We watch sports to see who wins and loses, but also to be inspired - and 2016 offered plenty of examples of the latter, from a touching moment between two strangers on the Olympic track, to a little boy from a war-torn land who met his favorite soccer player, to a warm ovation fueled by empathy for a visiting NHL goalie.
December 23, 2016|
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build two giant tunnels to send Northern California water southward moved a step closer Thursday to final state and federal decisions, with the state's release of a 90,000-page environmental review supporting the $15.7 billion project.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday warned Volkswagen owners eligible for a buyback under one of the company's emissions cheating settlements not to strip their vehicles of parts before turning them in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The corruption case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca ended in a mistrial Thursday after jurors deadlocked 11-1 to acquit him on charges of trying to derail a federal investigation into inmate beatings by deputies.
Don Rae Moorehead, 63, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Don was born in Illinois on July 29, 1953. He attended La Puente high school in La Puente, CA. After graduating he joined the U.S. Air Force and then married the mother of his children, Lexie Moorehead.
Rick Perry has taken quite a tumble since being governor of Texas. He was a twice-failed GOP presidential wannabe and then ended up being a rejected contestant on Dancing with the Stars, the television show for has-been celebrities.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving had 31 points and a career-high 13 assists, and LeBron James scored 29 as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their second game in two nights over the Milwaukee Bucks, 113-102 on Wednesday despite being without two starters.