‘Star Wars’: R2-D2 Role to Be Filled by Jimmy Vee in ‘The Last Jedi’

‘Star Wars’: R2-D2 Role to Be Filled by Jimmy Vee in ‘The Last Jedi’

Jimmy Vee has taken over the R2-D2 role in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” replacing the late Kenny Baker. “It’s been an absolute pleasure to have worked alongside the legendary Kenny Baker,” Vee said in a statement released by the Oh So Small production agency. “Kenny was a fantastic actor and taught me all the… Read more »

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TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Wins, ‘New Celebrity Apprentice’ Ends Low

TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Wins, ‘New Celebrity Apprentice’ Ends Low

Another Monday, another ‘Bachelor’-fest. ABC’s dating show brought in its now-usual 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 7.5 million viewers to win the night for the network in the demo. “Quantico” followed with a 0.7 and 2.54 million viewers. CBS took the crown for total viewers. “Kevin Can Wait” came in with a 1.5… Read more »

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Great Blogs Participating so far…. #amwriting #bloghop

Great Blogs Participating so far…. #amwriting #bloghop

Afternoon guys, I took a peek at the bloggers who have submitted links so far for the V’day blog hop. I enjoyed what I read. Take a look, meet some new blogs to read … maybe submit your own love/romance related blog post to share with other passers by, the hop will continue until the 28th. Click here and go to view links to read /submit.

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Britney Spears Subtweets Katy Perry Over Rude GRAMMY Comments

Britney Spears Subtweets Katy Perry Over Rude GRAMMY Comments

By Hayden Wright

(RADIO.COM) – Katy Perry made some thinly veiled jokes about Britney Spears’ 2007 mental health struggles at the GRAMMYs, courting the ire of Britney fans and generally lowering the bar for red carpet chit-chat.

“I’ve done all of them and the only thing left to do is shave my head, which I’m really saving for a public breakdown,” she said. “I’m down for that. I’m almost moments…

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Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years Ago

Regulators Dismissed Oroville Dam Concerns 12 Years Ago

OROVILLE (AP) — Environmental activists and local government officials warned more than a decade ago about the risk of catastrophic flooding below a major Northern California dam – the very scenario that threatened to unfold over the weekend, prompting evacuation orders for nearly 200,000 people.

State and federal regulators dismissed those fears at the time, saying they were confident the…

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Morning Word
Whether you are single or in a relationship, today is still a good day to spread love. Today is still a good day to surprise someone and make them smile. Today is still a good day to be thankful for the great people that you have in your life. Today is still a good day to recognize yourself and be proud of who you are. Don’t ever forget that you still matter to someone out here even…

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Lawsuits Mount Against Troubled Millennium Tower

Lawsuits Mount Against Troubled Millennium Tower

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – More lawsuits have been filed as homeowners, the developer and government agencies battle over San Francisco’s troubled Millennium Tower, a luxury high rise that has sunk farther than expected since its completion in 2009.

A lawsuit filed Friday by a group of nine homeowners represented by Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy alleges that the developer, Millennium Partners, was…

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Highway 50 In Sierra Closed Due To Mudslides

Highway 50 In Sierra Closed Due To Mudslides

KYBURZ, El Dorado County (CBS / AP) — A key mountain route between Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe is closed indefinitely because of a series of mudslides.

Caltrans said Monday that crews are clearing three major slides and several smaller ones along a 30 mile stretch of U.S. Highway 50.

US-50’s slide @ milepost marker (MPM) 50.14. @CaltransDist3working hard to clear the roads. 3 slides…

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7 People Treated, 8 Cars Burn In Disneyland Parking Fire

7 People Treated, 8 Cars Burn In Disneyland Parking Fire

ANAHEIM, Calif. (CBS SF/AP) — A fire broke out in Disneyland’s main parking structure Monday that burned eight cars and caused seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said.

No foul play was suspected but authorities haven’t given a cause for the blaze at the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure.

Four cars were destroyed and four more had major damage from the fire, which…

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Reading, Writing And Homeless In Silicon Valley

Reading, Writing And Homeless In Silicon Valley

EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) – The Ravenswood City School District stands out amid the staggering affluence surrounding it within the Silicon Valley.

A few miles up the road is the palatial headquarters of Facebook and other tech giants are nestled within 20 miles.

But when school lets out at Castano Elementary in East Palo Alto more than half of the kids don’t have a place to go.
 
They are…

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