Steele hosts Smithson Valley in battle for 27-6A title; No. 1 Brennan takes on Marshall in 29-6A championship; Carrizo Springs faces Hondo with undefeated season on the line
Week 11 of KSAT 12's Big Game Coverage features a pair of high-profile matchups, as Brennan battles Marshall and Smithson Valley takes on Steele.
Kal Penn on his unlikely stardom
How the self-described "skinny Brown kid from New Jersey" became a star in "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" is as improbable a Hollywood story as was his leaving acting to work in the Obama White House, as told in his candid memoir, "You Can't Be Serious."cbsnews.com
Johnson, Reagan prepare for crucial 28-6A showdown; Natalia vs. Poth headlines BGC Road Trip; Shiner rolls to 8-0 start
The penultimate week of the high school football regular season features a colossal showdown between Johnson and Reagan in District 28-6A, while Poth and Natalia prepare for a clash that will decide the District 15-3A Division II title.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Burbank completes undefeated season, Jefferson tops Edison in 27-5A showdown, Stevens battles Holmes
Week 12 sees the end of the 2021 high school volleyball regular season, as Burbank finishes with a 16-0 record in District 27-5A, Jefferson tops Edison in a crucial battle for playoff positioning and Stevens battles Holmes.
Defense lifts Reagan past Madison in 28-6A; Highlands QB Gutierrez throws 6 TDs in win over Burbank; Jourdanton hands Marion first loss
Week 6 of the high school football season featured a defensive battle between Reagan and Madison, an offensive shootout between Highlands and Burbank, and upsets like Edison defeating Lanier.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Poth rolls past Natalia, Smithson Valley battles South San, Burbank sweeps Sam Houston
Week 7 of the high school volleyball season features some impressive performances in district play, as Poth rolls past Natalia in 27-3A, Smithson Valley takes on South San in 27-6A and Burbank sweeps Sam Houston in 27-5A.
VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Pleasanton tops YWLA, Devine battles Navarro, Burbank faces Highlands
Week 5 of the high school volleyball season features some entertaining non-district matchups, as a shorthanded Pleasanton squad fends off YWLA, Devine battles Navarro in a five-set thriller, and Highlands takes on Burbank in a District 27-5A showdown.
Manuel Ellis yelled, ‘Can’t breathe,’ before dying in police restraints. Three officers now face charges.
Three Tacoma police officers have been charged in the death of Manuel Ellis, 33. Christopher Burbank, 35, and Matthew Collins, 38, face second-degree murder and Timothy Rankine, 32, faces with first-degree manslaughter.washingtonpost.com
Place your bets: March Madness and the growth of sports gambling
March Madness is here, which means passion, school pride, and now, more than ever, a crazy amount of sports betting. He even popularized the term "March Madness" back when he was covering it for CBS. In Colorado, taxes from sports gambling are projected to generate millions in revenue for water projects. "Anything helps," laughed Russ Sands, who is with the Colorado Water Conservation Board. "If you got $2,000 on Baylor and $2,000 on Gonzaga, $2,000 on Baylor's gonna get you $7,000, I guarantee."cbsnews.com
Movie theaters in Los Angeles could reopen as soon as Saturday, Gov. Newsom says
If enough Californians get vaccinated, Los Angeles movie theaters could be in the clear to reopen at a limited capacity as early as Saturday, according to Gov. As of Wednesday, Los Angeles County had just 6.9 new cases per 100,000 residents and Newsom said California should hit the vaccine milestone on Friday. "Southern California, L.A., will be a big beneficiary of this new metric," Newsom said during a his daily press conference Wednesday. However, given the quick turnaround it is unlikely that any theaters will be able to reopen this weekend. New York City makes up nearly 24% of all of New York state's total box office and Los Angeles accounts for around 30% of California's.cnbc.com
Lanier enters a different zone with wins over Burbank, Sam Houston
Lanier coach Joseph Martinez has taken a look around District 27-5A during the first half of the season and seen the need for change. The Voks (10-7, 6-3) have used a couple of district games — including a 58-38 win over Burbank Jan. 12 at Alamo Convocation Center — to implement some new defensive wrinkles. The win over Burbank (1-14, 1-8) and a follow-up victory over Sam Houston (5-8, 5-3) Jan. 15 lifted the Voks into third place. Against Burbank, Lanier seized control by outscoring the Bulldogs 18-4 in the third quarter. Salazar made a driving layup two minutes into the second half that kept Burbank close, but a Lanier run ensued.mysanantonio.com
Edison hits its stride in three-game week
But the time was right for the Golden Bears (5-5, 3-2) in Week 4. “We had to scale back a lot of things,” Cardenas said. “We had to make it more basic and focus on the fundamentals.”Toby Cristan and Gilbert Alvarado are the Golden Bears’ only seniors, and each is a first-time varsity player. Toby Cristan has gone through a lot and he doesn’t take things for granted.”Cristan led Edison with 16 points against Burbank. East Central 73, Wagner 72The second-place Hornets (6-8, 2-1) escaped with a District 27-6A win at Wagner (3-9, 1-3) Jan. 8.mysanantonio.com
When will the world reach ‘herd immunity'? Citi weighs in
A sign on the entrance to a pharmacy reads "Covid-19 Vaccine Not Yet Available" in Burbank, California on Nov. 23, 2020. But an analysis by Citi Research showed that "herd immunity" may not start to form until late-2021. Developed vs. developing nationsAccording to Citi, developed markets have collectively secured 85% of total bilateral pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines. Normalizing economic activity is projected to raise growth in developed markets by 1.2 percentage points in 2021 and 3.9 percentage points in 2022, said Citi. In comparison, emerging markets could see growth increase by 0.1 percentage points in 2021 and by 2 percentage points in 2022, projected the bank.cnbc.com
Smooth sailing after halftime for Highlands against Burbank
Halfway through its District 13-5A Division I game against Burbank, Highlands was its own worst enemy. They outscored Burbank (1-2, 1-2) by 12 points after halftime for a 40-22 victory on Nov. 13 at Alamo Stadium. “Chris Castillo and (offensive coordinator) Lyle Long have (Highlands) rolling,” Burbank coach Wendell Harris said. Southwest 58, Laredo Martin 0The Dragons (2-6, 2-2) won their second-consecutive District 14-5A Division 1 game, blanking Laredo Martin (1-2, 1-2) on Nov. 13 at Southwest. Sophomore Hector Elizondo (94 yards, 7 carries) and Andre Mitchell (70 yards, 9 carries) were the Dragons’ leading rushers and logged one touchdown apiece.mysanantonio.com
Interception seals win in Hall's final Burbank-Brack game
It was the 25th and final game in the rivalry for Brack coach Willie Hall and the first for Burbank coach Wendell Harris. On the two-point try, Korrodi threw to the right corner of the end zone, but Corbin-Anthony was there for the interception. On the ensuing kickoff, Burbank’s Hector Hernandez recovered a fumble 32 yards from the end zone. The Bulldogs had a chance to take the lead, but a play later Corbin-Anthony took his first interception 46 yards. Three plays later, Carlo Chavez recorded a safety with a tackle in the end zone.mysanantonio.com
Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund
Few industries have been hit as hard during the pandemic as restaurants, which in California were ordered closed, reopened, closed for a second time and then allowed to welcome customers again, though with restrictions. Thousands of restaurants have closed permanently. Additional claims will be filed in coming days for restaurants in San Francisco and in Fresno and Placer counties. With the restaurant closed, Schild has no income. California has nearly 60,000 restaurants that employ approximately 1.5 million workers.
Pre-election economy: Unemployment falls, but hiring slows
Unemployment fell from 8.4% in August, but that mainly reflected a decline in the number of people seeking work, rather than a surge in hiring. The U.S. gained nearly 7 million jobs from Trump's 2017 inauguration until the pandemic struck. Yet President Barack Obama was re-elected in 2012 even with unemployment at 7.8% on the eve of the election. In August, the latest data available, unemployment was 10.3% in Pennsylvania and 8.7% in Michigan, both above the national rate that month. The unemployment rate for Black workers fell sharply last month but is still much higher than it is for whites.
Nursing home workers complain they face COVID-19 outbreaks without information or even training on wearing masks
In response to questions, Ron Nunziato, CEO of Extended Care Consulting, sent a statement on behalf of Burbank saying the home had not had shortages of protective gear and had implemented a hazard pay program for staff that work with COVID-19 positive residents and any persons under investigation for this virus. The home was proactive and followed guidance from federal and state health authorities and enacted symptom screening and cleaning, he said.chicagotribune.com
Mentally tough Edison batters Spring Break opponents
Mentally tough Edison batters Spring Break opponentsEdison did not take a mental vacation in its Spring Break games. The underlying reason may be attributable to third-year Edison coach Jennifer Bocanegras 2020 lesson plan for her team. The suspension runs through March 29, effectively extending schools Spring Break periods. Highlands 16, Lanier 1 (3 innings)The Owls (5-18, 2-1) were another District 27-5A team that swept spring break. Highlands rallied for 11 runs in the first inning against Lanier.mysanantonio.com
Connecticut man charged with threatening Adam Schiffs life
A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening the life of Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank), the House Intelligence Committee chairman who played a key role in impeachment proceedings against President Trump, the Justice Department announced Monday. The FBI alleged in an affidavit that Phelps on Nov. 12 sent threats in a meeting request to Schiff through the lawmakers official website. AdvertisementThe request was signed: Robert M. Phelps Republican. The request included an email address for Schiff to reach Phelps. Phelps admitted he sent the email but did not see it as threatening, the FBI wrote in the affidavit. AdvertisementPhelps could face up to 10 years in prison for threatening to assault and murder a U.S. official.latimes.com
'Wall-to-wall campaign': Californians bombarded with Bloomberg ads
FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event in Oakland, California, U.S. January 17, 2020. Campaigns can place TV ads in a state through buying commercials on local stations or targeting audience location on internet-enabled TVs and cable or satellite television services. Support for Bloomberg slipped two percentage points after he faced intense scrutiny from other candidates last week in his first debate as a presidential candidate. But some were turned off by the heavy presence of the Bloomberg ads. The identical Bloomberg ads played several times while he was watching old Ghost Adventures episodes on the Travel Channel app of his Apple TV and has sometimes heard several Bloomberg ads an hour on the radio while driving.feeds.reuters.com
Walmart will combine its store, online buying teams, company memo says
Walmart is combining its teams of buyers for Walmart.com and the company's stores as the big-box retailer aims to turn e-commerce into a profitable business, according to a company memo sent Tuesday. Marc Lore, the founder of Jet.com, leads Walmart's e-commerce in U.S. John Furner leads the store side of the business. Lore and Furner will stay in their roles and merchandising teams will report to both of them, according to the company memo. Walmart has seen a surge of e-commerce growth, fueled by its online grocery business. The company expects e-commerce growth to slow to about 30% in fiscal 2021, but said it's focused on driving up the sale of general merchandise such as apparel.cnbc.com
'Dark Shadows,' 'Cagney & Lacey' actor John Karlen dies
BURBANK, Calif. – Emmy-winning character actor John Karlen, known for his roles on the television series “Dark Shadows” and “Cagney & Lacey,” has died. Karlen played conman and scoundrel Willie Loomis, and later several other roles, on “Dark Shadows,” the cult favorite horror soap that aired on ABC from 1966 to 1971. He played Harvey Lacey, husband to Tyne Daly's Mary Beth Lacey, on the acclaimed CBS police drama “Cagney & Lacey” from 1982 to 1988. Karlen won an Emmy as best supporting actor in a drama for the role in 1986. His final major role was a reprise of his Harvey Lacey character for the 1996 television movie, “Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions.”Karlen's survivors include his son, Adam.
Target and Walmart top the list of Wall Street analysts' Black Friday winners
Black Friday foot traffic declined about 6% since last year, the weakest result since 2014, according to ShopperTrak, but Walmart and Target attracted more in-store shoppers than the industry, analysts said. Walmart and Target bucked the overall trend of a calmer Black Friday, as the big box retailers saw strong in-store foot traffic despite a large portion of retail moving online, according to Wall Street analysts. Target and Walmart were stand-out performers this Black Friday with both retailers reaching strong traffic store-wide, according to most Wall Street retail analysts. Morgan Stanley noted the big retails like Walmart, Target and Best Buy are among the best positioned to handle customers' shift to buying online. Cowen highlighted department store Nordstrom as another winner of Black Friday with special deals and a strong assortment of products.cnbc.com
Lowe's gets upgrade from Credit Suisse: Low mortgage rates should boost store foot traffic
An employee secures the lid of a Valspar Corp. paint can for a customer inside a Lowe's store in Burbank, California. Low mortgage rates and increased home improvement spending are going to help lift Lowe's stock, according to Credit Suisse. The firm upgraded the stock to outperform from neutral and hiked Lowe's 12-month price target to $129 per share from $114 per share.cnbc.com
Here are the movies and shows coming to HBO Max
Tony Goncalves, CEO of Otter Media, speaks onstage at HBO Max WarnerMedia Investor Day Presentation at Warner Bros. Studios on Oct. 29, 2019, in Burbank, California. (CNN) - HBO Max is debuting in May 2020 with a vast library of TV shows and films. HBO Max costs twice as much as Disney+ and Apple TV+, which cost $6.99 and $4.99 per month, respectively. HBO Max costs the same as HBO Now, the company's standalone streaming service that launched in 2015, but offers a much larger library of TV shows and films. So what will HBO Max subscribers get for $15 a month?
Week 8 KSAT Elite 12 BGC Supercut Part 1: Plays from Judson, Madison, Harlandale
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 8 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Judson's Mike Chandler, Darius Hughes, Antony SheltonMadison's Darien Gill and Michael GarzaHarlandale's Nicholas Veliz and Ruben GonzalezBrackenridge's Julian CameronEast Central's Walter JohnsonBurbank's Toby KorrodiNew Braunfels' Peyton DriggersWimberley's Cooper McCollumHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Low mortgage rates are giving Lowe's a boost, Piper Jaffray says in upgrading the stock
An employee organizes buckets for sale inside a Lowe's Cos. store in Burbank, California. Low mortgage rates and increased home improvement spending are going to help lift Lowe's stock, according to Piper Jaffray.cnbc.com
Week 6 KSAT Elite12 BGC SUPERCUT (Part 2): Plays from Boerne, Pleasanton and Burbank
SAN ANTONIO - Check out some highlights from Week 6 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Pleasanton's Dalton HobbsBoerne's Rashawn Galloway and Colin FisherBurbank's Toby Korrodi and Juan UrbiolaSeguin's Jhalen MicklesHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage sectionCopyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
WATCH: Week 5 KSAT BGC Elite 12 Supercut (Part 1): Plays from Brandeis, Reagan, more
Check out some highlights from Week 5 of the high school football season featuring some of our 2019-20 KSAT Elite 12 recruits. This week we have plays from:Brandeis' Jordan Battles, Jalen Rainey, Corion Holmes and J. Nova Rangel. Reagan QB Travis StheleO'Connor's David DoddBurbank's Jose Flores and Matthew SalazarHere's the full list of senior players who made this year's KSAT Elite 12. Go here for the latest high school football coverage with our Big Game Coverage section. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
SAISD addresses air conditioning issues plaguing campuses during first week of school
SAN ANTONIO - The superintendent of the San Antonio Independent School District held a press conference Wednesday to give an update on air conditioning issues at some of the district's campuses. Sam Houston, Burbank, Fox Tech and nearly 40 others have all had air conditioning outages this week. Air conditioning problems at Sam Houston and Burbank high schools were fixed Tuesday, but the outage persists at Fox Tech. Students from Fox Tech and the Advanced Learning Academy, which shares the Fox Tech campus, were bused to San Antonio College on Tuesday and Wednesday while crews performed repairs. They will also have class at SAC on Thursday but are expected to be back on the Fox Tech campus by Friday.
Gavin Newsom opens $50 million donor network to Kamala Harris post 2020 endorsement
Gavin Newsom, center, smiles next to his wife Jennifer Newsom, left, and Senator Kamala Harris, during a rally in Burbank, California, last May. Gavin Newsom endorsed Sen. Kamala Harris, he's been actively reaching out to his influential donor network in an effort to give her 2020 presidential campaign war chest a boost. The leader of the Democratic primary fundraising game in the second quarter was Buttigieg with a $24.8 million haul. He was followed by Biden who brought in $21.5 million, Warren with $19 million and Sanders with $18 million. Harris finished with a $12 million haul during that time span.cnbc.com
On this day: July 19
2016: Filmmaker and actor Garry Marshall dies at the age of 81 in Burbank, California, due to complications of pneumonia after suffering a stroke. Marshall was best known for creating/producing the TV sitcoms "The Odd Couple," "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley," and "Mork & Mindy," and for directing such movies as "Pretty Woman," "Runaway Bride" and "Beaches." Hide Caption