Thursday, April 9, 2020

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US economy unlikely to recover as rapidly as it collapsed

JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life "like...

Hackers’ new target during pandemic: video conference calls

REGINA GARCIA CANO and AARON MORRISON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Ceri Weber had just begun to defend her dissertation when the chaos began: Echoes...

Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand

KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In...

Rep. Ruiz to host virtual town hall about relief for small business owners

PALM DESERT (CNS) - Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, is set to host a virtual town hall on Facebook Live today about relief options...

Movie Review: ‘Bloodshot’

NOTE: I am reviewing this film because of its upcoming video on demand release. I fully acknowledge and respect the decision to close most...

Coachella documentary to begin streaming April 10

INDIO (CNS) - Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which had to be postponed due the coronavirus pandemic, released a trailer...

The coronavirus hurts historic outdoor play ‘Ramona’

“The show must go on!” was a statement made in The Morning Republican in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1875. But, the more recent saying, “The...

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema Awards presents many awards in absentia

The independent filmmakers who spent a week showing off their films, documentaries and film shorts in picturesque Idyllwild were unable to attend a planned...

Michelle’s Place takes ‘Walk of Hope’ to a virtual level

The fourth annual Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center ‘Walk of Hope’ will take place this year, but those behind the scenes have put a...

Former Riverside department store to be used as emergency medical station

RIVERSIDE - A former Sears store in Riverside will serve as a federal medical station to deal with an expected surge of coronavirus cases,...

COVID-19 News Briefs for Thursday, April 9

Georgia postpones primaries again because of coronavirus ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia on Thursday postponed primary elections for the second time this year because of the...

Riverside County COVID-19 cases jump to 1,179, deaths at 32

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County health officials today reported 163 new confirmed coronavirus cases, and four more fatalities, bringing the county's totals to 1,179...

Some doctors moving away from ventilators for virus patients

MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — As health officials around the world push to get more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients, some...

2020 All-Southwestern League boys’ soccer team announced

Before the crisis surrounding COVID-19, the Southwestern League boys’ soccer coaches and David Reisinger, athletic director of Chaparral High School, met to go over the...

Michelle’s Place takes ‘Walk of Hope’ to a virtual level

The fourth annual Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center ‘Walk of Hope’ will take place this year, but those behind the scenes have put a...

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots

EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying...

UFC 249 still on, with Ferguson fighting Gaethje on April 18

GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer UFC 249 is still on schedule for April 18, with Tony Ferguson fighting Justin Gaethje for an interim lightweight title...

Sportsbooks are dark and odds are long in Las Vegas

TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nobody would have given odds on this. Inside the glittering casinos that line the Las Vegas Strip,...