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Around Whittier

By on December 29, 2019

first_imgMONTEBELLO – A robbery suspect who allegedly went on a shopping spree with stolen credit cards was in jail Wednesday, awaiting trial, police said. Montebello police officers, who were conducting surveillance on a suspected drug dealer Saturday, followed the man as he burglarized a local business, taking the business owner’s wallet, said Sgt. Brian Dragoo. The man, whose name was not released, then picked up a male and a female friend and the trio went shopping at two Target stores, using the stolen credit cards, Dragoo said. They racked up more than $1,000 in purchases, he added. Police then arrested all three, Dragoo said. Murder suspects’ hearing delayed WHITTIER – A preliminary hearing that had been scheduled for Wednesday for two teenage brothers charged with murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old in Pico Rivera was postponed until next month. Joseph and Fernando Aranda, both 18, of Pico Rivera are charged in the death of Daniel Guerrero as the teen stood on a street with friends on March 4, 2005. Detectives said Guerrero was shot because he was associated with a rival gang. The brothers were ordered back to Whittier Court on Feb. 22 for a preliminary hearing setting. County worker gets probation, loses job LOS ANGELES – A former manager in the county’s Real Estate Division who withheld information about property she and her husband owned in Whittier and two other cities was sentenced Wednesday to three years’ probation. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Luros also ordered Cheryl Fuerth, 57, to perform 200 hours of community service. Fuerth also was required to resign her county job, which she did last month, in connection with her guilty plea to a misdemeanor count of failing to disclose an economic interest in real property. Nine other felony and misdemeanor charges were dismissed Wednesday by Luros as a result of the plea bargain. As a manager of lease acquisitions for the county, Fuerth was required to annually fill out a statement of economic interests and to disclose all residential, commercial or land interests in which she or her family members had an interest of $1,000 or more. Fuerth and her husband owned properties in Hermosa Beach, Long Beach and Whittier that she did not disclose, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Seniors can learn self-protection PICO RIVERA – Self-defense/personal safety classes will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. from Feb. 7 through Feb. 28 at the Pico Rivera Senior Center, 9200 Mines Ave. The free classes will focus on awareness and assertiveness, financial self-protection and self-defense techniques. For more information, call (562) 948-4844. Buying a home? Seminar can help LOS ANGELES – The dream of home ownership could move closer to becoming a reality for those who attend a special seminar on the home-buying process being put on by the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission this weekend. The free, eight-hour educational seminar runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St. Get all the essential facts on how to buy your first home, including how to get pre-qualified, what government assistance programs are available, the importance of budgeting and credit, how to look for a home and select a lender, and more. For more information, call (323) 890-7190. – From staff reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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European Tour’s best for Volvo Golf Champions

By on December 18, 2019

first_imgDarren Clarke Padraig HarringtonMiguel Angel Jimenez Robert Karlsson Colin MontgomerieJose Maria Olazabal SAinfo reporter Branden Grace Players with 10 or more official Race to Dubai/European Tour Order of Merit tournament wins Thomas Aiken, Avantha MastersKiradech Aphibarnrat, Maybank Malaysian OpenThomas Bjorn, Omega European MastersPaul Casey, Irish OpenJamie Donaldson, Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf ChampionshipVictor Dubuisson, Turkish Airlines OpenGonzalo Fernandez-Castano, BMW MastersDarren Fichardt, Africa OpenTommy Fleetwood, Johnnie Walker ChampionshipStephen Gallacher, Omega Dubai Desert ClassicMichael Hoey, M2M Russian OpenDavid Howell, Alfred Dunhill Links ChampionshipMikko Ilonen, Nordea MastersRaphael Jacquelin, Open de EspanaJin Jeong, Perth InternationalJoost Luiten, Lyoness Open powered by GreenfinityDavid Lynn, Portugal MastersMatteo Manassero, BMW PGA ChampionshipLouis Oosthuizen, Volvo Golf ChampionsMorten Orum Madsen, South African OpenJulien Quesne, Lindt Italian OpenBrett Rumford, Ballantine’s ChampionshipCharl Schwartzel, Alfred Dunhill ChampionshipMarcel Siem, Trophee Hassan IIRichard Sterne, Joburg OpenSimon Thornton, Open Najeti Hotels and Golf, St OmerPeter Uihlein, Madeira Islands OpenDawie van der Walt, Tshwane OpenChris Wood, Commercialbank Qatar Masters Past winner of the Volvo Golf Champions 7 January 2014 With a $4-million prize fund and $700 000 set to go to the winner, the 2014 Volvo Golf Champions has drawn 36 of the European Tour’s leading golfers to the Durban Country Club for the tournament from 9 to 12 January. It will be preceded by a Pro- Am on Wednesday, 8 January. Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington, the most prolific Major winner in the tournament, after being out on the world-renowned course declared: “The course is in perfect condition.” After practice rounds on the first two days of the week, the golfers will take part in the Pro-Am on Wednesday alongside alongside Volvo and the tournament’s guests and a host of South African sport stars. Amateurs confirmed include cricketers Kyle Abbot and Daryn Smit; former Proteas’ star Shaun Pollock; Sharks’ rugby players Odwa Ndungane Keegan Daniel and Charl McLeod; Sharks’s CEO and former Springbok captain John Smit; playwright and author John van de Ruit; and SuperSport presenter Matt Pearce.‘A real privilege’ Pollock commented on Monday: “It is fantastic to have a tournament of this nature in Durban. It will be a real privilege to play alongside the world’s best golfers on a championship course. I know I will be a touch nervous on that first tee as I don’t know my swing as well as my bowling action. I am looking forward to it and hopefully our four ball can put in a decent performance.” There are 18 nationalities represented on the entry list with South Africa boasting the highest number of players. The seven South African stars include defending champion and winner of the 2010 Open Championship, Louis Oosthuizen, 2011 Masters Champion and recent winner of the Alfred Dunhill Championship Charl Schwartzel, 2012 Champion Branden Grace, Darren Fichardt, Dawie Ven der Walt, Thomas Aiken and six-time European Tour winner Richard Sterne. Between them, the field has won 227 European Tour titles and, showing the power of home support, of the 31 European Tour events the South African players in the field have won, 18 of the wins have occurred on South African soil. Most wins Colin Montgomerie boasts the highest number of European Tour wins, with his 31 titles matching the cumulative tally of the South African players in the field. Eight-time European Tour Order of Merit winner Montgomerie is also the oldest player in the field at 50 years of age, while Miguel Angel Jimenez, the second oldest player in the field, turned 50 on Sunday. Four-time European Tour winner Matteo Manassero is the youngest player in the field at 20 years of age, while Tommy Fleetwood is the second youngest at 22 years of age.Past winners All three past winners of the Volvo Golf Champions will be in the field: 2011 Champion Paul Casey, 2012 Champion Branden Grace and 2013 Champion Louis Oosthuizen. Three players who won their final events of 2013 arrive looking to start the year as they left off. Crowd favourite Miguel Angel Jimenez retained his Hong Kong Open title to extend his own record as The European Tour’s oldest winner. Thomas Bjorn boosted his 2014 Ryder Cup campaign by winning the Nedbank Golf Challenge and South Africa’s own Dawie Van der Walt won the final European Tour event of 2013 at The Nelson Mandela Championship presented by ISPS Handa. Only European Tour players who have won an event on the previous year’s International Schedule and current Tour Members with more than ten European Tour victories qualify for the Championship. The 2014 player field and the way they qualified:last_img read more

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Uyloan says D-League stint with Cignal ‘rejuvenated’ his career

By on November 30, 2019

first_imgRead Next LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Emotional Morrison wins gold in taekwondo, avenges teammate’s loss MOST READ UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspensioncenter_img SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program Jonathan Uyloan. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFor Jonathan Uyloan playing somewhere else is better than not playing at all.With Meralco set to put him in the reserve list, the sharpshooting guard made the bold decision and asked the management to allow him to play for Cignal HD in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.ADVERTISEMENT But more than anything, what the Fil-Am guard treasures more is the chance to be with this group of guys, a mix of veteran campaigners and aspiring amateurs, all seeking to make it to the PBA.“It was great, being around with guys who are hungry to get better in basketball and are trying to make it to the PBA. I’m happy to help out and show that it all starts with integrity and hardwork first. And it all paid off,” he said.With this short stint now over, Uyloan is positive that he has made a good account of himself as he returns to the Bolts.“I just hope that they see that wherever I’m at, I’ll work hard. With Rain or Shine, I was able to win a championship for the first time. And then, when I was with GlobalPort, that team went to the semifinals for the first time. With Meralco, we made it to the Finals for the first time. Then here in Cignal, we became back-to-back champions. Every team I’ve been on, it’s been a blessing,” he said.“I don’t know what it is. But I just know that where I come from, it’s all hard work and you got to show it in every team you go. Every part of the team is valuable and whatever they bring individually, collectively, it’s going to be great.”ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding “I asked Meralco if I could play with Cignal and everything worked out well. Some people may think it’s a demotion, but for me, it’s a blessing. I have a contract with Meralco and I have a contract with Cignal. I was pretty much working two jobs,” he said.Turns out, it was the right move with Uyloan going as far as citing this stint with the Hawkeyes as one of the best decisions he’s ever made.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“It was probably the best move of my career. It made me love basketball more,” he said. “I came from the PBL before, and I was a practice player for Rain or Shine. The move helped me go back to where I came from. I wasn’t the superstar, I had to work my way up, so going back to Cignal rejuvenated my basketball career.”Suiting up in time for the playoffs, Uyloan averaged 8.0 points on a 39 percent shooting from threes, 3.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists as he became a valuable contributor for Cignal’s back-to-back title wins in the developmental ranks. Chief Justice Peralta vows to lead by example, bares 10-point program PLAY LIST 02:02Chief Justice Peralta vows to lead by example, bares 10-point program02:51’Mamatay man:’ Bato says no ‘money-making’ at NBP when he was BuCor chief01:42Police: California school shooting took 16 seconds01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

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Jadeja’s talwaar-baazi and 9 other unique cricket celebrations

By on November 27, 2019

first_imgDay 4, Lord’s Test between India and England. Jimmy Anderson bowls to Ravindra Jadeja. The left-handed batsman swats the ball through the vacant mid wicket area for a single and completes his half century. What came after this was unique.In celebration, the 25-year-old batsman vigorously brandished his bat like a sword, slicing the air repeatedly. The act was reminiscent of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s celebration after he hit the winning six against Sri Lanka, to win the World Cup in 2011. The ‘talwaar baazi’ act, explained in detail by Jadeja later, at Lord’s on Sunday, drew a laugh from captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the pavilion.Here are nine other such unique celebrations from the cricket pitch.Swann’s Sprinkler DanceThe England team joined Graeme Swann to do the ‘sprinkler’ dance after England beat Australia by an innings and 157 runs in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne at the MCG.Rawalpindi Express’ aeroplane runPakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar did a unique run with outspread arms after taking a wicket. It became a trademark celebration of the fast bowler.Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar did a unique run with outspread arms after taking a wicket. Pic by AllvoicesGangnam StyleWest Indies players are known for their wild celebrations on the cricket ground. Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Keiron Pollard were often seen dancing Gangnam style during the IPL this year.Bare Torso ActLondon, July 13, 2002: The Indian captain Sourav Ganguly bared his torso to bring down the benchmark decorum of the Lord’s cricket pavillion by a notch or two. India beat England by 2 wickets to win the NatWest ODI series.advertisementSreesanth’s Celebratory JigJanuary 9, 2007: The Indian fast bowler breaks into an impromptu dance after hitting South African bowler Andre Nel for a six.Baby ActRajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2013, Jaipur: Hyderabad Sunrisers’ Darren Sammy had recently become a new dad to a baby daughter. In the game, the West Indies’ captain tool out a baby pacifier tied around his neck and suck on it, after scoring a half century.Chicken DanceIreland’s Trent Johnston breaks into a chicken dance at the Chinnaswamy stadium after he caught and bowled Virender Sehwag in a World Cup game.Thanks VivWest Indies held up a handwritten note after scoring a  hundred. ‘Yea Viv Talk Nah’ said the note. Before the game, Sir Vivian Richards had severely criticised Ramdin for his batting.Shoe PhoneWest Indies spinner Dave Mohammad is known for his celebrations – especially the alligator roll and the shoe-phone act where takes off his shoes and pretended he is calling someone to tell the crowd that he has taken a wicket.last_img read more

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10 months agoChelsea assistant coach Cudicini coy over Cesc exit plans

By on October 28, 2019

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Chelsea assistant coach Cudicini coy over Cesc exit plansby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea assistant coach Carlo Cudicini was coy over Cesc Fabregas’ teary farewell for their 2-0 FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest.The midfielder is expected to join AS Monaco and appeared emotional when he was substituted late on.Cudicini said, “We don’t know, I personally don’t know. If it was his last game I think it was very good he played in front of his fans and he was able to get a nice reception, but as I said we don’t know so I’m not able to comment. He was captain a few times in pre-season when Cahill and Azpi weren’t there. He’s not the first and won’t be the last to miss a penalty. It’s something I think I have some knowledge on and the keeper did quite well.”What can I say about Cesc? Five-hundred games, a player who is unique in his position, he has unbelievable vision and awareness of where his team-mates are on the pitch. He’s one of the few who has the ability to play that ball for the runs behind the defensive line, so precise and with the right timing. I think he’s one of a kind. He’s been fantastic for teams before us and the contribution he’s given to this club and this team has been amazing. Cesc is a top player.” last_img read more

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HapagLloyd Reshuffles Management

By on October 23, 2019

first_imgzoom German liner company Hapag-Lloyd has reorganized its executive board as the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Thorsten Haeser steps down.Haeser, who played a major role in the company’s integration of UASC into the company, is leaving the company as of March 31, 2018, on “the most amicable of terms”, the company said in a release.As a result, Hapag-Lloyd’s CEO Rolf Habben Jansen will take over the global sales activities.Joachim Schlotfeldt, who has been a member of the executive committee since 2007, will become a new member of the board as of April 1, 2018. He will take charge of human resources, which was the responsibility of the CEO as labour director, as well as global procurement, previously run by the COO.“The supervisory board firmly believes that the executive board’s new composition will ensure it remains in an excellent position to successfully lead Hapag-Lloyd into the future,” Michael Behrendt, Chairman of the Supervisory of Hapag-Lloyd, said.In addition, the company said the management changes were needed due to the increased size of Hapag-Lloyd. Following the mergers with the container activities of CSAV (2014) and UASC (2017), the transport capacities and number of containers transported at Hapag-Lloyd have more than doubled.Revenue rose by the around 50 pct in the same period, and the number of employees increased by around 70 pct.“The restructuring of the executive board will make it easier to meet the challenges arising from this rapid growth,” Hapag-Lloyd concluded.The German liner ended the year with more than tripled operating result (EBIT), reaching EUR 411 million (USD 502 million) against EUR 126 million reported a year earlier.Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) climbed up to EUR 1.055 billion, against EUR 607 million posted for 2016.The group net result stood at EUR 32.1 million for the year 2017, a major rebound from a net loss of EUR 93.1 million from 2016.Aside from UASC merger, the better financial performance was also ascribed to a positive development of the worldwide container transport volume and a slight recovery of freight rates.“Looking ahead, we will continue to further reduce our debt. In addition to that, we want to capture all possible synergies from the merger with UASC and become even more efficient,” Rolf Habben Jansen said.“ The market environment remains challenging, but as we see some of the fundamentals improving gradually over the upcoming period, we remain cautiously optimistic.”last_img read more

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United offered Argentine star

By on September 18, 2019

first_imgManchester United have been offered Argentine superstar Paulo Dybala by Juventus as a makeweight to bring Paul Pogba back to the Allianz Stadium, according to Sports Mole.The Italian champions are reportedly interested in resigning Pogba who appears to be disillusioned with life at Old Trafford after falling out with manager Jose Mourinho and are willing to offer Dybala as a sweetener in the deal which is believed to be around £150million.Juventus sold Pogba to Manchester United for a then world record fee of £90million back in 2016 but have made him their top target as they look to make a play for the UEFA Champions League this season.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.The Turin-based club have already splashed a huge amount money to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid this summer and the addition of the World Cup winning French midfielder could tip the scales of success in their favor.Meanwhile, Dybala is understood to be seriously considering his future with Juventus after the arrival of Ronaldo and only starting one Serie A game so far this season.The 24-year-old is understood to be considering all available options and could leave Turin in January with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United all rumored to be interested in his services.last_img read more

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Zola I hope Hazard will stay at Chelsea

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first_imgChelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola hopes Eden Hazard will be sticking around for quite some time yet after his superb cameo against BournemouthAfter coming on as a second-half substitute, Hazard scored a late winner for Chelsea to secure them a 1-0 Carabao Cup win against Bournemouth and a spot in the semi-finals.The Belgian winger has now provided Chelsea with six assists and two goals in his last five appearances.And Zola is keeping his fingers crossed that Hazard will opt to remain at Stamford Bridge rather than seek a move to the likes of Real Madrid.“He is certainly one of the players who has given this club a lot of satisfaction,” Zola told the club website.“Considering he is only 27, hopefully he will stay longer with us and become even bigger.Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“I am really looking forward to seeing Eden achieving great things with the club, and to help us coaches achieve something important.”The Italian also praised fellow substitute Pedro, who’s back-heel gave Hazard the opportunity to score the match-winner for Chelsea in a difficult game.“It was a very tough game. Bournemouth are a very good team. The coaches they have do an excellent job. They gave us a really hard time,” added Zola.“We started very well in the first 20, 25 minutes, but they didn’t concede much. They closed down all the spaces well, and in the end they got stronger and stronger.“I thought the difference was the changes we made. When Pedro and Eden came on it really gave us an extra gear. We got the goal that made the difference.”Chelsea will take on London rivals Tottenham for the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup with the first leg taking place on January 7 at Wembley.last_img read more

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Bahamas Prime Minister outlines plans to fight crime and corruption

By on September 17, 2019

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, November 2, 2017 – Nassau – The Government of The Bahamas’ fight against crime and corruption will be comprehensive and vigorous, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis said.   This includes working with community-based partners to change the culture of violence in local communities through the establishment of neighbourhood safety programmes, the elimination of habitats where criminality flourishes, and the use of state-of-the-art technology to fight crime including gunshot detection devices; social media exploitation technologies and drones, etcetera.Plans will also include the establishment of a National Neighbourhood Consultative Council “to oversee and promote Neighbourhood Watch Programmes and organizations.”Additional plans call for the strengthening of Defence Force satellite bases presence/operations in the northern, central, southern and southeastern Bahamas and implementing aggressive measures to address trafficking of narcotics, firearms, trafficking in persons, illegal immigration and poaching.“We must fight crime and corruption at every level.   This includes criminal violence and those who abuse their high office and engage in corrupt practices,” Prime Minister Minnis said.“As a society, we too often ignore the causes of crime and the criminal elements in our midst. The fight against crime is the responsibility of all Bahamians and residents.”Delivering the keynote address during the Handover Ceremony of the Office of Commissioner of Police at Police Headquarters, Monday, Dr. Minnis said his Administration will implement a number of other strategies to fight crime and corruption in The Bahamas.   These include developing a no-tolerance attitude for all crime including minor infractions of the law such as road traffic violations; indiscriminate dumping; broken lights; tinted windows on cars; and the non-use of seat belts.The Government will also develop a modern, efficient crime-fighting machine properly manned, trained and equipped to prevent crime where possible, detect crime when it occurs and bring those responsible to account before the courts.Prime Minister Minnis said additional plans call for the conduct of a comprehensive review of Police Officers’ compensation; reinstitution of Term Limits for the Commissioner of Police; institution of Term Limits for the Commodore of the Defence Force and Commissioner of Corrections; and reorganization of the Police Reserves.By: Matt Maura (BIS)last_img read more

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One killed in traffic crash on I15 freeway near Escondido

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first_img KUSI Newsroom, FALLBROOK (KUSI) – A person was killed in a traffic crash today on the Escondido (15) Freeway in Fallbrook.The crash occurred shortly after 4:30 a.m. on the northbound freeway, north of state Route 76, according to the California Highway Patrol.Details were still sketchy, but the CHP reported the crash may have involved multiple vehicles and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.A SigAlert was issued at 5:15 a.m., with all northbound freeway lanes closed. One killed in traffic crash on I-15 freeway near Escondido August 17, 2019 Posted: August 17, 2019center_img KUSI Newsroom Updated: 8:03 AM Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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