‘We did not fear Manchester United’, Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson tells talkSPORT

first_imgInjured Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson admits the Cherries did not fear Manchester United as much as they would have previous Red Devils sides after their 2-1 win on Saturday.United were particularly poor during the game at Dean Court as goals from Junior Stanislas and Josh King sealed a memorable victory.Wilson, who is hoping to start running in the coming weeks after tearing the ligaments in his knee, said the fact that it followed victory over champions Chelsea, made the win all the sweeter.“It was a great result, especially on the back of beating Chelsea,” said the 23-year-old.“You think ‘can we do it again?’ but we’ve proved to a lot of people that we can compete at this level.“Hopefully people start taking us a bit more seriously now.“Any win at this level is massive and to get them back-to-back, with good performances as well, makes it a bit sweeter.“Over the years, United have had fantastic players come through their team. On Saturday it was one of their weaker sides that you don’t really fear as much.”last_img read more

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2 face trial in traffic `sabotage’

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Prosecutors contend that the two accessed the automated traffic surveillance center and sent computer commands disconnecting four signal-control boxes at critical intersections on Aug. 21, just hours before a job action by members of the Engineers and Architects Association. “The facts cannot be denied. They did sabotage the city’s computer system,” Mayerson said in denying the defense’s motion to dismiss the charges. By City News Service Two high-ranking Los Angeles transportation engineers were ordered Friday to stand trial for allegedly gaining unauthorized access to a city computer that controls traffic lights just hours before a union protest last year. Superior Court Judge Samuel Mayerson found sufficient evidence to require Gabriel Murillo, 37, and Kartik Patel, 34, to stand trial on one count of each computer intrusion to alter or destroy data. Murillo also was ordered to stand trial on four counts of unauthorized disruption or denial of computer services, while Patel was ordered to stand trial on a count of identity theft. 160Want 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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Vitamin D may not be wonder drug to lower risk of dying from cancer

first_imgThe first-of-a-kind government study released Tuesday shows the issue is far from settled. National Cancer Institute researchers analyzed vitamin D levels measured in almost 17,000 people as part of a national study that tracked their health. About a decade after enrolling, 536 of those people had died of cancer. Whether people had low or high vitamin D levels played no role in their risk of dying from cancer in general, they reported Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WASHINGTON – A large new study found no sign that vitamin D lowers the overall risk of dying from cancer, injecting a note of caution to the latest vitamin craze. The exception: People with more vitamin D in their blood did have a significantly lower risk of death from colorectal cancer, supporting earlier findings. Getting enough of the so-called sunshine vitamin – the skin makes it from ultraviolet rays – is vital for strong bones. But vitamin D has made headlines in recent years because of research saying it may be a powerful cancer fighter, sparking a push for people to get more than currently recommended amounts, either through diet or sun. last_img read more

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L.A.’s Grand Avenue project kicks off

first_imgWith a price tag that has nearly tripled to $3 billion, construction finally has started on the long-anticipated Grand Avenue project in downtown Los Angeles, developers said this week. The project – which will feature a 16-acre park and an iconic Frank Gehry-designed tower near the Walt Disney Concert Hall – will include retail stores, cafes, restaurants and bars expected to transform the area into a cultural and entertainment hub. There also will be 3.6 million square feet of new development, including a 48-story Mandarin Oriental Hotel & Residences, a 250,000-square-foot retail pavilion, a 19-story residential tower and a 16-acre park between City Hall and the Music Center. Originally estimated four years ago to cost $1.25 billion, the costs jumped $600 million in 2005 when the Grand Avenue Authority purchased an additional site to develop. “This is an open checkbook for a New York developer that is not going to reflect the economic needs of Los Angeles County,” Antonovich said. “I’m also concerned about how they are restricting jobs to people who live in certain ZIP codes, denying work opportunities for all our county residents who have a vested interest in the county’s property.” But Bill Witte, president of Related Cos. of California, said that even though the project’s price has risen from the original $1.25 billion estimate it will not require additional public subsidies. “In fact, because of the higher costs and values, the property taxes and other revenues that accrue to the city and county from the project will be far greater than originally estimated,” Witte said. “The public will be getting far more back than originally predicted. The reason is property taxes are assessed by value and cost.” When completed, a full city block bordered by Grand Avenue, Olive, First and Second streets will be affected. troy.anderson@dailynews.com 213-974-8985160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat Kings“Beginning construction on the The Grand represents the culmination of three years of intense planning, designing and collaboration with a vast group of community and civic participants,” said Stephen M. Ross, chairman and chief executive officer of The Related Cos. “We are excited to be leading this project and taking the next step in downtown Los Angeles’ continued revitalization.” Work began this week with abatement of lead paint on a parking structure at Grand Avenue and First Street in preparation for demolition. That will be followed next fall by construction of a civic park in the existing County Mall. The park between the county Hall of Administration building and the Stanley Mosk Courthouse is envisioned as an urban gathering place and a venue for public events. It will feature terraces, lawns, gardens and a plaza area that includes street-front, multilevel retail shops, terraces and walkways. Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who has opposed the project over an estimated $176 million in tax breaks and subsidies, said his concerns are growing amid the escalating costs. last_img read more

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Man City rumours: Kroos to sign for £37m? Fight with United for £45m Stones?

first_imgPep Guardiola will officially start work as Manchester City manager on July 1.But the Spaniard has already given the City board a list of transfer targets and work is well underway to strengthen the squad ahead of his arrival in England.A deal for Ilkay Gundogan was done last month and the Germany star is set to be followed to the Etihad Stadium by numerous others.According to Sunday’s newspapers, Guardiola wants to strengthen his squad considerably and is targeting up to six summer signings.See some of the names City are being linked with by clicking through our gallery above. 5 5 5 John Stones: City to win race for the Everton youngster? – Stones is set for a £45m move away from Everton this summer despite Ronald Koeman’s appointment as manager and, according to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester City are ready to do battle with Manchester United for the young England defender’s signature. 5 Leroy Sane: Starlet to join Guardiola at City? Click right for more Man City gossip… – Another German is also on Guardiola’s radar, with leading newspaper Bild claiming Leroy Sane will have showdown talks with Schalke over his future this week. Guardiola is thought to be keen on the 20-year-old forward and there have been reports this week that a £40million deal for Sane could be imminent. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Prolific striker set to disappoint City? Click right for more Man City gossip… – Bild also claims City are prepared to pay up to £55m to sign Borussia Dortmund’s star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. But that is unlikely to see City get their man, with the report claiming the Bundesliga side are determined to keep hold of the Gabon hotshot. Dortmund have already lost Gundogan to City and Mats Hummels to Bayern Munich and do not want to sell another key man. Nolito: Spain star to join fellow countryman Guardiola? Click right for more Man City gossip… – But Manchester City could have more luck with another reported target, Nolito. The Spain forward has a £14m buy-out clause in his Celta Vigo contract and, according to the Mail on Sunday, Guardiola and City chief Txiki Begiristain are determined to do everything they can to land the 29-year-old. Guardiola wants Nolito as part of a formidable looking front three alongside David Silva and Sergio Aguero. 5 Toni Kroos: Is Euro 2016 star Premier League-bound? Click right for more Man City gossip… – According to the Sunday Express, Manchester City want Toni Kroos to follow Germany teammate Ilkay Gundogan to the club. Kroos has been one of the players of Euro 2016 far and new City manager Guardiola hopes to land the talented playmaker in a £37million deal as soon as the tournament has ended. Real Madrid are said to want Paul Pogba and his signing could prompt them to do a deal for Kroos. last_img read more

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Assembly OKs health-care reform

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWhicker: Clemson demonstrates that it’s tough to knock out the champSchwarzenegger and Nu ez, however, appeared confident. “California has taken a giant step forward today on something that many people thought could not be done,” Republican Gov. Schwarzenegger told hundreds of people assembled in the grand Capitol rotunda after the vote. “This is truly an historic effort,” added Nu ez. The plan would create a new requirement that people carry insurance or potentially face a fine. To help ease that burden, lower-income people would be eligible for free or subsidized coverage depending on their income. To pay for the estimated $14.7billion plan, new taxes would be levied on hospitals and tobacco, and the state would attempt to draw billions in new dollars from the federal government. Altogether it aims to cover more than 70 percent of the roughly 6.6 million million Californians uninsured for all or part of the year. It also requires insurers to accept all customers regardless of pre-existing medical conditions. SACRAMENTO – The state Assembly on Monday approved a sweeping health reform plan that could be a model for the nation – if it ever happens. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nu ez celebrated the “historic” deal, which culminates nearly a year’s worth of negotiating that has dominated the Capitol this year. But the plan is far from reality. Senate leader Don Perata, D-Oakland, insisted again Monday that he will not allow the Senate to vote on the plan, which would provide insurance to more than two-thirds of the state’s uninsured, until after the state’s independent legislative analyst examines its impact on the state’s budget deficit, now estimated at $14billion. The plan also still must be approved by voters because it proposes a number of taxes to fund it, including a requirement on employers to either provide insurance or pay a tax on payroll that would go into a state pool, as well as a hefty cigarette tax. An election campaign is sure to be costly and contentious. But as ambitious as the plan is, it may not make it further than Monday’s 46-31 party-line vote. Perata – echoing a concern voiced by Assembly Republicans – says it would be a mistake to create a new health care program with the state’s finances in peril. Perata is especially concerned about existing health programs potentially on the chopping block. If Perata does not relent soon, it could doom the proposal. Supporters are already running behind schedule to meet a series of deadlines to qualify an initiative for the November ballot. Beyond that, the political dynamics could shift dramatically next year, as the budget dominates the statehouse agenda to the detriment of other issues. Perhaps the most far-reaching part of the plan is the so-called individual mandate to carry insurance, much like drivers have to carry auto insurance. The goal is to push as many people as possible into the insurance market, lowering costs for everyone. But the governor spent months debating how to make it fair for families already struggling to get by.160Want 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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Santa Clarita Calendar

first_imgTUESDAY Santa Clarita Chapter of Century City Ski Club will meet, 7 p.m. at Coco’s, 24930 Pico Canyon, Stevenson Ranch. Call Don Gately at (661) 255-8873. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer an intermediate class, 7-9 p.m. in rooms A1 and 2 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 252-2210 or (661) 255-0463. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-10 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information. WEDNESDAY Santa Clarita Sunrise Rotary Club will meet, 7:10 a.m. at IHOP, 24737 W. Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch. Call (661) 250-1023. Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club will meet, 12:10 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-7701. Santa Clarita Valley-Newhall Optimist Club will meet, 7 p.m. at La Rumba, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Call (661) 252-7313. Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. at the Sierra Hills clubhouse, 28616 Kenroy Ave., Canyon Country. Call Desiree Nascimento at (800) 858-4749, Ext. 114. Valencia Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. Call Kim Dickens at (661) 259-8567 or visit www.valenciatoastmasters.org for location. Basic & Advanced Coastal Navigation class, 7-9 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 298-8725 or (661) 259-7201. SCV Underwater Hockey group will play, 8-9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway, Canyon Country. Cost: $3. Call Ben Jarvis at (661) 510-2665. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities during the evenings at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. THURSDAY The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call John Taylor at (661) 259-9444, Ext. 125. Santa Clarita Corvette Club will meet, 6:30 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-4675. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Noon Kiwanis Club will meet, noon-1:30 p.m. at El Torito, 27510 The Old Road, Valencia. Call Janie Choate at (661) 296-8260. Youth Chess Club will meet, 5:30-8 p.m. at 25864-G Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Jay Stallings at (661) 288-1705. Evening Kiwanis Club will meet, 6:15 p.m. at Mulligan’s, 25848 Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Amy Spencer at (661) 255-6714. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for tempo runs, 6:15 p.m. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org for location. FRIDAY Karaoke night, 6:30-9:30 at Vincenzo’s, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. SATURDAY Volunteer orientation, 10-11 a.m. at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Winter Story Time & Craft, 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for a morning run, 7 o’clock in the parking lot at Starbucks, 26415 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Free wellness workshop will present research about stubborn weight, fatigue and hormone imbalance, 10-11:30 a.m. at the office of Dr. Larry Cart, 24868 Apple St., Suite 101, Newhall. Call (661) 284-6233. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Call (661) 254-1275. Animal show, 1 p.m. at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Free. Call (661) 259-7721. Karaoke night, 8 o’clock at VFW Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-6885. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities throughout the day at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. SUNDAY Open House for Temple Beth Ami’s Sisterhood, 9:30-11 a.m. at 23023 Hilse Lane, Newhall. Open to women of all ages. Call (661) 255-6410 or visit www.templebethami.org. Wild Sunday will explore in depth a different group of animals the second Sunday of each month, 10-11 a.m. at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Fiction Light Book Group will discuss “The Reading Group” by Elizabeth Noble, 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for marathon training, 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Granary Square, 25930 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Bingo will be played, 10:30 a.m. at Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, 18000 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-7222. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 254-1275. Music jam session, 2 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Local musicians welcome. Call (661) 252-6885. MONDAY Travel Club Book Group will meet for the first time to decide which topic to discuss, 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 254-6604. Lunchtime Torah discussion, noon at Congregation Beth Shalom, 21430 Centre Pointe Parkway, Canyon Country. Call Rabbi Steve Conn at (661) 254-2411. Special Olympics offers golf lessons to athletes with learning disabilities, evenings at Vista Valencia Golf Course, 24700 W. Trevino Drive, Valencia. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. To submit an event for the Daily News calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at sharon.cotal@dailynews.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson160Want 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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Kaupang leads Matadores to win

first_imgVirgil Sanders led Cerritos with 20 points. La Mirada led 42-25 at halftime and outscored Cerritos 16-14 in the third quarter to take a 58-39 lead into the fourth quarter. Cerritos, using a fullcourt press, forced numerous turnovers by the Matadores’ reserves and cut the final deficit to 13 points by game’s end. Olaseni Moore supported Sanders, scoring 11 points for the Dons. Jose Macias also had a productive game for La Mirada, finishing with 12 points, eight assists and five steals. “It’s always good,” Kaupang said of getting the team’s first league win. “Hopefully, it will get us kicked off and going.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Matadores (10-8 overall, 1-2 in league) took control of their homecourt early, racing to a 16-7 lead after one quarter and never looked back. “We had a lot of intensity,” Kaupang said. “We lost our last two (league games) and wanted to get a win. We knew it was at our place and we came out fired up.” LA MIRADA – After opening league play with two losses to, in La Mirada High School boys basketball coach Jack Dunbar’s words, Suburban League “monsters” Artesia and Mayfair, his Matadores had no desire to remain in the league cellar. Led by forward Stephen Kaupang’s game-high 21 points and 10 rebounds, host La Mirada picked up its first league win with a 73-60 decision over Cerritos. center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa AnitaKaupang helped La Mirada ice the game in the second half, scoring eight consecutive points to fuel a 15-2 Matadores run that put the Dons (10-9, 2-2) in a 67-39 hole – their largest of the game. “We ask him to do a lot inside,” Dunbar said of Kaupang, who scored 13 points in the second half. “He does that and does a real good job for us.” La Mirada jumped out to its early lead by moving the ball around quickly against Cerritos’ press. “I’m really happy with how we played early,” Dunbar said. “This is how we expected to play all year.” Aside from Kaupang’s double-double, Taylor Siemens finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for La Mirada. Chris Belson scored 15 points for the Matadores. last_img read more

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Centra celebrate fantastic year in the Donegal community with 540 jobs

first_imgDonegal’s fifteen Centra stores are celebrating another fantastic year serving the local community.As Ireland’s leading convenience retailer the chain of local supermarkets are at the heart of local communities.Centra stores are independently owned, which means that we as retailers work where we live and live where we work. The store is now celebrating creating and sustaining 540 jobs across Centra stores in Donegal.But moreover than substantial employment, the company sports the local community through local sponsorships, donations and community support.In Donegal alone, Centra contributes nearly €135,000 in donations or sponsorship commitments to over 244 local charities, community groups, schools and sports clubs.Centra retailers in Donegal have a strong commitment to supporting initiatives within their local communities and we are delighted to sponsor local clubs such as well as the Irish Cancer Societies Action Breast Cancer programme. Shoppers understand the value of shopping locally and supporting their own community and want to shop where they live. At Centra, we are focused on supporting local jobs in the community and providing value and quality to our customers.As a result the company has built up a loyal customer base due to the substantial contribution they make to the communities our stores are based in and our contribution to the local economy.Centra stores in Donegal source almost €3.5million worth of products from local suppliers per annum. As well as supporting local suppliers, Centra stores also spend €769,500 with businesses in Donegal communities each year.There has never been so much value south of the border in terms of offer and promotions and our shoppers understand this.‘We believe consumers are aware of the value available locally, in particular in Centra.” Centra celebrate fantastic year in the Donegal community with 540 jobs was last modified: November 23rd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Centradonegallast_img read more

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JOAN PUTS THE FOOT DOWN THANKS TO PINEHILL’S 50TH!

first_imgMrs. Joan Murray Gortahork receiving her prize in the Pinehill Business Park 50th year Celebration Draw of a Renault Clio from Luke Boal. Also included in the picture is Eamon, George and Jacque Blaney. The winning ticket outlet was Carpet Interiors which was represented by Liz Moore.JOAN PUTS THE FOOT DOWN THANKS TO PINEHILL’S 50TH! was last modified: August 7th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:drawPinehill Business ParkRenault Cliolast_img read more

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