160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week The driver and three other passengers were taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The truck was registered to a Monrovia address. The crash closed all but one northbound lane of the freeway, causing a significant backup at rush hour. Carol Rock, (661) 257-5252 [email protected] CASTAIC – A man died Thursday afternoon when he was thrown from a truck that a rolled over on northbound Interstate 5 just south of Parker Road, blocking lanes for hours. The victim, a man in his mid-30s, was riding without a seat belt in the right rear seat and was thrown from the 2004 silver Chevy Avalanche, said Officer Wendy Hahn of the California Highway Patrol. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not released so his family could be notified. The truck, whose driver’s name also was not immediately released, veered onto the right dirt shoulder of the freeway about 2:30 p.m., Hahn said. The driver over-corrected, swerving across four lanes of traffic, hitting the center divider and rolling the vehicle.
Image Courtesy: Getty/SifyAdvertisement d7NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsq0suWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eh1( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 8f5nWould you ever consider trying this?😱6h5yy6Can your students do this? 🌚484a0Roller skating! Powered by Firework When you’re talking about endurance in the world o Tennis, the one veteran that we Indians always recognize is none other than the veteran Leander Paes. Still going strong at the age of 46, the Kolkata boy has been the pinnacle of consistency, not having the word ‘retire’ in his dictionary. However, that just may be the case till the net year, as the legendary doubles star has stated that he will retire from the sport in 2020.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Getty/SifyEight times doubles and ten times mixed doubles Grand Slam title winner, Paes has made the country proud at the highest stage. Partnering with the likes of Martina Navratilova, Martina Hingis, Lukáš Dlouhý and of course his compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi, with whom he won his first French Open and Wimbledon in 1999. With achieving the career Grand Slam at the 2012 Australia Open, Paes has bagged a monumental 55 doubles titles in his career.However, age had takes its toll on the former world no. 1, as Paes had started to decline to the 70s back in 2018, to a slip to to no. 105 at present.Advertisement On Christmas Eve this year, the 1996 Summer Olympics bronze medalist posted on Twitter about his plans to retire in 2020.“I want to announce 2020 as my farewell year as a pro tennis player,” Paes wrote: “I am looking forward to the 2020 tennis calendar where I will be playing a few select tournaments, travelling with my team and celebrating with all my friends and fans around the world.”Advertisement Born to Indian hockey legend Vece Paes and former basketball team captain Jennifer Paes, Leander thanked his parents: “Firstly, I want to thank my parents for their genetics, guidance, discipline, environment they created and unconditional love they have always shown me throughout my life. I would not be who I am without your unstinting support and belief in me.”The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and Arjuna Award winner, Paes was honoured with the Padma Shri award 2001, and the Padma Bhushan 2014.Paes also thanked Jacquie and Maria, his elder sisters, and his daughter Aiyana.Along with Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, Paes set a record at the 2019 Davis Cup last month at Kazakhstan with his record breaking 44th victory against Pakistani youngsters Mohammed Shoaib and Hufaiza Abdul Rehman.Finally, he stated his wish for the Indian tennis fandom to use the hashtag ‘#OneLastRoar’ and post their favourite ‘Leander memories’. Also read-Leander Paes in the record books as India rout Pakistan in Davis Cup tie“If Leander Paes can win Grand Slams at 42, I can at least play some cricket at 36”: S Sreesanth optimistic about his return to cricket Advertisement
Tuesday was a crushing day for Giants fans everywhere. They probably watched and listened as Madison Bumgarner sat in front of reporters and cameras and talked about how excited he was to be a new Arizona Diamonback.Signing a five-year contract for $85 million will do that to a fellow.Hey #Dbacks fans,Madison has a message for you. pic.twitter.com/YBtQXMh6L9— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) December 17, 2019 But now that Bumgarner is officially gone, let’s pause and look back …
For many years, Umphrey’s McGee in Chicago was a given for New Year’s Eve. However, never content to repeat themselves, Umphrey’s McGee ventured to spots like Atlanta and Colorado throughout the 2010’s, leaving fans in their hometown Windy City dismayed. Fortunately, the band told fans at North Coast Music Festival to expect a homecoming for the end of 2016, and the group has just confirmed the news.The band will hit Chicago for three nights at the end of December, spending December 29th at The Riviera Theatre before heading to The Aragon Ballroom for two nights, on December 30th and 31st. The show on December 30th will also feature support from The Motet, and Umphrey’s will play three sets as they usher in the New Year.The band has also rolled out a special umVIP package, which includes “a private step and repeat photo-op with the band on 12/30, alongside an open bar and joyous mariachi tunes in the Aragon lobby. Yes, you read that right. Enjoy a set-break pizza party on 12/31, three posters by Chicago artists Land Land, Justin Santora and Baker Prints, a custom umVIP speaker and so much more.”For more information, you can head here. See the full artwork below.