LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead

A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The judge decided that Sterling’s wife, Shelly, was within her rights to agree to an earlier $2 billion sale of the team. Dan Woike has been reporting on the story for the Los Angeles Register. He speaks with Audie […]

Jaguars camp report: Monday Night Football

ST. AUGUSTINE – The lights were on, and the mood was right. And although the temperatures weren’t exactly chilly as afternoon faded into early evening in St. Johns County, the Jaguars’ Monday night practice at Bartram Trail High School … Head Coach Gus Bradley thought *that* was plenty cool. “We’re going to do this again […]

CoStar’s People of Note (July 20 – 26)

It’s time to update those contact managers with CoStar’s People of Note, reporting news on significant new CRE hires and promotions. This week’s issue includes the following markets: New York City, San Francisco, Sacramento, South Bay, Atlanta, Northern New Jersey, Phoenix, South Florida, San Diego, Denver, and Dallas / Ft. Worth. NEW YORK CITY Brookfield […]

The Vermont Sells for $283M in LA’s Koreatown Neighborhood

A joint venture of Capri Capital Partners LLC and TruAmerica Multifamily LLC have acquired The Vermont, a newly-built, 464-unit high-rise complex at 3150 Wishire Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA, from developer J.H. Snyder Company and Washington Capital Management, Inc. for $283 million, or about $610,000 per unit. The 500,000-square-foot property is comprised of two multifamily […]

Women’s Rowing Headed to D Finals on Sunday

Follow @JURowing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Racing against the top crews in the nation, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Jacksonville University women’s rowing team continued day No. 2 of the NCAA Championships in the C/D Semifinals. The Varsity Eight boat, coxed by senior Maycee Dioneda, were the first to take the water in an […]

Tony Jasick Introduced as Men’s Basketball Head Coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Tony Jasick Era officially made its debut on Thursday. In front of a large contingent of media, supporters, distinguished alumni and fans, Chief Athletics Officer Brad Edwards introduced Jasick as the 16 head coach in the storied history of Jacksonville University men’s basketball.    Recently named the Hugh Durham National […]

Homeowner: City penalizing me for neighbor’s dead tree

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Benjamin Cole has lived on Brandywine Street for decades but said the last six months have been very difficult. “I got physically sick yesterday and as you can see now I am still upset,” he said. Cole said he’s upset because Jacksonville City Hall, in his eyes, has failed him again. “I’ve […]

Homeowner: City penalizing me for neighbor’s dead tree

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Benjamin Cole has lived on Brandywine Street for decades but said the last six months have been very difficult. “I got physically sick yesterday and as you can see now I am still upset,” he said. Cole said he’s upset because Jacksonville City Hall, in his eyes, has failed him again. “I’ve […]

The city’s efforts to get the water taxis back on the river have hit another snag.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The city’s efforts to get the water taxis back on the river have hit another snag. The service ended in early June and now it appears they likely won’t be in service until after the start of the Jaguars season. First Coast News talked to city officials the week before last and […]

The city’s efforts to get the water taxis back on the river have hit another snag.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The city’s efforts to get the water taxis back on the river have hit another snag. The service ended in early June and now it appears they likely won’t be in service until after the start of the Jaguars season. First Coast News talked to city officials the week before last and […]

Obama’s phone calls show urgency of world crises

President Obama speaks on the phone in the Oval Office on June 2.(Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP) WASHINGTON — Mounting crises in Ukraine and the Middle East have driven a surge in President Obama’s telephone diplomacy, as the president has made more calls in July to world leaders than in all but one month of his […]

Obama’s phone calls show urgency of world crises

President Obama speaks on the phone in the Oval Office on June 2.(Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP) WASHINGTON — Mounting crises in Ukraine and the Middle East have driven a surge in President Obama’s telephone diplomacy, as the president has made more calls in July to world leaders than in all but one month of his […]

Records: Animal control did little as dogs attacked

This is one of the two Cane Corsos in quarantine at the Lapeer County Animal Shelter that fatally attacked a Livonia man Wednesday, July 23, 2014, while he jogged in Metamora Township, Mich.(Photo: Lapeer County (Mich.) Sheriff) DETROIT — In the two years leading up to when their dogs mauled to death a jogger, a […]

Records: Animal control did little as dogs attacked

This is one of the two Cane Corsos in quarantine at the Lapeer County Animal Shelter that fatally attacked a Livonia man Wednesday, July 23, 2014, while he jogged in Metamora Township, Mich.(Photo: Lapeer County (Mich.) Sheriff) DETROIT — In the two years leading up to when their dogs mauled to death a jogger, a […]

Holiday brings no respite from death in Gaza, Israel

An Israeli armored personnel carrier rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28.(Photo: David Buimovitch, AFP/Getty Images) GAZA CITY — Ten Palestinians were reported killed Monday when a missile hit a refugee camp here and nine Israeli soldiers died in multiple clashes as a major Muslim holiday brought no […]

Holiday brings no respite from death in Gaza, Israel

An Israeli armored personnel carrier rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28.(Photo: David Buimovitch, AFP/Getty Images) GAZA CITY — Ten Palestinians were reported killed Monday when a missile hit a refugee camp here and nine Israeli soldiers died in multiple clashes as a major Muslim holiday brought no […]

Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism

NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)(Photo: (Photo: Michael Nagle Getty Images)) BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the work of an anti-corruption commission Monday — saying the fact that the now-defunct panel ultimately disregarded the advice of his office is proof of its independence. It’s […]

Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism

NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)(Photo: (Photo: Michael Nagle Getty Images)) BUFFALO, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the work of an anti-corruption commission Monday — saying the fact that the now-defunct panel ultimately disregarded the advice of his office is proof of its independence. It’s […]

World’s best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite

Voting ends Monday at noon in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for ‘Best Golf Destination.’ The contest coincided with the 2014 Masters at Augusta National. 20 golf destinations, each of which has at least one supreme public course, were chosen by an expert panel. Panel members were USA TODAY golf writer Steve DiMeglio; pro […]

World’s best golf destinations: Vote for your favorite

According to Tyler Kupper with USA TODAY, Ponte Vedra’s TPC Sawgrass has “the hardest 18th hole in golf; it requires a perfect drive to a tough approach.” With a golf history dating back to the installation of the first course in 1928, Ponte Vedra has become one of the great golf capitals of the Eastern […]

Ripley’s wants you to name its two-headed turtle

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The newest member of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! menagerie gives life to the saying “two heads are better than one.” The museum is holding a contest to name the red-bellied slider turtle with polycephaly (the condition of having two heads), according to a release from Ripley’s. The odds of […]

Breakingviews: South Korea foolishly stoking property bubble

South Korean authorities are grappling with a sagging economy, but a misguided desire to increase mortgage lending ignores the fact that low inflation presents a larger obstacle, says Breakingviews’ Andy Mukherjee. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/Hcn2HxVht-4/default.aspx

China pushes for control of Greek port, workers push back

China flush with cash and Greece desperate to attract capital – it should be an match made in heaven. But China’s moves to buy up Greek infrastructure haven’t been welcomed in all quarters. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/e6s3NoEWkjw/default.aspx

INTERVIEW – Brendan Gleeson – ‘Calvary’ Special Screening Presented By Fox Searchlight

INTERVIEW – Brendan Gleeson on feeling like he’s at a family dinner tonight. On his working relationship with John Michael McDonagh. On how different this role is for him. On bringing his Irish Catholic upbringing into playing this character. On play Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/sptFxRmpq7o/default.aspx

INTERVIEW – John Michael McDonagh – ‘Calvary’ Special Screening Presented By Fox Searchlight

INTERVIEW – John Michael McDonagh on loving getting together with the cast again. On how he came up with Calvary. On being at a pub with Brendan Gleeson when they came up with the idea, the characters. On working with Brendan Gleeson, on what he brou Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/YcoIFZhMaVI/default.aspx

INTERVIEW – Kelly Reilly – ‘Calvary’ Special Screening Presented By Fox Searchlight

INTERVIEW – Kelly Reilly on getting together with the cast again. On her role in the film. On why she wanted to be part of this project. On playing Brendan Gleeson’s daughter, on what he’s like on set. On what she hopes audiences get from this film. Source Article from http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/firstcoastnews/video/~3/G7KR3WrBjN0/default.aspx