the coronavirus pandemic fueled cancellations of many Oktoberfests throughout Greater Los Angeles and California this year, dirndls and lederhosen need not languish in the back of closets. Statewide, scads of organizers scrambled in recent months to revamp and present Bavarian-inspired events and smaller-scale German feasts to replace those scrapped in 2020 due to COVID-19 mandates. Peruse Patch's annual Oktoberfest guide, which looks very different this year, to be sure, and see what's going on near you. And Prost, from Patch! ----------- NOTE: Double-check that listed activities are still proceeding as previously posted and planned. And if we missed your organization's Oktoberfest … [Read more...] about Oktoberfests: Your 2020 Guide To Oom-Pah In Greater L.A.
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for September 28 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! A helicopter crew in Arizona rescued a family of two adults and four children who held onto the roof of their vehicle as floodwaters surged around them last week, authorities said. The family’s vehicle got stuck in a flooded wash on the night of Sept. 21 near Maricopa, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) said. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office requested the help of the AZDPS Ranger 1 helicopter crew as the water levels continued to rise around the car, with the adults and kids still trapped on top. Video from the helicopter shows the crew arriving and lowing down a trooper-paramedic to the roof of the vehicle and hand the four children, ages 8, 4, 2, and 11 months, to a crew member in the hovering helicopter. COAST GUARD RESCUES … [Read more...] about Arizona helicopter crew rescues family of 6 stranded on roof of vehicle during flood