Often, some of the best deals occur in electronics, especially in laptops, as they definitely make the “buy” list. Electronics stores and big-box retailers discount laptops and computers each year on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Discounted models usually come from major brands such as Apple, Samsung, HP, and Dell. Here in Southern California, the best deals will probably be at Best Buy and Frye's.
Today is Monday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2018. There are 42 days left in the year. On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania where one of the bloodiest battles occurred in the Civil War.
Former General Electric chief executive Jack Welch is 83. Talk show host Dick Cavett is 82. Broadcasting and sports mogul Ted Turner is 80. Fashion designer Calvin Klein is 76. Sportscaster Ahmad Rashad is 69. Actor Robert Beltran is 65. Actress Kathleen Quinlan is 64. Actress Glynnis O'Connor is 63. Broadcast journalist Ann Curry is 62. Rock musician Matt Sorum (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver) is 58. TV chef Rocco DiSpirito is 52. Actor Jason Scott Lee is 52. Actress Erika Alexander is 49. Rock musician Travis McNabb is 49. Singer Tony Rich is 47. Actress Sandrine Holt is 46. Country singer Jason Albert (Heartland) is 45. Country singer Billy Currington is 45. Dancer-choreographer Savion Glover is 45. Country musician Chad Jeffers is 43. Rhythm-and-blues singer Tamika Scott (Xscape) is 43. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lil' Mo is 41. Actor Reid Scott is 41. Movie director Barry Jenkins (Film: "Moonlight") is 39. Actress Katherine Kelly is 39. Neo-soul musician Browan Lollar is 36. Country singer Cam is 34. Actress Samantha Futerman is 31. Rapper Tyga is 29.
For all you Arby Lovers. The Arbynator, available starting November 19, tops thinly sliced Roast Beef with Curly Fries, cheddar sauce, Arby’s sauce and Horsey sauce on a sesame seed bun. They're lining up here in So Cal.
Celebrities with birthdays todayActor Jimmy Hawkins is 77. Country singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is 72. Actress Sheila Frazier is 70. Musician Andrew Ranken (The Pogues) is 65. Actress Tracy Scoggins is 65. Actor Rex Linn is 62. Actress Caroline Goodall is 59. Actor Neil Flynn is 58. Rock musician Walter Kibby (Fishbone) is 54. Actor Steve Zahn is 51. Actor Jordan Bridges is 45. Actress Aisha Hinds is 43. Rock musician Nikolai Fraiture is 40. Actress Monique Coleman is 38. Actor Rahul Kohli is 33. Actor Devon Bostick is 27.
HBO announced Tuesday the final season of “Game of Thrones” will premiere in the spring. The network didn’t provide a specific date, however, for the series to be eligible for the 2019 Emmys, the first episode would have to air by April 21, at the latest.
Craving Chick-fil-A? There's a new way to get your favorite chicken sandwich that doesn't require getting into a car or walking. The fast-food chain is now offering delivery through a new partnership with DoorDash. Starting today, the service is available from more than 1,100 Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide.
Today is Monday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2018. There are 49 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 12, 1927, Josef Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union as Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party.
The Powerball jackpot is $107 million, while the Mega Millions prize is $106 million after no one won the top jackpots from the weekend’s drawings.Friday’s Mega Millions numbers are 8-14-27-57-67 Mega Ball 5 Megaplier 4x. The next drawing is Tuesday nigSaturday’s Powerball numbers are 5-29-34-53-57 Powerball 24 Power Play 2x.The Classic Lotto numbers from Saturday are 16-24-30-32-39-49 Kicker 672129. Monday’s jackpot is $6.4 million.
Fatal infernos: 31 dead, nearly 7,000 structures destroyed as California blazes grow, officials sayAt least 31 people have been killed as massive wildfires raging in Northern and Southern California have engulfed thousands of homes and were threatening to destroy more as blustery winds were dealing firefighters a menacing challenge throughout the state on Sunday.
Celebrities with birthdays today: Singer Brian Hyland is 75. Actor-playwright Wallace Shawn is 75. Rock musician Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & the MGs) is 74. Rock musician Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (Blue Oyster Cult) is 71. Country/gospel singer Barbara Fairchild is 68. Actor Vincent Irizarry is 59. Actor Sam Lloyd is 55. Rock musician David Ellefson is 54. Actress Rebecca Wisocky is 47. Actress Radha Mitchell is 45. Actress Lourdes Benedicto is 44. Actress Tamala Jones is 44. Actress Angela Watson is 44. Singer Tevin Campbell is 42. Actress Cote de Pablo is 39. Contemporary Christian musician Chris Huffman is 38. Pop singer Omarion is 34. Folk-rock musician Griffin Goldsmith (Dawes) is 28. Actress Macey Cruthird is 26.
Waterparks has become one of the biggest rising names in pop-punk music this year. The band released its second full-length album "Entertainment" in January, and the release has kept the three-piece band busy touring for most of the year."Entertainment" was produced by Benji Madden of Good Charlotte, and it was received popularly all around the world with millions of streams on various platforms. The project also landed Waterparks on the covers of magazines like Alternative Press and Rocksound.Currently, Waterparks is on the final leg of its "Entertainment" World Tour, which will stop by Cleveland's Agora Theatre on Nov. 16. The concert is officially sold out of tickets, like many other Waterparks tour date
Sunday’s episode, “Who Are You Now?” saw the series jump ahead six years. Judith Grimes’ is now speaking full sentences. Michonne is Alexandria’s new leader. Daryl is living alone in the woods. And Rosita and Father Gabriel are dating. At the episodes end, Rosita and an injured Eugene are fleeing a herd of walkers. They hop into a ditch and cover themselves with mud to hide from the walkers. That’s when we here the walkers creepily say, “Where are they?” and “Don’t let them get away.” That’s right, the walkers are talking now…sort of. The scene, which was featured in this year’s “TWD” Comic-Con trailer, is the introduction of the Whisperers, a villainous group from the comic book that disguises themselves in walker skin.
Thousands of Central American migrants set up tents and strung tarps at a stadium in the central Mexican city of Queretaro, where they arrived Saturday afternoon after departing the country's capital at dawn on their long trek to the U.S. border. Their day began with dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisking them to the outskirts of the capital. At the end of the metro line, migrants began making their way to the main highway to resume walking and hitching rides with the tacit approval of Mexican officials.
When “Fixer Upper” ended in April, it wasn’t clear where or when the HGTV stars would be turning up on television again. Well, after welcoming baby No. 5 and the release of Joanna’s latest book, “Homebody,” the couple revealed over the weekend they’re in talks with their former bosses at Discovery about launching their own channel
Online leader Amazon Inc. refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations, possibly in New York City and Arlington, Virginia. It's been reported that the company would locate the new facilities in Arlington’s Crystal City area and in another city. Queens on Long Island in New York appears a likely choice, but Dallas, Texas, was also in discussions.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting out the nuclear option to an organization that has botched its own reorganization in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.
Today's Highlight in History:On Nov. 6, 1860, former Illinois congressman Abraham Lincoln of the Republican Party was elected President of the United States as he defeated John Breckinridge, John Bell and Stephen Douglas.
celebrities with birthdays todayActress June Squibb is 89. Country singer Stonewall Jackson is 86. Singer P.J. Proby is 80. Singer Rory Block is 69. Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval is 69. TV host Catherine Crier is 64. Actress Lori Singer is 61. Actor Lance Kerwin is 58. Rock musician Paul Brindley (The Sundays) is 55. Rock singer Corey Glover is 54. Actor Brad Grunberg is 54. Actor Peter DeLuise is 52. Actress Kelly Rutherford is 50. Chef/TV judge Marcus Samuelsson is 48. Actress Zoe McLellan is 44. Actress Nicole Dubuc is 40. Actress Taryn Manning is 40. Actress Patina Miller is 34. Actress Katie Leclere is 32. Singer-songwriter Ben Rector is 32. Singer-songwriter Robert Ellis is 30. Actress Mercedes Kastner is 29.
Which channel will you be watching? For many, the decision comes down to the personalities-- who are you the most familiar with, who can you trust? For me, election night meant watching Dan Rather. The legendary CBS Evening News anchor always made things entertaining with his folksy one-liners like "If a frog had side pockets, he'd carry a hand gun" or "This race is hotter than a Times Square Rolex."
Today's Highlight in History:On Nov. 5, 1968, Republican Richard M. Nixon won the presidency, defeating Democratic Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and American Independent candidate George C. Wallace.
“Saturday Night Live” and cast member Pete Davidson are taking heat for a joke about a congressional candidate in Texas who lost his eye in Afghanistan. The comparison and Davidson’s flip reaction to Crenshaw’s injury -- which the former Navy SEAL sustained in 2012 when a bomb exploded during his third tour in Afghanistan -- sparked outrage on social media. I stopped watching them years ago. I didn't think their jokes were funny back in the day and certainly not now.
In a voice vote Sunday night at a gymnasium in Cordoba, Mexico, about 1,000 members of a migrant caravan that has been moving northward through Mexico voted to try to get to the capital Monday by walking and hitching rides. Cordoba is 178 miles (286 kilometers) from the capital by the shortest route, which would be the group's longest single-day journey yet since they began more than three weeks ago.The vote came after weary caravan participants made it to Cordoba after a 124-mile (200-kilometer) trek through Veracruz, a state where hundreds of migrants have disappeared in recent years, falling prey to kidnappers looking for ransom payments. The estimated 4,000 migrants in Veracruz are still hundreds of miles from the nearest U.S. border point.
t’s not even Election Day yet, but Thanksgiving is just around the corner on Nov. 22 - the earliest Thanksgiving can fall under federal rules last changed in 1941. That year, Thanksgiving fell on Nov. 20. But just a few weeks later, the president signed a resolution establishing Thanksgiving as the fourth Thursday in November going forward, beginning in 1942. The last time Thanksgiving was on Nov. 22 was in 2012.For shoppers who consider the Friday after Thanksgiving - or Black Friday - as the first shopping day for the holidays, there will be 32 shopping days before Christmas this yearThat’s six more shopping days than the fewest possible - 26 - when Thanksgiving occurs on Nov. 28, which last occurred in 2013. It will be on Nov. 28 again next year. Shopping actually was a consideration in the change of the rules nearly 80 years ago.
On Tuesday, we can exercise our right to vote in a midterm that some people say is a referendum on President Donald Trump.On the ballot is a number of federal races, state legislative and local candidates, and dozens of local issues. So let's all get out and VOTE.....