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Paul Van Doren, co-founder of Vans shoes, dies at 90
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Paul Van Doren, co-founder of Vans shoes, dies at 90

The shoes, with their canvas tops and tough, diamond-patterned rubber soles, caught the fancy of skateboarders.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 'elderly statesman': Decoding the former governor and actor's political success
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 'elderly statesman': Decoding the former governor and actor's political success

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a more popular political figure today in California than when he was elected — a feat for a Republican in a state so blue.

Caitlyn Jenner's candidacy for California governor garners severe criticism from LGBTQ activists
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Caitlyn Jenner's candidacy for California governor garners severe criticism from LGBTQ activists

Jenner – the former Olympic gold medalist and reality TV personality – is a Republican and supported Trump in 2016. She later criticized his administration for some discriminatory actions against transgender people, but has failed to convince many trans-rights advocates that she is a major asset to their cause.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers welcome back fans at the Staples Center for first time in over a year
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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers welcome back fans at the Staples Center for first time in over a year

Health officials in Los Angeles County recently relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, clearing the way for about 2,000 people to pass through the turnstiles.

Indoor sports fans set to return after California rule update as COVID-19 situation improves
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Indoor sports fans set to return after California rule update as COVID-19 situation improves

News of the updated guidelines was welcomed by California sports teams, who have played in empty indoor arenas since the pandemic began.

The Friday List: From a discussion on India's public health policy to renaming a street after Kala Bagai, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a discussion on India's public health policy to renaming a street after Kala Bagai, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Rebuilding Paradise exhibits an idyllic town's resilience to rise from the aftermath of 2018 Camp wildfires
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Rebuilding Paradise exhibits an idyllic town's resilience to rise from the aftermath of 2018 Camp wildfires

Rebuilding Paradise, a documentary directed by Ron Howard, focuses on the colossal cleanup and rebuilding efforts after the 8 November, 2018, California wildfires that killed 85 people and destroyed some 18,000 buildings.

The Friday List: From a virtual edition of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival to a talk on Spanish sherry, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a virtual edition of the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival to a talk on Spanish sherry, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Derived from an Amazonian frog, Kambo is catching on as an alt-wellness wonder drug
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Derived from an Amazonian frog, Kambo is catching on as an alt-wellness wonder drug

Kambo is catching on among the same crowd of coastal New Age elites — Burning Man psychonauts, Silicon Valley disrupters, plant-medicine proselytes — that rallied around ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic rainforest tea, a decade ago

Most US entertainment productions to remain on hold till mid-January, SAG-AFTRA announces
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Most US entertainment productions to remain on hold till mid-January, SAG-AFTRA announces

The statement from the US labour union comes in view of the recent surge in COVID-19 infections and lack of ICU beds in California.

Joe Biden picks California attorney-general Xavier Becerra to head health department, COVID response
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Joe Biden picks California attorney-general Xavier Becerra to head health department, COVID response

If confirmed by the Senate, he will be the first Latino to head the department, under whose purview are drugs and vaccines, medical research and health insurance programmes

Joe Biden officially secures enough electors to become US president; tally reaches 279
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Joe Biden officially secures enough electors to become US president; tally reaches 279

Although lawmakers can object to accepting the electors' votes, it would be almost impossible for Biden to be blocked at that point

Two dead, several injured in stabbing at church in California's San Jose; no arrests yet
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Two dead, several injured in stabbing at church in California's San Jose; no arrests yet

Police said that it is unclear exactly how many people were wounded and that some of the injuries are life-threatening

US election 2020 shows that the American electoral college system is stupid and immoral
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US election 2020 shows that the American electoral college system is stupid and immoral

It's because the outcome of the US presidential election depends on results in individual states — and because those results are much narrower than the national tally — that Trump can claim there is a path to reversing the outcome, however ridiculous that claim is

Disney World may lay off more than 11,000 employees in Florida due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Disney World may lay off more than 11,000 employees in Florida due to COVID-19 pandemic

The layoffs are part of a decision by The Walt Disney Co. last month to eliminate 28,000 positions in its parks division in California and Florida because of the pandemic

US Election 2020 California profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 California profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

California, a western US state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles

'Honour the ancestors': In Atlanta, VP hopeful Kamala Harris appeals directly to Black men
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'Honour the ancestors': In Atlanta, VP hopeful Kamala Harris appeals directly to Black men

The California senator warned that Trump wants to “turn 20 percent of Black men in favour of him,” a mark that could tilt a range of battleground states in the South and Upper Midwest to the president

Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

Smog blankets US West Coast as wildfires kill 27; climate change becoming 'existential issue', warns Joe Biden
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Smog blankets US West Coast as wildfires kill 27; climate change becoming 'existential issue', warns Joe Biden

More than 20,000 firefighters are battling the blazes, with officials warning that a respite provided by the arrival of cooler weather could end on Monday with the return of warmer, drier weather

California wildfire becomes deadliest blaze this year as toll climbs to 10; 16 more still missing
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California wildfire becomes deadliest blaze this year as toll climbs to 10; 16 more still missing

More than 2,000 homes and other buildings have burned in the fire which began as a lightning-sparked collection of blazes several weeks ago