Posts Tagged ‘increasing’

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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‘Goat Fund Me’ campaign aims to use farm animals to fight wildfires

In tiny Nevada City, a Gold Rush town in Northern California touting a population of 3,100, folks are big on a novel idea to fight the increasing threat of wildfires: calling in the goats. Vice Mayor Reinette Senum has launched a crowdsourcing campaign called “Goat Fund Me,” hoping the online fundraising…

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Dodgers transfer Clayton Kershaw to 60-day disabled list

In a procedural maneuver that reveals the increasing chance Clayton Kershaw will not pitch again for the Dodgers this season, the team shifted him to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday afternoon as part of a flurry of roster moves. Kershaw will not be eligible to pitch until Aug. 27 as he recovers…

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Dodgers transfer Clayton Kershaw to 60-day disabled list

In a procedural maneuver that reveals the increasing chance Clayton Kershaw will not pitch again for the Dodgers this season, the team shifted him to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday afternoon as part of a flurry of roster moves. Kershaw will not be eligible to pitch until Aug. 27 as he recovers..

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Amazon Prime bolsters its children’s programming with PBS Kids deal

Underscoring the increasing value of children’s programming to video streaming services, Amazon Prime announced Friday that it had struck a multi-year deal to offer PBS Kids programming to its subscribers. Netflix, HBO and Amazon have scrambled in recent months to fortify their offerings as children’s…

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Apple’s Siri has appmakers excited, but it could end up frustrating them

Despite the increasing amount of time people spend on their smartphones, the app market is in a lull. Facebook, Snapchat, Uber and other big-name apps get heaps of downloads

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Anti-vaccination apologism does no one any favors

To the editor: Patt Morrison’s interview with anti-vaccination apologist Elena Conis exposes the irrational thinking that drives this dangerous movement.

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Oxfam, World Economic Forum shine light on wealth inequality

The Great Recession may largely be behind the developed world, but economists are sounding the alarm over one lingering risk to prosperity and peace: the increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the world’s richest 1%.

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Oxfam, World Economic Forum shine light on wealth inequality

The Great Recession may largely be behind the developed world, but economists are sounding the alarm over one lingering risk to prosperity and peace: the increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the world’s richest 1%.

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Garfield defeats Roosevelt, 42-7, in East L.A. Classic

For all the changes taking place in high school football — the rise of transfers, the reliance on walk-on coaches, the increasing emphasis on college recruiting, the pressure to win a championship at all costs — there’s still those special moments that take you back to a different…

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