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Raiders’ Del Rio says Las Vegas fans fired up, Oakland diehards will be there

Raiders coach Jack Del Rio grabbed a cup of coffee and sized up the large group of reporters surrounding his table at the AFC coaches breakfast at the Arizona Biltmore resort. “What might be on your minds?” Del Rio said jokingly. Here are...

Plans unveiled for Raiders-themed Pirate’s Booty brothel

When politicians and Raiders brass touted new business opportunities tied to a planned NFL stadium in Las Vegas, they probably didn’t have this in mind. On Monday, Dennis Hof announced plans to...

ICYMI: Rihanna Checks In At Bates Motel, Does Whatever She Wants

27 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

Plus, your browsing history could be sold, Lana Del Rey's Snapchat filter, another Hollywood star's home is burglarized, and much more! [ more › ]

Man sentenced to 15 months in prison for $500,000 wine theft from French Laundry restaurant

A federal judge in San Jose has sentenced a man to 15 months in prison following his conviction on a conspiracy charge stemming from the theft of more than $500,000 worth of wine from a famed Napa Valley restaurant. U.S. attorney's office spokesman Abraham Simmons said a judge sentenced Davis Kiryakoz...

Two Councilmen Move To Divest L.A. From Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline

"I want to send a clear message to the financial institutions everywhere that Los Angeles must fulfill its role as a national leader on the environment." [ more › ]

Day Around The Bay: Facebook Launches New Snapchat-Like Features

Also, a huge pod of whales was just seen by Point Reyes, immigrants are canceling their food stamps, and the Giants kick off their pre-season. [ more › ]

House Republicans Just Killed Your Internet Privacy Protections

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Incognito can't save us now. ROYALTY-FREE/GETTYIMAGES.COM In a 215-205 vote today, Republican congressional representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of repealing broadband privacy rules established by the Federal Communications Commission. Show More Summary

Ex-governor declared fugitive from justice

The ex-governor Chihuahua is now considered a fugitive from justice, his successor said this afternoon. César Duarte has fled to El Paso, Texas, to avoid possible corruption charges, said Governor FULL STORY The post Ex-governor declared fugitive from justice appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

2 Oakland fire victims: helpful caretaker, proud mom

2 Oakland fire victims: helpful caretaker, proud mom Inside the large West Oakland residential building on San Pablo Avenue, Edwarn Anderson was known as the deacon. Anderson, 64, was one of the four people who died Monday morning when a fire raged through the three-story transitional-housing building at 2551 San Pablo Ave. Show More Summary

Nicaraguan immigrant dead from injuries at ICE facility in Southern California

A man being held at an ICE detention facility in Adelanto died Tuesday morning from injuries he sustained in a suicide attempt last week, authorities said. Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba, 32, a Nicaraguan national, was found hanging in his cell March 22 by an employee during a routine evening check....

Woman climbs crane in downtown L.A. and locks herself inside, drawing police and firefighters

A woman scaled a crane Tuesday afternoon at a downtown Los Angeles construction site and locked herself inside the cab, drawing firefighters and police to respond to a report of a possible jumper. The crane is in the 100 block of West Cesar Chavez Avenue, near Olvera Street and El Pueblo de Los...

What to Expect at Hogs for the Cause 2017

The meat circus moves to UNO with a better layout and more cocktail options Now in its ninth year, Hogs For The Cause is back this Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 at its new location at the East Campus of the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena Grounds on Leon C. Show More Summary

The SFist To-Do List: 12 Cool Things To Check Out This Week

Hard French opens the season and has the first of three finale parties, plus a new Ibsen adaptation, bourbon tasting, and a wood-cut map making class. [ more › ]

These special takoyaki will make you want to eat the planet

If you ever wanted to know what it was like to eat the Earth, Twitter User @kyooochang decided to make her batch of takoyaki resemble the blue planet. Sure, the taste is the same, but the craft behind its structure makes the whole thing...Show More Summary

Dave Reichert Votes Against Demanding Trump's Tax Returns (Again)

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Donald Trump can count on Republican Dave Reichert to not ask for his tax returns. pool/getty Democrats on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee tried again today to force the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. Show More Summary

Transport challenge was to end today

A mammoth logistics operation was set to end today with the delivery of four huge coking drums to a Pemex refinery in Tula, Hidalgo, where they will be used in the FULL STORY The post Transport challenge was to end today appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Five reasons it’s good news if the Brumbies are safe

1 hour agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Brumbies fans don’t come more loyal or passionate than rugby obsessive Michael Cooney, which is why we reckon he’s qualified to brief us all on the benefits for Canberrans of certainty about the team’s future in the capital region 1. Now we might get Adele. It’s not just about sport. Stay with me on this […]

Penelope Fillon: 'discreet' wife thrust into spotlight

Penelope Fillon, long a low-profile political wife, has been thrust into the spotlight with a scandal bearing her name -- "Penelopegate" -- that is dimming her husband Francois Fillon's hopes of becoming France's next president. SheShow More Summary

British PM signs letter that will start Brexit: govt

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the historic letter that will launch Brexit when it is delivered to Brussels on Wednesday, a photo released by her office showed. Sitting in front of a lone Union Jack national flag...Show More Summary

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