Ms. Marvel Recap: Back to the Future

Ms. Marvel Time and Again Season 1 Episode 5 Editor’s Rating 3 stars*** Photo: Marvel Studios In every Marvel show, inevitably, the story and the genuine artistry on display end up clashing with certain narrative and aesthetic demands, be they genre expectations, shared-universe building, a stifling production hand, or some combination of the three. WandaVision, … Read more

Corporations’ thirst for profits isn’t to blame for inflation, economists say

(The Hill) – There’s growing agreement among economists that companies have become more powerful and more profitable over the past several decades — a fact they say pokes a hole in some lawmakers’ arguments that greed for profits is what’s behind spiking inflation.   The logic among lawmakers about the causes of inflation falls largely along … Read more

Judge rules in favor of father of 12-year-old LAUSD student who challenged COVID vaccine mandate

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A judge has ruled in favor of the father of a 12-year-old student who filed a lawsuit challenging the Los Angeles Unified School District’s student COVID-19 vaccine mandate. After three months of hearing arguments and taking the case under submission, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff found that the resolution … Read more

What we know about the suspect in the Highland Park parade shooting

Hours after a gunman opened fire on a suburban Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, killing seven people and wounding two dozen, police detained 21-year-old Robert Crimo III. Crimo, who is known as Bobby, was charged Tuesday with seven counts of first-degree murder.  Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart said Wednesday that Crimo … Read more

Dad, daughter doctors duo performs heart surgery on a patient

A Missouri woman is following in her father’s footsteps – training to be a heart surgeon – and recently, the talented duo got the chance to perform surgery together. Dr. Sophia Roberts, 30, is a general surgery resident physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Her dad, Dr. Harold Roberts Jr., 66, has been … Read more

Highland Park mass shooting suspect confessed to July 4 attack, drove to Wisconsin with plans to shoot more people, officials say

Bail was denied for the Highland Park mass shooting suspect Wednesday as prosecutors disclosed that Robert Crimo III has confessed to firing more than 80 shots from a rooftop during the July 4 parade, then apparently fled to Wisconsin with plans of shooting more people. Lake County Major Crimes Task Force spokesman Christopher Covelli said … Read more

Man accused in Highland Park July 4th parade shooting ordered held without bail; another victim is identified

A Lake County judge ordered Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, accused of carrying out the rooftop massacre at Highland Park’s Independence Day parade, held without bond as his prosecution on seven counts of first degree murder begins. Calling Crimo a “threat to the community,” Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered him to remain in jail. Crimo’s next … Read more

Daly City manager to retire in November

(BCN) — Daly City officials will begin looking for a new city manager, now that Shawnna Maltbie has announced plans to retire Nov. 1. Maltbie has served in the role since 2019 and previously was the city’s director of human resources for 11 years. Police officers will remain on San Jose school campuses An announcement … Read more

Granholm, actor Robert Downey Jr. boost clean energy jobs

WASHINGTON – The Energy Department is teaming with actor Robert Downey Jr. to recruit up to 1,000 new workers focused on climate change and clean energy. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Wednesday released a video with the “Iron Man” actor encouraging applicants from diverse backgrounds to join the department’s “clean energy corps” and take on … Read more